The stately house was built in the early 1920’s. The first owner was a Mr Minnaar who also owned “Minnaar Handel”. The roof of the house was the first tiled roof in Middelburg. Tiles were transported from Durban by train packed in hay bales.
Original Oregon floors and wood finishes, fireplaces and the open air courtyard in the centre of the house lends to the distinguished style of yesteryear.
The beautiful tranquil Oregon Garden was well known throughout town as it is still today. The garden still boasts with it’s original water fountain. Our logo represents the giant Oak tree in the garden and it is a landmark in town.
In 1996 the house was bought by the Petzer family who restored it to the its original glory .11 en-suite bedrooms were added and the house was transformed into a beautiful guest house. for all visitors to Mpumalanga to enjoy. It took 18 months for the restoration to be completed. In 2013 Mike and Barbara Kaplan bought Oregon Place and are the current owners of this beautiful establishment.
Who we are
Oregon Place Guest House is situated in the middle of the Cultural Heartland of South Africa in Middelburg, Mpumalanga. Only an hour and a half drive from Johannesburg and OR Tambo International Airport makes Oregon Place a perfect overnight stop en route to the Kruger National Park, Mozambique, Swaziland and the magnificent Mpumalanga Scenic Route. Middelburg is also situated in the mining and manufacturing hub of Mpumalanga, thus the perfect place to be based when on a business trip to the area.
Oregon Place is close to the CBD, sporting venues and tourism attractions, making it ideal for corporate and leisure guests.