Local restaurants, bars, shops and child playgrounds are easily accessible:
The close-by Bush Centre and Marlothi Centre includes a restaurant and sports bar, a swimming pool, a convenience shop, a bottle store, and a butchery. There is a service station down the road.
Other Restaurants nearby - Phumula Lodge, Jabula Lodge, Die Watergat and Ngwenya Parkview Restaurant. (http://www.sa-venues.com/things-to-do/mpumalanga/ngwenya-parkview-restaurant/)
At Marlothi Trading Post, the Mini Supermarket and "Snack bar" will cater for all your self-catering needs. Further down the road at the Bush Centre is another supermarket to cater for all your requirements. (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Marlothi-Shopping-Centre/183531298324386)
There is a Standard Bank ATM at Marlothi Centre down the road. Alternatively, Komatipoort and Malelane will fulfill your needs in banking facilities.
(Please note that the distances mentioned above are only guidelines. Also, websites/activities listed may change without notice as these are non-related to Ex Deo Cottage.)