Poet and Scholar, Guy Butler was born and schooled in Cradock. His aunt Mary lived in Market Street (Opstal House, but bought the House Butlers, named after the family, as an investments). She was a district nurse and dedicated philanthropist who worked largely in the township. She started a milk fund to help children fight TB and was instrumental in founding Pathfinders and Wayfarers (the African equivalent of Boy Scouts and Girl Guides). It is also said she was one of South Africa’s earliest Quakers.
Butlers consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms ( one ensuite) It has a lounge with a fire place and a separate dining room and kitchen. Butlers can accommodate six comfortably. It is decorated in a Victorian Style. The driveway is very narrow so not suitable for big cars. Alternative parking is available at the Victoria Manor.