Villas

Food and Wine

Tuscany, Provence, Napa and Margaret River - step aside and make way for South Africa's Cape Winelands. Discover and experience Franschhoek and the Cape Winelands before the rest of the world does and go on a culinary and wine journey that rivals any in Europe, California, Australia and New Zealand - at a fraction of the cost.

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La Clé des Montagnes - La Grange
Franschhoek, South Africa

La Clé des Montagnes - La Grange is a sophisticated Franschhoek luxury villa inspired by the elegant textures, solid woods and distinct fabrics of a colonial highlands lodge. La Clé des Montagnes' team of professionals endeavour to meet your every request. A personal butler service is always on hand and a gourmet chef can be provided on request. Enjoy a private tour of one of Franschhoek’s award-winning wine estates, create your own unique blend of wine or stroll around Franschhoek's charming village and sample many of its famous restaurants, coffee bars, galleries and boutiques. Each of La Clé des Montagnes' four villas have private swimming pools and are fitted with beautiful chandeliers and large fireplaces.

 

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La Clé des Montagnes - Le Colonial
Franschhoek, South Africa

La Clé des Montagnes - Le Colonial's rich patterns and fabrics pay homage to a fusion of East and North African aesthetics. Patterned fabrics, Moroccan tiles and African art lend to the space a tasteful vibrancy and dynamism. Le Colonial has incredible panoramic views of Franschhoek's vineyards and mountains. A personal butler service is always on hand and a gourmet chef can be provided on request. Enjoy a private tour of one of Franschhoek’s award-winning wine estates, create your own unique blend of wine or stroll around Franschhoek's charming village and meet the locals. Each of La Clé des Montagnes' four villas have private swimming pools and are fitted with beautiful chandeliers and large fireplaces.

 

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La Clé des Montagnes - La Galerie
Franschhoek, South Africa

La Clé des Montagnes - La Galerie offers an idyllic setting a short stroll from the historic village of Franschhoek, also known as South Africa's culinary capital. The deep, rich grey walls were selected to make up the canvas of a beautiful contemporary art collection featuring pieces by the acclaimed Swedish artist Bengt Karl Erik Lindström. A personal butler service is always on hand and a gourmet chef can be provided on request. Enjoy a private tour of one of Franschhoek’s award-winning wine estates, create your own unique blend of wine or stroll around Franschhoek's charming village and sample its restaurants, galleries and boutiques. Each of La Clé des Montagnes' four villas have private swimming pools and are fitted with beautiful chandeliers and large fireplaces.

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La Clé des Montagnes - Le Manoir
Franschhoek, South Africa

La Clé des Montagnes - Le Manoir was inspired by the French heritage of Franschhoek. The reds, blacks, greys and whites of the interior of Le Manoir engender the spirit of French linens, toiles and patterned stripes. Beautiful antiques and carefree colours are at the heart of Le Manoir’s charming character. Each of La Clé des Montagnes' four villas have private swimming pools and are fitted with beautiful chandeliers and large fireplaces. A personal butler service is always on hand and a gourmet chef can be provided on request. Enjoy a private tour of one of Franschhoek’s award-winning wine estates, create your own unique blend of wine or stroll around Franschhoek's charming village and sample its restaurants, galleries and boutiques.

 

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La Residence Villa One
Franschhoek, South Africa

With the majestic Franschhoek mountains as its backdrop, La Residence's five villas are picturesquely situated in the midst of grape vines and fruit trees on the estate. Villa One features bold and contemporary artwork, accented by huge mirrors. There is an outdoor terrace for al fresco dining and a private pool with a stunning view of the mountains especially at sunset. Gnarled olive trees evoke Provence or perhaps Tuscany, while white roses line the pretty brickwork lane by which the villas are accessed. Golf, trout fishing, quad biking, helicopter trips, paragliding, hot air ballooning and a horseback riding tour of the surrounding wine farms can all be arranged. Children are well-catered for at the La Residence villas with a whole range of activities on offer. 

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La Residence Villa Two
Franschhoek, South Africa

With the majestic Franschhoek mountains as its backdrop, La Residence's five villas are picturesquely situated in the midst of grape vines and fruit trees on the estate. Villa Two's high ceiling creates a sense of homely grandeur. Downstairs is a king-size bed with a lavish ensuite bathroom; upstairs, an inviting twin-bedded loft room commands spectacular views across the majestic Franschhoek Valley. Gnarled olive trees evoke Provence or perhaps Tuscany. Wine and cheese tasting, golf, trout fishing, quad biking, cycling, helicopter trips, paragliding, hot air ballooning and a horseback riding tour of the surrounding wine farms and orchards can all be arranged. Children of all ages are well-catered for at the La Residence villas with a whole range of activities on offer.

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La Residence Villa Three
Franschhoek, South Africa

With the majestic Franschhoek mountains as its backdrop, La Residence's five villas are picturesquely situated in the midst of grape vines and fruit trees on the estate. Villa Three has a special palatial feel, complete with high ceilings, an elevated four-poster bed and a glamorous ensuite bathroom. Gnarled olive trees evoke Provence or perhaps Tuscany, while white roses line the pretty brickwork lane by which La Residence's villas are accessed. Golf, trout fishing, wine and cheese tasting, cycling, quad biking, helicopter trips, paragliding, hot air ballooning and a horseback riding tour of the surrounding wine farms can all be arranged. Children are well-catered for at the La Residence villas with a whole range of activities on offer.

 

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La Residence Villa Four
Franschhoek, South Africa

With the stunning Franschhoek mountains as its backdrop, La Residence's five villas are picturesquely situated in the midst of grape vines and fruit trees on the estate. Villa Four features a spacious living room and two generous ensuite bedrooms, all with French doors that lead out to the private poolside terrace and garden, looking out to stunning views of Franschhoek's majestic mountains and vineyards. Gnarled olive trees evoke Provence or perhaps Tuscany. Golf, trout fishing, quad biking, helicopter trips, paragliding, hot air ballooning and a horseback riding tour of the surrounding wine farms can all be arranged. Children are well-catered for at the La Residence villas with a whole range of activities on offer. 

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La Residence Villa Five
Franschhoek, South Africa

With the majestic Franschhoek mountains as its backdrop, La Residence's five villas are picturesquely situated in the midst of grape vines and fruit trees on the estate. Villa Five has two spacious ensuite bedrooms and a charming twin room with ensuite shower room. The terrace, pool and manicured garden provide a perfect setting for relaxed dining, wine tasting or cheese tasting. Gnarled olive trees evoke Provence or perhaps Tuscany, while white roses line the pretty brickwork lane by which the villas are accessed. Golf, trout fishing, quad biking, helicopter trips, paragliding, hot air ballooning and a horseback riding tour of the surrounding wine farms can all be arranged. Children are well-catered for at the La Residence villas with a whole range of activities on offer. 

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Grande Provence Owner's Cottage
Franschhoek, South Africa

Grande Provence Estate wears her 300-year history with dignity. Sitting in the magnificent Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape, her lush vines spread across 47 acres with gentle vistas over the valley floor, with the rugged mountains beyond. This is heartland South African wine country at its very finest. Designed to offer every comfort and wonderful hospitality to a maximum of 10 guests, the Owner’s Cottage is available on an exclusive-use basis and is a perfect base from which to enjoy the beauty of the Western Cape Winelands.  All guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting, a cellar tour and a guided walk amongst the vineyards, The Gallery and The Sculpture Garden.

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The Homestead at Oldenburg Vineyards
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Situated in the Stellenbosch's picturesque Banhoek Valley, The Homestead offers the luxury and exclusivity of villa living in a secluded and tranquil location. With a meticulously restored and modernised interior, it retains an air of its 200-year history through its traditional Cape Dutch style. Ideal for families, or a party of friends seeking luxurious comfort in serene surroundings. The Homestead is surrounded by rolling lawns, pristine gardens, olive groves and vineyards. Beautiful verandahs serve as stylish areas to entertain or relax. An exquisite swimming pool and private gym caters for both leisurely and active pursuits.

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The Residence at Vrede en Lust
Paarl, South Africa

The Residence at Vrede & Lust is a villa comprising six ensuite bedrooms, with picturesque views located outside the majestic Franschhoek Valley, on the 330-year-old Vrede en Lust Wine Estate. The fully serviced and elegantly designed villa, featuring multiple contemporary indoor and outdoor entertainment areas, is ideal for families or parties travelling together. The Residence is located amidst the top wineries and restaurants in the Cape Winelands. The rooms and entertainment spaces are large and well decorated. The Franschhoek Wine Tram has a platform at Vrede en Lust and guests may visit a large number of wineries from there without ever needing to drive themselves.

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The Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines
Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines is a tranquil and luxurious lodge comprising three ensuite bedrooms, secluded and concealed on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain in Stellenbosch. The wooden structures create the impression that they are floating above the olive trees, having been built ever so carefully so as not to disturb the surroundings. The main lodge houses the open-plan living, dining and kitchen area as well as the main ensuite bedroom, and is separated from the two-bedroom cottage by a landscaped deck and pool area, with spectacular views of the vineyards, valley and Table Mountain.

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Bushman's Kloof Koro Lodge
Cederberg Mountains, South Africa

Bushman's Kloof is one of the Western Cape's ultimate wilderness experiences - wide-open plains, mystical rock formations, crystal-clear waterfalls and an abundance of flora and fauna. A 7,500-hectare malaria- and predator-free haven nestled at the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains just 270 kilometres from Cape Town, this area is famous for its rooibos tea and it is a South African Natural Heritage Site that is home to over 130 documented Bushmen rock art sites. Nestled in the reserve, Koro Lodge has been completely renovated and transformed from a farmhouse into a spectacular intimate private villa, surrounded by open vistas of wilderness and wildlife. The lodge is fully inclusive and entirely independent, with its own chef and guide.

 

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