Take a drive into the small valley of Franschhoek which was founded in 1688 on land granted to the French Huguenots. This is the valley where some of the Cape’s most notable homesteads are situated and Boschendal is one of the most spectacular. For the traveller to the Cape or for weekends away there are so many accommodation options to choose from. You can have a look at the accommodation in Franschhoek presented on SA-Venues.com or consider one of our hand-picked options which we will be presenting in the coming weeks. This week it is ….
Franschhoek Country House set in the picturesque wine-producing valley of Franschhoek, the Franschhoek Country House & Villas offers luxury and indulgence. This restored manor house and former perfumery dating back to 1890, is situated on the outskirts of the village in the Cape wine lands and is surrounded by enchanting vineyards and majestic mountains. An hour’s drive from Cape Town make it the perfect getaway for anyone visiting the Western Cape.
The in-house Monneaux Restaurant is rated as one of South Africa’s best and serves an inspired fusion of Western and Eastern influences. (The Monneaux Restaurant is listed as one of the “Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa”). Lunch is served on the magnificent fountain terrace and dinner in the relaxed, yet elegant dining room. The wine list emphasizes some of the top wines of the region.
The Country House offers luxury rooms – most lead out onto balconies or private patios. All rooms have expected luxuries and amenities including satellite TV, direct dial telephone. Some also feature fire places, under carpet heating and air-conditioning.
A complimentary sherry can be enjoyed in one of the guest lounges alongside a crackling log-fire, creating a welcoming atmosphere in winter. Attention to detail and friendly personal service completes your experience at this fine country retreat. Real luxury!
Contact the Franschhoek Country House on Telephone: +27 (0)21 876-3386