Owners Cottage

-33.899022
19.103597

Full property description

This acclaimed villa has received much publicity, notably being voted best in the hotel category in the House and Leisure/ Visa Best of SA 2009 and Harper's Bazaar has named The Owner’s Cottage as one of the ‘10 most fabulous Villas in the World’“!!

Harmony permeates at every angle and is the ideal place for those looking for privacy and peace and pure luxury!”

Nestled In the heart of Franschhoek lies the Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, with its 47 acres of lush vine and home to award-winning wines. Where better to enjoy boutique accommodation in the form of an exclusive private residence?

The Owner’s Cottage located on the Grande Provence estate comprises five beautifully designed and sumptuous bedrooms, decorated in a palette of colours that range from charcoal grey and white linen. The interiors are grand, indulgent and luxurious whilst using the latest discreet technology in every bedroom.

The piece de resistance is the beautifully appointed loggia and entertaining area adjacent to the pool that is perfect for alfresco dining on those balmy African evenings. A state-of-the art barbecue and your own chef completes the picture.

Dining on the estate - Grande Provence proudly presents superb cuisine at The Restaurant, the Angel Tears Garden or at The Restaurant.
Executive Chef Jacques de Jager cuisine favours a simple, fresh approach using traditional methods and local produce. You can also sample fine wines at The Tasting Room, and enjoy some of South Africa’s finest art at The Gallery & The Shop.

General
• 2 level house
• Mountain vineyard views
• The charming Huguenot - founded village of Franschhoek is a five-minute drive away with small museum, speciality shops, postal & banking facilities
• Comprehensive CD & DVD library available to guests
• Wireless internet access
• Computer for guest use available in The Owner’s Cottage office
• Alarm & electric fencing – alarm and 24h security
• Cottage is fully serviced
• All rooms have air-con & underfloor heating.
• Lounge & honeymoon suite has a fireplace.
• Fireplace outside in the Loggia.
• Bed linen comprises -400-thread count percale linen with feather and down pillows (hypo allergenic also available upon request), king-size beds in all rooms can be re-confiqured as two singles if required. Turn down is done every evening.
• Helipad
• Child safety issues / child friendly – Child friendly, babysitter, and no charge for children under 12years old. There are water features on the property so supervision advised
• The conservatory is ideal for private entertaining or a small business meeting.

Living and Dining
• Main lounge leads onto Lounge area has open double doors leading into conservatory area.
• TV Lounge with satellite TV, DVD
• Dining area for 10 guests – inside and outside at cottage.
• Fully equipped kitchen with double fridge

Outdoors
• Manicured gardens with pool and elevated private spa pool with view of the winelands
• Outdoor dinning in the Loggia/pool area for 10 people.
• Sun Loungers & BBQ
• Waterfall at entrance of cottage.
• Parking and remote access.

Bedrooms
The surround sound stereo system is individually controlled in each guest room. Bathroom amenities provided are bathrobes, slippers, and a full range of African Rain Products which is a South African/Eco-Friendly product.

Master Bedroom (Lower level)
• King Bed (can be split into twins) & en-suite with bath & shower
• Leads onto pool area
• Mountain & Vineyard Views
• Air con & Underfloor Heating
• Plasma television with a selection of satellite channels & DVD player

Second Bedroom (Lower level)
• King Bed (can be split into twins) & en-suite with bath & shower
• Leads onto back garden
• Mountain & Vineyard Views
• Air con & Underfloor Heating
• Plasma television with a selection of satellite channels and DVD player

Third Bedroom (Lower level)
• King Bed (can be split into twins) & en-suite with bath & shower
• Leads onto back garden
• Mountain & Vineyard Views
• Air con & Underfloor Heating
• Plasma television with a selection of satellite channels & DVD player

Fourth Bedroom (Upper level)
• King Bed (can be split into twins) & en-suite with bath & shower
• Overlooks back garden
• Mountain & Vineyard Views
• Air con & underfloor heating
• Plasma television with a selection of satellite channels & DVD player

Fifth Bedroom (Upper level)
• King Bed (can be split into twins) & en-suite with bath & shower
• Overlooks pool area
• Mountain & Vineyard Views
• Plasma television with a selection of satellite channels & DVD player

Please note:
• The Owner’s Cottage is reserved exclusively by one guest or one party
(up to 10 guests) and not on multiple individual bookings.
The above tariffs include:
• Exclusive-use of The Owner’s Cottage and all its facilities per night.
• Full breakfast and a three-course dinner (lunch excluded).
• Wine tasting, cellar tours and a guided tour of The Gallery.
• The award-winning Grande Provence wines, soft drinks & a selection of spirits.
• 24-hour security.
• Airport transfers to and from Cape Town International.
• Wireless internet access.
• Between 22 December – 05 January, a minimum stay of three nights is required.
• 14% VAT.

Location

Area description

Franschhoek is a pretty and historic village at the heart of the Cape Winelands just an hour and a half's drive from Cape Town. It is rightly known as one of South Africa’s culinary hot-spots, with numerous regular winners of top SA restaurants awards lining its one main street or perched on the lofty mountain slopes of this narrow valley with majestic views all around.

Chic cafes and bistros make for popular lunch spots and there are ample shopping opportunities to enjoy as well when not visiting the many excellent Franschhoek wine estates, old and new that offer superb wine tasting experiences, as well as also often catering to visitors for lunch and dinner.

Amenities

  • Concierge
  • Security code with Interphone
  • Alarm
  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Patio/deck/Terrace
  • Air-conditioning
  • BBQ Grill
  • Pool - private
  • Fireplace - Wood
  • Central heating
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Mountain view

Activities

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Massage
  • Swimming
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding

Stay Dates

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Number Of Guests

Adults
Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs