Garden Villa is nestled in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands. Set amongst lush gardens, towering oak trees and rolling vineyards, the historic Herbert Baker style Manor House invites you to reminisce and be reminded of life’s simple pleasures…where time stands still and life is celebrated surrounded by space, art, and the grandeur of a long forgotten era.
Manor house is surrounded by 500 rose bushes, lavender fields and the tranquillity of rolling lawns extending to
the dam with an eco-pool…feel what it’s like to swim in nature again.
Enjoy a chilled glass of wine on the pizza deck, while your kids explore their newfound freedom. There’s a secret hideaway with tree walks, a zipline across the dam for the more
adventurous, an oversized wigwam/Teepee tent to fuel their imagination.
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Parking - garage
Parking - private
Kitchen utensils provided
Hot Tub - private
Pool - private
Fireplace - Gas
Fireplace - Wood
Elegance, tranquility and a peaceful laid back atmosphere culminate to make this Villa the ultimate venue for an intimate stay or exclusive celebration.
Beautifully maintained gardens under majestic oak and pine trees, sweeping verandas, balustrade terracing, fountains and picturesque lake vistas are all part of Garden Villa. The grounds are extensive and perfect for children who will especially enjoy the jungle gym that begs to be explored with the resident jack russel and great dane.
Cuddle up with a book in the serenity of the Manor House or relax in the Summer Room on deep, comfortable sofas, while the children enjoy the cool of the refreshing pool. For the more energetic, discover the unique experience of zip‐lining from aged oak trees across a wide expanse of water or fishing from the jetty. Enjoy a glass of wine on the floating deck as the sun sets and glows on the distant Helderberg Mountains, or retreat to the deck hidden in the trees and dine under the stars.
The Villa, with its relaxed atmosphere, is perfect for either groups of adult friends or families. In the Manor House there are three en-suite bedrooms in the Manor House. The main bedroom is a spacious suite with a King size bed and both a bath and shower in the en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom is well-suited to children and has a double and single bed. The en-suite has a bath. The third bedroom has a double four poster bed and an en-suite with shower.
This upper level of the Manor House also has a central media entertainment area with fireplace to cuddle up as a family to relax. A music system allows for music internally and externally (bring your iPod of your favourite music).
The lower level of the Manor House boasts elegant reception areas leading out to the terrace. The drawing room and library offer peace and quiet, and the crystal chandeliered dining room elegant dining for 12 amongst art and antiques.
You’ll find it difficult to keep everyone out of the well-equipped kitchen as it welcomes you to linger with a glass of wine while dinner is prepared. There is also a breakfast room for more casual dining and a bar area for wine tastings or pre-dinner apéritifs.
On the Outside by the pool Pavillion there are 3 other bedrooms
“In Full Bloom” A pool side suite which sleeps 2, double doors open onto the pool area with views of the lawns. From the luxury of your king size bed you have a commanding view of the lake and are invited to languish in the beautiful copper slipper bath or slip into the refreshing ensuite shower. Underfloor heating and private balcony with seating.
“Rock it” is our family size room which is furnished with a King bed and 2 single beds for families with small
children who wish to share a room. Also included in the room are a gorgeous shower, slipper bath basin, toilet,
heated towel rail and underfloor heating. The décor is specifically suited to families and is sure to delight the
young at heart. Tintin rocket seating with built in wi-fi speakers.
“Into the Wild” is our super private suite which sleeps 2 and is found at the end of a secret pathway. A copper
bath or ensuite shower together with the wood burning stove enhance the romance of this lakeside suite where you are assured of complete privacy.
All of our rooms are beautifully furnished and includes underfloor heating, heated towel rails and the best
beds using 500 TC Egyptian cotton linen. Your night’s rest is assured under our feather duvets while your
head rests on our perfect pillows. All bathrooms are serviced with carefully chosen bathroom amenities to
stimulate your senses into complete relaxation and 100% cotton gowns and slippers.
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Private use of the 700sqm of living space in 5 acres of garden, including the solarheated pool and adjacent summer house, Victorian-style Looking Glasshouse, natural
dam with eco-pool and zipline, carousel and showman's caravan in the wild meadow.
Welcome basket on arrival
House drinks: house wines (included in welcome basket on arrival), local beers,bottled water, tea and coffee (honesty bar available for additional and/or premium wines, spirits & imported drinks)
Pantry stocked with basics including continental breakfast supplies and selection of teas with brownies (a grocery list is available to fully stock the pantry/ fridge before as
well as during a stay, for guests' own account)
Concierge service/ guest host available throughout each stay
Housekeeping: prior to each stay the villa is thoroughly cleaned to ensure compliance with all safety and hygiene protocols; during a stay, no housekeeping service will be provided, however an extra set of linen will be made available as well as cleaning products.
Laundry of basics: a basket will be provided to leave laundry basics in; larger loads will be sent away for laundering and will be for guests' own account
Unlimited Wi-Fi, Apple TV, Netflix and DStv, portable Bose speakers
State-of-the-art security system
Use of the steam room, jacuzzi and gym