Ideally located in the heart of the wine route, De Wijnhuis is the original family home of Oldenburg Vineyards and dates back over 200 years. Luxuriate in a private and unique experience while enjoying exceptional hospitality in this glorious farm setting surrounded by vineyards.
Parking - private
Pool - private
Fireplace - Wood
De Wijnhuis has been fully renovated and modernised while retaining the charm and history of the original architecture. The villa is only 10 minutes from Stellenbosch and is surrounded by picturesque mountains on all sides. There is a large private garden and stunning vineyard views.
Set over two levels, the villa is approximately 600 sq metres and accommodates up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms. Four of the bedrooms are on the lower level. Two have King-size beds, en-suite bathrooms with showers and open on to the terrace and garden. The third has the option of twin beds or King-size while the fourth has a Queen-size bed. Both have en-suite bathrooms with showers.
The spacious living areas are also found on the ground floor. The formal lounge is beautifully furnished and has doors leading out to a large covered patio and verdant rolling lawns. A separate and just as beautifully furnished living room offers more space for relaxing and socialising along with a satellite TV. The 12-seater dining room leads off the kitchen which is fully-equipped and has doors leading out to a patio with shaded pergola and barbecue. Both living rooms and the dining room have large open fireplaces for cosy winter stays in the winelands.
The first floor comprises of a study/lounge area, the master bedroom suite and a twin bedroom. The master bedroom is furnished with a King-size extra-length bed and has an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower, a dressing room, and a balcony with incredible views. The twin bedroom has an adjoining bathroom with shower. All the bedrooms, except the upstairs twin bedroom, have flat screen satellite TV and air-conditioning, and the bathrooms have under-floor heating.
The spacious patio areas offer guests plenty of options for outdoor living with large comfortable seating. Dine al fresco at the wooden table designed for convivial family meals, or recline on luxurious couches with a book or a sundowner while soaking up the idyllic views. The gated swimming pool can be heated on request and has 6 loungers placed around it for long summery days of glorious sunshine. Exercise need not be neglected with plenty of options for long walks as well as an air-conditioned gym in the villa.
Numerous internationally recognised restaurants and wineries are within easy driving distance, making this the ideal winelands stay for ultimate relaxation coupled with abundant exploring experiences.
Rates include: continental breakfast daily; daily servicing; wine tasting at the cellar door; small selection of Oldenburg red and white wines, soft drinks and spirits
Rooms serviced daily – 2 full time housekeepers
24 hrs security & monitored alarm system
Wireless internet access throughout the homestead
Music system for indoor and outdoor entertainment areas
Access to the owner’s private cellar wine list
Large pool (heated on request), fenced, 6 loungers
Laundry/ dry cleaning services available on request
Chef/ Cook for lunch and dinners available on request