The Owner's Cottage

Grand Provence, off R45, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa

You know you're in good company at the understated and elegant Owner's Cottage on Grande Provence wine estate when the visitors' book includes Jude Law and British royals Sophie and Prince Edward. The cottage's five rooms are decorated in muted tones more fitting to a farmhouse than an upmarket residence. The lounge has floppable couches next to a fireplace, underfloor heating, crisp linen, and complimentary sherry. For summer there's a fantastic pool and Jacuzzi area and a summerhouse adjacent to the pool if you want some downtime during the heat of the day. Breakfast is served in a pretty conservatory and includes delicious freshly baked goods and a full cooked breakfast. The garden is big enough for kids to let off steam; you can call the whole estate home for the duration of your stay, and there's lots to do on the estate. If the Owner's Cottage isn't available, ask about La Provençale Villa, which is smaller but no less comfortable.

PROS

  • you'll be made to feel right at home
  • close to Franschhoek action but far enough to escape
  • lovely pool

CONS

  • some people don't like the smell of thatch
  • unless you rent the whole house, you'll have to share it with other guests

Location

QUICK FACTS

B&B/Inn
Historical, Service
Sceney
Countryside
Luxurious Retreat

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 021-876–8600

HOTEL DETAILS

5 rooms
Rate Includes: Breakfast

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