La Cle Villa - La Grange

Franschhoek, The Winelands, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Conveniently located 200 metres walk from the village centre

  • A great option for families and small groups seeking a private house experience

  • Efficient concierge service to get you in to the best restaurants

  • The managers can source fantastic local produce and the chef prepares delicious feasts

  • The managers go above and beyond to cater for your every need

  • Fitness lessons available on site

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The Winelands are a wonderful year-round destination and enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate, somewhat like the South of France, which is what makes the area perfect for grape-growing. Summer in Franschhoek is the reverse of the Northern hemisphere. The best season visit is September to March when it is hot, sunny and dry. From April to August it cools down with some rain.

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Call us on 800-085220008 to start planning your holiday to La Cle Villa - La Grange or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands

Description

La Grange at La Cle des Montagnes is the three bedroom villa with a truly unique and idyllic set up, sheltered amongst the dramatic Hawequas foothills. Though the South African Winelands are internationally famous, this is one of their best kept secrets.

La Grange emanates effortless style through the prolific use of wood and timber, combined with silky creams and pastels to create a chic colonial highland lodge effect.

Throughout the seasons you will appreciate the large light windows which will allow you to watch as the vineyards blossom and bloom and then in the autumn the rich auburn colours from the local orchards. In the winter the warming interior and the crackling fire provides the ultimate romantic setting.

This villa sleeps six very comfortably with each large bedroom having its own luxurious bathroom for guests to pamper and preen. There is also a spacious open plan dining room, ideal for a glorious meal, where after getting fabulous South African delicacies from Franschhoek you can either sizzle and serve from the barbecue or make the use of the state of the art kitchen. The key ingredient though of course is a glass or two of local South African wine, which having spent the days tasting you can savour your best with a fabulous meal chez toi.

The garden is breathtaking, with different shady or sun-drenched patios in which to take in the stunning scenic view and take a dip in the pristine pool, which especially in the hot weather is a completely invaluable commodity.

A truly winning aspect is the impeccable service throughout, true tests come when service is just a glance away yet never intruding on your personal time with friends or family. This villa as well as the others are truly a diamond in the Winelands' crown, and really must not be missed.

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Experiences

  • Boschendal Estate

    Boschendal Estate is one of the oldest wine producers in the New World, incorporating French viticulture heritage. This is also the site of the original Cape Dutch Manor House, with history dating as early as 1685.

  • Butlers Braai at La Cle des Montagnes

    Let the amazing team at La Cle des Montagnes prepare a proper South African braai for you this evening. Begin with canapes and drinks in the garden or on your terrace before tucking in to a perfectly prepared feast of top quality seasonal Cape fare.

  • Butterfly World

    Stroll through a beautifully landscaped indoor garden as brightly-coloured butterflies flutter around you

  • Chocholate & Wine Pairing

    This is a unique opportunity to learn how to pair sweet wines with delicious chocolates at Waterford Estate.

  • Cycling in Devon Valley

    This half-day trip allows you to take in the picturesque view of Devon Valley, working off the delicious calories from the region's famous four-course gourmet at Clos Malverne, paired with wine tastings at two award-winning estates.

  • Dinner reservation at Tokara

    This evening we have booked you a table at Tokara.

    Contact: 0027218852550

  • Elgin Valley

    Enjoy a guided tour of Thandi Estate to visit the orchards and interact with the local community.

  • Hike Jonkershoek: Panorama Circuit

    Follow the famous Panorama Circuit, trekking around 17km or approximately 6 hours through some of the most exceptional views of the Cape Peninsula.

  • Hike Jonkershoek: Sossyskloof

    This scenic trail takes you through 7.2km or approximately 2.5 hours to a scenic lookout point.

  • Hike Jonkershoek: Tweede Waterval

    For those looking for a relatively easier trek in Jonkershoek, trek around 6.5km or approximately 2 hours to a beautiful hidden waterfall.

  • Huguenot Memorial Museum

    Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, the museum narrates the story of Huguenots's arrival in the Cape, how they survived and contributed to the newly-established nation.

  • Private guided Winelands tour - Full Day

    Exploring the Winelands with a private guide comes highly recommended. Not only do you avoid the question of who's driving, but you'll be taken to some hidden gems you'd never find in a guidebook, and the tour can be completely tailored to your interests.

  • The Garden at Babylonstoren

    Take the opportunity to explore the wonderful acres of Babylonstoren's gardens. Team up with the gardeners for a fun and interactive experience.

Location & directions

Franschhoek, The Winelands, South Africa

Located in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, ideally positioned to take advantage of all the Winelands have on offer.

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