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La Cle des Montagnes - Le Colonial

The Winelands, South Africa

Le Colonial sleeps eight comfortably and truly la creme de la creme positioned amongst the vines and plum trees, with stunning mountain backdrops. This villa is very spacious with various lawns and sweeping verandas in order to settle and relax.

At a Glance

  • Conveniently located 200 meters walk from the village center

  • 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

Couples, Family, Villa

Insider's View

Book a day’s riding in the vineyards – a wonderful experience!

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Insider's View

For young families, the pools are perfect – and are covered with safety nets when not in use

Anna Hearn

Insider's View

Any of the houses can be used for a private party – just ask!

Anna Hearn

Insider's View

La Cle produces its own wine – ask for a tasting!

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Insider's View

Experience a marvelous braai organized by the La Cle butlers

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to La Cle des Montagnes - Le Colonial or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands


A stay at La Clé des Montagnes offers guests great flexibility in the privacy and comfort of your own private villa. Franschhoek village, with its galleries, shops and restaurants is only a very pleasant stroll away.

Le Colonial, sleeps eight guests in four en-suite bedrooms, the villa pays tribute to a stylish blend of east and north African themes. Rich swahili colors and patterns combine with Moroccan tiles and African art to create a tasteful and vibrant intimate space.

The ethos of this villa is undoubtedly to calm its guests on a sensory level, supported by the babbling fountains and soothing panoramic views; you will not fail to be soothed into a bliss state of relaxation. The pool is large and thoroughly cooling in the summer months.

A key feature of this villa is its truly unique verandas, of which there are three and each has comfortable and appealing chairs and sofas in which to sit back and reminisce on the days frivolities with mirth.

Activities and tours in the surrounding Winelands are legendary and definitely a must see, you will be able to hone your wine tasting palate and sample a great deal of some of the countries finest. The tours are very well prepared and you will get an impressive hands on experience of the process.

The service is the height of excellence with private parking and 24 hour security is provided at all Villas. There is also air-conditioning throughout in the summer months and in the chillier winter months the under floor heating will thoroughly warm.

Location & Directions

The Winelands, South Africa

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

When to go

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 (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to La Cle des Montagnes - Le Colonial or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands

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