La Cle Villa - Le Galerie
The Winelands, South Africa
La Galerie, which sleeps four truly is a testament to style and elegance, nestled in the Winelands amongst the South African mountains. Originally themed with rather gracious yet vibrant colors it is really a gem in this area, and worth a stay at.
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
Contemporary art lovers will be blown away when your front door opens as the entry corridor alone feels like you've walked into a gallery - really impressive!Amber Hopkins
This is a really fun and quirky property with bright colors, bold prints, industrial style kitchen and talking points everywhere.Amber Hopkins
The views of the surrounding vineyards and topography from the back terrace, garden and pool are exceptional!Amber Hopkins
Your butlers during your stay are so friendly, welcoming and helpful (and experts at a South African Braai) you won't want to leave!Amber Hopkins
Ever changing throughout the year, experience the seasonal differences as you move from warm cosy evenings by the fireplace sipping a glass of local wine, to cooking a sumptuous steak on the barbecue in the summer months. This villa can happily and suitably accommodate all seasons and occasions for four guests.
Decorated by esteemed designer Sarah Ord bold colors and combinations work effortlessly to create an avant-garde warm and sleek atmosphere throughout. Something that guests will find quite special is the eclectic art that has been hung on the walls, really infusing the vibrancy and colors of South Africa. Though the villa is stunning the true beauty comes when you wander outside, there is a lovely terrace and a panoramic view that cant help but soothe the soul.
This villa appeals to families as with the bold and bright infusion of colors, you are provided with a hypnotic and lively sense of living. There is a corridor between the two rooms, so apply separation and privacy which can extent to both rooms private verandas where you wont fail to be mesmerized at the surroundings with every new time of day.
The true reason that many people visit is to make the most of the area and indulge themselves in wine tasting and vineyard explorations. These should not be missed and after you have honed in your sommelier skills come back and take the plunge in your private pool or make a lovely meal in your well-appointed kitchen and reminisce on the days' activities, best served with another helping of more exquisite wine!
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.