Franschhoek Country House and Villas is a privately owned boutique hotel , situated just a few minutes walk from the town of Franschhoek. This country retreat used to be a perfumery dating back to 1890 and retains its historical charm in the original Manor House, which now offers 14 luxury rooms and suites, leading out onto private patios with uninterrupted views of the vineyards and mountains. In 2003, the 12 opulent Villa Suites were added. Each suite is 100sqm in size, with a spacious lounge, a large balcony, a separate bedroom, dining area, fireplace, entertainment centre and under floor heating, in an extravagant French Provencal style. Franschhoek Country House and Villas is known for its award winning Monneaux Restaurant, receiving consistent praise for innovative presentations of modern French/South African cuisine. Lunch indoors or alfresco under a giant pepper tree next to the fountain terrace.
Overlooking the picturesque mountains and surrounding vineyards of the Franschhoek Valley, the stylish Villa Suites offer a haven of opulent space adjacent to the well-known Franschhoek Country House. Designed in modern French country style, the Villa Suites overlook a central courtyard with water features and cobbled pathways lined with lavender gardens to create a country village atmosphere. The generous suites are designed for maximum comfort and luxury comprising a separate lounge with audio visual entertainment facilities and fireplace, in-suite dining area, large bedroom and marble bathroom. Each suite features two balconies or patios and luxuries include underfloor heating, air-conditioning, mini bar, television and music throughout the suite. Be pampered with massage and beauty treatments, or relax at one of the two swimming pools (one is heated).
The charming, scenic town of Franschhoek offers gourmet food and wine, specialist shops, boutiques and galleries, horse-riding, cycling, hiking and an endless choice of wine farms and vineyards.