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In the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, surrounded by picture perfect vineyards and plum orchards, lies the four sophisticated villas of La Clé des Montagnes, originally built by an ancestor of the original Hugoenot settlers, it is both historical and beautiful.

Translated, it means the 'key of the mountains', and its 4 uniquely designed villas are shadowed by the backdrop of the majestic blue-grey Franschhoek mountains.

Each villa has its own swimming pool; relax and sample the legendary wines of this region, paired with fantastic cuisine. If you would like to explore the pavement café mood of Franschoek, just a short stroll will take you to fine art galleries, restaurants and boutique shops.


  • Four unique & luxurious villas, each individually designed and decorated
  • A stroll away from the main road
  • Private pools & patios at each villa
  • Breathtaking views of the orchards, vineyards & mountains
  • Personal butler on hand

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Speak to friendly and helpful staff to arrange a cultural or outdoor activities such as a winelands tour, hiking and fly fishing.

A butler service is always on hand, as well as a personal chef on request, ensuring a stay that is worry-free.

Each villa features its own swimming pool, where you can relax and breathe in magnificent peaceful surroundings, while enjoying a refreshing sundowner from your minibar.

General Facilities

    Babysitting service available
    Internet facilities
    Secure Parking
    Swimming Pool


Request your own personal chef, to create remarkable cuisine with the finest quality ingredients and impressive flavour.

You could utilise the fully-equipped kitchen of your villa and cook your own meals; or book a table at one of the excellent Franschhoek restaurants.

Villa Le Manoir

This sophisticated villa offers a warm palette, solid woods and elegantly textured fabrics that offer a luxurious colonial atmosphere.

The spacious villa includes a cosy upstairs and downstairs lounge with a library and fireplace, an elegant dining area and a huge modern kitchen.

Choose from three large and stylish bedrooms with king-sized beds, en suite bathrooms and private lounge areas.

Relax on the lovely outside terrace, back garden and private pool.

Villa Le Manoir AMENITIES

    En-suite bath and shower
    Outside area
    Private plunge pools
    iPod docking station
    Tea & coffee-making facilities
    Underfloor heating

Other Room Types

Le Manoir

This a charming French influenced villa with an interior of red, blacks, greys and whites, beautiful and unexpected antique furniture, French linen and patterned
stripes - creating a space that is both cosy and modern. The villa offers four large and stylish bedrooms.

La Galerie

This beautiful villa embodies the rich artistic history of Franschoek, with rich grey walls making up the canvas for a stunning art collection
along with gallery highlights, sought-after antiques as well as carefully selected modern pieces. The villa offers two large and stylish bedrooms.

La Colonial

La Colonial is a burst of African and Asian fused colours and designs using rich patterns and fabric, Moroccan tiles and African art - creating
a spirited and bright space. The villa offers two spacious and colourful bedrooms, as well as impressive views of the mountains and vineyards.

All villa's offer a cosy lounge with a library, an elegant dining area and a huge modern kitchen and all bedrooms offer king-sized beds, en suite bathrooms and private lounge areas.

Relax on the each villa's lovely terrace and private pool.


  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Day tours
  • Horse-riding
  • Picnics
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Sep 2014 - 30 Apr 2015 $600 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 May 2015 - 31 Aug 2015 $510 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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Carlien Parsons

Carlien Parsons

Product Manager

"Located on the only working wine estate in the village of Franschhoek, walking distance from the centre of town. The perfect place for a relaxed family holiday."



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