La Roche Estate  Verified Listing

Cape Winelands > Franschhoek > Western Cape > South Africa

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Full Kitchen
Private Bathroom
Pets are not allowed
Parking on Premises
Dining Area
Bar fridge
No smoking

La Roche Estate is a place of passion.
Passion for beauty, passion for excellence, passion for the environment, and passion for a place that will continue to give pleasure through the ages.

When the property was bought over a quarter of a century ago, it was a poorly run farm with a few acres of grapes, 2 small lakes, an orchard and a swamp. The first job was to drain the swamp and increase the quantity and quality of the land under grapes. As in the distant past the Berg River ran through the property and an underground river still runs through the Robertsvlei valley. Many people said this was impossible. With typical aplomb we refused to listen to the naysayers and dug a huge drainage ditch through the lowest part of the land, which drains into the lower lake. Water always takes the easiest route and over a few years the idea worked amazingly well and today La Roche has 40 hectares of grapes under cultivation.

La Roche not only grows grapes of a superior quality that have contributed to many fine wines over the years, but its vines are an exercise in aesthetic beauty and closely managed all year round.

The estate takes it’s name from the huge rock in the centre of the valley left by the last glacial age. (Die Klip translated well to La Roche).

In Room Facilities:

* Balcony
* en-suite
* Bathroom Amenities
* Desk
* Full Kitchen
* Hairdryer
* Fridge
* Nespresso machine

Area Information:


A tranquil environment away from the chaos of the modern world, but only 5km from the small town of Franschhoek.

Surrounded by nature, you can enjoy the peace and quiet. It is very private as not many people know about it and is one of Franschhoek best kept secrets.

Property Facilities:

Nestled in the tranquil Robertsvlei valley, Franschhoek lies our luxury suites with picturesque views.
Only 5km away from the centre of Franschhoek which is surrounded by wine farms and many hiking trails.
Perfect for relaxed serene holidays filled with wine tasting, fine dining experiences, hiking and horseback riding supplied by the local tourism information centre.
Guests can walk around the beautiful estate, in the forest and swim in the dam.
As an extra benefit, we offer a unique spa experience on your door step.


* Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve
* Huguenot Memorial Monument
* Franschhoek Pass
* Haute Cabrière - the home of Pierre
* Huguenot Memorial Museum
* Dieu Donné Vineyards


Extra Info

Property Type Apartment, Self Catering
Conditions Show
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Super Strict
Can Be Used For Film Location, Still Shoots, Wedding
For more info Contact Host


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Franschhoek Reviews

31 March 2021

Wine tasting trains and trams. Scenery and location.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Belinda Gabriels
02 February 2021

The relaxed vibe...

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Mitchell Heinen
23 November 2020

Clean, feels safe and beautiful views and hikes.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Leigh-Anne Mobsby
24 August 2020

The village vibe and how safe it is. Also, everyone can walk to where they want to go, instead of getting into a car every time.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Tineke Regan
09 January 2020

Weather, shops, restaurants. Access to vineyards, trips, park run.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Randall Baker
02 December 2019

Holiday atmosphere without crowded chaos.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Les Thorpe
01 December 2019

Wine farms, street cafes, Hussar's Restaurant, cleanliness.!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Marco Joffr
11 November 2019

Beautiful area. So much good wine and food and great accom!

Superb. 5 out of 5
natalie lendoor
09 September 2019

There are a vast variety of coffee shops and restaurants, the sky is the limit when it comes to satisfying your tummy.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Bonnie Pequeno
02 September 2019

What a fantastic experience on the Franschoek Wine Tram! 10 stars from us. Take some time to research which estates you would like to visit to choose the best route. We chose the Grey route and stopped at Franschoek Cellar, Leopards Leap and Rickety Bridge as these were all child friendly options. We will definitely be back without the kids ;) Also, great service and food at the River Café.

Superb. 5 out of 5