The Owners Cottage with its 5-star grading offers luxurious and private en suite accommodation for a maximum of 10 guests, within a charming complex of historically
significant Cape Dutch buildings. The manicured gardens boast a private swimming pool and a secluded spa pool overlooking the vineyards. A beautifully appointed
loggia and entertainment area adjacent to the pool is perfect for relaxing. The Cottage can either be reserved exclusively for use by one guest or one party, or
shared with others on a Bed and Breakfast, multiple booking basis.
The Owners Cottage at Grande Provence is a testament to period grandeur and contemporary luxury. This beautifully appointed Cottage comprises five beautifully
designed bedrooms including a de-luxe Honeymoon Suite, a spacious lounge, modern fully equipped kitchen and conservatory.
La Provencale facilities and appointments
Perfectly located to take every advantage of the Western Capes famed winelands region, nestled amongst the
lush vineyards of a 300 year-old heritage wine estate is La Provencale Villa in the Vineyards. This charming villa offers
contemporary appointment and comfort for up to four guests, on an exclusive-use basis.
Guests are accommodated in style within two en suite bedrooms, separated for privacy by a shared lounge.
This lounge leads directly on to a magnificent outdoor terrace designed for relaxation and proximity to the
swimming pool nearby.
All en suite bedrooms are air-conditioned and the bathrooms offer showers only.
Guests also have the convenience of a mini-kitchenette for their use.
Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate embraces true South African wine heritage, excellent food at The Restaurant and luxury accommodation at The Owners Cottage and La Provencale Villa in the Vineyards. Part of The Huka Retreats, Grande Provence also offers guests The Winery, The Tasting Room, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Sculpture Garden and The Shop.
For exclusive-use accommodation guests, The Conservatory at The Owners Cottage is ideal for private entertaining or a small business meeting. Guests can dine in the Sculpture Garden or at The Restaurant. Executive, Chef Darren Badenhorst, draws inspiration for each dish from the time honoured practices and precision of French cuisine, combining this with the bold flavours of Asia and local ingredients at his doorstep. His signature twist of unexpected bursts of flavour, careful attention to detail and ingredients that seamlessly meld together are all the makings of an unforgettable meal.
Complimentary wine tasting, cellar tours, as well as a guided tour of The Gallery are all available to guests staying on an exclusive-use basis. A designated helipad is available for guest arrivals/departures. A child minding service can be arranged on request - all applicable costs are to be charged to the guests account. Childrens menus are also available. Complimentary vehicle transfers to and from Cape Town International Airport can be arranged for all guests staying on an exclusive-use basis at The Owners Cottage. Guests can also enjoy beauty treatments such as facials and massages in the peaceful surroundings and privacy of their own room.
Grande Provence Estate wears her 300-year history with dignity. Sitting in the magnificent Franschhoek Valley in South Africas Western Cape, her lush vines spread across 30 hectares with gentle vistas over the valley floor, at odds almost with the rugged mountains beyond. This is heartland South African wine country. Franschhoek has a unique feel of little Europe and is known as the Food and Wine Capital of the Cape. This quaint town is only a 45-minute drive away from Cape Town and 5-minutes from Grande Provence. Enjoy the wine estates, many restaurants and other local mouthwatering delights that tantalise your taste buds. Feel history come alive amongst the museums that tell the story of the French Huguenot exodus to Africa.
In Room Facilities:
This boutique accommodation comprises five beautifully designed bedrooms including a de-luxe Angels Suite, a spacious lounge, modern fully equipped kitchen and conservatory. The kitchen includes microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee machine and large double refrigerator for guests use. Daily housekeeping service is provided. Bed linen comprises finest 400-thread count percale linen with feather and down pillows (hypo allergenic also available upon request), king-size beds in all rooms can be re-configured as two singles if required. Turn down is done every evening. Bathroom amenities provided are hairdryers, bathrobes, slippers, Charlotte Rhys shampoo, conditioner, Shower Gel, liquid soap and body lotion. Shaving, dental and sewing kits are available should the need arise. The surround sound stereo system is individually controlled in each guest room. Plasma television with a selection of satellite channels and DVD player, in each guest room. Wireless internet for guest are available in all the rooms in The Owners Cottage. There are coffee/tea making facilities with a fully stocked Mini Bar. Underfloor heating and air conditioning are also available. A beautifully appointed loggia and entertaining area adjacent to the pool is perfect for al fresco dining on those balmy African evenings. A state-of-the art barbeque completes the picture.
Scenic drives, magnificent wine estates, gourmet dining capital of the country and the Huguenot Monument and Museum. There is also a tram from the village through our estate for guests. We offer rustic French style picnics under the oaks in our beautifully landscaped gardens amidst the vineyards. The picnic season commences from the 1st October to the 30th April. Wine blending sessions are available with one of the Wine Ambassadors or the winemaker, including a lunch or picnic. Cellar Tours are conducted at 11H00 and 15H00 from Monday to Friday, except on Public Holidays.