Riverside Cottages at La Bourgogne Farm Franschhoek  Verified Listing

  • Riverside Cottages at La Bourgogne Farm Franschhoek in Franschhoek, Western Cape , South Africa
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Excellent Rating: 4.7 /5
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Swimming Pool
Safety Deposit Box
Braai Area
Bar fridge
Parking on Premises
Bath towels
No smoking
Pet Friendly
Ceiling fans
Child friendly
Cleaning service
Internet access
Tea and coffee facilities
Full Kitchen
Laundry facilities
Underfloor Heating

Riverside Cottages is a subdivision of the farm Bourgogne which was among the first Huguenot farms proclaimed in 1694. The farm was first granted to Pierre de Villiers, by Simon van der Stel. However, in 1800 the farm changed hands, and was held by the Roux family for many years. The Le Roux family descendants continue to farm here to this day, on our behalf. Shaded by 150 year old oaks, the farm house at La Bourgogne is a classic example of "Cape English" style, which is in effect early to mid Victorian. Our farm has a warmth and charm which captivates all who visit us.

La Bourgogne - home to Riverside Cottages - is a working farm producing high quality wine and other farm products. The Riverside Cottages at La Bourgogne are converted staff houses, dating back to 1952, and are situated on the banks of the river between a pear orchard to the west and oaks and willows to the east. The glow of sunset colours on the Middagkrans Mountains, framed by the trees, is spectacular.

A swimming pool with sun loungers, parasols and a deck overhangs the river providing the perfect place to unwind and take in Franschhoek's magnificent mountain views whilst having a casual braai. Our cottages are comfortable living in a beautiful and tranquil setting, ideal for wonderful summers, family retreat or a cozy, romantic winter weekend away. The stream which runs through the farm, is a tributary of the Franschhoek River, and plays a meaningful role in the supply of water to our farm, and to those down stream of us. Please respect the river and all its environs. A pair of Black Duck lives on the river, we have Cape Eagle Owls in the oaks surrounding us, and genet cats can make the keeping chickens... Show more


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Property Type Cottage, Self Catering
Check-in after 12:00 PM (noon)
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
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About the Host Date Joined: 31 July 2009

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Dawid Minnie
04 March 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Its a beautiful farm in a stunning location. Issy (Our host) was so friendly and helpful. She made us feel right at home. Thank you ... Show more
Superb. 5 out of 5
Lindsay Klein
26 November 2018
We had an absolutely dreamy time at Riverside Cottages. The cottage had everything we could possibly need for a comfortable stay. The pool was delightful as were visits from Joey, ... Show more
Superb. 5 out of 5
Toni and Simon Rimell
22 October 2018
We loved the Riverside Cottage. It’s such a romantic setting and we received a free wine tasting that we weren’t expecting. The staff were friendly and the farm is inviting. ... Show more
Superb. 5 out of 5

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Franschhoek Reviews

Roblene Wareley
07 January 2019

The greenery and the scenery :) Lots of wine farms and restaurants. Perfect for any tourist.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Matthias Burger
20 December 2018

Excellent restaurants and most of them are within walking distance if you stay at Plumwood Inn.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Michelle Stephens
10 December 2018

Great Restaurants and shops as well as wineries and sight seeing.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Clare Holing
05 November 2018

The views and wine tasting options.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Sue Parker-Smith
15 October 2018

Best things to do in Franschhoek:
- Visiting the wine farms, especially Boschendal and Babylonstoren
- Horse riding and mountain biking trails through the farms
- Hiking in Mont Rochelle & Hottentots Holland nature reserves
- Great restaurants

Superb. 5 out of 5
Roblene Wareley
17 September 2018

I love the fact that all the restaurants, wine farms etc. are so easily accessible. Everything is nice and close to each other and everything is so green and beautiful.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Nicola Badenhorst
12 September 2018

This is such a beautiful and well run town, with an abundance of wine and good food! Would highly recommend this for any visitors seeking a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Or just want a romantic weekend away. It is on the pricey side, so be prepared to pay a bit for a meal and drinks. Otherwise have fun!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Kyle De Mink
10 September 2018

The ability to park your car and just walk around the entire town.

Superb. 5 out of 5
MJ Grobler
14 August 2018

The scenery in Franschhoek.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
jessica McArthur
30 July 2018

The perfect destination for foodies! Lots of fantastic restaurants and wineries.

Superb. 5 out of 5

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Huguenot Memorial Monument