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Exclusive luxurious 6 bedroom Villa in Wine Region Franschhoek South Africa

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

When the owners first bought La Rive in 1993, it was barely recognisable from what it has become today.

They spent the better part of 2 years renovating and developing their dream Winelands home before completion by Easter 1995.

Today, La Rive has been transformed into an incredibly warm and homely villa that resembles a marriage of colonial English and traditional Afrikaans / Dutch heritage. The sounds of water from various features around the grounds will transport you to a tranquil hideaway just off Franschhoek’s Main Road. Considering it’s only a block off this road, you’ll be amazed that you can’t see any forms of human habitation from all parts of the garden, swimming pool and outside verandahs.

A marvelously eclectic mix of Victorian, Cape Dutch and Georgian architecture and furniture, as well as numerous pieces from famous South African artists such as Neil Rodger, Gregoire Boonzaier, Edward Wolfe and Dylan Lewis on display, illustrates Brett’s passion for art collecting. He adds, “It’s how I imagined the house would have evolved if the family who built it had lived here forever.”

With a live-in chef and butler, you’ll awake each morning in this finely decorated villa to a 5-star breakfast and be treated to such world-class service, you’ll feel like royalty. With an outdoor entertainment area, refreshing pool, magnificent gardens and fully-inclusive drinks, rest assured you’ll never be left wanting for anything.

Step outside onto the spacious, airy patios and marvel at the sights before you. An inviting swimming pool will provide you with a refreshing respite from Franschhoek’s hot summer days and if you were to venture further, you would stumble upon an enchanted, lush garden that could very well be the one from Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “The Secret Garden”. With numerous paths leading to various alcoves, benches and lawns, you’ll be able to disappear for some quiet time, meditation, or even a romantic moment.

Each room has a personality and character of its own, and no two of the antique bedside tables are alike. A live-in chef and butler will provide you with 5-star continental breakfast and world class service, complete with all the luxuries and amenities one would expect from a villa like this.

More Details

Property Manager
Alexis Gillis
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
85%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2018

Amenities

World Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $8,000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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