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The Cleg Lodge

Franschhoek / Ref; SA 661

The Cleg Lodge


  • ID Ref-661
  • family 10
  • 5
  • 5
  • wc 5
  • Address: Franschhoek / Ref; SA 661


Pricing & Availabilities


Nestled only 200 m from the centre of Franschhoek, this wonderful country retreat on second working vineyard in the centre of Franschhoek, La Clé Lodge offers expansive views, a tennis court, putt and chip lawn and helipad. Managed by highly experienced chefs with inspired menus, hearty home-style meals and finer dining options, experience this lifestyle of Franschhoek and be enveloped by warm hospitality.


The Cleg Lodge is traditional elegance with design and finishes by Jacques Erasmus of Hemelhuijs, modern styling meets the classic charm of a traditional Cape Dutch home at the La Clé Lodge. Flowing interiors, high ceilings and ample living areas are enhanced by charming accents and the rustic beauty of traditional materials. 

Perfect place to spend intimate time together at the Lodge in any of the five exquisitely comfortable en-suite bedrooms, for a family and friends getaway.


Designed for elegant living with high ceilings and spacious interiors, the Gardens bedrooms of La Clé Lodge are a haven for those seeking out a Winelands retreat. All these en-suite rooms offer guests the opportunity to escape into local history with antique accents collected from throughout the Western Cape. Coupled with modern styling, the Garden Rooms are both rustic and refined. Cocoon in luxurious bed linen or step outside onto the terraces that offer expansive views of the gardens, vineyards and/or mountains beyond. Relax in the refreshing pools or stroll through the acres of gardens.


The Courtyard room full of comfort & space with luxurious linen, secluded locations, private access to the gardens and terraces of La Clé and lavish bathrooms, the courtyard room is a spacious retreat to while away the hours over a cup of tea and homemade rusk. Step outside and into the lush grounds and explore the expansive estates, or read a book in the sheltered garden just outside your door. 


Petite Rooms on the first floor are cosy, secluded charming and comfortable, which offer more than welcoming Cape Dutch-style homes at La Clé Lodge.


Enjoy a good night's rest in comfort before setting out on foot into the village, only a 4-minute walk from either of our front doors. Spend the afternoon with a private picnic, freshly prepared in country kitchens, enjoy a game of tennis or simply explore the expansive grounds and vineyards. A superb location complete with the finest amenities and culinary experiences,


Great food is important to any journey, and with a team of professional chefs, dining at La Clé Lodge is an exceptional experience. From freshly baked breads to spicy chutneys, gourmet picnics and locally inspired menus, join us to capture the lifestyle of the valley and unwind in comfort. A continental breakfast is included and served every morning and a private chef can be arranged for a surcharge.

The Domaine offers a concierge service, airport shuttles (on request, extra charge) and free Wi-Fi. Wine on arrival, evening drinks and canapes, selected drinks, transfers into Franschhoek Valley and use of the bicycles are all included within the rates.


The villa is within 4 to 6 minute walking distance to restaurants and cafés and10 minutes’ walk from the Huguenot Monument and Cape Town International Airport is 78 km away. 



Ground floor;

Entrance Hall

Living room

Dinning room

Fully equipped kitchen

Scullery room


1; Garden room with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & shower & WC

2; Garden room with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath double basin & WC

3; Courtyard room with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & walk in shower, basin & WC

Guest WC with basin


First Floor;

4; Petite room with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & shower & WC

5; Petite room with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & shower & WC


Please note; all beds are King-size and can be converted to twins beds


Features & Amenities:
Sleeps 10:  5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

Children welcome from 12yrs

All beds are king-sized (each can be converted to twin beds)  

Dining room 

Lounge with large fireplace 


Large, private pool with safety cover 

Patio and courtyards 

Well-appointed, fully-equipped kitchen 

24-hour security surveillance 

Televisions and safes in all bedrooms 

Heated towel rails 

Private parking 

Breakfast of your choice prepared in your villa’s kitchen at your convenience

Full, private service of a host and dedicated housekeeper (daily laundry and housekeeping service)

House drinks: wine, spirits, mixers, soft drinks and bottled water, snack basket replenished daily

Complimentary transfers within 5km within the Franschhoek village

Welcome drinks and snack basket on arrival

Walking distance from Franschhoek village centre 

BBQ, picnic and additional dining options available 

Concierge services 

Full, daily servicing including turndown 


Chipping green 

Tennis court 

Swimming dams 


Pool area;

Private large pool (with safety cover)

Pool Heating

Pool covered terrace

BBQ facilities

Private Parking

Chipping green 

Tennis court (subject to availability)



Services included;  

Breakfast of your choice prepared in your villa’s kitchen at your convenience

En-suite accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis with daily turndown

Full, private service of a host and dedicated housekeeper (daily laundry and housekeeping service) House drinks: wine, spirits, mixers, soft drinks and bottled water; snack basket replenished daily

Complimentary transfers within the Franschhoek village

Telephone calls (local) & Wi-Fi

Continental and hot breakfasts are served daily in the central dining area

Managed by experienced chefs with a range of dining options available (extra cost)

Welcome drinks and snack basket on arrival


Extra not Included / on request to be paid locally:

Complimentary concierge services

Traditional South African Braai or ‘barbeque’ (please pre-book or enquire about availability and options upon arrival

Laundry service

Transfers within the Franschhoek village and services no mentioned

All rates exclude lunch, dinner, additional drinks not in-room/in-villa on arrival

Items of a personal nature, dry-cleaning and transfers further afield

Transfers further afield & Airport shuttle (additional charge)

Food & Drink

Grocery deliveries



Please Note:

Check in time 14.00

Check Out time 10.00

Pets are not allowed

No smoking indoors

Security Deposit requested on arrival


Languages spoken:





Location Information:

Franschhoek Wine Tram 0.2 km

Franschhoek Monument 0.5 km

Graham Beck Winery 9.3 km

Franschhoek Motor Museum 11.2 km

Pearl Valley Golf Course 15.8 km

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve 18 km


Restaurants and markets

Dutch East Restaurant Restaurant (Bovine) 0.5 km

Haute Cabriere Tasting Room Cafe/bar 2.2 km

The Four Square Club Restaurant 6.7 km

La Petite Colombe Restaurant Babylonstoren 22.2 km


Natural beauty;

Franschhoek Pass Mountain 5 km


International Airport;

Cape Town International Airport


The approach to COVID-19

The approach to COVID-19 is calm and measured and focused on ensuring total peace of mind for all guests, whilst still offering a tranquil retreat in the sophisticated style


On arrival, guest temperatures will be taken and hand sanitiser will be readily available throughout the property.

Masks will be required to be worn by both staff and guests in the common areas.

Bag handles will be sanitised on arrival before being taken to the rooms.

Staff will have their temperatures taken regularly and comprehensive sanitisation will be in place.

Staff has been fully briefed on the increased sanitation measures and expected protocol.


All rooms and villas will be ‘rested’ for a night between bookings to provide an opportunity to be cleaned thoroughly.

During your stay, your room will be cleaned and sanitised to the highest of standard, with extra care being taken on door handles and light switches.


The dining experience, will be available either in-villa or in different settings across the grounds in accordance with social distancing requirements.

Breakfast offerings in accordance with current food safety regulations.

Picnics and platters will be available to order for delivery to rooms and villas.

All meals will be prepared in the new kitchen and strict sanitation measures will be in place at all times, including the washing of all kitchenware at the highest temperatures.


Child-minding and babysitting services will not be guaranteed but will be assessed on a case by case basis, as per the regulations in place at the time of booking.

Swimming pools will remain open. They will be cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis and the chlorine levels measured in accordance with the latest advice.

All guests will be provided with one mask per stay.

Additional masks will be available for purchase and the proceeds will go to community initiatives


Changeover day : Saturday

BOOKING POLICIES: Price shown is in ZAR

Minimum stay 2 nights; please enquire

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 50% at time of booking


BALANCE DUE: 2 months prior to arrival.


Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !