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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 canapés, 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 and 10 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 (1) with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & shower & WC

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

3; Courtyard room (1) with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & walk in shower, basin & WC

Guest WC with basin


First Floor;

4; Petite room (1) with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath & shower & WC

5; Petite room (2) with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath double basin &


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 

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 

Late check-outs are subject to availability with 1 week's notice 


Pool area

Private large pool (with safety cover)

Pool covered terrace

BBQ facilities

Private Parking

Chipping green 

Tennis court 



Services included;

Exclusive use of a villa on a working wine farm with a private garden, terrace and swimming pool

The service of a butler and dedicated housekeeper (Laundry, daily servicing and turndown)

Breakfast of your choice prepared in your villa by your butler at your convenience

Welcome drinks on arrival (locally sourced Methode Cap Classique, red and white wine)

Snack basket, soft drinks and a selection of premium spirits replenished throughout your stay

Wi-Fi, telephone calls

Complimentary transfers within the Franschhoek valley

Use of bicycles to explore the village

Use of local Franschhoek Health Club

24 hours security surveillance

Concierge services


Extra not Included / on request to be paid locally:

Airport shuttle (additional charge)

Food & Drink

Grocery deliveries

Special diet menus (on request)

Personal Laundry

Traditional South African braai (barbecue)

Seafood braai (barbecue)


Personal chef



Extra child bed 1500 ZAR


N. B.

Pets are not allowed

No smoking indoors


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

The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais Restaurant 0.5 km

Dutch East Restaurant Restaurant 0.5 km

Haute Cabriere Tasting Room Cafe/bar 2.2 km

Bread and Wine Restaurant 6.7 km

Tasting Room at Babylonstoren Cafe/bar 22.2 km

Natural beauty;

Franschhoek Pass Mountain 5 km

Cape Town International Airport



Changeover day : Saturday


Price shown is in ZAR
Minimum stay 2 nights 

*15% HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT for all bookings 20 Dec 2019 - 10 Jan 2020 

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 50% at time of booking


BALANCE DUE: 3 months prior to arrival.


Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !