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.
Fully equipped kitchen
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
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
Sleeps 10: 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
Children welcome from 12yrs
All beds are king-sized (each can be converted to twin beds)
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
Walking distance from Franschhoek village centre
BBQ, picnic and additional dining options available
Full, daily servicing including turndown
Late check-outs are subject to availability with 1 week's notice
Private large pool (with safety cover)
Pool covered terrace
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
Extra not Included / on request to be paid locally:
Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Food & Drink
Special diet menus (on request)
Traditional South African braai (barbecue)
Seafood braai (barbecue)
Extra child bed 1500 ZAR
Pets are not allowed
No smoking indoors
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
Franschhoek Pass Mountain 5 km
Cape Town International Airport 78.km
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
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 3 months prior to arrival.
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !