A Franschhoek farm for all seasons.
On a boutique fruit and wine farm in the Franschhoek Valley, La Chataigne is a tranquil hideaway, a mere hour’s drive from Cape Town, offering all the creature comforts discerning travellers desire.
Owned by the Parkfelt family, the original workers’ quarters and stables have been beautifully renovated and turned into five monastic (and very chic) self-catering lodgings, perfect for all tastes and occasions.
Those seeking a spot to unwind, walk, mountain-bike, play boules, chill by the pool and soak up the beauty of the surrounds will feel as though they’ve landed in their very own fairytale. And, if you’re looking for a buzz, the town’s main drag – brimming with top restaurants, shops and galleries – is a mere five-minute drive away.
This vineyard-drenched idyll is running an unmissable special on their two-bedroom riverside cottages from now until end-August 2021, where kids under 13 years stay for free, and adults can enjoy up to 40% off the normal rate.
Cost R1 620 per cottage per night (1 – 2 adults, Sunday – Thursday)
R2 100 per cottage per night (3 – 4 adults, Sunday – Thursday)
R 2 025 per cottage per night (1 – 2 adults, Friday + Saturday)
R2 625 per cottage per night (3 – 4 adults, Friday + Saturday)
The details The special is applicable for Marron and Kastanje cottages only. Each cottage has two bedrooms, sleeping 4 guests in total. Children under 13 years stay for free.
Valid until 31 August 2021
- Marron and Kastanje cottages along the river
- two bedrooms with king-sized beds (option of twin beds)
- two en-suite bathrooms (one with a shower, one with a bath)
- fully equipped kitchen
- open-plan lounge with an indoor fireplace
- outdoor patio with a braai and seating area
- complimentary wifi
While you’re there
Soak up the sun from the tranquil pool among the orchards, or take a stroll through the vegetable garden and vineyards before settling in with a glass of wine on your private patio.
There’s even a boules court for some light-hearted competition, and a selection of homemade treats and estate wine available for purchase. And, of course, Franschhoek’s town centre is on your doorstep.
Distance from CT 1 hour
Child friendly? Yes, however parents are responsible for their children, as there is an unfenced pool and river.
Pet friendly? No
Cost of special From R1 620 – R2 625 per cottage night (depending on day and number of guests)
Where to find it R45, Franschhoek, Western Cape
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