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About Franschhoek Country Cottages

Franschhoek Country Cottages offers self-catering accommodation in four private cottages. The units offer a romantic retreat ideal for couples visiting this picturesque area, in a wildlife reserve just outside of central Franschhoek.

Each cottage has one bedroom and an open-plan living area. The living room has comfortable seating and a cosy fireplace for the cold winter nights. The kitchen is well equipped with all cutlery and crockery provided. The lounge and bedroom each have a wall-mounted heater. The bedrooms have overhead fans for the warm summers. A private veranda offers guests a place to relax and enjoy the views overlooking a waterhole frequented by the resident wildlife and birds.

Franchhoek itself is a picturesque little town that is popular for its rich history and award-winning wine farms. The village has numerous cafés and restaurants where guests can enjoy a glass of wine and the peaceful surroundings. The village also has numerous arts and craft shops as well as art galleries to explore.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Reviews for Franschhoek Country Cottages

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Casey Augoustides
17 June 2018

Its the perfect countryside escape for city dwellers. We were looking for a simple place in the countryside to spend the weekend with kids, and to let them experience some wildlife and nature. The cottages were very basic, but neat, clean and comfortable. The wild life provided excitement for kids and adults alike, and we enjoyed some relaxed biking and hiking. The town and wine farms were just a few km away so everything easily accessible.

Christo Gouws, South Africa
19 June 2017

Thanks we enjoyed our stay very much.Please check the wall plug at the kettle -something was wrong.

Jon van Coller
06 June 2017

The view and the wild animals grazing just in front of us.It's nice to get away from the crowds at the end of the day.The cottage was easy to find and very comfortable

Henro Visagie
20 March 2017

We loved having a braai, in fact, having all meals while sitting on the stoep looking at the animals just a few metres away. This is a very nice place to go to to simply relax and spend time with loved ones. The cottage was clean and well equipped - we had a lovely stay!

Jennifer Kidd
04 March 2017

We were disappointed with the cottage. When we arrived we had no idea which cottage we were in. There were 4 in a row, and all were open. We had no documentation telling us which one we were staying in and no-one was there to greet us. We texted the owner and never got a reply, and there was no reply to a phone message we left (at a cost of £4 a minute!). The cottage was very basic. After a 4 hour journey we were dismayed to have to search through a scruffy file of leaflets to find any information about the town and places to shop for food.

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Franschhoek Country Cottages is 3.6km from the centre of Franschhoek , the nearest airport 57.4km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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