Whether it’s a fairytale-looking cottage in a forest, an ultra-modern architectural masterpiece by the sea or a rambling farmhouse in the winelands, renting a villa with a select group of family or friends is the ultimate holiday, and the stuff lifetime memories are made of.
We rounded up a host of magnificent villas in and around Cape Town that are setting new standards."
The Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines
"Perched on the slopes of Stellenbosch’s Helderberg mountains and surrounded by rolling vineyards, this picturesque villa at Hidden Valley Wines epitomises countryside tranquility. With breathtaking views as far as the eye can see, the lodge is the perfect place to immerse yourself in endless Nature (and lashings of modern luxury).
Lie of the land A wooden deck, with a pool and braai area, connects the main building with the two-bedroom cottage across the way. All the facilities in both properties are yours and yours alone for the duration of your stay, and include three en-suite bedrooms, an open-plan living space with a TV and a fireplace, a six-seater dining area, and kitchen.
Luxe cred The villa is fully self-catering, yet in a secluded setting like this it’s all you could dream of. No interruptions and sweeping views of the valley, vineyards, and Table Mountain in the distance make this luxury lodge a perfect private paradise. Not to mention that the highly acclaimed Overture Restaurant by Bertus Basson is situated on the estate should you wish to make a dinner reservation…
Child friendly? No children under 12
Pet friendly? No
Cost From R13 500 per night (depending on season)
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Where to find it Hidden Valley Wines, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
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Researched by Kent Cloete, Nikki Benatar, Michelle de Bruin, and Adam Lange
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