Stellenbosch, renowned for its winding scenic routes and near endless vineyards, is one of South Africa’s oldest towns, ranking well among some of the world’s most inspiring food, wine, and art destinations.
Wander off to a hidden world
Discover old-world charm that invites you to curl up with a book in the summer house or in front of a roaring fire in winter….Set against the vineyard backdrop of heritage-rich Stellenbosch. We invite you to reminisce and be reminded of life’s simple pleasures…where time stands still and life is celebrated surrounded by space, art, and the grandeur of a long forgotten era. The elegant Sir Herbert Baker-style manor house is surrounded by 500 rose bushes, lavender fields and the tranquillity of rolling lawns extending to the dam with an eco-pool…feel what it’s like to swim in nature again.
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Here it’s all about you and your family
Enjoy a chilled glass of wine on the pizza deck, while your kids explore their newfound freedom, as they forget about screens for a while. There’s a secret hideaway with tree walks, a zipline across the dam for the more adventurous, an oversized wigwam/Teepee tent to fuel their imagination, tortoises and dogs to love and home baked pizza to enjoy….
Relax, Surrounded By Art, Music And Space
Le Grand Jardin embodies living the La Dolce Vita life – lawns that go on forever, shade from the 100 year old trees, and a garden that invites you to escape from the rush of everyday. The villa is designed for play, and pleasure with your family, hidden away in the heart of the picturesque Devon Valley wine region. Relax and enjoy the solitude of a journey’s end never to be forgotten.
From our blog
When Sue and Bernard Fontannaz bought a Stellenbosch manor more than 20 years ago, they decided to preserve its unique heritage.
To all the Le Jardin VillaThank you so so much for the amazing experience. The house is truly a wonderland, with different pockets of surprises in every corner. After a week, I still don’t think we discovered the free enormity of the delights we could have experienced. The attention to detail that went into the design and care for each customer is so appreciated. Thank you to all the... Read this review
Le Jardin VillaYour graciousness and elegance, attention to detail and memorable sense of style, are world class. The entire staff have been remarkable. We hope to return soon and for longer.
Thank you all for such as magical stay. We really enjoyed our time with you.
Magical and a true treat in the heart of Stellenbosch. The team was excellent!!!
Jan- Hendrik & Alexandre