• Wander off to a hidden world
A place to celebrate the wonders of life

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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“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best”

– Winston Churchill

“There is a place like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder”

– Alice in Wonderalnd

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The Looking glasshouse
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“Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about”

– Oscar Wilde

Guest Reviews

  • 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.

    Petra Mason

  • Thank you all for such as magical stay. We really enjoyed our time with you.

    The Timcke’s


  • Magical and a true treat in the heart of Stellenbosch. The team was excellent!!!

    Jan- Hendrik & Alexandre