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Stellenbosch Visio - Le Grand Jardin

Posted on Thu March 31, 2022.

Discover old-world charm in this enchanted and elegant Sir Herbert Baker-style manor house. Set against the vineyard backdrop of heritage-rich Stellenbosch, surrounded by 500 rose bushes, lavender fields and the tranquility of rolling lawns.

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Garden and Home | Enchantment & Wonder | By Vashna Balwanth

Posted on Mon February 28, 2022.

Beautiful Historic Beginnings.
When history is involved, a place and home become that much more magical, very enchanting and oh-so-wonderful. That was most certainly the case for Le Grand Jardin which originally came about in 1934 by a student of Sir Herbert Baker.

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Inside Guide 2022 | Le Grand Jardin Villa

Posted on Tue February 1, 2022.

Le Grand Jardin Villa is the signature residence of Wonderland Escapes. The private Estate is in the heart of the historic Stellenbosch Winelands. The newly refurbished private Manor House is set in 5 acres of timeless gardens, surrounded by the Vineyards of Devon Valley.

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Inside Guide | Top 10 Villas | Summer 2021

Posted on Fri January 21, 2022.

At Le Grand Jardin, all paths – and there are many – lead to pleasure. Ensconced in the Winelands’ Devon Valley, with a five-hectare garden all to yourself, this lavish, family-friendly villa is like nothing you’ve experienced before.

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Conde Nast Traveller | Is this South Africa's smartest villa to take over? | By Kerryn Fischer

Posted on Thu September 9, 2021.

One night, we sprawl out on the lawn to watch The Secret Garden under the stars, on a screen set up against the glass- house. Gardens can be tame and polite – but as we know from fiction, they can also be places of wild imagination and conjuring, from Tom Long’s magical midnight one to Rebecca’s Manderley. ‘I have a much-loved T-shirt with the slogan “Stay young, stay foolish” that has become my mantra,’ Sue tells me, ‘although I don’t think childhood is foolish.’ Later, my sons convince me to join them for a nocturnal swim in the eco pool, splashing alongside the frogs and fish. Here’s somewhere to be foolish; a private playground amid the manicured winelands of South Africa.

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