#0846: South Africa, Boland

home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland
home exchange #0846: South Africa, Boland

    Description

    Los Olivos will provide you with a warm and welcoming haven from which to explore Franschhoek, so comfortable that it feels like a home from home, the perfect exchange.

    In winter, light a fire and spend a cozy evening curled up on one of the comfy sofas with a good book and savour a glass of an excellent locally produced wine.

    In summer, have a leisurely breakfast on the balcony taking in the view of the village before taking a stroll.

    Los Olivos is decorated in a unique, African Colonial style using warm, earthy hues and reflecting the diverse heritage of South Africa.

    Luxury with attention to detail including heated bathrooms, fleecy dressing gowns, complimentary toiletries and hot water bottles for the chilly winter months and total comfort is all part of the Los Olivos homeexchange experience.

    Los Olivos is situated in the centre of the village with surrounding winelands. it is within walking distance of resturants, shops and numerous activities.

    Location

    Car needed no
    Car useful yes
    Car available no

    Nestled between towering mountains in the stunning Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create mouthwatering international cuisine.  Scenery that takes your breath-away, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines. This is the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Spectacular vineyards cover these mountain slopes settled more than 300 years ago by the Huguenots, who brought with them their age-old French wine and food culture. This is a valley rich in history centered around a picturesque village of friendly, welcoming people.In the village you will find wonderful crafts, art and antique shops and galleries. The main street is lined with coffee shops and restaurants. Only 45 minutes from Cape Town – come and enjoy the gourmet capital of South Africa. Let Franschhoek be your base while you explore this exceptionally beautiful region.

    Accomodation

    Bedrooms

    bedroom 1: 1 x queen double

    bedroom 2: 1 x double

    sleeper couch can be arranged to cater for two more guests.

    Bathrooms

    shower 1: shower, toilet

    bathroom 2: bath, shower, toilet

    Amenities

    General
    central heating air conditioning fireplace telephone
    fax machine internet access linen towels
    sofa bed baby high chair baby crib hair dryer
    disable friendly computer available wifi sauna / steam room
    gym indoor pool ceiling fans high speed internet
    home security gated community water view lift /elevator
    Kitchen
    oven hob / stove dishwasher washing machine
    clothes dryer fridge freezer microwave
    coffee maker toaster iron & ironing board condiments/essentials
    Entertainment
    tv vcr cd player/hi-fi dvd player
    cd library video library dvd library cable / satelite tv
    ipod dock      
    External
    parking garden / yard shared pool balcony/terrace
    outdoor grill private hot tub outdoor furniture private pool
    shared hot tub garage beach / water front canoe/cayak
    Services
    nanny /babysitting caretaker housekeeper cook
    gardener doorman resort privileges  

    House rules

    Credits 7 to 24
    Credits depend on occupancy and seasons Low season May to September High SeasonOctober to April
    Cleaning included yes

    No Smoking inside

    No Pets

    No wheelchair access

    Services

    Daily service (clean up) can be arranged.

    Activities

    Sports

    Horse riding (10 minutes drive)

    Fishing (10 minutes drive)

    Golf (10 minutes drive)

    Tennis (10 minutes drive)

    Hiking / Walking

    Bicycling

    Canoe/Kayaking (15 minutes drive)

    Other

    Shops (on site)

    Restaurants (on site)

    Culture (10 minutes walk)

    Gym / Health Club (10 minutes drive)

    Galleries & Museums (10 minutes walk)

    Town (on site)

    Getting there

    From Cape Town International Airport take the Somerset/N2 turn off, just before Somerset West turn left onto the R300 towards Paarl. Turn onto the N1 and then take exit 47, turn right onto the R44 and second left (R45) onto the road that goes into Franschhoek. Then follow the main road (Hugeunot road), Los Olivos is situated opposite ABSA bank.

    Stellenbosch – 25 kmPaarl – 22 kmCape Town Waterfront – 90 km Hermanus Whale Watching – 100 km

    Luxury Penthouse in centre of Franschhoek

    Ideal as a comfortable haven from which to explore all that Franschhoek has to offer

    At a glance

    Property Apartment/Condo (rental property)
    Exchanges Credits Exchange
    Credits 7 to 24 per week
    Bedrooms 2
    Guests 4
    Min stay 5 days
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