Welcome to L’Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, a picturesque country village ready to embrace you with its natural sophistication and French romantic charm.
With breathtaking views of the majestic fynbos-rich Franschhoek mountains and wine valley, quaint cobbled streets, fountains, cafés, a conference venue, chapel (ideal for weddings) and a spa, amongst other amenities to ensure you experience the best of village life, L’Ermitage offers both the investor and homeowner a superior lock-up-and-go lifestyle opportunity in the heart of the Franschhoek winelands in the form of spacious 2-bedroom villas.
With handcrafted finishes and exquisite décor, L’Ermitage offers a haven of luxury and comfort, in one of the most spectacular backdrops in the Cape.
The Franschhoek Valley
It is known as the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid vines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine.
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 centred around a picturesque village of friendly, welcoming people.
Affectionately known as the ‘French Corner’, boutique wineries and large-scale vineyards provide a refreshing assortment of labels that impress the most seasoned of connoisseurs. Sample local and French cheeses before enjoying an afternoon tour of the Cats se Pad trail on horseback or bicycle.
Explore the streets lined with art galleries and quaint family stores or join the locals for a game of Parisian-style boules.
Whether it’s enjoying a round at the nearby Jack Nicklaus Pearl Valley Golf Estate, paragliding over the valley, or relaxing with a spot of fly-fishing, this jewel of the Western Cape caters to sportsmen and daredevils alike. History buffs can retrace Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom upon his release from nearby Groot Drakenstein Prison in 1990.
With modern amenities, breathtaking views and sophisticated décor, L’Ermitage Village is the epitome of tasteful decadence. French-inspired cobbled streets, fountains and exquisitely maintained gardens form the backdrop of one of the most picturesque settings in the Cape.
No trip to the Western Cape is complete without visiting the winelands of the beautiful valley of Franschhoek. Only 45 min from Cape Town, and surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges, the Franschhoek Valley offers breathtaking scenery, world class restaurants, luxurious accommodation, wine tasting in exquisite settings, charming art galleries, quaint shops, and much more.
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Set against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring Franschhoek mountains and vine-covered slopes, with its quaint cobbled streets, fountains, 4* Hotel, conference venue, chapel (ideal for weddings), this award-winning estate offers the discerning investor 2- bedroomed, 2-bathroom villas complete fully-fitted kitchen, a lounge/dining room and large private patio area.
In 2009 L’Ermitage was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Development in Africa’ prize at the International Property Awards. L’Ermitage forms part of the original Franschehoek Agricultural Estate, which was recognised as one of the top ten residential estates in South Africa, in 2017.
With its first phase acclaimed as the ‘Best Development in Africa’ at the International Property Awards, L’Ermitage features the epitome of tasteful decadence with every modern convenience on its doorstep.
The first phase of L’Ermitage Village was developed in 2008 and consists of the main Chateau with 6 suites, the conference facility, chapel and 34 villas. In 2009 L’Ermitage was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Development in Africa’ prize at the International Property Awards.
The second phase of L’Ermitage consists of 18 villas offering spacious rooms, a fully fitted kitchen, a luxuriously relaxing lounge/dining room area and a private patio.
All L’Ermitage owners can enjoy the additional benefits of the amenities offered by the hotel on the estate and the Village Chateau, in addition to receiving shared income from the L’Ermitage Chateau.
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