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La Petite France: luxury Thatched 4 Bedrooms 225 m² Cottage With Pool And Wifi

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,421 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Luxury 1882 Thatched Cottage In A Calm Residential Area In Franschhoek. 225 Sqm

Beautiful 1882 thatched 225 m² cottage in the heart of unique Franschhoek.

4 bedrooms and 4 en suite bathrooms. 1 master suite upstairs with huge terrace and views.

Property surface 750 m² in secure and calm residential area within easy walking distance of all the restaurants, boutiques and shops.

Pristine small pool in the manicured garden. Closed garage for 2 cars

Fully equipped to highest standard.

Free Broadband WIFI. DSTV platinum package with recorder.

10 golf courses in a 40 km radius including Pearl Valley Golf rated in the top 5 courses in SA . Tennis courts 500 m away. Hiking, biking and of course wine tasting

Cape Town airport is a 50 km away.

No security matters in Franschhoek: no barb wires, fences, high walls here!

More Details

Philippe VINEE MD,PhD
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Philippe VINEE MD,PhD

Medical specialist in Eastern France 3 children studying medicine and dentistry.

World traveller, I fell in love with the Western Cape wineland area, with no jet lag and bright sunny weather when we freeze at home.

International class gastronomy at unbelieveble prices, beautiful golf courses and serene athmosphere made us owner of this idyllic cottage.

Philippe VINEE MD,PhD purchased this house in 2012

Why Philippe VINEE MD,PhD chose Franschhoek

We have been looking for the perfect home away from home for years, all around the world.

This was the perfect coup de coeur, the ideal match.

Drive to Cape Town and along the 2 oceans, stroll in Franschhoek or Stellenbosch, bike or hike in the wine yards or in the mountains,

The bush is 2 hours away. Private game reserves are within reach on a day trip.

What makes this house unique

Typical Dutch Cape style 1882 thatched roof white cottage with a pristine pool in a lush green garden.

Fully equipped to highest standart including broadband WIFI and DSTV.

Easy walking distance to the top class restaurants of Franschhoek.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Franschhoek in Franschhoek

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2421 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 6 - Outdoor Shower
  • 3 en-suite bathrooms have a large shower cabin The master suite bathroom has both tub and shower cabin. Additionnal tub out door on the huge first floor terrace. Additional toilets on the ground floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 2 bedrooms downstairs (1 with 2 singles beds) with en-suite bathrooms. 1 bedroom with en-suite bathroom in the garden (attached to the house). 1 master suite upstairs with en-suite bathroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • tennis
1 huge mastersuite with en suite badroom (tub and shower) located upstairs with accdess to very large sunbathed terrasse (additionnal outdoor tub on the terrasse). 1 bedroom downstairs with 2 single beds and en suite bathroom with large shower 1 bedroom downstair with king size bed and en suite bathroom with huge shower 1 bedoom with kingsize bed located in the garden (attached to the house) with large shower


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La Petite France: luxury Thatched 4 Bedrooms 225 m² Cottage With Pool And Wifi
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
Placitas, NM

Enjoyable stay in great location.

  • 4 of 5

Great location, safe neighborhood to explore the winelands, go hiking, touring, etc and one hour from Cape Town airport. Fully equipped with everything needed for a month's stay. Sleeps 8 people comfortably. Nice backyard. We were there in May / June, so too cold to enjoy pool. Walking access to town center and all shops and restaurants in Franschhoek. Owner, Dr. Vinee and property manager, Ria, were very accomodating. Property could use a little TLC and updating, but overall experience was just fine.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic. Clean and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect. It had everything we could hope for.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic 2 weeks in Phillipe's house. From start to finish, everything was perfect. Phillipe is very easy to deal with and arrangements and payments were very smooth. We were met by Ria who was lovely and arranged for bed changing and a bit of cleaning at a very good price.

The house is extremely comfortable and very well equipped- there was absolutely nothing missing as there can be in some holiday rentals. It is obvious that this is used by the owner so it really is like home. The beds are comfortable and the water pressure is good so a nice refreshing shower is guaranteed. Lovely garden for those summer evenings and an easy walking distance to town and supermarket.

Thoroughly recommend and will definitely stay here again when we next come here.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfektni, ubytování, golf, v zim? léto jet lag

  • 5 of 5

D?m vlastní a pronajímá pár francouzských léka??, radiolog?. Na míst? vše zajiš?uje cca 50-letá hospodyn? z Holandska. D?m je situován do luxusní, bezpe?né ?tvrti. K dispozici jsou 4 ložnice s p?íslušenstvím (samostatné WC a koupelna) a spole?ný obývací pokoj s krbem v suterénu a velkou kuchyni ústící do zast?ešeného patia a menší zahrady s malým bazénem. Ložnice v prvním pat?e má ohromnou verandu na které je sprcha a vana. Ta je též uvnit?. Ostatní koupelny mají sprchový kout.

Vše je vybaveno s francouzským vkusem a elegancí.

V dom? je k dispozici výborn? fungující vyskorychlostní internet.

Je k dispozici pra?ka, my?ka nádobí atd. atd..

celá oblast je vyhlášené vinicemi a kvalitními restauracemi. Restaurace v m?st? Franschhoek jsou pov?stné svojí kvalitou. Cena je prakticky srovnatelná s pr?m?rem pražských restaurací, úrove? o 1-2 t?ídy vyšší.

Spojeni s letišt?m v Kapském m?st? po dálnici cca 55 km.

teplé po?así je prakticky zaru?ené a golfových h?iš? je v okolí do 30-40 km více než 10. Hráli jsem na 5 z nich a všechna byla výborná. Specialitou je pracovník s vysíla?kou na 8 jamce, který dle vašeho výb?ru z jídelního lístku zajistí objednávku na ob?erstvení mezi dv?ma devítkami. Cena 9 jamek je 500-700 K?, 18 jamek pak dvojnásobná.

V blízkosti ubytování jsou též ve?ejné tenisové kurty cca a velký supermarket cca -15 minut ch?ze ?i 5 minut autem.

Byla to nádherná gurmánská a golfová dovolená.

Kdo nebyl v Jižní Africe a? tuto možnost vyzkouší stojí to za to.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mukemmel bir tatil firsati

  • 5 of 5

Yüksek duvar ve elektrikli telllere gerek olmayan son derece temiz güvenli bir bolgede Sehir merkezine yurume mesafesinde aileniz ve dostlariniz ile beraber huzur içinde kalabileceginiz mükemmel bir ingiliz kolonial tarzi kir evi. 4 odasi buyuk salon ve ust katta buyuk bir terasa sahip 10 kisinin rahatlikla konaklayabilecegi bahçesinde asirlik agaçlari ve botanik bahçesini aratmayacak güzellikte çiçek ve bitki örtüsüne sahip, sirin bir havuzu da bulunan konaklama olanagi mevcut.Ucretsiz wifi ve uydu Tv ile yuzlerce kanala sahip. Tüm mutfak malzemeleri yeni ve ust duzey kalitede.Ev sahipleri musteri memnuniyetine dikkat eden kibar ve anlayisli insanlar. Kesinlike tavsiye edebilirim. Ozan Tanyu

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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History and modern life - in 1 house! Stílusos!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to spend a nice holiday in SA.

Gyönyör?en berendezett, jól felszerelt hàz. Kényelmes és ízléses, szépen karban tartott. Nagyon ajánlott!! A forró napokon jól esett a fürdés a medencében és a pihenés a szép lugas alatt, a teraszon.

Nagyon biztonságos vidék. Sok sok borász található a közelben. Kisgyermekeseknek is ideális, vannak gyerekágyak is. Sok sok apró figyelmességet rejt a ház, minden szegletében. Nagyon gratulàlunk a tulajdonosoknak!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Cape Town
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Pearl Valley
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Franschhoek is a historic landmark, in the heart of the Western Cape Winelands.

A secure calm relaxing haven, food and wine Capital of South Africa.

You are not in Johannesburg: no fence, no barb wires, no armed response here in Franschhoek !

Cape Town and the ocean shores are a 50 min drive away.

The bush is 1 drive north.

Big 5 game reserves are easily reachable for a 1 day excursion.

Stellenbosch is 20 min near.

Golf, golf, golf all around


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £44.64
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.57

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.