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Luxurious Chenin Cottage | 4 persons, 2 bedrooms | Swimming pool | WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 220 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Luxurious Chenin Cottage | 4 persons, 2 bedrooms | Swimming pool | WiFi

The luxurious cottage is located in the culinary heart of Franschhoek between the wineries and within walking distance to the restaurants, shops and galleries. It has a private garden with lovely open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area.

There are two spacious bedrooms, both with dressing area and full suite bathrooms.

The lounge area opens onto a patio overlooking the sparkling swimming pool and is ideal to appreciating summer entertainment at its best. Overall, an immaculate cottage with lovely finishes.

Type of house: detached house

Maximum amount of people: 4

Bedrooms: 2 (1 king-size bed, two twin beds)

Bathrooms: 2 (2 showers, 2 toilets, 2 bathtubs)

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, german, dutch
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 September, 2017

About Margot

Jules and Margot:

Dutch couple that lives partly in Franschhoek and loves to enjoy everything this wine area has to offer. The landlords are able to speak Dutch, English, French and German.

Margot purchased this cottage in 2015

What makes this cottage unique

- 45 minutes from the airport

- 25 minutes from Stellenbosch

- 50 minutes from Cape Town and the beach

- 1,5 hour to Hermanus where you are able to see beautiful whales between September and December.

- 30 minutes to the beautiful lake

- 10 golf courses in 40 km radius including Pearl Valley Golf rated in the top 5 courses of South Africa

- 500 meters away are tennis courts

- Beautiful and save area to bike and hike


- Private garden

- Private swimming pool

- Private parking behind electric fence

- WiFi internet


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Franschhoek, South Africa

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 large double bed
    - 2 single bed
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis
  • Yard
  • long term rentals available
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Luxurious Chenin Cottage | 4 persons, 2 bedrooms | Swimming pool | WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Lovely and charming, well furnished cottage on perfect location in Franschhoek

  • 5 of 5

Well, seeing the picture popping up for this review turns me home-sick immediately! We've had a wonderful stay at Maison Chenin, we were fortunate to spent 3 months in Franschhoek in the 2017 'winter' season of South Africa.

The days were actually very sunny, most of the time, at night it could get a little chilly.

But, this was a very mild winter, with hardly any rain or wind.

The house is very charming, lovely decorated with a warm and cosy atmosphere. One will feel at home right away. Margot and Jules had left us with a well prepared welcome, the refrigerator and kitchen cabinets were filled with milk, snacks, pasta, a bottle of wine, etc.

Margot has a map with lots of suggestions of what one could do or where to go, we've visited quite some restaurants on her advice and loved it. Enjoyed our last dinner at Marigold, wonderful indian cuisine in Franschhoek.

Franschhoek knows quite a few galleries, shops, lovely restaurants and of course, beautiful wine estates.

Staying in South Africa is a treat, a joy, and if one stays at Franschhoek, Maison Chenin will complete this feeling perfectly.

The house is comfortably equipped with the necessary tools, as is the kitchen, though one will probably prefer to have dinner in one of the surrounding restaurants.

Due to the season, though mild, we didn't have the opportunity to enjoy the swimming pool but don't forget to spent time in this lovely garden, out on the veranda,

were having breakfast or enjoying a braai will complete your day.

Thank you Margot and Jules, we had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Leonieke, Alex and Romarein, Thank you very much for your great letter. We are glad that you enjoyed staying in our Chenin Cottage in Franschhoek during three months. You were wonderful guests and we hope to see you back next year! We can't wait to go ourselves in October. We wish you all the best, Jules and Margot
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A beautiful cottage in superb condition

  • 5 of 5

Chenin Cottage is beautifully furnished, well equiped and maintained. The lounge/dining room is double height with an African theme, very impressive and at the same time comfortable and functional. Bedrooms of equal size with very nice en-suite bathrooms and nice fluffy towels. Pool is well situated and we swam in it every day of our stay. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Donald, thank you very much for the compliments. It was great having you and i am glad you enjoyed staying in our home. Hope you come back soon. Kind regards, Margot
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Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped comfortable home with lovely outside space

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lynn, Thank you for your kind review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. I hope to welcome you again in Chenin Cottage in Franschhoek soon. Kindest regards, Margot
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Fantastic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 2 glorious weeks in Chenin Cottage. The weather was absolutely beautiful which meant we could spend a lot of time by the large swimming pool.The pool is surrounded by a tall,thick hedge making it very private.

The house is incredibly well equipped.

The location is very handy for all the restaurants in Franschhoek,a ten minute stroll into town with a Pick & Pay supermarket at the end of the road. We bought some sausages at Stellanbosch market and brought them back to cook on the gas fired barbecue.Even though it was usually 90 degrees during the day,the inside of the house doesn't get too hot.The bedrooms are air conditioned if you want it but we didn't need to turn it on.Although there were only 2 of us the house is ideally suited for 2 couples in the way that it is laid out.We had a lovely time and i would recommend Chenin Cottage to anybody.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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In een woord geweldig!

  • 5 of 5

Wat een smaakvol ingericht knus huis met heel veel privacy, goed beveiligd.

Het huis is van alle gemakken voorzien de ligging is perfect lopend naar het prachtige dorpje met zijn heerlijke restaurants. De omgeving is prachtig. We hebben nog gebruik gemaakt van het appartement in Kaapstad van dezelfde eigenaren de combinatie is een dikke aanrader. Nogmaals in een woord geweldig!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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In een woord geweldig!

  • 5 of 5

Luxe en alle wooncomfort en zeer smaakvol ingericht.

In een prachtige woonomgeving je kunt lopend naar het gezellige centrum in de omgeving prachtige golfbanen en restaurants .We hopen nog zeker terug te komen! Paul en Els

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Cape Town International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
In the village
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Pearl Valley
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
In the village
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Gordons Bay
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Franschhoek, South Africa

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$38 per night, per additional guest
Middle Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$38 per night, per additional guest
High Season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$38 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$75.07
Additional Guest Fee A$37.53 per person per night

When the cottage is not left behind reasonably clean we will charge € 50 cleaning costs.

50% in advance (no refunds), the other 50% 6 weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.