Restored colonial retreat set in tranquil gardens with soaring mountain views in the quiet historic centre of the village. Located one hour from Cape Town and fifty minutes from Cape Town International Airport, Ashbourne House is situated in a quiet residential corner of Franschhoek village – South Africa’s food and wine capital.
The stylish décor of the house reflects the period elegance of its past, combined with contemporary design and every modern comfort. Soak up the sunshine and pure mountain air whilst lounging on the sun deck under palm trees, or take a dip in the heated swimming pool in our secluded gardens.
Each of Ashbourne House’s eight suites are fitted with air-conditioning, a ceiling-mounted fan, fridge with minibar, tea and coffee tray, free wifi, television, a safe, hairdryer and heated towel rails in the luxury marble shower rooms, as well as private-use patio furniture – but no two rooms are the same. Every room has been individually decorated to capture the character and comfort of a colonial South African home.
Nearby world-class restaurants including 8 of the top 100 restaurants in South Africa, cafés, galleries, shops and museums. There are no less than 26 wine estates within two to twenty minutes. Drinks are served in an elegant and supremely comfortable guest sitting room with feature stone fire place, and doors to a wide shady veranda, there are double doors leading to the spacious breakfast room. Ashbourne House is also known for its delicious buffet breakfasts, comfortable beds and excellent, friendly service from the new owners Tim and Nadine.