Retreat to nature in the winelands this winter, stay at one of the contemporary cottages and enjoy a relaxed farm experience at Boschendal. Guests can enjoy a natural, tranquil and safe environment, exploring at leisure and experiencing privileged access to the entire farm with children.
Luxury accommodation options range from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage, the recently renovated Clarence Cottage, the Werf Cottages to the beautifully restored light and bright Orchard Cottages, at which guests can enjoy a mid-winter special. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are rural yet stylish in character, offering an ideal farm retreat from the busy modern lifestyle with an array of outdoor activities.
Guests staying in the cottages are able to savour the best of farm living; from herb and vegetable gardens, exquisite Farm to Table restaurants, premium wine-tasting and cellar tours, inspiring scenery, biking and hiking trails and plenty of opportunity to sit and read, relax and generally take in the goodness of life.
Choose to join farm, wine and history tours, explore the estate on foot following trails through orchards and mountain fynbos, stopping off to pick fresh produce. Family friendly activities include pony and horse rides, trout fishing and visiting the Boschendal pasture-raised chickens and cattle.
Real Gourmets and wine lovers can enjoy natural farm foods which are served at the Werf and Rhone restaurants and at the Farm Shop & Deli. Celebrate the bounty of the valley with Chef Christiaan Campbell as he creates flavourful meals using the best quality seasonal ingredients sourced from Boschendal and surrounding farms.
Ideal for families and groups of friends, lunch or dinner baskets can also be brought to the cottages and fresh farm produce can be collected at the Farm Shop & Deli to prepare at the cottage. All cottages have a full kitchen or kitchenette and are serviced daily.
Clarence Cottage is a newly renovated cottage within walking distance of the historic Werf main farm area where the Werf Restaurant and Farm Shop & Deli, Manor House, butchery and bakery are located. With subtle styling, a generous living area and a big private garden this cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the winelands. The cottage has a large kitchen, fireplace and veranda running the length of the house, the cottage sleeps 4 guests and is wheelchair friendly.
The historical Rhodes Cottage is set under the imposing outline of the Simonsberg Mountain and has magnificent views over Boschendal and the valley. This 10-sleeper cottage, located about 2 km from the Werf main farm area, offers a large veranda, outside dining under the oaks and a swimming pool to add to the relaxed feel of the property. Rhodes Cottage is a South African National Heritage site and a personal butler is on hand to make your stay comfortable.
The Werf Cottages are situated adjacent to the historic Werf main farm area of Boschendal with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and mountains. These subtly restored and furnished farm cottages are ideal for foodie or wineland getaways and romantic weekends. Each cottage has its own fireplace, BBQ facilities, swimming pool area and kitchen or kitchenette, while the Werf Restaurant and Farm Shop & Deli are within walking distance.
The Orchard Cottages are a collection of luxury cottages, situated amongst the Boschendal fruit orchards. These stylishly simple converted farm cottages have a contemporary farmhouse feel, each with a fully fitted kitchen, fireplace and outdoor dining areas complete with BBQ facilities and a large shared swimming pool. The cottages are located close enough for a large extended family or group of friends to each book a cottage and still socialise together. The farm trails can be explored by mountain bike or on hikes.
Boschendal also offers a quiet and natural winelands setting to host an exquisite wedding or lavish event, allowing for small functions, team-buildings or meetings and conferences of up to 250 guests. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, the Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and our beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations in a relaxed environment. A professional events and functions team is ready to assist with all requirements.
Boschendal, well regarded around the world for its award-winning wines, offers guests a window in to the rejuvenation of one of the oldest working farms in South Africa and allows for authentic country living on a real working farm.
Book your mid-winter farm retreat now on 021 870 4290 or firstname.lastname@example.org and profit from the winter-warmer special at one of the Boschendal Orchard Cottages, valid 1 May to 30 September 2016: 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom at R1500 per night B&B for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 16 or 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms at R1900 per night B&B for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 16. Please use the Reference Bosch002 when booking.