Traditional Heritage with Stylish Modern Luxury

Web Ref #: 562
Price: From R 850 pppn, incl. Breakfast
Location: Franschhoek

This 1855 thatched Cape Dutch Manor house and neighbouring Country House have been totally refurbished, blending traditional Huguenot heritage with stylish modern luxury.


With views of a vine-green valley and ageless mountains with no beginning or end, guests have described the personal service, attention to detail and pure relaxation as ‘heaven on earth’.


The Country House has 7 en-suite rooms and one two bedroomed cottage, which is the ideal accommodation for families on holiday in Franschhoek.


All rooms have air-conditioning, satellite television, mini bar, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryers, iron and ironing board and complimentary WiFi connectivity in the Manor House.


A small conferencing room is suitable for up to 15 delegates.




Discover a place, where every occasion is warmly embraced in the mysteries of past loves and lives, and each celebration is unique.


A Franschhoek wine estate is the perfect place for your dream wedding and Rickety Bridge wine estate is the perfect choice of wedding venue. The warm memories of your Franschhoek wedding will last a life time.


Host up to 100 family members and friends in the Charming Cape Dutch banqueting hall converted from the original barrel maturation cellar into a beautiful wedding venue for any number of guests can be accommodated in an elegant marquee set in the Manor House gardens.


This Franschhoek wedding venue has an additional breakaway room which converts easily into a chapel and can be used as a dance floor or service area for a buffet style dinner.


The wedding venue has a convenient smoking verandah overlooking the vineyards and Franschhoek mountains, which can be covered with a Bedouin tent and used for a dance floor, pre-lunch or dinner canapés or simply as a relaxing lounge area.


Alternatively the Manor House gardens can be used for a wedding ceremony with a gazebo set up on the lawns, providing magnificent views and a memorable occasion.


The idyllic setting of the Rickety Bridge wine estate provides stunning backgrounds for photography.


So cross the bridge over the Franschhoek River and discover your perfect wedding venue amongst the vines.


Attractions and Things to Do:


Wine tastings at the Rickety Bridge Wine Tasting Centre

Cellar tours by appointment

The Franschhoek Wine Bus – an off-road wine tour (more information available on request)

Boules in the vines

Scenic walks

Bird life

Beautiful gardens

Spa treatments in your room




Horse riding and wine tasting tours

The Wine Tram (nearby)

Shopping in the quaint town of Franschhoek

Mountain bike tours


Fly fishing

Fine dining



Helicopter charters

Health and Wellness spa treatments

Health Club / Gym

Listing TypeHotels
# of Single Bedrooms 0
# of Double Bedrooms9
Bathrooms 9
En Suite8
Wheelchair FriendlyNo
Sea ViewNo
Mountain ViewYes
City ViewNo
Off Street Parking10 cars
Garage Parking0 cars
Swimming PoolYes
Entertainment AreaYes