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La Cle Des Montagnes

Discover La Cle Des Montagnes

The appropriately named La Clé Des Montagnes (The Key to the Mountains), with its valleys and vineyards sheltered under the stunning Franschhoek Mountains, is a luxury property moments from the historic center of the town of Franschhoek.

You can either choose to stay in the Lodge, which offers 5 exquisitely comfortable en-suite bedrooms or in one of the 4 villas sleeping between 4 and 8 people. Each of the villas have their own individual interior theme, designed by the prominent interior decorator Sarah Ord. Each villa also boasts their own well-sized pool and verdant garden, ideal for enjoying a glass of wine from the property's own vineyards. The lodge offers expansive views, a tennis court, putt and chip lawn and helipad.

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Expert View

  • The classic charm of traditional Cape Dutch meets modern styling
  • Serene and rejuvenating -a home away from home on a working farm
  • Friends and family can enjoy a blissfully relaxing stay together
  • A few minutes walk from the heart of the village

At a glance

  • 5 Rooms and 4 Villas
  • 12 years + at the Lodge, All Ages in the Villas
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • B&B
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ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

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