The Homestead at Oldenburg Vineyards
Dating back over 200 years, this Homestead is the original family home of Oldenburg Vineyards. It has been fully renovated and modernised, whilst retaining the history, architecture and charm of the Cape Dutch aesthetic. We believe that by sharing our farm with guests for a stay at the stunningly situated Homestead, we are providing a truly unique experience which enables them to connect with the farm, its vineyards, and to better understand our wines. We provide friendly yet exceptional hospitality in a thoroughly private environment.
Situated in the majestic Banghoek Valley, 10 minutes from Stellenbosch, the Homestead and gardens are nestled amongst Oldenburg’s spectacular vineyards and surrounded by picturesque mountains on all sides.
The Homestead offers a serene, private and exclusive environment, with a large private garden and magnificent mountain and vineyard views. Oldenburg Vineyards is ideally located, with some of South Africa’s best restaurants within close proximity. The charming university town of Stellenbosch is within easy reach. Franschhoek is also easily accessed from the farm.
The double-storey house is approximately 600 sq metres, and offers all modern conveniences at a 5 star level. It can accommodate up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms.
There are two main large covered outdoor entertaining areas and a large gated pool within the gardens.
The ground floor features the reception room, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, entrance hall, guest cloakroom, living room and 4 bedrooms. The first floor comprises of a study/lounge area, the master bedroom suite and a twin bedroom.
All rooms in the house have stunning surrounding views of vineyards and mountains. All bedrooms have air-conditioning and ceiling fans.
10 minutes drive to Stellenbosch, 25 minutes to Franschhoek, 1 hour to Cape Town
Ideally located at the heart of the wine route
Numerous internationally recognised restaurants and wineries within easy driving distance
Oldenburg Vineyards has an exquisite cellar door which can be used by appointment.
The farm provides a unique natural setting for relaxing walks.
Follow road past Spier Wine Estate to T-junction set of traffic lights, turn right here
Follow road past Distell (right) and Stellenbosch Train Station (left), stay in left lane
Turn left at next traffic lights and tuen right after 2 sets of traffic lights (Merriman Street)
Continue up Merriman Street to big traffic circle – enter 6 o’clock and exit 9 o’clock into Cluver Road
Continue to 2nd set of traffic lights and turn right onto Helshoogte Pass
Continue for +- 5.5 km, past Delaire (right) and Tokara (left)
As the pass starts to descend, turn right onto the Zevenrivieren Road and follow the Oldenburg signs for +- 3km until you reach our offices
Why stay here?
Situated just outside the town of Stellenbosch on the private award winning Oldenburg wine estate. T
- Living Areas
Formal lounge equipped with a bar, leading onto a large covered patio and garden
Living room with satellite TV
12-Seater dining room
Fully equipped kitchen which leads directly onto a large patio with shaded pergola and traditional braai
Large open fireplaces in lounge, living- and dining room
Access to the owner’s private cellar wine list
6 bedrooms, sleeps 12 people:
Master bedroom: king size extra length bed, dressing room, en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, balcony, adjoining lounge/study
Bedroom 1: king size extra length bed, en-suite bathroom with shower, opens onto terrace & garden
Bedroom 2: king size standard length bed, en-suite bathroom with shower, opens onto terrace & garden
Bedroom 3: twin room (2 x adult-size single beds) or king standard, en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 4: queen standard, en-suite bathroom with shower
Bedroom 5: twin room, adult size single beds with adjoining bathroom with shower
All bedrooms have the following as standard:
Mountain & vineyard views
Air-conditioning/heating & ceiling fans (except bedroom 5)
Flat screen satellite TV with hospitality package (except bedroom 5)
Safe (except bedroom 5)
Underfloor heating in bathrooms
* Children are welcome – travel cots and high chairs available