A beautiful Cape Dutch boutique guest house, Cape Dutch @ Keerweder offers a luxurious and historic experience on the oldest farm in the Franschhoek Valley.
The Cape Dutch manor was built in 1830 and opened its doors in 1886 as the first guesthouse in the Cape countryside.
Keerweder is a working fruit farm with the guesthouse surrounded by plum orchards.
3 large suites with mountain or garden views can have extra- length king sized beds or twin beds. Each has either a walk through closet or a dressing room. The master suite has a separate shower room and bathroom, as a His/Hers. 2 have showers over the baths as well as a separate room with a single bed.
A gorgeous upstairs en-suite loft room has a large Victorian bath.
Suites have comfortable seating areas, free Wi Fi, baths with bathroom toiletries, satellite television and safety deposit boxes.
There is a lovely outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a garden with mountain views and a shared lounge.
A cosy reading room with a fire is perfect for cooler evenings. A communal kitchen is available in the evenings. Guests have a choice of terrace.
Breakfasts include a buffet as well as hot options.
History: The farm was the very first to be allotted to a European in the Franschhoek Valley by Simon van der Stel of the Dutch East India Company. It was granted to Heinrich Muller of Basle, Switzerland in 1692. When the Huguenots settled in the area in 1694, Keerweder had already been cultivated.
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