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Maison Cabrière – Boutique Hotel, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

  • R38,000,000
    (excl. VAT)
Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa
Featured For Sale New Properties
Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa
  • R38,000,000
    (excl. VAT)


  • Guest House, Hospitality Collection, House
  • Property Type
  • 1867
  • Lot m²
  • 513
  • 6
  • Bedrooms
  • 6
  • Bathrooms


Updated on November 21, 2023 at 3:10 pm
  • Property Size: 513 m²
  • ERF Size: 1867 m²
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Property Type: Guest House, Hospitality Collection, House
  • Property Status: For Sale, New Properties



Winelands Beauty!

A superb hospitality investment opportunity has arisen in the historic heart of Franschhoek, just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town. When Dutch owners Eveline and Alexander first arrived in Franschhoek from Amsterdam they fell in love. They knew it was one of the top food and wine destinations in South Africa but discovered a wonderfully family friendly village with excellent schools nearby… so they simply couldn’t resist the dream of making a new life here, far away from the stress of a busy city. Before long, they had bought two adjacent properties and created an immaculate six-suite hotel for travellers who want to stay in a peaceful oasis within walking distance of this characterful winelands village. ‘We love travelling and have created Maison Cabrière from collected memories of our past stays around the world, a place that doesn’t feel like a hotel but is more homely,’ says Alexander. 

Stepping inside the front door from the lush garden, Maison Cabrière genuinely does feel like a home-away-from-home, which is why it is so loved by return guests who enjoy the attention to detail and thoughtful, personal touches. The tastefully decorated suites are generously sized with the larger ones upstairs under the thatched roof. A glass-lined balcony overlooks the pool and surrounding lush gardens with mature trees framed by magnificent mountain views. Downstairs, each of the suites open to a private terrace and are close to the pool deck – all restful spots to read a book and enjoy a cup of tea or glass of Cape wine at sundown. The architectural style is best described as ‘modern Cape Dutch’, but their interiors are calm and clean-lined – sophisticated, Scandinavian style with ‘touches of African warmth’.

Maison Cabrière will be sold as a fully functioning boutique hotel: each suite has everything a guest needs to make a stay delightfully comfortable. But the most wonderful aspect about staying here is the location: Cabrière Street is one of the most beautiful in Franschhoek, yet when you step out of the back gate, you’re less than 170m from the bustling main road in the village, renowned for its world-class restaurants, cosy coffee shops, art galleries and beautifully curated boutiques. Walking back from dinner up the road at night is so easy but there’s secure parking for six cars on the property for guests who want to explore further and enjoy the wine routes of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Wellington to the fullest… and the city of Cape Town is just under an hour’s drive. Hermanus is an easy day trip too, especially for whale watching during season. ‘We love hiking in the mountains at Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve,’ says Eveline, ‘but guests are welcome to use the bicycles to explore the village or surrounding estates.’ In winter, when the peaks are lightly dusted with snow, a cosy fireplace awaits… 


  • Erf size: 1867 m²
  • Dwelling size: 513 m²
  • 6 boutique suites:
    • 2 garden suites (each 35 m²)
    • 1 balcony suite (35 m²)
    • 1 deluxe garden suite (45 m²) with fireplace
    • 2 superior suites (each 60 m²) with fireplace, private lounge and one with a fully equipped kitchenette
    • Suites stocked with satellite TV, electronic safe, mini fridge
  • Scandinavian design
  • Air conditioning
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Lounge area
  • Pool
  • 6 parking bays
  • Borehole
  • Solar panels
  • 2 back-up systems with inverter/batteries (5,5kWh and 3kWh)
  • Less than 170m from the bustling main road of Franschhoek village
  • Price includes all furnishings (excluding personal items)

Please see the property brochure here

For a 360º walk through the property, please see here

For more information on Franschhoek, please see here

For more information on Perfect Hideaways Invest, please see here


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