Nestled on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain at Grangehurst are a few cosy cottages that offer an ideal base for visitors wanting to enjoy the beauty and attractions of the Cape Winelands, the False Bay coastline and surrounding mountains. The historic town of Stellenbosch, the bustling Somerset Mall and the village of Somerset West are all approximately 10 minutes away. The outstanding sandy beaches of The Strand and the quaint fishing and sailing port of Gordon’s Bay are within 15 to 25 minutes’ drive of Grangehurst.
We have three self-catering cottages available for guest accommodation.
Willow Cottage has an open plan kitchen / living area and a bedroom with optional twin beds or a double bed. The living area leads onto a large veranda, where guests can sip their sundowners gazing across miles of vineyards, hills and majestic mountains. The kitchen / dining area is well equipped with all necessary equipment. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and separate bath. The kitchen / living area, bedroom and bathroom all have under floor heating to ensure comfort during the winter months.
Oak Cottage comprises a fully equipped kitchen, large open plan living /dining area with a fireplace, two double bedrooms, a bathroom with a walk-in shower and separate bath as well as another toilet / shower room. The kitchen and the bathroom have under floor heating.
For outdoor entertainment, there is a choice of an undercover verandah and a small, leafy garden area or an open verandah with amazing views across vineyards towards False Bay, Cape Point, Simon's Town, Constantia, Table Mountain, Cape Town and beyond.
Coral Cottage is double storey with an open plan kitchen / living area and fireplace on the lower level. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher and gas stove. The bedroom on the upper level has a large king size bed with a walk in shower and a separate toilet. The living area leads onto an undercover veranda, with a built-in braai and views across False Bay.
All cottages have WiFi and satellite TV and a large swimming pool is available to all guests to keep you cool during the summer months. Grange Cottages are very conveniently situated for guests to experience the interesting wineries and restaurants of the area. For guests wanting sporting activities, there are excellent golf courses within a 10 kilometre radius. Exhilarating swimming or surfing at some of the Cape’s best beaches and hiking on our lovely mountains and through the nearby nature reserves are also nearby. After a busy day, guests can relax in the tranquil environment of the cottages and discuss the wonderful variety of local wines with resident winemaker Jeremy Walker, who together with his wife Mandy and their young daughters - Hayley and Tarryn - will give you a warm, friendly welcome. They will also be available to give you advice on local attractions so that you will be able to enjoy your holiday to the full. Many of our guests arrive as strangers and leave as friends and return year after year for a few weeks or more.