Gooding’s Groves Olive Farm
and Guest House in the Franschhoek winelands offers warm
hospitality with a personal touch – an ideal four star
getaway for couples. Surrounded by towering mountains,
vineyards and mature olive trees this restored Cape
Victorian manor house lies just three kilometres from the
centre of the historical village.
Here you can relax in the comfort of any one of our eight
en-suite guest rooms. The Villa is a self-catering cottage
with two en-suite rooms, private garden and swimming pool.
The three Barn Suites situated on the dam are comfortable
and spacious with limited self-catering facilities.
The rooms in the Manor House
have outside entrances with panoramic views of the
Drakenstein and Franschhoek mountains, with the Wemmershoek
Enter the warm embrace of the lounge, library and reception
room with roaring log fire in colder weather. If it’s a
cooler more relaxed feel you’re after, folding glass doors
open the dining room onto a shaded patio, for the full
majesty of our signature view and vineyard, perfectly offset
by the ever-changing colours of the craggy peaks of the
Gooding’s Groves offers a luxury farm experience, typical of
the Franschhoek way of life – a valley of splendid wines and
culinary delights. Spectacular vineyards cover the mountain
slopes settled over 300 years ago by the French Huguenots,
who brought with them an age-old culture and appreciation of
fine food and wine.
The atmosphere of this historical village never disappoints
– a unique Cape treasure with its abundance of galleries,
crafts, art and antique shops. For food lovers, Main Street
is legendary for its coffee shops and restaurants. Indeed
Franschhoek has become an epicurean retreat where visitors
can savour the cuisine of over 30 top class restaurants.
Less than 45 minutes from South Africa’s mother city, Cape
Town, Franschhoek is also the ideal base to explore the Cape