Summerwood Guest House | Stellenbosch | Winelands South Africa

Summerwood Guest House - Stellenbosch - South Africa


Summerwood Guest House - Stellenbosch

Summerwood - Location

Summerwood, situated in the beautiful university town of Stellenbosch, is nestled between mountains, rivers and vineyards.  Summerwood is only 30 minutes from Cape Town Airport, and 40 minutes from the centre of Cape Town itself – indeed the perfect spot for exploring the Western Cape.

This unique mansion, designed and built by an Italian architect 100 years ago, has been lovingly restored and furnished to meet the demands of the modern traveler.  Stylish bedrooms  combine a contemporary and country feel to create a comfortable atmosphere.


Summerwood - Accommodation

 All 9 rooms at Summerwood Guest House are en-suite, with both bath and separate shower, and are fully equipped with direct dialing telephone, television, minisafe, hairdryer, ceiling fan, refrigerator and under floor heating for those chilly Cape winters.  Guests can enjoy the comforts of a very tranquil lounge and breakfast room overlooking the gardens.  The guest house stands in its own beautifully maintained and secure grounds with a large swimming pool.  The property has been graded “5 Star” by the South African Tourism Grading Council.



Broadband internet access and secretarial services are available at reception and separate business work space is provided for corporate guests.



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Summerwood - Meals
Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis only. Summerwood will be able to direct you to some of the best restaurants that Stellenbosch has to offer.



Summerwood - Activities

Summerwood is situated on the outskirts of the historic University Town of Stellenbosch – a 2 minute drive or 15 minute walk from the town centre – within easy reach of all the excellent wine farms making up the ‘Stellenbosch Wine Route’ and in close proximity to some of the finest restaurants in the country.  A number of excellent golf courses are within a few minutes drive.  Enjoy a Full or half day wine tour, or do a brandy tour through the brandy route.

 Enjoy wine tasting by horseback in the nearby Franschhoek or enjoy a horse ride through the Vineyards at Spier Wine estate. For the adventurous you can enjoy the following activities on quad bikes - an Obstacle Course Tour, Vineyard Educational Tour, Grape Harvesting Tour, Mountain Tour , Sundowner Tour and a Night Ride Tour.

For hiking enthusiasts you can do the Vineyard Hiking Trail
through the scenic Devon Valley. Other adventurous activities include Mountain biking or fly fishing in the Jonkershoek nature reserve.

Summerwood - Spa Treatments

Summerwood offers a variety of massages, reflexology as well as manicures and pedicures.

Summerwood - Weddings

Summerwood is ideal for small, intimate weddings for no more than 18 people where exclusivity can be offered to you and your wedding party. The garden is idyllic, the weather almost certainly sunny and you are sure to have some extra guests in the form of the garden birds and squirrels.



Summerwood - Unique Selling Points

 Enjoy the tranquility of this meticulously restored private mansion dating from 1903, with it’s beautiful grounds and large pool, only a short stroll from the historic centre of Stellenbosch. Ann and Christian Baret delight in helping their guests appreciate this special corner of South Africa.


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Summerwood Guest House - Stellenbosch - South Africa

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