RESERVE

La Rive

PREFERRED
Franschhoek, South Africa
6 BEDROOMS
4 King
1 Kings/2 Twins
1 Queen
6.0 BATHROOMS
6 En-suite
13 GUESTS
No Children Allowed
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New! Villa La Rive, Franschhoek - South Africa.

When the owners first bought La Rive in 1993, it was barely recognisable from what it has become today.They spent the better part of 2 years renovating and developing their dream Winelands home before completion by Easter 1995.

Today, La Rive has been transformed into an incredibly warm and homely villa that resembles a marriage of colonial English and traditional Afrikaans / Dutch heritage. The sounds of water from various features around the grounds will transport you to a tranquil hideaway just off Franschhoek’s Main Road. Considering it’s only a block off this road, you’ll be amazed that you can’t see any forms of human habitation from all parts of the garden, swimming pool and outside verandahs.

A marvelously eclectic mix of Victorian, Cape Dutch and Georgian architecture and furniture, as well as numerous pieces from famous South African artists such as
Neil Rodger, Gregoire Boonzaier, Edward Wolfe and Dylan Lewis on display, illustrates Brett’s passion for art collecting.
He adds, “It’s how I imagined the house would have evolved if the family who built it had lived here forever.”

Step outside onto the spacious, airy patios and marvel at the sights before you. An inviting swimming pool will provide you with a refreshing respite from Franschhoek’s hot summer days and if you were to venture further, you would stumble upon an enchanted, lush garden that could very well be the one from Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “The Secret Garden”. With numerous paths leading to various alcoves, benches and lawns, you’ll be able to disappear for some quiet time, meditation, or even a romantic moment.

Each room has a personality and character of its own, and no two of the antique bedside tables are alike. A live-in chef and butler will provide you with 5-star continental breakfast and world class service, complete with all the luxuries and amenities one would expect from a villa like this.

The property is also available to be rented out for small scale weddings and photo shoots, the backdrops and gardens providing the perfect setting for either.

Main House

Bedroom 1: Ground floor Master bedroom with a king-size bed, TV, safe, walk-in closet, access to garden and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, double vanity, bidet and wc. 2 guests maximum 

Bedroom 2: First floor bedroom with a queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating, bathtub, vanity and wc. 2 guests maximum

Bedroom 3: First floor bedroom with a king-size bed (can be made up as two single beds), TV, walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity and wc. 2 guests maximum

Private garden Cottage x 3

Bedroom 4 - Yellow Room: Bedroom with a king-size bed, TV, safe and en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating, bathtub, shower, vanity and wc. 2 guests maximum

Bedroom 5 - Blue Room: Bedroom with a king-size bed, TV, safe and en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating, bathtub, shower, vanity and wc. 2 guests maximum

Bedroom 6 - Pink Room: Bedroom with a king-size bed, TV, safe and en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating, bathtub, shower, vanity and wc. 2 guests maximum



Note: In bedroom 3 there is a pull-out sofa bed that can accommodate 1 additional guests. Please contact our agent for more info.

Interior Access Bedrooms: 3 Exterior Access Bedrooms: 3

  • Air Conditioning - Bedrooms
  • Air Conditioning - Living Area
  • Alfresco Dining Area
  • Bar
  • Bed and Bath Linens
  • Chef Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Daily Turndown Service
  • DVD Player
  • Espresso/Nespresso
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Kettle
  • Media Room
  • Office
  • On site parking
  • Outdoor Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill - Gas
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Piano
  • Pizza Oven
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toaster
  • TV - Flat-Screen
  • TV - in each Bedroom
  • TV - Satellite
  • View - Mountains
  • WiFi
  • Butler/Host
  • Chef/cook
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper(s)
  • Laundress
  • Pool Person
  • Property Manager on Call
Housekeeping: Maid service 7 days a week
Chef : 3 meals per day
  • Outdoor
  • Private
  • Saline
  • Damage Deposit: One night's rental
  • No Children Allowed
  • No Pets Allowed
  • No Smoking
  • Airport pickup included
  • All extra charges to be paid at end of stay in local currency.
  • Provisions and groceries are not included
  • Rates set in South African Rands. Other currency prices may fluctuate.
  • Utilities included
  • VAT taxes included in rates.
  • Villa orientation
  • Welcome basket
  • Deposit/Payment: 50% at reservation. Balance due 90 days prior to arrival.
  • Check In: 3pm
  • Check Out: 10am
Do we share the villa? click to close
No. You will not share the villa with another party. The villa is exclusively yours. If a larger villa offers a lower bedroom rate category, the villa will remain exclusively yours but the unrented bedrooms will be locked off.
For example, a 5 bedroom villa that offers a 3 bedroom rate will be the exclusive use of the guest but two bedrooms and their en-suite bathrooms will be locked off. Capacity is capped at 2 guests per bedroom.
Are we protected from fraud? click to open
Yes. Isle Blue stands behind you throughout your entire vacation. Unlike other companies, each property we offer has been hand picked to ensure that our standards are met. All property managers are vetted and payments are required to be held in escrow. Our primary obligation is to ensure your satisfaction and to have an exceptionally memorable vacation.
Can you explain the reservation process? click to open
Once a reservation request is received, Isle Blue will request a contract from the property manager for your dates of interest. Once the dates are confirmed and contract is received from the property manager, a payment will be required to confirm your reservation.
Once a reservation is confirmed, a concierge will welcome you to the planning stages of your vacation to assist with arrival logistics, rental cars, transfers, and a host of concierge services.
What offerings are included with the concierge service? click to open
Our concierge is a complimentary service to our guests. An exceptional benefit. The concierge will assist with your arrival and departure logistics and offer a host of additional services. Services may vary per destination but typically include the following benefits:
  • Transfers
  • VIP Services
  • Chef Services
  • Spa Services
  • Activity and Excursion booking
  • Rental cars
  • Provisioning
Please do not hesitate with any special requests. Our team is here to ensure you dream vacation becomes a grand reality.
Can we arrange an early check in? click to open
Early check in may be possible but is at the sole discretion of the property manager. Early check in permission may not be granted until 24 hours prior to arrival.
Can we arrange a late check out? click to open
A late check out is rarely granted due to the turnover needs of a villa. A late check out may only be granted 24 hours prior to your departure from the property and only when there is no check in scheduled on the day of your check out. If a late check out is urgently needed please contact us.
Are transfers to the property included? click to open
Select villas may include a one way or roundtrip airport transfer while others may provide an escort or meeting point. Arrival logistics will be handled by your dedicated concierge as well as other concierge needs. The property's transfer policy will be listed under the Policies section.
What to expect upon arrival? click to open
In general, a villa orientation will be provided along with a key turnover. During the orientation, information and instructions for the property will be provided. Emergency contact information will be provided. We are available 7 days a week to assist with any urgent needs.
The arrival procedures due vary from villa to villa, select villas may include welcome provisioning while other properties will provide basic arrival information.
What is the cancellation policy? click to open
Since these vacation homes are one of a kind properties, the cancellation policy is strict. We highly recommend considering trip/travel insurance to protect against any unexpected cancellations or issues that may arise.
For more details, please visit Travel Protection
What happens if the property becomes unavailable after I reserve? click to open
In the unlikely event, the rented property becomes unavailable due to a major issue that may affect a guest's experience or a transfer of ownership, Isle Blue will coordinate with the property manager to find an alternate property of equal or superior standard that is subject to the guest's approval. If an alternate property is not acceptable to the guest, the guest will receive a full refund.
Do you accept credit cards (American Express, Mastercard, or Visa)? click to open
Yes, we accept all major credit cards. American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted. Please note that credit card charges may be subject to additional fees. There are no fees with payment by wire transfer or check.
In late 2018, we expect to accept a greater variety of payment methods and currencies via Stripe.
Is housekeeping included? click to open
Housekeeping tends to be a standard among vacation homes but the frequency may vary greatly depending on the property manager’s standards. Most properties will offer daily housekeeping (except Sunday and holidays) while other villas may only provide a mid-week cleaning. Please refer to the Policies section to learn about the housekeeping frequency of the property.
Are towels and linens provided? click to open
Yes. The property will provide bath and pool towels along with linens. Towels and linens will be refreshed as needed.
Are toiletries and tissues provided? click to open
A property may supply an initial supply of soap, shampoo, toilet paper and paper towels but replenishment of supplies once exhausted may be the responsibility of the guest. Each property varies in their handling of toiletries and paper products.
Is a hair dryer available? click to open
A hair dryer is typically available at the property. Upon arrival, please check the bathrooms or closet. Typically, a hair dryer is included in each bathroom.
Is an iron included? click to open
Typically yes, irons tend to be standard equipment for vacation homes. Please ask the property representative upon orientation for the location of the iron.

Isle Blue provides the most in-depth expertise and insight for vacation home rentals and vacation planning. For further helpful tips, answers and recommendations please visit our extensive Knowledge center that hosts articles and answers on general as well as destination specific topics.

SEASON BEDROOMS DAILY WEEKLY
2018 Oct 1 to Dec 10 October 1, 2018 - December 10, 2018 (3 night minimum) 6 $3,360.00 $23,520.00
2018 Dec 10 to 2019 Jan 21 December 10, 2018 - January 21, 2019 (5 night minimum) 6 $4,060.00 $28,420.00
2019 Jan 21 to Mar 1 January 21, 2019 - March 1, 2019 (3 night minimum) 6 $3,360.00 $23,520.00
2019 Mar 1 to Apr 14 March 1, 2019 - April 14, 2019 (3 night minimum) 6 $3,360.00 $23,520.00
2019 Apr 14 to Apr 21 April 14, 2019 - April 21, 2019 (5 night minimum) 6 $4,060.00 $28,420.00
2019 Apr 21 to May 1 April 21, 2019 - May 1, 2019 (3 night minimum) 6 $3,360.00 $23,520.00
2019 May 1 to Aug 1 May 1, 2019 - August 1, 2019 (3 night minimum) 6 $2,940.00 $20,580.00
2019 Aug 1 to Oct 1 August 1, 2019 - October 1, 2019 (3 night minimum) 6 $3,360.00 $23,520.00
2019 Oct 1 to Dec 10 October 1, 2019 - December 10, 2019 (3 night minimum) 6 $3,360.00 $23,520.00
2019 Dec 10 to 2020 Jan 21 December 10, 2019 - January 21, 2020 (5 night minimum) 6 $4,060.00 $28,420.00
2018 Oct 1 to Dec 10 October 1, 2018 - December 10, 2018 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $3,360.00
Weekly: $23,520.00
2018 Dec 10 to 2019 Jan 21 December 10, 2018 - January 21, 2019 (5 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $4,060.00
Weekly: $28,420.00
2019 Jan 21 to Mar 1 January 21, 2019 - March 1, 2019 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $3,360.00
Weekly: $23,520.00
2019 Mar 1 to Apr 14 March 1, 2019 - April 14, 2019 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $3,360.00
Weekly: $23,520.00
2019 Apr 14 to Apr 21 April 14, 2019 - April 21, 2019 (5 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $4,060.00
Weekly: $28,420.00
2019 Apr 21 to May 1 April 21, 2019 - May 1, 2019 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $3,360.00
Weekly: $23,520.00
2019 May 1 to Aug 1 May 1, 2019 - August 1, 2019 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $2,940.00
Weekly: $20,580.00
2019 Aug 1 to Oct 1 August 1, 2019 - October 1, 2019 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $3,360.00
Weekly: $23,520.00
2019 Oct 1 to Dec 10 October 1, 2019 - December 10, 2019 (3 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $3,360.00
Weekly: $23,520.00
2019 Dec 10 to 2020 Jan 21 December 10, 2019 - January 21, 2020 (5 night minimum)
Bedrooms: 6
Daily: $4,060.00
Weekly: $28,420.00

Note: The rates above are subject to 0% Tax/Service Charge.
Payments accepted in US Dollars, Euros, British Pound, Canadian Dollars, Swiss Franc, Fijian Dollars, Thai Baht, Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars.
Major credit cards accepted in US Dollars.

STARTING AT $2,940.00/Nt
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