About Ashbourne House
Ashbourne House is a meticulously restored colonial retreat set in tranquil gardens with soaring mountain views, in the quiet historic centre of the Franschhoek village. Sumptuously appointed air-conditioned rooms, each with an en-suite marble bathroom, own entrance and private patio.
At Ashbourne House we have one aim to ensure our visitors experience Cape hospitality at its very best, with attention to the smallest detail and the highest of standards.
Each of the six individually interior designed rooms is equipped with:
Fridge; with mineral water, wine and soft drinks
Tea and coffee tray with snacks
Hairdryer, and shaver socket
Wall mounted fan heater
Heated towel rail
Pure cotton bath robes
Magazines newspapers and thoughtful extras
Under floor heating to all bathrooms in the main house
Look forward to delicious full country breakfasts with fresh fruits, home made preserves and freshly baked bread and croissants.
Drinks are served in an elegant and supremely comfortable guest sitting room with feature stone fire place, and doors to a wide shady veranda, there are double doors leading to the spacious breakfast room. The stylish d้cor of the house reflects the period elegance of its past, combined with contemporary design and every modern comfort.
Soak up the sunshine and pure mountain air whilst lounging on the sun deck under palm trees, or take a dip in the heated swimming pool in our secluded gardens. Log fires and under floor heating cocoon you in the green season.
On a quiet corner in the historic centre of the village. Stroll to acclaimed world class restaurants (we have 8 of the top 100 restaurants in South Africa), boutiques, galleries, antique shops, jewelers; cafes, arts and crafts, museums and all the village has to offer with its vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere. There are no less than 26 wine estates within 2 to 20 minutes of Ashbourne House.
Franschhoek is one of the top destinations for visitors and is the perfect base for extensive sightseeing of the entire Western Cape. From pristine beaches to the majestic mountains of the winelands. Just one hour from Cape Town and 45 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Hermanus 90 minutes. Stellenbosch and Paarl are both just 20 minutes drive away.
A very warm welcome awaits you at Ashbourne House.
Ashbourne House has a no smoking policy; smoking is restricted to private patios and balconies only.