Ashbourne House Guest House in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

Ashbourne House

Guest House at 47 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, 7690, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

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:

• Air conditioning
• Ceiling fan
• Fridge; with mineral water, wine and soft drinks
• Tea and coffee tray with snacks
• Television
• Safe
• Hairdryer, and shaver socket
• Wall mounted fan heater
• Heated towel rail
• Quality toiletries
• 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 dιcor 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.

Please Note
Ashbourne House has a no smoking policy; smoking is restricted to private patios and balconies only.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Ashbourne House)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.905611
Longitude: 19.116559

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 60km

Children policy
Children over the age of 16 are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h30
Check-out by 10h30

Listed on
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