South Hill Guest House - Elgin Valley Accommodation, Cape Overberg

South Hill

Guest House / Self Catering at 113 The Valley Road, Elgin, 7180, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About South Hill

Nestled amongst its own vineyards in the heart of the Elgin Valley, South Hill boutique wine farm provides the perfect excuse to escape the city. In addition to its superb wines, South Hill offers a great country gourmet restaurant, a luxury venue and intimate guest house.

Under an hourís drive from Cape Town, you will find this a perfect setting for a wedding, friendly gathering, romantic weekend getaway or even better: a quiet weekday break! No matter what time of year, you will be drawn in by the changing colours of the Valleys landscape.


South Hills intimate Guest House offers four double en-suite rooms and a loft with a private bathroom. Each en suite room is individually decorated with doors opening on to a private patio. The main area of the villa is open plan with a kitchen, dining room table and lounge area tastefully presented overlooking a garden and surrounding vineyards. A large open fire brings warmth during those chilly winter months. Upstairs is a large loft area where can guests watch all DSTV channels, use the library or play cards

The upstairs loft converts into a fifth en suite bedroom with a double bed and three single childrenís beds (sleeps five). With five rooms, the house can comfortably sleep 13 guests should you wish to rent it in its entirety. Other facilities include a 15m pool, a boule court and alfresco dining options in the garden and patio, and a pizza oven.

This 4* accredited Guest house is fully serviced and equipped for self-catering, alternatively full catering can be provided by our reputable chef and on site restaurant owner, Gordon Manuel.

South Hill also offers a beautiful Honeymoon cottage. Set away from the main house overlooking the Shiraz vineyards and a dam with its own private jetty and Jacuzzi, this intimate self-catering cottage offers couples privacy to relax and take in the farm life. The Guesthouse and Pumphouse are iPod and mp3 friendly.


Enjoy a meal at the on site restaurant, The Gallery Restaurant at South Hill where chef Damian Dearlove will delight you with his innovative bistro-style menu using locally sourced produce. The restaurant also caters for functions, celebrations, weddings or any other private or corporate event. With your own personal chef located on your own private wine farm in one of the most spectacular locations in the Overberg region, your event is guaranteed to be a stunning success and hassle free!

Wine tasting is available at South Hill and a private tasting can be arranged with our winemaker, Sean Skibbe.


For the more adventurous, there are paths for walking, bird watching, mountain biking, quad biking or kayaking in the dam. Any enthusiastic photographer will delight in the flora and fauna and amazing sunsets.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Hi fi
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by South Hill)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
Hand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.23318888822222
Longitude: 19.1123

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 40km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
December 2010 - No guest reviews.

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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