In the 'hood, Stellenbosch as a destination

The beautiful little town of Stellenbosch, roughly an hour from Cape Town, lies surrounded by the Stellenbosch Mountains in the Jonkershoek River Valley in one of the most picturesque settings in the Cape. The second oldest town in South Africa has fondly been called ‘Eikestad’ or city of oaks and its streets are lined with some of the most beautiful surviving examples of Cape Dutch, Georgian ... cont.

28 Jonkershoek Road, Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, South Africa

Directions to Summerwood Guest House

From Cape Town or the airport
1. From Cape Town or Cape Town International Airport, take the N2 Highway in the direction of Stellenbosch/Somerset West.

2. Continue on the N2 until EXIT 33 (BADEN POWELL DRIVE TURN-OFF) . Turn left towards Stellenbosch and continue on the R310, pass Spier until you get to the traffic light (T-junction).

3. At the T-junction with traffic lights turn right. After approximately 2.5 kms you will pass straight through a set of traffic lights with the headquarters of Distell on the right.

4. At the next set of traffic lights turn right into Dorp Street. A Shell Garage and Volvo showroom is on the corner.

5. Continue up Dorp Street, through a set of traffic lights and at the first ‘Pancake’ (small, flat circle in the road), turn left into Meul Street (Mill Street). A coffee shop called ‘The Mill Coffee Shop’ is on the corner.

6. At the next traffic circle turn right into Plein Street. Continue along Plein Street into Van Riebeeck Street passing through 2 four way stops. Pass the University grounds on your left and go straight forward through the next 3 way stop (the Boland College is on your right)

7. At the fork in the road (a willow tree and telephone box stand in the fork) take the left fork into Jonkershoek Road.

8. SUMMERWOOD is 200 metres further on the right hand side – number 28. Just ring at the gates. You have arrived at a very special guest house!

Please Note: The street names in Stellenbosch are be found on the edge of the pavements – just to confuse the visitors.

Amenities in the area

  • Dry Cleaner (0 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (2 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (2 km)
  • Business Services (2 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (2 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Internet Café (2 km)
  • Laundromat (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Car Hire (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Shopping Mall (3 km)
  • Airport (30 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • Sand boarding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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