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4 Bedroom Villa with 2 Bed Cottage on Prestigious Jack Nicklaus Golf Course Esta

Paarl, South Africa
  • Villa7534 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms7
  • Sleeps16
  • Bathrooms6
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

Villa on Golf Course Estate near Franschoek, Western Cape - Available as self catering villa

Pearl Valley is situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands between Paarl and Franschoek. It is 30 minutes from the Cape Town International airport and 45 minutes from central Cape Town and its beautiful beaches. 169 on Pearl Valley is an African experience set in a sophisticated environment. It is a retreat which offers tranquillity and nature at its best. Every room has unsurpassed views of the golf course and the Franschoek Valley and surrounding mountains. Spend your day relaxing next to the exotic pool on the sun drenched pool deck and shaded verandas. Unwind on beautiful veranda after a day playing golf on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course or exploring the wondrous beauty and superb restaurants of Franschoek. For the non-golfer Pearl valley offers a world class spa facility. For the more energetically inclined, there are numerous mountain trails for hiking and mountain biking. Fly fishing facilities are available on the estate on a catch and release basis. We provide accommodation on a self catering basis, you can book the 4 bed-roomed villa or the2 bedroom cottage attached to the villa, which is completely private with it's own veranda and entrance or if you are a large group can be used as a 6 bedroom en-suite villa.The cottage is rented separately.


Jenny Jacobs

Member Since 2008
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Nov 12, 2017
About Jenny Jacobs

Jenny Jacobs is owner/manager of 169 Pearl Valley. Her last Guesthouse was the renowned Montose Palms Guesthouse, located in Bishopscourt, Cape Town. She is experienced in advising guests of local attractions, booking day trips and helping to plan a pleasurable stay in South Africa.

Jenny Jacobs purchased this Villa in 2007

Why Jenny Jacobs chose Stellenbosch

The Boland is a very tranquil and secure area, with its close proximity to the facilities of Paarl and Franschoek. The appeal is also the golfing facilities right on our doorstep.

What makes this Villa unique

Situated on the fairway of the stunning Pearl Valley Golf Course Estate, voted best Residential Golf Course Estate in 2016


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
      • Bedroom 1
        1 baby crib
      • Bedroom 5
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 6
        1 queen
      • Cottage
        1 king, 1 queen, 1 twin/ single
      • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) or 2 persons per room. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king bed, veranda with views, TV, en suite. Bedroom 2 with queen bed, TV, en suite. Bedroom 3 with queen bed and veranda, TV, en suite. Bedroom 4 with queen bed, double sofabed, large view veranda, TV, shower only in en suite


      • 6 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, tub, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 6
        toilet, shower
      • Shower room 1
      • Cottage
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bedroom 1 has open plan bathroom with spa bath, double shower, bidet and private wc and heated towel rail. Bedroom 4 has shower and wc. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have bath, shower and wc with heated towel rail.

      Location Type

        • Mountain
        • Resort


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Linens Provided
                • Air Conditioning
                • Fireplace
                • Heating
                • Internet
                • Iron & Board
                • Ceiling Fans
                • Living Room
                  The spacious double volume lounge is under thatch with large sliding doors onto the golf course, sun room and the private courtyard. There is a large screen satellite TV and sound system. The safari style bar opens onto the pool veranda with barbecue.
                • Parking
                • Towels Provided
                • Tumble Dryer
                • Washing Machine


                    • Dishwasher
                    • Freezer
                    • Kitchen
                      Gourmet kitchen/dining room with gas cooking hob, solar microwave, microwave, dishwasher, ice making fridge and table seating 10 people. It is open plan with the safari bar having access to the kitchen and main lounge and an indoor barbecue lounge.
                    • Microwave
                    • Oven
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove


                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 10 people


                            • Books
                            • DVD Player
                            • Music Library
                            • Satellite / Cable
                            • Stereo
                            • Television
                            • Video Library


                                • Balcony
                                • Deck / Patio
                                • Golf
                                  169 on Pearl Valley is on the 18th fairway of the prestigious Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Estate and Spa. It is within strolling distance to the magnificent clubhouse where gourmet breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served on the beautiful veranda Valley restaurant. Guests can ply golf at a reduced member guest rate. Other courses in the area are at the nearby Paarl Country Club a mere 5 minute drive or Stellenbosch ountry Club and De Salze, 30 minutes driving time.
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                • Porch / Veranda


                                    • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                    • wheelchair accessible

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Private Pool


                                            • arboretum
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • bird watching
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • swimming


                                                            • Notes on accommodation: All bedrooms have air conditioners. The living areas all have underfloor heating. The accommodation is is not suitable for young children as the swimming pool is not fenced. Outside: 169 on Pearl valley has a beautifully landscaped indigenous garden with palm trees and sitting areas for private time. The villa is surrounded with numerous verandas which are furnished in lounge or dining style to maximize your outdoor entertainment in varying weather conditions and can accommodate large scale entertaining. The main pool veranda has a barbecue. The exotic, private 360 degree lap pool is situated in a private courtyard and is surrounded by sun drenched decks and shady verandas. The pool veranda has a built-in barbecue. Utility Room: A scullery leads off the kitchen with a laundry area with washing machine and tumble dryer and an enclosed drying area and additional fridge/freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Percale linen on all beds. Bath towels and swimming towels are included. The villa is serviced twice a week or more frequently by arrangement. A sumptious breakfast is provided for B&B guests. Other: We have both indoor and outdoor barbecue facilities, wi-fi

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 11:00 AM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                              4 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Wonderful, relaxing stay

                                                              Mike O.

                                                              This is a wonderful venue, conveniently situated close to the winelands and Franschoek. The house, on a golf estate, has a warm cottagey feel with African themed entertainment areas. The bar was the location for many memorable parties during our stay!

                                                              This was a repeat visit for us and we enjoyed our stay as much as we had on previous occasions. The owners were very friendly and hospitable and the services of the tireless housekeeper (Victoria) were outstanding. Accommodation was spotless.

                                                              We have already booked again for next year!

                                                              Excellent accomodation, neat and super clean

                                                              Patricia T.

                                                              I have to say it was a very pleasant and comfortable home, the views are amazing, the entertainment area is superb , bedrooms and on suite bathrooms are very cozy and comfortable with a lot of space and magnificent views over the golf course and mountains absolutely beautiful stay.

                                                              A place to come back soon !

                                                              fabulous and comfy!

                                                              sandy m.

                                                              We have stayed at this property on numerous occasions and have always been very happy,comfortable and impressed with the service offered.

                                                              Having one's linen changed on a daily basis was one of the details we were happily surprised with!

                                                              The house is equipped with every comfort one would want on a holiday and the position together with various outside balconies, allows you to enjoy

                                                              beautiful views from sunrise to sunset!

                                                              We were not disturbed in any way by neighbors and enjoyed our privacy

                                                              as the property has ample space to find a place to relax.

                                                              The owners were polite and helpful in every way and we shall definitely

                                                              be going back!!

                                                              Not as described

                                                              Dodds P.

                                                              When we arrived, we were horrified to see that the garage, which is attached to the house, had been converted into an apartment and that we were not renting the “entire villa” as advertised. The drive had 3 other cars on it making parking difficult for us and looking untidy. We could also hear talking from the apartment and the overlooking windows and doors, which were covered in cardboard in a vain attempt to preserve privacy, were also unsightly.

                                                              The house looked as if a lot of extra (rather tatty) furniture was being stored in it. One bedroom had 3 desks and several old metal filing cabinets and there were random bits of furniture here and there - a desk chair in the corner of the landing, a plastic shower chair, lots of extra machines in the drying area and a dining table with odd chairs squeezed uselessly onto a landing with a very low ceiling. There was also a collection of boxes and household items “hidden” under a bedspread in the corner of one bedroom and an open loft area in another, which was full of black bin bags and mattresses. This all spoilt the appearance of what otherwise could have been a lovely house.

                                                              We counted over 2 dozen light bulbs that didn’t work. We also counted 4 broken panes of glass .We were unable to use the front door as the glass was cracked.

                                                              In the lounge, behind the TV, which was connected to an assortment of whirring old decoders (but unfortunately in clear view) was a collection of cords and cables like nothing we have ever seen before! Untidy plugs and leads were prevalent throughout the house.

                                                              The swimming pool was lovely but, again, spoilt by old furniture which was stored on the opposite verandah, including a derelict spa bath. The garden was run down, with neglected flowerbeds. One of the two elegant palm trees in the photos is now a dead stump. Other trees have also grown up, which partially obscure the views of the golf course and mountains from the house.

                                                              Any potential renter should be aware that the photographs of the house were taken several years ago.

                                                              We immediately contacted the owners to discuss the main issues. They were unresponsive and defensive. They were also slow in repaying our damage deposit, not keeping to their own terms and requiring follow up calls. The calculation of the electricity cost which is deducted from a specific deposit is not transparent as the meter is not accessible from the house. Almost the entire deposit was charged for a week (without using air conditioning)


                                                              Paarl, South Africa

                                                              Coast/Beach: Pearl Valley is located within an hour's drive to the exquisite beaches of Cape Town or Hermanus. Travel: Pearl valley is 30 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport. A shuttle service and car hire can be arranged. Distances: Pearl Valley is situated between Paarl and Franschoek in the heart of the Cape Winelands region. Franschoek is renowned as the culinary capital of South Africa. Numerous wine farms in the area offer wine tasting. Further Details: Pearl Valley is located approximately 7km from the Paarl Mall which has the leading retail outlets and banks.

                                                              Rates & Availability

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