When visiting the Western Cape, no visit would be complete without visiting Franschhoek, which is nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories.
The Penthouse at Bijoux Square is perfectly situated in Huguenot Road, the main street running through Franschhoek and you cannot fail to be delighted by this stunning apartment. Impressively large with high ceilings, and absolutely central you cannot help but be impressed. The apartment is fully-equipped for four people and can seat up to 8 for dining (although with the amazing restaurants you may not want to eat in!)
It has all mod-cons. DSTV Explorer (the equivalent of Sky Plus), TV In master bedroom, Free WIFI, both bathrooms with bath and shower, air-conditioning, kitchen equipped with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso Machine, quality cutlery and crockery etc. etc.
Washing machine and tumble drier, safe, hairdryers in each room.
The Master bedroom has one King Size bed and the second bedroom has two twin beds. Both bedrooms are spacious with fitted wardrobes.
Whist there is no dedicated parking there is free parking in the main road and no trouble with traffic wardens.
Franschhoek is a place of immense natural beauty which you can explore. The Franschhoek Pass offers stupendous views of the valley, village and the towering Simonsberg mountain. Take a drive up there in the early morning or in the evening for a superb viewing experience.
A popular weekly activity is to visit the Village Market where the community meets each Saturday under the trees in the NG Kerk Grounds. Delicious food, wines, crafts, art and live entertainment are available for your enjoyment. Here you can meet locals and tourists. The varied stalls provide delicious foods and drink, art, jewelry and a wide variety of crafts. It is a place where visitors can enjoy some fine foods, the best coffee and shop for treasures in arts and crafts.
Visiting a Wine Estate for wine tasting is obviously a must do thing in Franschhoek, especially if you like good wines. The Tram Wine trails are simply a must.