If you are visiting the picturesque Cape Winelands and need a base to explore the Cape Peninsula from - a place you can truly call your home - then look no further than Allaire self-catering apartment in Franschhoek, the gourmet capital of South Africa. Walking distance to Franschhoek Village center.
The accommodation at Sorbonne is 4-star self-catering apartments for distinguished guests who prefer privacy in a tranquil environment to make your stay in Franschhoek a relaxing and enjoyable one. The self catering apartments in the complex are enclosed by a security wall and electric gate; guests can either use the garage or on-site parking spaces for their vehicles. The complex is within walking distance of the hub of Franschhoek, feel free to stroll downtown and admire the many fascinating sites of Franschhoek.
Accommodation at Allaire:
The apartment can accommodate four people and has 2 double bedrooms; 2 bathrooms with heated towel rails; a single garage with an extra secured parking bay; and a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances. A plasma screen television with satellite connection and uncapped Wifi.
The main bedroom has a queen bed with percale linen. Air-condition for cold or heat. Make-up dresser and hairdryer. Build-in cupboards with a safe.
The second bedroom has two single beds. Built-in cupboards.
Franschhoek is the jewel of the wine valley in the Western Cape. Dating back to the late 1600’s, it is steeped in history. Considered the wine and food capital of South Africa, it boasts many well known and boutique vineyards and world-class restaurants.
Franschhoek is the home of the famous Huguenot Memorial and the Huguenot Museum dedicated to the French Huguenots who settled here from 1688 onwards.
Our many world-famous vineyards include Boschendal, La Motte, Grande Provence and Boekenhoutskloof (home of Chocolate Block) amongst many others.
The Wine Tram is a very popular attraction in the village taking you to many of the surrounding vineyards.
The Village Market is a popular place for locals and visitors to meet and chill with great food, wine and entertainment every Saturday morning from 9am till 3pm.
Summers are awesome! But can get very hot and windy at times. When out in the sun, be sure to wear a sun hat / cap and sunscreen.
Winters are cold and wet, in a normal year… with reasonably high rainfall interspersed with beautiful hot cloudless days.
We are a water scarce area and have just recovered from a 3 year drought. Please use water sparingly.
Nestled in the heart of Franschhoek, Allaire is a self-catering apartment in the prestigious Sorbonne complex.
Join the N1 highway from Cape Town or the airport and head towards Paarl. Take either the Klapmuts turnoff or the next Paarl turnoff and follow the directions to Franschhoek on the R45 road. This road takes you straight into the village.
From the N2 on the other side, travel towards Swellendam and then turn off towards Villiersdorp. At Villiersdorp, turn left towards Franschhoek and the Theewaterskloof dam. At the dam, turn right towards Franschhoek and go over the Franschhoek pass, one of the loveliest and most picturesque passes in the country. This road takes you straight into the town.