Diemersfontein Country House is known for its beauty, informal elegance, and grace - an idyllic wine estate only 45 minutes drive from Cape Town and is situated near the Cape`s famous Wine Routes.
At the heart of the famous wine region in the Paarl/Wellington Valley and surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, Diemersfontein has a charm that will make your stay that much more special.
Guests can make use of the Tulani Wine Bar, where in a relaxed atmosphere, you can enjoy a sundowner, a post-dinner port, read the newspaper, or watch television.
From leisurely lazing around the swimming pool, to horse riding, mountain trails and walks or wine tastings, you are ensured of an enjoyable and relaxing time at Diemersfontein.
Keen golfers will be reassured that there are eight courses within half an hours drive. Nearby facilities for visitors include neighbouring farms on the Wellington Wine Route, a sunset game drive, a beauty/spa facility, cheese and olive sampling and buying, golf courses and other attractions.
The popular towns of Franschhoek, Tulbagh, Paarl and Stellenbosch are within 30/40 minutes drive. Diemersfontein serves as an ideal base for exploring the attractions of the Winelands
Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate has 14 en suite bedrooms with several other rooms with shared bathroom facilities.
Set around the magnificent manor house gardens, or in one of our three estate cottages Blue Gum, Hanepoot and Tulani each with their own fireplace, kitchenette and verandah, overlooking the vineyards and farm dam.
All rooms and cottages are furnished in a comfortable country style and are ideal for those preferring privacy and independence.
There is an option of single or double/twin beds throughout.
Guests are welcome to enjoy the facilities available at this wonderful third generation family estate.
We are able to take up to eight people for rides through the most beautiful mountain trails in the midst of the fynbos.
We are fortunate to have the goodwill of neighbouring farmers allowing us to ride peacefully and safely in our magnificent area.
Daily from 10h00 - 17h00. seven days a week
R150 for two excluding wine can be arranged through Seasons and enjoyed at one of our shady, peaceful, picnic spots.
Our chefs offer a variety of menus that can be amended to suit your specific requirements. A variety of set menus are available for your perusal.
Diemersfontein is fully licensed and a full bar can be set up according to your specifications.
Functions in our estate gardens are truly special. With the Cape mountains and rolling farmlands as the backdrop, it is perhaps the most beautiful place to get married, and enjoy your special event.
Wedding and Functions:
Sometimes a special occasion demands a particularly beautiful setting. For this reason, Diemersfontein has been an extremely popular choice for newlyweds to take their vows and to enjoy their honeymoon.
Be it a wedding, anniversary , birthday, or any other celebration, Diemersfontein provides the attention to detail and personal service to ensure that your indoor or garden function will be a success, and that you will be able to relax and enjoy yourselves.
The Diemersfontein Conference Centre once used by the estate as a large fruit-packing shed (Pakhuis), has retained its rustic charm with oregon pine-beamed ceiling and original cold storage room doors.
This well-equipped conference centre, with air-conditioning, entertainment area, all modern conference equipment and a large veranda overlooking the horse paddocks and farm dam, continues to provide a platform for great ideas and strategies.
Conference delegates can unwind in our tranquil, country surroundings, leaving the stresses of city life behind and enjoying a complete change of environment.
Our banqueting venue comfortably accommodates 80 people with dancing and 100 without dancing.
Menu prices exclude hire of function hall and gardens, all tables, chairs, linen, crockery and cutlery for up to 120 persons.
An additional fee is charged for the abovementioned items.
- 1 to 7 days prior to arrival – 100%
- 21 days prior to arrival – 50%
From Cape Town:
- Take the N1 north until you reach exit 47.
- Take this exit and turn left onto the R44 which you follow in the direction of Wellington (left) for 28km. Do not turn off this road.
- You will pass various turnoffs and crossroads, which you should bypass, until you reach a long uphill stretch, with the town of Wellington on your left.
- You will arrive at a T-junction with the cemetery on your right. Turn right and drive downhill for approximately 1km.
- You will see the signs to Diemersfontein on your left.