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Peace and tranquillity await at this luxurious and romantic wine and fruit estate, set in the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa. Dunstone Country House lies at the foot of the historic Bainskloof pass, Wellington, Cape Winelands, South Africa. Escape the big city and accommodation of Cape Town, and enjoy the peace and quiet of the beautiful town of Wellington.

Dunstone Country House is ideally located to explore the Western Cape. Only 45 minutes from Cape Town, 15 minutes from Paarl and 30 minutes from Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

Situated at the foothills of the mountains, down a dirt gravel road, amazing views and the sound of nature welcome you. Want to escape to a place with no traffic or town noise then this is the place for you.

Accommodation at Dunstone Country House:
Five well appointed guest suites are housed in the converted stables or farm cottage: all enjoy stunning views of the mountains, flowers and vines. All modern comforts are provided, including private veranda, television with Dvd player, air-conditioning, tea tray and pure cotton linen or enjoy self catering in the guava orchard.

A beautiful guest lounge has amazing views over the vineyard, mountains and valley beyond, with a large library of DVDs, books, honesty bar and snacks.

Our accommodation offering consists of 5 beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms - three in converted stables and 2 in a converted farm cottage - and one two bedroom self-catering cottage.

All rooms provide:
- Air-Conditioning with cooling and heating mode
- Fine cotton linen
- Goose Down duvets and pillows
- En-suite Bathroom
- High Quality Towels
- Bath Robes
- Luxury Amenities
- Hairdryer
- Large Bar Fridge with Honesty bar and snacks
- Tea tray with homemade lavender cookies
- Safe
- Flat screen television with DSTV hotel package, DVD Player with USB port, with in-house DVD library
- I-Pod player
- Private Entrance and veranda
- Outside seating area
- Pool Towels
- Views of Vineyards, Flowers and Mountains

Rooms and Units Available:

Acorn honeymoon cottage (self catering)
Acorn honeymoon cottage is a beautifully furnished one-bedroom cottage with a luxurious en-suite bathroom, a lounge with fireplace, kitchenette and dining area. Garden and plunge pool in the Manor grounds. Enjoy on self catering or B&B.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Guava Cottage (self catering)
A spacious, homely and well equipped self catering cottage sleeping 2 or 4 people, secluded between vineyards and the guava orchard. Breakfast and dinners available on request from the guest house. Perfect for romantic getaways, or a breakaway with friend
Sleeps 4 Adults and 2 children

A cottage room overlooking the herb garden. Colours of African clay and classic pine decorate this room. En-suite bathroom with overhead shower and marble tops. Patio area overlooking the mountains. Under-floor heating in bedroom.
Sleeps 2 Adults

A converted stable room with exits on 3 sides - one onto the herb garden, one onto a private stoop and the third through double doors onto a private garden area with sun beds and the lavender fields. En-suite with overhead shower
Sleeps 2 Adults

A converted stable room with either twin beds or a king bed. This room has a double sleeper couch for families with children sharing the room. En-suite with a shower and bath.
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

A cottage room overlooking the Lavender fields and Groenberg mountain. Romantic four poster bed with sensual fabrics and amorous white and silver furniture. En-suite bathroom with overhead shower and marble tops. Private garden area with sun beds.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Chic and modern A converted stable room with either twin beds or a king bed. This room is spacious enough to add a single mattress on the floor for children. En-suite with a shower and bath.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Vine Garden Honeymoon Suite
Romantic one bedroom garden suite secluded in its own private garden. Open plan bathroom with claw bath and separate shower. A large stoop with Jacuzzi spa, sun loungers and braai facility. This cottage has access to all the facilities at the Guesthouse
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Wine Tasting
Team Building
Dining room
Cots available
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations effected from 30 days or less before date of arrival will attract a charge of 100% of the total fee.


S33 38' 5.3" / E019 3' 36.8"

Drive on the N1, travelling North from Cape Town.
Turn left on the R44 turnoff to Wellington.
At the stop, zero your odometer and turn left to Wellington.
After 500m you will notice sign boards on your left indicating the start of the Paarl Wine Route and Animal Zone on your left.
After approximately 18km (From point 1 above) you will pass Nelsons Creek Estate on your left.
After 20.2km you will reach a 4-way stop intersection. Continue straight towards Wellington. This is also the start of the Wellington Wine Route.
Continue straight through the first traffic light at approximately 23.5 km's and turn left at the third traffic light.
Turn right at the next traffic light (Kerk Street)(25.6km's), you will see the Andrew Murray statue on your left in front of the Church.
Head straight through the Central Business District, cross the 3-way stop street at 26.7km's and the 4-way stop 27.2km's.
Pass Bovlei Winery on your right hand side at 28.2km's.
After 28.5km's you will see the following sign, turn left here into Hill Road. You will see Redemption Shop on your left.
50m on and you will see the following sign to Bovlei Valley Road, turn right here.
At the next intersection turn right (29.1km's) and continue straight onto the gravel road.
You will see the signage to Bovlei Valley Retreat on your right hand side after 31.1km. Turn right here. At 31.3km's you will see the entrance to Bovlei Valley Retreat on your left hand side.

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