With its glorious scenery, close proximity to Cape Town and array of award-winning wineries, Stellenbosch is one of South Africa and The New Wine World's most popular destinations for lovers of wine and food.
The avenues of oaks are lined with Cape Dutch, Georgian and modern Victorian architecture of which many are now national monuments and are jealously guarded for future generations.
The magnificent mountains and hills surrounding the town offer unequalled opportunities for golfing, hiking, horse-riding, cycling, hot-air ballooning, hang gliding and many more activities.
In the heart of the Winelands and amid mountainous scenery lie the following international renowned golf estates all in close proximity of your "home".
* Stellenbosch Golf Club.
* Spier Golf Estate
* Boschenmeer Golf Club
* Erinvale Golf Estate
* Pearl Valley Golf Estate
From Cape Town or Cape Town International Airport, take the N2 Highway in the direction of Stellenbosch/Somerset West.
Continue on the N2 until Exit 33 (Baden Powell Drive turn-off).
Turn left towards Stellenbosch and continue on the R310 until the T-junction.
At the T-junction turn right. After approximately 2.5 kms you will pass straight through a set of traffic lights with the headquarters of Distell on the right.
At the next set of traffic lights turn right into Dorp Street. A Shell Garage and Volvo showroom is on the corner.
Continue up Dorp Street, through a set of traffic lights and at the first 'Pancake' (small, flat circle in the road), turn left into Meul Street (Mill Street). A dress shop called 'Avante' is on the corner.
At the next traffic circle turn right into Plein Street.
Continue along Plein Street into Van Riebeeck Street passing through 2 four way stops. Pass the University grounds on your left and the Stellenbosch College on your right.
At the fork in the road (a willow tree and telephone box stand in the fork) take the left fork into Jonkershoek Road.
Summerwood is 200 metres further on the right hand side - number 28. Just ring at the gates.