7 Koppies, Franschhoek – sleeps up to 10
An elegant, understated and environmentally-friendly fynbos reserve, with an impressive 5-bedroom farmhouse, 25-metre pool and dramatic views of the surrounding Franschhoek valleys and mountains. Ideal for families and groups of friends.
The 5-bedroom farmhouse is set in 125-acres of pristine indigenous fynbos. Unlike most other neighbouring properties it is not a wine farm but a fynbos reserve, having a distinctive, rugged and unspoilt natural beauty. It boasts tremendous views and some of the best sunsets in the winelands.
The house is beautifully furnished in a relaxed farmhouse manner. It has 4 double bedrooms and 1 triple bedroom, 7 bathrooms and a large open plan kitchen/living/dining room with a large veranda which leads onto the lawn and a dramatic 25-meter pool. The pool and lawn are flanked on one side by an open living and dining barn and on the other by the pool barn with large inbuilt day beds, a changing room, outdoor shower and laundry.
It is a 10-minute drive from the centre of Franschhoek and within a 15-minute drive of over 35 restaurants and 30 wineries. It has easy access to a number of outdoor activities such as walking trails, mountain biking, horse-riding, golf and fishing.
Bedrooms at 7 Koppies
The Garden bedroom is set on the ground floor and overlooks the garden on two sides. It has an ensuite bathroom with separate walk-in shower and loo. This room is ideal for anybody who has difficulty climbing stairs. King sized bed.
Court Bedroom – this large bedroom is attached to the main house but has its own separate entrance. It has a large bright bathroom with double vanities and a separate bath and walk-in shower. King sized bed and room for extra single bed.
Orchard bedroom – this sun drenched double aspect room has its own balcony and overlooks the orchard and vegetable patch on one side and Bakenkop mountain on the other. It has a bright ensuite bathroom which also opens onto the balcony. King sized bed.
Mountain bedroom – set in the attic this triple room is incredibly cosy and charming. It has views on one side over the orchard and mountains and on the other over the court, pool and Simonsberg. It has its dedicated bathroom but is not ensuite. Three single beds or one king and one single.
Valley bedroom – this double bedroom is separate from the house and located in the hillside beside the pool barn. It has wonderful dual aspect views over the pool and valley. It has a large bathroom with double vanities, walk-in shower and separate loo. Three singles, or one king sized bed and one single.
Living and dining at 7 Koppies
The open plan, double- height Kitchen/Living/Dining room is light and airy and surrounded on three sides by windows, conducive to a very convivial time. The kitchen is equipped with two fridge/freezers, a large stove (8 rings and 3 ovens), two dishwashers and two sinks. The dining table can seat up to 16 adults and the sitting area can easily seat 10 with plenty of space for more chairs if required.
Large French-doors side lead onto the sunset veranda (which can seat 16) and a side-door to the breakfast terrace, braai area, vegetable patch and orchard.