Jonkmanshof 20

Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa
Cape Dutch Fairytale: Old World Charm & Tranquility

Like walking into a Dutch Masters painting, this stately farmhouse offers rich, welcoming interiors, spaces that envelop you in deeply saturated colors, luxurious textures, and fascinating, age-old curiosities. This circa 1854 home is one of two classified Cape Dutch heritage houses by the same owners. Slightly larger than its neighbor, this residence showcases 18th-century furnishings mingled masterfully with contemporary South African art in an immaculate look that earned it a place in the pages of Condé Nast Traveller and Elle Décor.

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This luxuriously warm home emanates an air of nostalgia for gentler times when life was lived in a more leisurely fashion, and utmost attention was paid to creating spaces of lasting beauty. Built in 1854, the charming gabled residence is the oldest inhabited home in the well-preserved historic community of Montagu, on the Western Cape, some two hours’ drive from Cape Town.

With rugged Bloupunt peak as its backdrop, this villa for rent in South Africa is surrounded by majestic views and wide-open spaces and offers immaculate rooms inviting deep relaxation. The residence’s traditional lime plastered walls and well-tended garden are both bursting with life, from fragrant potted citrus to resident free-range hens to a greenhouse lined with succulents and cacti.

Inside, gleaming, wide plank wood floors glide from one richly colored room to another, and river reed ceilings hark back to earlier days in the region. There’s a library awash in a shade of velvety midnight blue, where first editions share shelves with a collection of fine ceramics, and wooden armoires and reading tables stand lovingly patinaed. The gemstone red living room envelops you in confident warmth with its large, wood-burning fireplace opposite deeply cushioned sofas and antique armchairs. King-sized, four-poster beds are each of the two bedroom’s centerpieces, laid with fine linens and cashmere and kept cozy and private behind classic accordion-styled wood shutters. Each bedroom offers access to a private lounge/study, and the en-suite bathrooms are rooms unto themselves, bright, inviting spaces with tile floors and decadently deep, cast-iron bateau bathtubs set before dazzling paned windows.

The farmhouse’s shared spaces indoors include the generous, brick-floored country kitchen and elegantly spare dining area, linked to the kitchen via a glass conservatory filled with native succulents. Outdoors, the raised swimming pool, created to mimic a farm dam, overlooks the chicken coop, and gravel and flagstone pathways and patios feature sunny spots for lounging in a chaise amid the serenity.


ADDITIONAL FEATURES

The two suites in the house can be rented separately or together. When suites are booked individually, breakfast is provided. For whole property bookings, it is available on request. The  Jonkmanshof breakfast is prepared from seasonal ingredients from the garden and the surrounding area. A three-course farm-style dinner is available for an additional charge for a minimum of four guests, and the booking must be made at the time of reservation. The hosts will gladly assist with recommendations and reservations for restaurants within walking distance.


AROUND

A rural mountain escape along South Africa’s well-traveled Route 62 wine route in the Western Cape, Montagu is surrounded by peaks and rocky outcroppings and is also celebrated for its pastoral landscape of vineyards, orchards, and fertile fields where stone, citrus, and soft fruits are grown in abundance. The area offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities, including mountain biking and hiking—from gentle strolls to more challenging trekking—in its scenic Langeberg range. 

A stay ideal for those seeking the tranquility of a bygone era, this villa for rent in South Africa allows you to unplug and unwind. There is no television, no front desk or animated lobby to distract from your nostalgic experience, only the opportunity to feel at home in a gentle space where utmost attention has been paid to creating beauty. Enjoy meals crafted from local produce, seasonal fruits, homemade preserves and fresh farm milk. Discover handmade ceramics and local lemonade, and artisanal creations. Unwind in or around the pool in the sunny, ivy covered courtyard garden, and stroll through the village taking in historic architecture.


LOCATION

Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa. Nearest airport: Cape Town (approximately 2 ½ hours).


BEST TIME TO VISIT: Year round. Spring is September to November, and summer is December to February.

 
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Jonkmanshof 20
Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa
Gabled Fairytale Farmhouse

Like walking into a Dutch Masters painting, this stately farmhouse offers rich, welcoming interiors, spaces that envelop you in deeply saturated colors, luxurious textures, and fascinating, age-old curiosities.

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Air Conditioning Overhead fans in each bedroom and aircon in kitchen/dining area
Heating Underfloor heating in each bathroom, electric blankets on beds in winter, wood fireplace in lounge, AGA stove in kitchen/dining area
Kitchen Fully equipped
Internet 50mbs fibre line
Washer Full laundry if required
Pool Farm style swimming pool
Dryer Yes
Suitable for Events Can host small events such as weddings for up to 20 guests
Wheelchair Accessible Most of the house is on ground level, but there are some steps into the garden.
Bedrooms 1
Bed Type Extra length king that can be split into twins
Kitchen Fully equipped
Bathrooms 1
Accommodates 2
Kid-Friendly If the property is booked exclusively, children of any age are allowed. If booked per suite, no children under 8 years old are permitted.
Pet Friendly No pets allowed
Min. Stay 1 nights
Check-In 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Check-Out 11:00AM
Sec. Deposit R4000
Sec. Deposit Due Deposit required prior to check-in via electronic transfer to owner
Cancelation Policy Moderate
The guest will receive a refund, less the BoutiqueHomes service fee, if the booking is canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay. If the guest cancels 14-30 days before the start of the stay, they will receive a 50% refund. If they cancel within 14 days of the start of the stay, no refund will be given.

BoutiqueHomes Service Fee is non-refundable.
Covid-19 Policy
COVID-19 cancellation policy: Should the guest have to cancel the reservation due to a valid reason related to Covid-19, the following will apply: Full refund of deposit or full amount for the reservation; or retain the reservation and deposit or full amount paid and move the reservation to a suitable date for the guest and depending on availability. The rate paid for the reservation is guaranteed for a period of 6 months from the date of cancellation.
Notes Early check-ins and late departures to be made by prior arrangement. A minimum stay of 2 nights is required on a Friday and a Saturday for the high and peak season weekends from 1 October - 30 April annually. A minimum stay of 2 nights is required during the peak season from mid-December to mid-January annually. Exclusive use bookings: If breakfasts are required, they can be provided at an additional rate. A daily cleaning service is provided at a time that is convenient for guests. Staff will be on the property to attend to the gardens, pools and animals. Per-room booking: Breakfasts are included in the daily rate and served at the 20 Bath location. No self catering is allowed.

Families are welcome at both residences, if both rooms of the property is booked exclusively. We regret no children under the age of 8 years are permitted, unless the whole house is booked for exclusive use.

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Air Conditioning Overhead fans in each bedroom and aircon in kitchen/dining area
Heating Underfloor heating in each bathroom, electric blankets on beds in winter, wood fireplace in lounge, AGA stove in kitchen/dining area
Kitchen Fully equipped
Internet 50mbs fibre line
Washer Full laundry if required
Pool Farm style swimming pool
Suitable for Events Can host small events such as weddings for up to 20 guests
Wheelchair Accessible Most of the house is on ground level, but there are some steps into the garden.
Bedrooms 1
Bed Type Extra-length king that can be split into twins
Kitchen Fully equipped
Bathrooms 1
Accommodates 2
Kid-Friendly If the property is booked exclusively, children of any age are allowed. If booked per suite, no children under 8 years old are permitted.
Pet Friendly No pets allowed
Min. Stay 1 nights
Check-In 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Check-Out 11:00PM
Sec. Deposit R4000
Sec. Deposit Due Deposit required prior to check-in via electronic transfer to owner
Cancelation Policy Moderate
The guest will receive a refund, less the BoutiqueHomes service fee, if the booking is canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay. If the guest cancels 14-30 days before the start of the stay, they will receive a 50% refund. If they cancel within 14 days of the start of the stay, no refund will be given.

BoutiqueHomes Service Fee is non-refundable.
Covid-19 Policy
COVID-19 cancellation policy: Should the guest have to cancel the reservation due to a valid reason related to Covid-19, the following will apply: Full refund of deposit or full amount for the reservation; or retain the reservation and deposit or full amount paid and move the reservation to a suitable date for the guest and depending on availability. The rate paid for the reservation is guaranteed for a period of 6 months from the date of cancellation.
Notes Early check-ins and late departures to be made by prior arrangement. A minimum stay of 2 nights is required on a Friday and a Saturday for the high and peak season weekends from 1 October - 30 April annually. A minimum stay of 2 nights is required during the peak season from mid-December to mid-January annually. Exclusive use bookings: If breakfasts are required, they can be provided at an additional rate. A daily cleaning service is provided at a time that is convenient for guests. Staff will be on the property to attend to the gardens, pools and animals. Per-room booking: Breakfasts are included in the daily rate and served at the 20 Bath location. No self catering is allowed.

Families are welcome at both residences, if both rooms of the property is booked exclusively. We regret no children under the age of 8 years are permitted, unless the whole house is booked for exclusive use.

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