Audrey's Vineyard Cottage and Homestead – Breede River Valley Self Catering Accommodation in the Western Cape


Photos - Homestead Entrance Hall Andre v Rooyen“a home from home”

The Homestead is the original Victorian farmhouse, built in 1892, under oak trees, alongside a dam and overlooking the vineyards.  It is the ideal family holiday venue and is very close to the wedding and conference venue, Leipzig Country House ( and Nuy Wine Cellar.

There are 5 bedrooms, sleeping 10-12 people (4 bathrooms, 2 en-suite).  It has a large lounge with a fireplace and a big well equipped kitchen with microwave, stove, dishwasher & washing machine. Two bedrooms have double beds while the other three have twin-beds/King-size double beds.  One bedroom has 2 extra single beds as a bunk bed in it.

  • Very large private patio (60 sq m).
  • Outside Barbeque facilities (Grid & 2 crates of wood provided.)
  • Inside barbeque
  • Satellite TV
  • Wi-Fi facilities
  • Reservoir with fresh mountain water for swimming in at your own risk
  • Fireplace
  • AA Highly recommended
  • Bedding & inside towels provided
  • Alarm system installed
  • An enclosed back garden for pets – strictly on request (Please note pet policy below)
  • Under cover parking
  • Complimentary bottle of Nuy Wine Cellar wine for 2 night stay

There are a number of resident barn owls in the shed next door and the babies can be seen and heard at certain times of the year.  Swallows return every summer to their “home” on the patio.  Weavers also love the oak trees at the reservoir for their nests.

Self catering accommodation but Continental breakfasts @ R65 per person per meal are available by prior arrangement.  Wine ordered at Nuy Wine Cellar ( can be delivered via prior arrangement.

Please Note: According to South African Health Regulations No Smoking inside the homestead.  Swimming in both the unfenced dam and reservoir at your own risk.

Pet Policy – strictly on request

Pets need to be well trained, have their own sleeping blankets, do not jump onto furniture or sleep on beds/ couches and are “flea free”.  We reserve the right to hold you responsible for any damage caused by your pets.  The pets may not be allowed to roam unaccompanied on the farm outside the enclosed back garden.

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