Richard Branson’s Villa in Franschhoek

The Manor House is a beautiful five bedroom villa located at Richard Branson’s Mont Rochelle wine estate. The Manor House is in the heart of Franschhoek’s Klein Dassenberg mountain range and is available for exclusive rental throughout the year.

The villa comfortably sleeps eight adults and boasts a cosy bunk room that can sleep up to 6 children. Throughout your stay you can enjoy the stunning views, spacious common areas, kitchen, outdoor heated swimming pool and gym, not to mention the services of a chef who can prepare meals from the villa’s dedicated kitchen. You are welcome to treat the Manor House as you would your own home, but you will still enjoy the service you would expect from a luxury hotel.

In addition to breakfast which is included in all our room rates, exclusive use of the Manor House also includes lunch or dinner at either of the two Mont Rochelle restaurants, or you can opt to dine privately at the villa. The exclusive use rate includes all drinks (including alcohol).

All bedrooms include en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and double vanity units. All beds can be converted into twin beds, a TV in is every room as well as fully stocked mini bar. Heating and air conditioning is provided in all bedrooms.

What’s included with all exclusive use rates?

  • Your accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily 3 course lunch chosen from our menu at the Country Kitchen or lunch and dinner at Miko
  • A drinks package per person per day personalised for your group
  • Complimentary wine tasting session
  • Private use of all the facilities, including a heated outdoor pool and gym
  • Complimentary selection of drinks and snacks from your minibar (every room; replenished daily)
  • Complimentary wireless internet throughout the property


Loft Suite

The Loft Suite is the only room on the top floor of the Manor House. It has a large en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower and French doors that lead you onto your own private terrace with panoramic views of the Dassenberg Mountains. The bedroom has its own living area and has plenty of wardrobe space.

Viognier Room

Located in a standalone building adjacent to the main Manor House building, the terrace is perfectly situated to soak up the vineyard and mountain views. The room includes a dressing table, living area and en-suite. The shower has been cleverly designed to be used either as an indoor or outdoor shower.

Chardonnay Room 1

Located downstairs, this room includes its own terrace. The room has views to the front and side of the Manor House, which means there is plenty of sunlight flooding into this spacious double bedroom. There is plenty of wardrobe space.

Chardonnay Room 2

A beautifully appointed bedroom with mini bar and en-suite bathroom.

Bunk Room

The bunk room has two double beds, two single beds and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. French doors lead onto the front of the property.

Rental Information

  • Check In2:00 PM
  • Check Out10:00 AM
  • Max Guests8 adults and 6 children
  • Min Stay2 nights

Property Features

  • 24-hr Security
  • Breakfast Included
  • Butler
  • Catered
  • Chef
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • House-keeping
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Wine tasting