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This Historic home set in a tranquil garden in the peaceful centre of Paarl is a hidden gem, soon to be discovered by the discerning traveller of note. Afrika Pearl lies in the centre of Paarl just below Paarl Rock only 60 km from Cape Town. Owner`s Johan and Christelle van Rensburg are the hosts that welcome you to their historic guesthouse, within walking distance of many historic landmarks; museums, monuments, restaurants and pubs. The perfect base from where the discerning traveller can explore the winelands, cheese and olive farms as well as many boutique styled working farms.

 Johan and Christelle van Rensburg, owners of Afrika Pearl

Johan van Rensburg is the uncelebrated architect that designed the private home Nelson Mandela lived in on the grounds of the Victor Verster prison.

He is the third generation van Rensburg, born in this historic house built around 1900! When his parents had to move to a secured old age home, he could not get himself to sell the home steeped in history and decided to lovingly refurbish it, move back in and share the glory of the unpretentious farm styled home with visitors.

Johan is an absolute walking encyclopedia on Paarl and its surrounds and knows hidden gems like the botanical gardens with natural Lilly ponds hidden away in the mountains, secret dirt roads on Bainskloof pass and many more historic treasures not to be found by the accidental tourist.
Christelle van Rensburg is a qualified nurse and an ardent cook…

Evening meals @ R180.00 per person – starter, main course, dessert and a glass of wine/fruit juice

 

 

…She loves spoiling guests with her home cooking and many a traveller has had the unexpected cheese and fruit platter or homemade cookies delivered to their door.  Christelle is also the one who makes sure that guests perfect the art of  “stoep-sit” The Afrikaans “stoep” is built around the “plaashuis” (farm house) and is similar to the English or American veranda.

It was built by the Afrikaans speaking “boere” (farmers) around their rectangular or square farm houses in order to shield these houses from the scorching African sun.”Stoep-sit” was done early in the mornings or late afternoons when cooler air breezes would appear.

Early mornings were the time to have “boeretroos” (Coffee) and “beskuit” (rusks). Late afternoons would be time for “boeretroos” and homemade “koekies” (cookies) We hope to welcome you to our home in order to also practice the art of “stoep-sit” , finding tranquillity and serenity in order to revive mind, body, spirit and soul!

ADDITIONAL services

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Daily Maid Services

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Wake-up Service

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Braai On Request

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Packed Lunches

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Laundry

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Electric Blankets

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Heaters and Fans

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Air Conditioning

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Hardwood/ Paraquet Floors

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Non-Smoking Rooms

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Safety Deposit Box

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

guests love it because...

TOP LOCATION IN THE CAPE WINELANDS. CENTRALLY SITUATED FOR EASY TRAVEL TO CAPE TOWN, STELLENBOSCH, FRANSCHHOEK AND WELLINGTON.

Paarl Vineyard

accommodation – our rooms

3 ROOMS EACH WITH DOUBLE DOORS LEADING TO A PATIO WITH A GARDEN VIEW. 1 COTTAGE WITH A “STOEP” AND PRIVATE GARDEN AND BRAAI AREA.

Double beds in TRANQUILITY, DIE PATRIOT AND GRANITE GREY.

2 X SINGLE beds in DIE PêREL.
(High quality mattresses with pure cotton linen and towels)

All rooms have wardrobes and clothes racks.

All rooms have suitcase stands.

All rooms have a seating area and a desk and chair to use for writing or checking e-mails.

Equipped with coffee and tea making facilities.

The Cottage is equipped with a kitchenette.

en-suite bathrooms

WITH FLUFFY TOWELS, TOILETRIES, BATH AND SHOWER FACILITIES AND A HAIRDRYER.

KITCHENETTE

Cleaning Products
Tumble Dryer
Electric Kettle & Refrigerator

 

MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

Flat Screen TV
Cable Channels
Free Wifi

FOOD & DRINK

Breakfast On Request:
Surcharge Applicable
Minibar
Tea/ Coffee Maker

ATTRACTIONS

GREAT LOCATION

CLOSEST LANDMARKS

KWV Cellar: 2.4 km
Mediclinic Paarl: 2.6 km
Boschenmeer Golf Course: 2.9 km
Nederburg Wines: 4.2 km
Fairview Winery & Cheese: 5.1 km

POPULAR LANDMARKS

Simonsvlei Wines: 6.3 km
Pearl Valley Golf Course: 9.1 km
Butterfly World: 10.9 km
Delheim: 16 km
Simonsig Wine Estate: 19.8 km

RESTAURANTS & MARKETS

Slug and Lettuce Cafe/ Bar: 3 km
Hazar Restaurant: 5 km
Woolworths Supermarket: 5 km
Windmeul Market: 15 km
Paarl Mall: 5 km

NATURAL BEAUTY

Bergrivier River: 1 km
Paarlberg Mountain: 5 km

KWV CELLARS

2.4 km From Afrika Pearl

MEDICLINIC PAARL

2.4 km From Afrika Pearl.

Bosechenmeer Golf Course

2.9 km From Afrika Pearl

Fairview Winery & Cheese

5.1 km from Afrika Pearl

Afrika Pearl Guest House

Conveniently Located

Simonsvlei Wines

6.3 km From Afrika Pearl

Pearl Valley Golf Course

9.1 km From Afrika Pearl

Butterfly World

10.9 km From Afrika Pearl

Delheim

16 km From Afrika Pearl

Simonsig Wine Estate

19.8 km From Afrika Pearl

Slug and Lettuce

3 km From Afrika Pearl

Hazar Restaurant

5 km From Afrika Pearl

Woolworths Supermarket

5 km From Afrika Pearl

Windmeul Market

15 km From Afrika Pearl

Bergrivier River

1 km From Afrika Pearl

Paarlberg Mountain

5 km From Afrika Pearl