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The  Manor House

Set amongst awe-inspiring views of the Simonsberg Mountain, vineyards and manicured gardens, the historic Manor House is exquisitely furnished and decorated with superior finishes for a comfortable, private stay.

Available to book in its entirety with or without a private function, the Manor House offers an unforgettable stay. Sample Plaisir de Merle’s wines in the tasting room and visit picturesque Franschhoek for exceptional cuisine.

The house sleeps up to eight guests and consists of four bedrooms – a honeymoon suite with a bathroom en suite, two bedrooms each with twin beds which share a full bathroom, and a fourth bedroom en suite. With a full kitchen, large reception room, a very spacious lounge with a fireplace and formal dining room, the Manor House offers a comfortable stay with breathtaking views. There are a variety of guest houses close by should accommodation be required for additional guests.

A continental breakfast is served and dinner can be arranged by prior booking.


Beautifully appointed with a full bathroom en suite for maximum privacy, this room presents the perfect ending to the perfect day. The suite is named The Bird Room which reminds of the French translation of Plaisir de Merle, The Pleasure of the Blackbird.


The Tree Room and the Protea Room are equipped with twin beds and share a full bathroom.


The Travel Room has its own en suite bathroom and its quirky touches include ancient maps on the walls and cabin trunks as bedside tables.