Wine farms, different types of cheese, grapes, and some of South Africa's most breath taking wine lands. La Motte and the entire Stellenbosch are on the doorstep, while De Doorns is setting the vista for what is to be.
Franschhoek is farmland and sedate living with a touch of class. International investors queue to own pieces of this prime South African real estate.
Not without reason, Franschhoek, the wine producing region is picturesque and property value is growing due to international investor demand.
The lifestyle developments that were underway in Franschhoek have been sold out.
Some of South Africa's most famous schools are located in Stellenbosch which is close to Franschhoek. One of these is Paul Roos Gymnasium.
Paul Roos Gymnasium has produced some of South Africa's legends in sport, academia and leadership, including:
- J.B.M Hertzog, prime minister of the Union of South Africa
- D.F Malan, South African prime minister
- Jan Smuts, South African prime minister
- T.O Honiball, cartoonist for the Rapport News Paper and artist
- Francois Hougaard, Springbok Rugby player
Their motto is “Semper Splindidior”, meaning “Always brighter, always more splendid”.
Franschhoek is one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa.
Located 75 km from Cape Town, it is not too much from the hustle and bustle of city life but far enough away to be country living. It is a lesser distance than the distance between Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Neighbouring areas are:
The Hugenot Monument is erected in the town of Franschhoek which chronicles the history of the first settlers in the region.
The architectural design in Franschhoek, Cape Dutch, is being restored and preserved to honour the original village. Restrictions have been imposed on construction of “new” property within the town.
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