Grand Dedale Country House
  • Paarl

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  • Bovlei Road, Wellington 7654

  • Longitude: 19.041077
  • Latitude: -33.634597
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Grand Dedale Country House

Grand Dédale, located close to Wellington at the foot of the Bainskloof Pass, invites its guests to an exclusive brand of elegant country house living.

The deluxe facility, formerly the Doolhof Manor House and private residence of the owners of Doolhof Wine Estate, offers sweeping views of the valley as well as the Groenberg, Limietberge and Hawekwa mountains.

At Grand Dédale, South African and international guests are able to enjoy sumptuous comfort, discreet service and complete privacy and exclusivity in six individually designed and appointed en-suite bedrooms, or in the romantic thatched stone cottage, amidst beautiful Winelands scenery.

Facilities on the Estate comprise a large outdoor swimming pool, a spa room, hiking and 4x4 trails up Bainskloof Pass, various walks and a wine tasting center.A variety of leisure activities including mountain bike trails, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, river rafting as well as golf played on world class golf courses, are a short drive away.

The Country House is also available for functions and weddings.

Map and Directions to Grand Dedale Country House

From Cape Town:

  • From Cape Town, take the N1 towards Paarl.
  • Take exit 47 marked R44 Stellenbosch/Wellington and turn left towards Wellington.
  • Keep on straight for approximately 25 kilometres; on your way you cross a four-way stop and two sets of traffic lights until you reach a large junction with traffic lights (new shopping center in front of you). Turn left towards Wellington.
  • After a few hundred metres you will reach more traffic lights with a large white church on the left (the Moeder Kerk). Turn right into Church Street/Kerk Straat (signs for Bains Kloof Pass).
  • Continue on through Wellington towards the mountains (Bains Kloof Pass). As you leave the town, the road climbs and bends to the right. You will see Bovlei Winery, a large cream building on your right.
  • Immediately after this you will reach a sign marked Hill Road on your left. Take this road and then turn immediately right (follow the signs for Doolhof Wine Estate - Grand Dédale is on Doolhof Wine Estate).
  • You will reach a T-junction. Turn right again. The road soon becomes a gravel road. Keep straight on to the end (about 4 km), pass through Welvanpas and you will eventually come to double gates with the Doolhof D.
  • Welcome to Grand Dédale Country House!

From Cape Town International Airport:

  • As you leave the airport, take the N2 towards Somerset West
  • After several kilometers, turn into the R300, directions Belleville (exit 22A)
  • At the end of the R300, take the N1 towards Paarl
  • From here follow the directions from Cape Town (as above).

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