Natte Valleij Farm

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Images courtesy of Natte Valleij

Tucked away in the lower slopes of the Simonsberg Mountains, you’ll find the idyllic Natte Valleij Farm. An iconic destination where you can find old wine cellars, breathtaking gardens, age-old trees, pergolas and ponds all surrounded by white washed walls. This farm certainly has a particular charm that takes one back to a forgotten moment in time when things were considered to be more simple.

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Images courtesy of Natte Valleij

If you are looking for a serene destination to escape the busy city, Natte Valleij farm is exactly what you are looking for. They offer a choice of two beautiful self catering cottages and an En-Suite Guestroom. Each furnished and styled with great attention to detail. Apart from taking in the beautiful surroundings, guests can also partake in great activities while staying at the farm. Enjoy walking and mountain biking up the slopes of the Simonsberg, bird watching, wine tasting and a trip through the winelands.

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Images courtesy of Natte Valleij

Natte Valleij Farm has a delightfully traditional approach to their wine making process. Grapes are harvested by hand, bottled by hand, corked by hand and labeled by hand. Winemaker Alexander Milner strives to make wine without any interference or pretence. All their wines are unfiltered, which allows for optimal flavour and character. They mostly specialise in making red wines, but a small amount of whites are created for family use.

Images courtesy of Natte Valleij

Apart from being an exceptional getaway destination, Natte Valleij also offer their garden and wine cellars as a venue for weddings and other special occasions. The cellar, rich with beauty, still has its original yellow wood and reed ceilings. It consists of three sections, which can cater for between 50 and 200 guests. The cellars open up onto the extensive gardens, which is the perfect setting for any intimate affair.

Learn more about Natte Valleij

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Tammy Joubert has a particular interest in decor and architectural design trends and how they coexist with graphic design and art, especially in a South African context. When she’s not illustrating or painting, she enjoys exploring peculiar places in Cape Town, reading Afrikaans Poetry and the occasional glass of red wine.

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