About Us

Wellington Country House is an intimate guesthouse situated in the picturesque farming village of Wellington, Western Cape South Africa, with majestic views over the Limietberg,  Du Toitskloof and Drakenstein Mountains.

The guest house is just 40 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and centrally located with Franschoek, Paarl and Riebeek Kasteel, Ceres and Stellenbosch and Blouberg Strand within easy 20 minute reach. The west coast is only an hour’s drive, to have a day on the beach or escape on a hot summer day.

Wellington is a farming village known for its Mediterranean climate with long warm sunny summer days and snow-capped mountains in winter. Wellington Country House overlooks orchards and vineyards of neighbouring farms.  From the pool deck, lounge and dining rooms you are watch the viticulturist at work, overseeing the pruning of the vines and trees.

The mountains around us are mountain bikers’ and hikers’ dreams.  Clear streams run below the famous Bainskloof pass amongst the unsurpassed splendour of the Cape Fynbos, we even have our very own rare proteas: The Mountain Rose, a tiny redish specimen with drooping heads, the very rare Kasteelkloof protea and the Krantz Protea.

Whatever their reasons, visitors will find their holiday in South Africa to be a positive experience due to world-class infrastructure, transport, accommodation, culture, cuisine and tasting experiences.

Here we offer a personal service that only a small, privately owned and managed, country house villa and quiet getaway can provide. Wellington Country House is the perfect destination for groups of friends and family wishing to visit South Africa’s Cape Winelands, the R301 route and enjoy the many adventure activities available in the immediate area.

The house only caters to maximum 8 guests, offering a choice of rates to include dinner, bed, and breakfast, fully inclusive or room only. All discounted rates is on a room only basis.  We are particularly suitable for guests looking for peaceful accommodation close to Paarl and with access to all that the region has to offer. We are situated near Hugenote schools, 4 minutes from CPUT and Boland Rugby Stadium, 8 minutes from Dal Josafat Athletics stadium.

Wellington Country House is a  popular home to cyclists of the Cape Epic, Berg River Canoe Marathon.

Our latest offering is a full-day excursion to the Ceres Karoo, it is best enjoyed by staying over the night before and after, with scrumptious braai and picnic meals included.  With panoramic views of Limietberg Mountains, guests can enjoy abundant birdlife, walking trails, an inviting swimming pool, relaxed interiors, free WiFi, extensive library board and card games when at home. Booking service for local activities including bespoke Great White Shark Diving, Tastings such as wine, olives, beer, chocolate, whiskey.  Meals ordered 48 hours in advance, are planned with guests to ensure that the dining experience is a daily highlight.

Wellington Country House welcomes children of all ages. Please note that the pool is deep and uncovered therefore we request that they are under adult supervision at all times. This is a destination offering Cape Winelands accommodation at its best while truly embracing the essence of South Africa: its the people, the places and the wildlife.