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This is a beautiful property, a stunning house and wonderful garden, planted by Una van der Spuy... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Charms all your senses

Old Nectar will charm all your senses Situated close to the centre of historic Stellenbosch, Old... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 Dec 2017
18 Sep 2017
“Charms all your senses”
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a beautiful property, a stunning house and wonderful garden, planted by Una van der Spuy, who died only a few years ago. You can take a guided tour or follow a plan of the garden. The gates may be closed when you arrive...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Old Nectar will charm all your senses Situated close to the centre of historic Stellenbosch, Old Nectar is nestled in the beautiful Jonkershoek Valley. Surrounded by majestic mountains, the Cape Dutch Manor House (dating back to 1692) and spectacular gardens has to be on any...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The gardens and mountains give you reason to step back and reflect on natures beauty. Maybe one of the hidden secrets of Jonkershoek in Stellenbosch but well worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank NicC416
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This place is special as it dates back to 1692 and the gardens are lovely with the Manor House and the Jonkershoek mountains in the background. However, here is not much to do and the gardens are very small, probably 10min worth of time. If...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank OneBigAdventure2016
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Mrs Una van der Spuy lived in this beautiful Cape Dutch house for about 60 sixty years, during which time she created the garden completely from a bare, scrubby hillside. She opened it for charity or to friends and interested parties for almost all of...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GoedeHoop
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The garden is not huge but is divided into 'room' with a different theme so there is plenty to see, the lawn, the lily pond, the long walk covered by pergerla with many different climbers. There is also a new section of Finbos. The house...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Anne L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place is an absolute hidden gem in the Jonkershoek Valley, close to Stellenbosh. The most beautiful estate with an amazing garden to walk around and just relax. Loads of different plants and birds to enjoy. The friendly staff will really look after you.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GertM1
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