Val de Vie Estate presents the perfect balance between nature and world-class modern living. Situated in the picturesque Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, the estate is flanked by no less than three towering mountain ranges and lush countryside.

This scenic area falls under the Cape Floral Kingdom, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.

World-class hospitals are located in both Paarl and Stellenbosch, offering all the benefits and facilities of modern healthcare.

Several excellent local schools in the vicinity such as Paarl Gym, Paarl Boys as well as Bridge House Private School in Franschhoek makes this estate an ideal home for young families. In addition the University of Stellenbosch, one of the highest ranked universities in South Africa, is just 20 minutes away. 

There are also a host of wonderful sights and activities within a 100km radius of Val de Vie. Avid golfers will appreciate the estate’s proximity to the neighbouring Boschenmeer Golf Estate as well as Pearl Valley, currently ranked as the third best golf course in South Africa, right next door. Not to mention that Val de Vie has 200 membership rights to this Jack Nicklaus Golf Course.

Those who enjoy the finer things in life will delight in the wines and fine dining offerings in Franschhoek, the gastronomic capital of South Africa.

Cape Town is merely 40 minutes away and undoubtedly one of the world’s most scenic and diverse cities. Here, at the foot of the ever-iconic Table Mountain, the country’s rich history meets with the city’s contemporary artistic culture in a vibrant urban playground. Whether you’re sightseeing, shopping up a storm or braving a riveting outdoor adventure this is a city that will never fail to dazzle.

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Wine farms

Wine farms

The prime location puts residents within easy driving distance to a plethora of highly rated wine farms and restaurants, where tastings and gourmet foods can be enjoyed.

Neighbouring towns

Neighbouring towns

The towns of Paarl, Franschhoek, and Stellenbosch are all situated nearby, offering a variety of highly rated gourmet restaurants and selection of attractions.



Paarl and Franschhoek mountain ranges and Du Toitskloof Pass are all situated nearby and serve as a great attraction for hikers, cyclists and avid photographers.

Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve

Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve

Trout fishing, mountain biking, hiking and picnics – these can all be enjoyed at this nearby reserve, surrounded by fynbos and massive rounded granite rock formations.

Living in Val De Vie


Val De Vie is situated close to a number of excellent public and private education facilities, including Paarl Boys High, Paarl Girls High, La Rochelle Girls, Paarl Gimnasium, Bridge House and Simond Private School. Stellenbosch University, one of South Africa’s top tertiary institutions, is also located minutes away.


Paarl offers a number of basic amenity stores, as well as Paarl Mall, where you’ll find a wide range of stores and restaurants. 


There are a number of small medical and dental clinics situated in nearby Paarl, including Mediclinic Paarl and Paarl Hospital.


Val De Vie is located away from bustling Cape Town, but close enough for residents visit the city with ease. The Northern Suburbs, Cape Town as well as the airport are all located less than 40 minutes away.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius