The Manor House at Knorhoek Estate

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Price range - complete one of the options

  • Up to R500
  • R500 - R800
  • R800 - R1500

About the establishment

General facilities & services
  • Braai
  • Child-friendly
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Fireplace
  • Gay-friendly
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant/bar
  • Secure parking
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Wedding specialists
  • Wireless internet
Activities offered
  • Bird-watching
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Swimming pool
Getting there/ what's nearby
  • Farm-stays
  • Heritage environment

The Manor House was built in 1795 and is a national monument, set on the slopes of the mountain above Sir Lowry’s Pass on the Helderberg Wine Route

Only 45 minutes from Cape Town or Stellenbosch and 10 minute from Somerset West, Stand or Gordons Bay.

Grabouw and Elgin are about 20 minutes away.

In 1795 the Manor House was built. Knorhoek’s gable is of a rare type, a beautiful example of a transitional phase in Cape Dutch building.  Its date 1795 marks the division between the florid and neo-classical styles, having both a short pilaster and a holbol outline. 

The Mill House was built in 1800 and farmers brought their grain by ox wagon from as far as Caledon and Grabouw along the narrow treacherous tracks over the Kloof to be milled at Knorhoek.

The Manor House has a  master suite with MES as well as a Family Suite on the top floor comprising of 3 bedrooms with a full bathroom as well as a private lounge. Ideal for the wedding entourage.

The Mill House, next to the Manor House is an open plan self catering Loft that can accommodate up to 8 people

Millers Cottage, also next to the manor House has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and can accommodate 2 people in each room, total 8 people

The Manor House, pool area and gardens are very popular as a functions, conference and events venue


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