The Country Guesthouse

Winery Road Raithby Off R44 Between Stellenbosch & Somerset West Cape Winelands 7130
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About The Country Guesthouse

Winery Road, Raithby
Off R44 Between Stellenbosch & Somerset West
Cape Winelands, 7130

Your Fairytale Wedding

Once upon a time, but not too long ago, there lived a young girl. Since childhood she dreamt that someday she’ll have the most beautiful of weddings in all the land. It had to be as intimate as a portrait. That portrait was to be found in these pages. The Country Guesthouse – the most perfect of wedding venues.

This wine farm is located amongst acres of vines, beautiful landscaped gardens and spectacular mountain views. It is nestled between the towns of Stellenbosch and Somerset West, with Cape Town, The Mother City, only half an hour’s drive away. Add to this a team of professionals who holds hospitality in high regard. Attention to detail is a given. That’s the foundation, let’s explore its richess.

The Chapel

Fifty-year-old trees line the ceremonial path to The Chapel’s authentic wooden doors. The handpainted mural on the ceiling is a phenomenon to behold.

Wooden pews line the aisle on both sides. Eighty guests can fit comfortably with one hundred at a squeeze. Get set for an ingenious and totally absorbing ceremony. And for the traditionalists amongst us, a horse-drawn carriage can be arranged.

Outdoor Weddings

The Boland/Helderberg region is renowned for its golden sunshine. Picture sloping gardens, a sea of flora, majestic trees with birdsong to match, whilst guests enjoy the splendour of a classic reception in a marquee that can be specially arranged. Invite as many guests as you’d prefer. You are given the choice of varied sized marquee tents.

Wedding Catering

96 Winery Road. Much has been written about this cullinary haven. Their catering is out of this world and the wines on offer are from the pick of awardwinning estates. This restaurant has been awarded on several occasions for its fine wine selection. You are also given the option of having your wedding reception in the restaurant itself. Our chef and his team are renowned for serving superb cuisine with the emphasis on local, fresh produce.

The Country Guest House Accommodation

The finest in guest house accommodation is to be found, nestled between the towns of Stellenbosch and Somerset West, only half an hour's drive from South Africa's Mother City, Cape Town. Boasting 18 units with beautiful vistas stretching in all four directions, be it vineyards, mountains or the bluest of skies. Nature abounds in all her splendour.

Your stay is further complimented by 18 rounds of golf at a choice of world-class golf estates, sumptuous dining, in fact, indulgence is at the core.

Our staff is a dedicated team of professionals. They will ensure that your stay is a magical one. Friendliness is the golden thread here. Which brings us to our all-inclusive breakfast, served in the cosiest of nooks. Natural and fresh ingredients, ground coffee – the perfect start to a day filled with pure bliss.

Facilities at The Country Guesthouse

Venue Type :
Chapel on Premises
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Other Features :
Car Parking

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