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The ‘Gourmet Capital’ of the Cape winelands, Franschhoek is renowned as a fine food and wine destination.

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The Lake District in the mountainous region of Cumbria is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular holiday destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Known for its art, architecture and culture, the historic centre of Florence is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is also the gateway to Tuscany’s Chianti wine region.

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The Leeu Collection is the manifestation of the vision of founder Analjit Singh (aka BAS) for sophisticated escapes and unique guest experiences. The hospitality portfolio currently comprises three five-star boutique properties in South Africa’s winelands: Leeu Estates, a 17-room country house and boutique winery in the Franschhoek valley; Leeu House, an exclusive 12-room hotel in the heart of Franschhoek village; and Le Quartier Français, a romantic 32-room hotel including two independent villas, also located in the village. Also within the Leeu Collection’s portfolio in Franschhoek is a the partnerships with Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines and Everard Read Franschhoek completing the offering in South Africa. The first acquisition outside of South Africa was Linthwaite House, a 36-room country retreat overlooking Windermere in England’s scenic Lake District, followed by Leeu Villa Querce, a luxury hotel with pristine gardens in Florence, Italy (opening 2022). Both the historic centre of Florence and the Lake District are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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“We created our brand pillars to offer an unrivalled escape for our guests. There is and will always be a sense of place wherever you go in the Leeu Collection. An inspiring art and sculpture collection; distinct architecture and design; spectacular views and breath-taking landscaping that reflects a connect with the location; superlative service with attention to the smallest detail; and a best in class food and wine experience in the locale.” – Analjit Singh, founder of the Leeu Collection


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The Leeu Collection is proud to have been instrumental in establishing the Leeu Learning Centre, a safe, inviting space where the youth of the Franschhoek valley can access free, quality online education and homework assistance. The hospitality portfolio also continues to support the Franschhoek-based Kusasa Project Early Learning Centre, a school for 120 disadvantaged children.

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