The Villa Bu’Dou Estate was established 12 years ago and has been managed by Buks and Douglas ever since.

The house and buildings, were beautifully and tastefully renovated to include the guest house, wedding venue, bridal suite and conference facilities that the magnificent estate is comprised of.

The 2.6-hectare landscape includes well-manicured lawns, well-kept shrubs, flowering plants and fountains that stretch right to the riverfront of the sugar bush river beautifully completing the idyllic scenery of a classical Italian villa.

The meare 40 min drive from Johannesburg allows for the hectic city life to fall away allowing the soothing surroundings of the nearby river and the privacy of a secluded yet not isolated atmosphere to set in.

With the combination of clean air, uninterrupted scenery and solitude of the oak trees to surround you, our venue makes for the perfect atmosphere for a serene wedding, as well as an ideal location for a function.

For those looking for an alternative to bigger hotels, this pleasant guesthouse will be the answer.


The guesthouse consists of 5 bedrooms, each tastefully and individually decorated, to meet the classical beauty of the surroundings.
The interior decoration of this estate has a “home from home” feeling and provides a relaxing atmosphere, home cooked meals are a welcomed addition to
The idea of having home cooked meals is very welcomed by most guests who are looking for this kind of accommodation.


Glenfiddich Estate is a popular wedding venue in the Vereeniging area with a Chapel seating up to 120 people.
The Tuscany hall accommodates up to 140 guests without a dance floor and 110 guests with a dance area. No function is too big or small, and we are happy to provide either a plated menu or a simple breakfast.
We will cater to your requirements.
Villa budou is renowned for its food at weddings, serving good, wholesome undisguised food in a most relaxed atmosphere.

Local Attractions:

Being conveniently located near the industrial and commercial centers of Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark, Sasolburg and Meyerton as well as being 15 minutes away from two superb golfcourses, gourmet restaurants, Riversquare shopping mall, private hospital, cinema and Virgin active health club, businessmen could not ask for a better location from which to both conduct their business and to relax and unwind.

With the addition of being close to the Emerald Casino, the Vaal River and the Vaal Dam, which offers river courses, boating and fishing attractions our guests are spoilt for choice of fun.