Taliesin sleeps twelve adults in luxury. It has many decks to relax and take in the stunning views. Heaven for the bird watcher as it is steps from the bird reserve. Feeling energetic you can swim in the heated 10m pool or the safe waterways. As it is steps from the beach you could swim there.
A daily house keeper looks after the house and you so this is a real holiday for all!
It has been designed to make the most of the Knysna light and breezes with many windows and high full hieght ceilings.
The area is stunning and there are many things and places to explore.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Steps away|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: George 60 km, Nearest railway: Knysna 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Taliesin can either be rented out as a six or four bedroom house depending on the beds needed. There is also a two bedroom apartment which is rented out when the house is vacant. This makes it a very special apartment as it has the sole use of the gardens, decks & pool of the main house. All the beds & linen are of a very high standard so you will get a great nights sleep. There are many restaurants in the area. The small island boasts three.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking is in an automated garage. There is room for two cars. Taliesin has it's own boat dock. If you don't have a boat it is great to fish off. The island being private is very secure and you will see many children cycling around without the adults. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained.
There is wheelchair access to the ground floor, where there is one large bedroom.
The apartment can sleep upto four. The four bedroom house upto eight and the main house twelve.
Knysna nestles on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the ‘Garden Route’, South Africa. It is surrounded by a natural paradise of lush indigenous forests, tranquil lakes and golden beaches, making it a real natural wonderland.
It offers many activities and attractions to a wide variety of people. "People. beauty and mystery" is what comes to mind when describing Knysna. The town nestles between the impressive Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, with the world-renowned forests encircling it like a protective mantle. The 21 ha estuary is protected from the sea by the monolithic sandstone "Heads" - silent sentinels down the centuries of the rich history of this unique part of "paradise of earth".
In and around Knysna one will find a selection of fine restaurants, seafood taverns, pubs, coffee shops and eateries, to match your mood or budget. For the shopper, there are interesting shops tucked away around every corner, authentic African traders and for the person with a passion for history, well, Knysna will intrigue you...