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Knysna Heights

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Knysna Heights is a luxurious three-level villa situated on a ridge above the picturesque town of Knysna. This unique property (completed 2007) is suspended over the indigenous forest with stunning views to the famous Knysna Heads.

Over-sized front doors open into a large entrance hall leading to the spacious open-plan living area. This level contains the fully equipped modern kitchen with granite surfaces, microwave, electric oven and hob, washing machine and dishwasher; the family room with comfortable sofas, open fire place, large LCD screen, satellite TV, Bose Home Entertainment system with CD and DVD, books/board games; the dining room with table for 8 and a spacious lounge area overlooking the lagoon. The living areas are connected by beautiful stained wooden floors with stunning views through the wrap-around glass doors and from the entertainment decks that surround the house on every side. A small infinity pool overlooks the forest.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: George 60 km, Nearest railway: George 60 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The house is on 3 levels, a strikingly original design, clad in glass, clinging to the side of a South-facing wooded slope with spectacular views over the Knysna Lagoon and the Heads. Balconies hang from all sides for maximum benefit from this outstanding location.

The middle level, with its beautiful polished wooden floors and open-plan design, has a sitting area, dining area, TV area and fully-equipped kitchen. The extensive East Balcony has a large teak table with 8 chairs for outside dining and a small infinity pool which overlooks the forest.

The furniture and decor are luxurious throughout, with a satellite TV entertainment centre and Bose sound system which delivers independently selectable stereo sound throughout the house.

A daily maid service is available and breakfast (or even a full catering service) can be provided at an additional charge.

The open-plan, multi-level design is not suitable for the elderly or small children. Smoking outside only.

The Western Cape region

Knysna is located in the heart of the beautiful garden route in the Western Cape and deservedly known as South Africa's premier holiday destination. The town nestles on the edge of the Kysna Lagoon enjoying spectacular views across the tranquil waters and out towards the famous Knysna Heads and the Indian Ocean beyond. The climate is generally mild with plenty of sunshine. Temperatures range from of 15C to 32C from Sept to May and 12C to 25C from June to August.

There are numerous beaches nearly, at Leisure Island (in the Lagoon), Brenton, Buffels Bay and Plettenberg.

Knysna Heights

There is something for everyone in Knysna. A golfer's paradise, you can play a different course every day of the week! Knysna boasts 2 championship courses - Pezula, on the Eastern Head overlooking the Indian Ocean and Simola, a Jack Nicklaus signature course in the hills behind the town. We can arrange discounted green fees on your behalf and we can ensure a complete golfing holiday by providing advice, booking tee times and organizing transfers or golf club hire at these and many other golf courses in the area.

Other activities provided in-house include canoeing, mountain biking, speedboat cruises (including a sunset cruise), all water sports, skiing etc (including tuition) and fishing. We can provide transfers and picnics for all your day trips. There are many walking trails in the Knysna Forest and the area is very popular with bird-watchers. To make your stay complete, we provide restaurant recommendations and suggestions for any other activity you may wish to undertake

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4 Aug 2013



Não ficamos na guest house que é lindíssima, preferimos alugar uma casa, Knysna Heights Villa.Adoramos! A casa é enorme, bem decorada, com uma linda piscina privativa, super bem equipada e com uma… More

11 Mar 2013


"Superb villa to stay with stunning views over the lagoon"

After staying at Kanonkop House in 2012 we were proposed by the owner to stay at the Knysna Heights Villa due to the fact the Kanonkop House was fully booked.The villa is superb. Everything is big and… More

22 Feb 2012


"Not sure how it could have been better..."

The review for this villa can often get mixed up with Kanonkop Guest House because the owners are the same and I believe they share a website. Because we gave the Kanonkop address to Avis, we did hav… More

3 Jan 2012


"First class hospitality, great place, lovely setting and very comfortable"

Our host, from Kanonkop House, was outstanding. All the amenities were first rate. Supplies were excellent and the alternatives offered were great. The house was beautifully appointed, with lots of sp… More

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Samantha C.

  • 4 Years listed

35% Response rate

Calendar last updated:28 Oct 2014

Based in South Africa

Languages spoken
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