2 Watsonia Heights
Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Amazing, luxurious self-catering villa in the beautiful secure Brackenridge Estate in Plettenberg Bay.
Find total relaxation with your families and friends in this stunning, large (900 sqm/9,600sqf) and private holiday getaway with rim-flow lap pool, open plan courtyard living, that is not only beautifully designed but also child friendly.
Due to its design this light and airy house is an ideal getaway for either an extended family or for individual couples- all rooms are designed with maximum privacy in mind.
The house is set on three levels. All rooms open to a central courtyard and are en-suite, the master suit also features a bath. Each room (3 double, one twin, 1 master suite) have their own entrance and their own outside areas (bar one).
The living area is ideal for entertainment as it is open plan and the concertina doors can be moved back so that the whole living area (kitchen/dining area/lounge) can be opened to the courtyard and/or the wrap around terrace. A state of the art Sonos music system with speakers in and outdoor in main house.
During the day one can make use of the different areas in the house - have breakfast in the living room or at the kitchen island, lunch on the terrace, afternoon tea on the soft furnished area above the overflow pool, dinner (e.g. braaing) in the courtyard.
In between, lounge by the heated rim flow pool while you watch your children play in the sandpit and the jungle gym. Catch up on the latest sports and TV entertainment in the downstairs area which not only has a 3D HD projector TV and seating area for a large group but also a bar that easily fits ten people. Includes a pool table, air hockey, football table, table tennis table. Also has toilet and shower.
The upstairs lounge also features a TV, as does the master suite, and a gas fireplace.
All rooms are individually and sumptuously appointed, with children in mind.
The kitchen is state-of-the art and most appliances are German. There is also a scullery/laundry (washer/dryer/dishwasher).
The lighting system is also state-of-the art with a number of programmable 'mood-features'. Hard wired wifi throughout.
The property further features a heated rim flow pool and there is a jungle gym for kids with sandpit.
The property is surrounded by natural fynbos which stretches down the valley and the ocean, as well as the Tsisikamma mountain range ('place of clear or abundant water' in the ancient Khoi language) can be seen from almost anywhere in the house. All views are completely unobstructed as this is a corner property.
It is a secure property as it is set in the Brackenridge Estate which is patrolled 24 hours but it also features its own security system.
In addition to a double garage there is plenty of room for additional parking.
Maid service can be arranged.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Central 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: George 100 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 5 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame|
Plettenberg Bay is part of the famous Garden Route that runs up the Eastern Coast of South Africa. With its faultless scenery and beautiful weather is popular with both South Africans and international visitors.
This bustling seaside town is world famous for its beautiful beaches, stunning restaurants and flawless scenery, making it the perfect holiday destination for families and travelers.
The area is an important eco-tourism destination, giving guests the opportunity to whale watch, enjoying the dolphins swimming by, as well as ocean adventures make Plett the No. 1 holiday destination.
It boasts glorious temperate climate all year round. Summers are pleasantly warm with comparatively low humidity, while winters are particularly mild, with year-round rainfall. Spring starts by mid-September. High summer begins from November to March and the warm temperatures peak from December to February at around 30°C. The temperatures start to cool from April although it can still be very pleasant until June. June, July and August are Plettenberg Bay's winter months and although still bright and warm days can also be wet and cold.
A highlight during spring is the arrival of several species of whales, including the rare Southern Right, which breed and calve in the sheltered waters. Plettenberg Bay is one of the top destinations in the world for boat based whale and dolphin watching. Due to the large number of whale and dolphin species found in the bay (five whale and three dolphin species), the Centre for Dolphin Studies is located in Plettenberg Bay. Three species of whale can be seen throughout the year
Besides the normal leisure activities such as golf at the Plettenberg County Club which is right next to Brackenridge Estate and the Goose Valley Golf Club, designed by Gary Player, situated at Keurbooms, there are also a host of other activities available. These include:
• Guided ferry trips up the Keurbooms River and view the spectacular forests from the comfort of the ferry
• This is a bird watchers paradise with more than 260 species have been sighted in this area
• Two and four hour walks on the 350 million year old Robberg Peninsula, which has recently been declared a national monument
• Visit Monkey Land, a unique primate sanctuary
• Other sanctuaries: Elephant, Snakes, Wolf
• Bird parks
• Mountain bike trails through the forests
• Horse riding
• Numerous walks in and around Plettenberg Bay
• Bungee jump, the highest jump in the world!
• Abseil down the Kranshoek gorge
• Stormsriver Adventures
• Scuba diving and snorkelling
• Scenic Flights over Plettenberg Bay and Knysna
• Day excursions to Shamwari Game Reserve
• Go Gliding, and see the whales from the air, a world first for South Africa
• The capital of South African Polo
• Excellent restaurants
• Empowerment Vineyard
• More golf along the garden route
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