|Minimum Stay||3 - 4 nights|
Knysna Heights is a luxurious three-level house situated on a ridge above the picturesque town of Knysna, South Africa’s premier holiday destination. 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.
Golf: The Garden Route is a very popular golf destination with world class courses adorning dramatic cliff tops and scenic countryside. Knysna is extremely well positioned, making it feasible to play a different course every day of the week!
We can arrange discounted green fees at two championship courses in Knysna – Pezula, a magnificent course situated on the Eastern Head overlooking the Indian Ocean and Simola, a Jack Nicklaus signature course in the undulating hills behind the town, with more, spectacular vistas. Pezula and Simola are both listed in Compleat Golfer’s Twenty Most Beautiful Courses in SA.
Other courses in the area include the Knysna Golf Course, the Fancourt County Club, the George Golf Course, Oubaai (Ernie Els’s first signature course) and the Plettenberg Bay Country Club.
Smoking: We ask you to respect our request that nobody should smoke inside the house. Ashtrays are provided but please use the balconies.
An absolutely stunning property , beautifully laid out and equipped, huge rooms, very comfortable, amazing views and superb attention from the managing agent, who was wonderful. A highlight of an incredible trip to South Africa, Mark was really helpful, booked restaurants for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, cannot recommend highly enough, kids loved it, great little pool to cool off in at the end of the day, loads to see and do locally. A very special house to stay in for an unforgettable holiday.
This home exceeded all our expectations. Stunning views of the lagoon and The Heads. The infinity pool was beautifully landscaped into the indigenous vegetation - A wonderful and romantic setting in the most stunning location in the whole of South Africa. Thank you
Stay at our exclusive-use Knysna Heights Villa (part of award winning Kanonkop House) and play golf at reduced rates on local award-winning courses, canoe the beautiful waterways, make use of in-house bicycles for mountain biking and forest trails and the speed boat for sunset cruises and water-sports. Enjoy wonderful beaches for surfing and sunbathing, walking trails, sailing, fishing, shopping, sidewalk cafés and restaurants. Take a day trip to Oudtshoorn to visit the ostrich farms and Cango Caves or to Plettenberg Bay for whale watching. Visit the world’s largest free flight bird sanctuary in the indigenous forest, ride the elephants, walk the wild cats, jump from the world’s highest bungy or swing through the tree canopy of the Tsitsikamma Forest. Knysna and the surrounding area is an eco-wonderland for nature lovers and a playground for outdoor and adventure enthusiasts.
Knysna Heights Villa is ideally situated for day excursions of the beautiful Garden Route, a playful destination for a family holiday.
Your hosts, the Conyers family, will ensure that cultured sophisticates and active families alike select the perfect way to enjoy each day.
Temperate year round temperatures.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£298|
Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion depending on the number of guests and length of stay.
A luxury fully-catered package is available, which includes Breakfast, a daily maid/cleaning service and complementary wine, beer and local soft drinks. This can be arranged at the time of booking.
A 50% deposit is required to secure the booking, with the balance due on arrival. The deposit is refundable for cancellation before 8 weeks (less 5% transaction fees) but no refund can be given for cancellation inside 4 weeks. Refunds between 8 weeks and 4 weeks out are at the discretion of the owner depending on being able to re-book the vacant days.