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Luxury Villa on Pezula Golf and Country Club Estate, with Heated Private Pool

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa - Prime Location, Spectacular Views of the Indian Ocean, Surrounding Golf Course and Mountains

With its spectacular views over the Indian Ocean, the surrounding golf course and the Outeniqua mountains, Ocean House offers accommodation of the very highest standard. The accommodation comprises 2 double and 2 twin bedrooms all with en-suite bathroom or shower-room, galleried landing, double volume open plan dining and living area, television area with satellite TV, fully fitted kitchen, utility room, BBQ/garden room, heated pool and double garage. The outside areas include landscaped gardens, BBQ room deck, and pool terrace, providing a choice of idyllic settings for alfresco dining.

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 July, 2018

About The Owner

The property is owned by myself Paul, my wife Jill and our lifelong friends John & Christina. We are now early retired from the careers of Sales/Marketing, Banking, Law and Nursing.

The Owner purchased this house in 2000

Why The Owner chose Knysna

We all fell in love with SA in general and Knysna in particular when we first visited in the 1995. We visited the then newly opened then "Sparrebosch" Golf and Clifftop Estate in 2000 and to our own complete surprise bought a plot of land which in our opinion had the best view on the estate. We then set about the task of finding an architect (Tom Joyce) and builder (Clive Bouwer who both turned out to be absolutely fantastic. To cut a long story short our "dream house" was completed in March 2002. We now spend up about 3 months a year in Ocean House and are continually upgrading the house and garden.

What makes this house unique

What can I say, there is so much to love....

Set in an amazing prime position on the Pezula Golf Estate. Ocean House has spectacular views over the Indian Ocean, the surrounding golf course and the Outeniqua Mountains. Offering accommodation of a very high standard, our house can accommodate up to 8 in spacious luxury. Some of the benefits offered include 2 double and 2 twin bedrooms, galleried landing, double volume open plan living and dinning area, television area with satellite TV, fully equipped kitchen, utility room, braai (BBQ) / garden room. The outside areas include a heated infinity pool, landscaped gardens, ocean facing braai room deck and pool terrace and a north facing secluded lawned garden area.


Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful House, wonderful view, enjoyed our stay and would love to come back some day. Lorna & Risto - Ontario, Canada

Fabulous relaxing holiday in a lovely house with fantastic views. Mike & Lisa Fountaine & family - Bucks, UK

The house and views are stunning, we even saw whales from the patio! Gina & Fred - Dorset, UK

Wonderful villa, fantastic location, and a great experience. We will be back. Haimes & Fisher families - Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Jan 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Knysna in South Cape DC

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The 2 master bedrooms en-suite bathrooms are tiled with sandstone and have separate basin, bath, toilet, walk in shower. The two garden view bedrooms en-suite shower-rooms also benefit from sandstone tiles and have separate basin, toilet, walk in shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite bathroom - Balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , En suite shower room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite bathroom - Balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , En suite shower room
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The 2 master double bedrooms are fully carpeted, have fitted wardrobes and own balconies. Views over the golf course and Indian Ocean. Each has an en-suite bathroom. The 2 twin garden view bedrooms are also fully carpeted and have en-suite shower-rooms.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: There are panel heaters in each of the bedrooms and main living areas. Additional plug in convector heaters are also available. Please note that the pool does not have a shallow end and children should therefore be supervised at all times. Outside: The outside areas include landscaped gardens, BBQ room, deck, and pool terrace, providing a choice of idyllic settings for alfresco dining. The heated infinity pool appears to flow directly into the sea, and with the panoramic pool terrace and BBQ deck facing south to the ocean and the north facing sheltered garden with its sun loungers and chairs there is always an ideal spot to relax at any time of the day or year. Utility Room: Leading off the kitchen the utility room has a dishwasher, washing machine and separate tumble dryer and has additional fully fitted storage. Provides access to the drying yard and washing line. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Hand towels, bath towels and bedlinen are provided and changed on a weekly basis. Please note pool / beach towels are not provided. The house will be fully cleaned before arrival but additional cleaning during your stay can be arranged at your expense. Other: The BBQ room has a large wooden table and 8 wooden chairs from where you can enjoy a tasty meal from our inbuilt BBQ. The room is open to the garden on one side and has patio doors leading onto the extensive deck overlooking the ocean.


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A lovely house in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

If you want to travel the Garden Route to play golf, watch whales (if you go at the right time of year) or simply enjoy the beauty of South Africa, Knysna is a wonderful place to visit, and this is an excellent house in which to stay. Ocean House is very well appointed and has everything you would ever need if you're planning on staying in the area. It overlooks the Indian Ocean and the Pezula golf estate, and is just a short drive from Knysna with it's wide range of shops and food stores and excellent restaurants around the harbour or on Thesen Island. And if you're planning on playing golf, the Pezula golf course meanders through the valleys behind the house and along the coast and is an excellent challenge for golfers of all standards. Just down the road from Pezula there is also Kynsna which is a traditional members' golf club that boarders the lagoon and Simola, a Jack Nicklaus designed course created up in the hills behind Knysna offering fantastic views across the whole area. Overall, it's a really good place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ocean House Pezula Estate

  • 4 of 5

House was roomy for two couples.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very satisfied

  • 5 of 5

well equipped spacious house in perfect condition

loved staying there

many thanks to owners Paul & Jill

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Pezula Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Pezula Golf Club & Conrad Pezula Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Pezula Cove
Car: necessary


This area is a paradise for nature lovers, the vast Knysna lagoon offers many activities including sailing canoeing, fishing and water skiing. Within the estate there is exclusive access to "The Cove" via some steep steps. There is a gently shelving sandy beach within the lagoon on Leisure Isle a 10 minute drive away. Stunning sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean at Noetzie, Brenton on Sea, Buffels Bay and Plettenberg Bay offer exciting surfing and other activities all within a 30 minute drive.


Knysna is located some 500 kilometres from Cape Town, 200 from Port Elizabeth and 60 from George all of which have international airports. Access to Knysna by car is via the N2 which links the whole of the Southern Cape. Bus services also link Knysna with these major cities/towns. We would recommend however that when staying at Ocean House a hire car is essential to make the most of your stay.


The centre of Knysna is a 10 minute drive away with its excellent restaurants, shops, art galleries, banks and the Knysna Waterfront where boat trips and sailing in the lagoon and beyond are available. There are also other numerous superb golf courses within easy reach these include Knysna, Simola, Goose Valley, Plettenberg Bay and George including the world famous Fancourt Golf Club. All these courses are between a 10 minute and 1 hour's drive.

Further Details:

The surrounding indigenous forest has numerous marked trails for hiking and mountain biking. Other activities include abseiling, ballooning and paragliding to name but a few. Between June and December look out for the majestic whales that visit these shores and which can be seen from Ocean House. The Southern Cape is malaria free and there are game lodges and safari experiences all along the Garden Route but particularly in the Eastern Cape near to Port Elizabeth.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
1) A 25% deposit is required at time of booking.
2) The balance is payable 45 days prior to occupation. This is non-refundable.
3) We require a security deposit of £250
4) Ocean House is self-catering.
5) Bath and hand towels and bed linen are changed once a week.
6) Further cleaning services can be arranged at your cost
6) Pool towels are provided
7) No pets.
8) We recommend that you purchase travel insurance that will cover the cost of your rental should you need to cancel.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Minimum rental 3 nights. Check in after 14.00 and checkout by 10.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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