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Knysna Heights

Knysna Heights Villa
5.0 of 5 stars
4 reviews
Knysna Heights Villa
Living Room with Spectacular Lagoon Views
What a view, with the famous Heads in the distance!
TV Area with Satellite TV and Bose Sound System
Fully equipped Modern Kitchen
Breakfast and Dinner outside
Master Suite at Sunset
En-suite bathroom to Master Suite
Bedroom 2 overlooking Lagoon and Forest
Bedroom 3 overlooking Lagoon and Forest
Plunge Pool overlooking the Lagoon and Forest
Eastern Balcony for Outdoor Entertaining
Hosted breakfast
Dining Area
Exclusive discounted golf packages
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3 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
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...
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About the owner, Samantha C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 55 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 98 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL67981 by: Holiday Lettings
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Lendelede, Belgium
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57 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 for a stay in February 2013
person found this review helpful

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 spacious. The quality is of a very high standard. The in-house personnel is very well trained and did a very good job.... more

Manchester, UK
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012 for a stay in February 2012

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 have a little trouble with the delivery of our car so our only tip would be to make sure you're giving the correct... more

jane b
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012 for a stay in October 2011
people found this review helpful

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 space and beautiful views from every window. We spent two nights and wished we had booked a week or more. Had a wonderful ocean sail at the recommendation of our... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
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...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Sep 1, 2015 -
Dec 19, 2015
Summer 2015
3 nights
ZAR 6,500
ZAR 42,000
Dec 20, 2015 -
Jan 15, 2016
Peak 2015/16
3 nights
ZAR 7,100
ZAR 48,000
Jan 16, 2016 -
May 31, 2016
Summer 2016
3 nights
ZAR 6,500
ZAR 42,000
Jun 1, 2016 -
Aug 31, 2016
Winter 2016
3 nights
ZAR 4,300
ZAR 28,000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
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 re-booking the vacant days.

Rental rates assumes occupancy by 6 people. Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion depending on the number of guests and length of stay.

A security deposit of R5000 (or equivalent) is required. This may be in the form of cash or charged to your credit card on arrival and refunded after departure.

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.

Golf at the stunning local courses can be arranged at reduced prices on our Corporate Memberships. Guests also have access to in-ho...
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: George: 37.3 mi
Railway: George: 37.3 mi
By Air - George Airport (GRJ) is 50 mins/65 km by car from Knysna. A number of airlines operate to George from Johannesburg (90 mins) and Cape Town (40 mins), eg SAA, Kulula, Nationwide and Onetime

By Road - Knysna is 500km from Cape Town. The road is good and you should allow 5 hours + any break times
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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