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Prospect Cottage , Knysna, South Africa.

View from the deck at Prospect Cottage
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
77 reviews
View from the deck at Prospect Cottage
Your home away from Home
Deck at Prospect Cottage
Giraffes on the deck at Prospect Cottage
Lounge area with comfortable couches
Corner of the comfortable lounge
View out of the lounge window.
African Art on the lounge wall
Dining room
Master bedroom with queen size bed
En suite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin
3rd bedroom with 2 single beds and a view over the lagoon.
3rd bedroom with 2 single beds
2nd bedroom with double bed and views over the lagoon
View from the 3rd Bedroom
Family bathroom with separate shower, bath, basin and toilet.
Hallway at Prospect Cottage
Family bathroom with separate shower, bath, basin and toilet.
Braai (  BBQ)
How to find Prospect Cottage.
Knysna Lagoon
Sunset at the Knysna Waterfront.
Sunset at the Knysna Waterfront
Knysna Waterfront.
Knysna Waterfront.
Paddle Steamer on the lagoon
Knysna Waterfront.
View of the Knysna Heads from Bollard Bay
Knysna Lagoon
Western Head
Knysna Lagoon
Low tide at  Bollard bay beach
Knysna Lagoon from the Heads
Knysna beach and lagoon
Lagoon views
The Heads,
Jubilee Creek in the Knysna Forest
Jubilee Creek
Knysna forest
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Knysna, Western Cape
PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT ONE NIGHT BOOKINGS. MINIMUM STAY IS 2 NIGHTS except for Peak season where it is 5/6 nights. . Prospect Cottage is a charming, spacious, comfortably furnished three bedroom home suitable for up to 6 people.Sip drinks on the elevated wooden deck with panoramic views of the lagoon and the 'Knysna Heads' or enjoy the view from the lounge/dining room and bedrooms. Enjoy the view while you sip your sundowners on the patio. Relish the tranquil country lifestyle of Knysna with easy access to the Garden Route and Klein Karoo. Ideally situated, a three minute walk to central Knysna and the lagoon, yet off the busy Main Road. Easy access to boating and water sport facilities, restaurants, shops, and a short stroll from the Knysna Waterfront . Secure and hassle free. Lounge/dining room with full DSTV installati... Read more
About the Owner, Neville and Liz L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2009
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 77 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We always personally welcome our guests and hand over the keys. We show them through the cottage, make suggestions for outings and tell them we are only a phone call and a 15 minute drive away. We look forward to meeting you.
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
person found this review helpful

Enjoyed our stay very much. Owners very helpfull. The cottage is very comfortable and clean. Well located.

Management response:

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review Prospect Cottage. We do appreciate the effort. So glad you had a good time in Knysna and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Neville and Liz .


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Juanita S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
person found this review helpful

Our stay at Prospect Cottage exceeded our highest expectations! We arrived in Knysna, collected by owners Neville/Liz and welcomed with genuine warmth and kindness. Prospect Cottage is truly an oasis where you can recharge/recover from life and all its stresses. Spacious, luxurious little extras, central yet quiet location, views to lose yourself in...who can ask for more?? Thank you Neville/Liz...

Management response:

Hello, It was our pleasure to be of service. I do hope your Grandmother had a wonderful shared birthday on the 17th October with Neville. All the best people born in October. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future and thanks for leaving the cottage so neat and tidy. It made cleaning the next week a...


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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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The cottage has a lovely view over the estuary and is very comfortable. Furnishings are so dated they are almost back in fashion. As it was formerly the owner's summer house, everything you could possibly think of is present. Very friendly and informative reception by the owner. One big but: it was not clean. The downside of a house with...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review Prospect Cottage. Sorry about the cobwebs. They are now gone !! We also state upfront that we do not have wi fi but glad that in spite of this you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards, Neville and Liz


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
Jan 16, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
High Seasono
2 nights
May 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Low Season
2 nights
Nov 1, 2017 -
Nov 30, 2017
Shoulder Season
1 night
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Low Season (1 May 2017 to 31 October 2017 ) R750 for 2 people + R150 per additional person, per night
Shoulder Season (1-30 November 2016) R750 for 2 people + R200 per additional person, per night
Peak Season 1st December 2017 to 15th January 2018. R1800 for the entire house, irrespective of the number of guests ( maximum of 6 persons including children / babies) .High season R800 for 2 people + R200 per additional person, per guest.
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: George : 34.2 mi
Railway: George : 32.3 mi
Closest airport is George , a 50 minute drive to Prospect Cottage or if coming by car :
From the Cape Town side of the N2 cross the White Bridge at the start of the Knysna Estuary. Drive along the edge of the lagoon until the third set of traffic lights. Continue along the Main Road for a short distance. You will see a TOTAL garage on the left hand side of the road. Turn left after the garage into SHORT ST. and take the second road to the left, which is AGNAR STREET. PROSPECT COTTAGE at No. 23.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.9 mi.
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