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Taliesin

9 reviews | other travelers have booked this property
Villa 6 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms Sleeps 12 Ask about pets Save
Taliesin from the lagoon
Taliesin from the lagoon
The pool deck
First floor deck
Entrance to Taliesin
Upstairs lounge with spectacular views
One of the TV lounges
Light and spacious bedroom
Luxurious free-standing bath
Bathroom & bedroom
Play room
The pool deck
View to the west
West elevation
The second TV lounge
The hall
Sunset
View towards the famous Knysna Heads from the deck
Island Beach 200 metres from door
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Overview
Knysna, Western Cape
Taliesin sleeps twelve adults in luxury. It has many decks to relax and take in the stunning views. Heaven for the bird watcher as it is steps from the bird reserve. Feeling energetic you can swim in the heated 10m pool or the safe waterways. As it is steps from the beach you could swim there.<BR>A daily house keeper looks after the house and you so this is a real holiday for all!<BR>It has been designed to make the most of the Knysna light and breezes with many windows and high full hieght ceilings.<BR>The area is stunning and there are many things and places to explore.<BR>
Listing #HL28417
About the Owner, Sue R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
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mslijpen
Incheon, South Korea
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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The house has definitely the wow-factor: Modern, spacious, plenty of entertainment areas such as the TV/Audio room, the ping-pong room and several seating areas where one can sit comfortably and relaxed and by choosing the seating are, one can always find a quiet moment, even in presence of a big group. We loved the space, the big but cozy table...

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Thank you for your lovely review. It is good to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Taliesin enough to tell others about it.

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jjj0hanb0...
East London, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 for a stay in July 2014

What a great location and view. Amazing. Private. Tranquil. Appointed very well. Luxurious. Spacious. So much more than we expected. Well priced

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Estelle_C...
Somerset West, South Africa
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36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Our extended family of 10 people, ranging in age from 87 years to a year, had a wonderful week at Taliesin. The room downstairs was great for the grandparents, and the flatlet with 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom upstairs worked well for the family with the 1-year-old, including a little kitchen with a microwave to warm his milk early morning....

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Kid-friendly
Smoking not allowed
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Additional amenities & feature info
Taliesin can either be rented out as a six or four bedroom house depending on the beds needed. There is also a two bedroom apartment which is rented out when the house is vacant. This makes it a very special apartment as it has the sole use of the gardens, decks & pool of the main house. All the beds & linen are of a very high standard so you will get a great nights sleep. There are many restaurants in the area. The small island boasts three.
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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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
$303
£235
$303
£235
$2,099
£1,630
Dec 10, 2017 -
Dec 31, 2017
Peak season 2017-18
4 nights
$773
£600
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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
The rate includes my housekeeper on weekdays from 8.30 till 14.30. The rates give a general idea of prices but they are adjustable for varying groups. There are special rates for rentals longer than two weeks so please enquire. Also there are specials for late bookings.

Please note the rates may change at the discretion of the owner.
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About the neighborhood
In and around Knysna one will find a selection of fine restaurants, seafood taverns, pubs, coffee shops and eateries, to match your mood or budget. For the shopper, there are interesting shops tucked away around every corner, authentic African traders and for the person with a passion for history, well, Knysna will intrigue you... <BR><BR>
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: George: 37.3 mi
Railway: Knysna: 0.6 mi
If you are visiting from abroad there are many flights from major international cities to either Johanesburg or Cape Town. Catch one of the many connecting domestic flights to George. George Airport is under an hours drive from Knysna. Spectacular views on the way.<BR>Alternatively you could drive from Cape Town. This will take you a morning or afternoon. It is a pleasant route through beautiful country side.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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