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Gantry House

Sunny deck leading to private jetty
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Sunny deck leading to private jetty
Al fresco entertainment area with views over the canal
Spacious master bedroom tastefully furnished for a relaxing atmosphere
Enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding area whilst relaxing in the lounge
Gangtry House reflecting the nautical heritage of Thesen Island
A cook's dream kitchen
Bedroom looking onto serene enclosed garden
Enjoy african sunsets from private roof deck
Find inner peace in this luxurious bathroom
View from the deck
Dawn in Thesen Island
Luxurious lounge seating six comfortably
Arial view of Thesen Island
Fun in the sun
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Knysna, Western Cape
Located on the award winning Thesen Island development, this 4 star villa has three en suite bedrooms. Large open plan lounge, dining-room and kitchen and a lovely al fresco dining and entertainment area with barbecue. Gantry House has its own private jetty from where you can explore the canals or fish. It has satelite dish reception, wifi and fully equipped with all the mod-cons make for an easy self-catering holiday.

Thesen Island offers a variety of shops, coffee shops and restaurants for you to explore. For the active members of the family there are tennis and squash courts, cycling routes and beautiful walking paths on the island with 11 acres of natural parkland boasting an abundance of bird life. It has its own private beaches as well as slipways for the launching of boats, and waterways to explore.

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About the Owner, Liddi R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 91 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 1 property
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Listing #HL89800
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Stefan S
1 review
Reviewed November 5, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
All the of the bedrooms and the lounge have ceiling fans.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
As this is part of a secure property development, biometrics are required at the entrance gate. This may be an additional hassle but once you are on the system you are able to...
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Fulls
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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
Default 3 nights
Dec 1, 2017 -
Jan 21, 2018
Peak season
14 nights
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.
  • Damage Deposit: $134 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
50% of rental to secure booking

Balance paid 4 weeks prior to arrival

A refundable breakages deposit of one night's rental is payable, to be refunded within two weeks of departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection)

Additional cleaning service can be requested as and when required (at an additional cost).
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About the neighborhood
The town of Knysna started in 1804 when sir George Rex arrived in the area. He bought the Melkhoudkraai estate on the shores of the Knysna lagoon and moved his whole family out to the estate where they settled. It was believed that he was the illegitimate son of king George the 3rd.

Knysna's official founding date was 1825. In 1851, Knysna was declared a magistrate, and later on in 1881, it was declared a town.

Today, Knysna is one of the Garden Route's best known travel destinations. Situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful estuary it offers many activities and attractions to a wide variety of people.

The Knysna area consists out of Knysna, Sedgefield, Brenton, Noetzie, Rheenendal, Belvidere and Buffalo Bay. The area is one of the most scenic in the...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: George: 40.4 mi
Knysna is a scenic 4 hour drive from Cape Town on the N2 North (500 km) or a 35 minute domestic flight to George. This route is serviced by South African Airways (SAA)

Alternatively fly from Johannesburg to George, flight is 1 and a half hours. SAA, Kulula and One Time service this route.

George is 50 minutes (65 km) by car from Knysna.
All the major car rental companies are located at George Airport, e.g. Avis, Budget, Imperial

Travel on the N2 South to Knysna (260km)


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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