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Spectacular African-Styled on-Beach 4 Bed House

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

George house description

The house is situated on the coast of the beautiful Western Cape in the serene seaside village of Wilderness. This fully equipped accommodation is ideal for travelers who wish to experience the Garden Route with 5 star quality. It provides an uniquely African experience in a safe and family friendly environment with uninterrupted sea views.

The property offers 4 bedrooms all with en-suite baths and showers and has large balconies providing panoramic views. Three of the bedrooms have double beds and one bedroom has twin beds. The kitchen is fully furnished with a gas hob, an electric double oven, a microwave, a large fridge/freezer and a breakfast nook. Utilities include a washer, tumble dryer and dishwasher.

The sitting area is air conditioned and has a television, satellite, a DVD player and music system. Sliding doors open onto a wooden deck area and swimming pool facing the beach. The house provides easy access to the beach with a private walkway. (about 200 steps)

Design: Built in an African style with a modern nuance the house radiates harmony with its surroundings. Travertine flooring throughout, marble, colorful drystone walling and thatched roofs with exposed beams create a warm yet rustic feel, while large aluminum windows and sliding doors emphasize the property's openness inviting sunlight into the large room layouts. This African feel is further exclaimed through superb interior decorating and soft furnishings, including paintings and carvings of the big 5. Lighting emphasizing the pine wooden beams and 'kaapse riet' used in making the thatched roof provides a well rounded effect of warmth and class. Rare Wenza wood is used throughout the house and for winter times a log burning stove provides for ultimate comfort and atmosphere.

To see...: The house is built on a large dune on the beach front of the South Coast and offers panoramic views from every angle. It is fully equipped with decks and balconies to make sightseeing more accessible. Sights include whale watching in winter months, the Outeniqua Mountains, vast Wilderness lakes and the beach front. At night Mosselbay's city lights can be clearly seen. It is not only the sights, but also the smell and sound of the sea which makes the experience all the more special. Wilderness also has extremely clear skies and is accordingly perfect for stargazing. The villa is also built in the midst of Melkhout trees which is a protected tree species. Emphasis was placed on the preservation of these trees during the erection of the building because it forms the habitat of several bird and mammal species, including the well renowned Knysna Loerie and small 'dyke'.

Wilderness Garden Estate: Positioned in the far corner of 'Whale Close' the house forms part of the much sought after Wilderness Garden Estate. The Estate was built in an aim to provide luxurious housing in a safe environment for overseas as well as South African residents. Emphasis was placed on leaving the surroundings in a natural state to protect natural vegetation, surrounding dunes and wildlife. Its sought after status was emphasized when it was featured on the South African glamor and entertainment show, Top Billing. Because of the surrounding vegetation and hedges a wholly secluded and safe atmosphere is created.

Safety is always an important question. Wilderness Garden Estate is a privately owned estate with approximately 45 executive homes. The entrance to the estate is gated and manned by 24 hour security personnel. Also, as an additional precaution, the house is alarmed and linked to a security company which monitors the alarm and provide armed response if need be.

Property Type

  • House
  • 400 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Events Allowed
              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


              • Stereo
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Radio


              • Family
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure
              • Sports & Activities


              • Churches
              • Waterfalls
              • Restaurants
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Winery Tours
              • Cinemas

              Leisure Activities

              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Fly Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Golf
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Surfing
              • Water Skiing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Living Room
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Garage:

                    Double garage...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Clothes Dryer

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


                      • Grill
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster
                      • Freezer
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Kitchen
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Microwave
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Oven
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Cooking Utensils


                      • Gated Community
                      • Balcony
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Wood Deck

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Private Pool
                      • Indoor Hot Tub
                      • Outdoor Pool

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          July 2014
                          Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          August 2014
                          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          September 2014
                          Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          October 2014
                          Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          November 2014
                          Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          December 2014
                          Dec 1 - Dec 12, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          Christmas 2014
                          Dec 13 - Jan 11, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          January 2015
                          Jan 12 - Jan 31, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          February 2015
                          Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          March 2015
                          Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          April 2015
                          Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          May to August 2015
                          May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                          4 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £250
                          • Taxes Not included



                          A 90 day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 90 days prior to the arrival date will incur a 10% penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made between:

                          • 89 days and 60 days - 25% penalty

                          • 59 days and 30 days - 50% penalty

                          • 29 days and 7 days - 75% penalty

                          • 6 days or less - forfeit of full payment

                          BOOKING PROCESS

                          1) 20% due within 5 days to secure the dates while we hold the booking as tentative for you

                          2) 40% due 90 days before your stay with us

                          3) Final 40% due 30 days before your stay with us

                          PLEASE NOTE: A £250.00 damages deposit is required a minimum of 14 days before your stay. Providing there are no damages this will be refunded in full within 14 days of departure.

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                          Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                          20 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          0.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          25 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          0.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Necessary

                          Wilderness is renowned as much for its natural beauty, vast stretches of beach, tranquillity and calm seas, as it is for its tradition of hospitality - which began as far back as the late 1800’s, when the first stone farmhouse was converted into a seaside boarding house.

                          Although the village centre lies just 15km east of George, the area known as Wilderness stretches from the Kaaimans River to the borders of the Goukamma Nature Reserve. It is the only village in the country that can boast its own National Park, for the 2 500 hectare Wilderness National Park lies within its boundaries. With five rivers, five lakes and 19km of beach, this sensitive Eco-system creates a wetland of international importance.

                          Bird watching is a rare and unique experience, for here is a tapestry of interwoven wetlands, forests, mountains, beaches, open fields and fynbos that provide habitat for nearly 200 species.


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                          • Fully equipped kitchen

                            Fully equipped kitchen

                          • Kitchen


                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • Master bedroom (dresssing area)

                            Master bedroom (dresssing area)

                          • Second bedroom

                            Second bedroom

                          • Third bedroom

                            Third bedroom

                          • Fourth bedroom

                            Fourth bedroom

                          • Wilderness


                          • Front elevation

                            Front elevation

                          • Second lounge/terrace room

                            Second lounge/terrace room

                          • Kitchen/breakfast area

                            Kitchen/breakfast area

                          • Dining room

                            Dining room

                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • En-suite (master bedroom)

                            En-suite (master bedroom)

                          • En-suite (second bedroom)

                            En-suite (second bedroom)

                          • En-suite (Third bedroom)

                            En-suite (Third bedroom)

                          • En-suite (fourth bedroom)

                            En-suite (fourth bedroom)

                          • Wilderness


                          £160 - £400 per night (GBP)

                          4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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