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Have a right royal time Sleeping up to 13 people, plus a separate room with its own entrance ideal for visitors bringing their own maid or nanny, it’s perfect for large families or groups of friends. It features an impressive master bedroom on the top floor with a lounge area, coal-effect gas fire, well-appointed en suite bathroom with separate shower, dressing room and patio with glorious sea views. On the ground floor there are two en suite bedrooms with king size beds and superb ocean views, two further twin/king rooms (both with en suite facilities) and a large family bedroom/playroom with one king (can be made up as twins) and one single bed. At the heart of the castle is a light and airy lounge/dining room with fireplace opening out to a unique walled patio. Overlooking the beach, it’s a romantic setting for al fresco meals and sundowners. Off the lounge, there’s a separate family room with Satellite TV, DVD player & iPod docking station.
There is a spacious and well equipped kit.
At a glance....: Accommodation: Sleeps 13 maximum in 6 en suite bedrooms
Bedrooms: 5 double, 1 family room with 1 x king and 1 x single + maid’s or nanny's quarters
Services Mains electricity, gas, telephone, rainwater tank and ADSL Internet.
Restrictions No pets
Housekeeping Daily maid service – Monday to Friday (weekends on request).
Sleeping up to 13 people, plus a separate room with its own entrance (ideal for visitors bringing their own maid or nanny), it’s perfect for large families or groups of friends. It features an impressive master bedroom on the top floor with a lounge area, coal-effect gas fire, well-appointed en suite bathroom with separate shower, dressing room and patio with glorious sea views.
On the ground floor there are two en suite bedrooms with king size beds and superb ocean views, two further twin/king rooms (both with en suite facilities) and a large family bedroom/playroom with king size bed (can be twin beds) plus 1 x single bed and its own bathroom.
The master suite and 2 queen rooms have views out across the beach and sea....moreless
Be king of the castle
At Craighross you can let your imagination soar as you rule over a mystical kingdom in one of the world’s most beautiful and unspoiled beach locations.
The historic, privately owned Noetzie Castles are world famous. Located just 20 minutes from Knysna, their stunning ocean front location and extraordinary design have made them a favourite retreat for the rich and famous – including Nelson Mandela and his family. The stunning sandy beach, rocky outcrops harbouring wild oysters, the meandering Noetzie River and the backdrop of fynbos-covered cliffs are part of a prime nature conservation area.
Dolphins, sharks and whales (in season) are regular visitors, as are several species of sea birds and raptors.
Access & parking
NOTE: Due to the castle’s secluded location, a 4x4 vehicle is advisable. An allotted parking space is provided above the entrance to the beach. Local conservation rules restrict vehicular access to the beach to four journeys per day....moreless
Peak Season Dec 12 - Jan 11, 2016 7 night min stay
Low Season May 1 - Jul 2, 2016 3 night min stay
High Season Jul 3 - Jul 12, 2016 5 night min stay
Low Season Jul 13 - Sep 30, 2016 3 night min stay
High Season Oct 1 - Dec 12, 2016 5 night min stay
Peak Season Dec 13 - Jan 11, 2017 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage DepositZAR5,400
No additional mandatory fees
Terms and Conditions
1. A 30% non-refundable deposit will be required to secure all bookings.
2. Full payment must be received by us at least 4 weeks prior to arrival.
3. The 30% deposit will be held as a breakages deposit and will be returned within 30 days of the end of the booking. Customers should leave the accommodation as they found it in a tidy and orderly fashion and are liable for brea
30% deposit to book. 100% payment 4 weeks before arrival. All by EFT (Internet Transfer)
Original 30% deposit converted to refundable security deposit
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Safe paddling, swimming & kayaking in the pristine Noetzie River. Surfing and fishing on Noetzie Beach. Hiking, cycling, quad biking, scuba diving, horse riding & dolphin/whale watching are close by, as are extreme sports such as paragliding, bungy-jumping and treetop zip-line forest canopy tours. The superb golf courses at Plettenberg Bay, Goose Valley, Pezula, Simola & Knysna are all within easy reach.
The area between Knysna & Plettenberg Bay is nature’s playground. In addition to scenic drives, boat trips on the Knysna lagoon & beautiful forest and coastal walks, there are several superb wildlife reserves and sanctuaries - perfect for children & adults alike. These include: Knysna Elephant Park, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Buffalo Hills & Plettenberg Game Reserves, Tenikwa Wild Cat Park, Noah’s Park Wolf Sanctuary, Eagle Encounters & Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary. Try a day trip to the ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn, the magnificent Cango Caves.............