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Peaceful Private Holiday Flat Near Lagoon/Golf Course in Heart of Garden Route

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Lounge overlooking Knysna Golf Course, the Lagoon, Mountains and stunning garden


Last updated: 06/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Sleeps maximum of 4. 2 bedroom first floor apartment situated in a secluded private mature beautiful garden next to the owners house. The grounds include two pools, a small one with Waterfall feature, flowing in to a stunning 8 metre long heated pool . These are surrounded by decking, and a lovely Thatched Roof Outdoor Bar, with BBQ facilities The main town is 5 minutes away and hosts a wonderful selection of shops, shopping malls, and an amazing array of restaurants, bars and cafes.

Beaches. The nearest is on nearby Leisure Island, situated within the Lagoon but a short drive away can be found Buffles Bay, a stunning beach, 5 kms of gorgeous soft sand.

Knysna Golf Club is just a 5 minute walk, from Hunters Retreat. Two more championship golf courses, Simola and Pezula within a 15 min drive.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on Balcony...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • The accommodation offered is a two bedroom flat, very comfortably furnished and equipped able to sleep 2 – 4 people. The cottage boasts a full sized kitchen, large lounge with a balcony enjoying views over the lagoon and the Knysna Golf Course. There is also a 1 Bedroom flat available on a short term basis, located in the Owners House, but with it's own private, separate entrance. This has it's own Lounge/ kitchenette. This can sleep2/3 people Within the gardens is a most interesting immaculately maintained swimming pool with waterfall and separate bubble pool, surrounded by a large deck and thatched outdoor bar. The gardens are lush and beautiful. The Cottage is situated in the tranquil and beautiful Hunters Home area, only 5 minutes from the town centre, very close to the Pezula and Knysna Golf courses. The Heads and Leisure Island are very close. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining, Outside Lounge on Balcony with stunning Views, of the Golf Course, Lagoon, Mountains and the attractive large Garden. Indoors, around the 'Breakfast' Bar,- or on the Decking around the Pool....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Full Wireless Internet provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Fully carpeted, Fitted with two comfortable 2 Seater Settees, large Coffee Table, assorted Thai Style lamps, Large TV and DVD player....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Parking:

    Secure Parking in Drive immediately outside Apartment. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and Hand Towels, and Pool/Beach towels. Changed on regular Basis....moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:

    Behind Owners House...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fitted with 4 Burner Cooker with full Oven, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, Electric Kettle, Toaster, fully equipped, with all Cooking and Eating Utensils, plentiful Glasses, Cutlery, China, Pots and pans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony, equipped with 4 Chairs and Table, Sunny all day, with stunning views....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    Private Boat on the nearby Lagoon can be rented with Owner, for a reasonable rate. Also Flights can be arranged over the lovely local Area, in Owners Light Aircraft...moreless

  • Golf:

    3 Superb courses in the Town, and a further 7 , very high quality courses within an hours drive....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    8 metre by 3 metre heated luxury Pool, set under a further small pool with wonderful Water Fall Feature, surrounded by generous Decking, Tables, Chairs, and Loungers...moreless

Building Type

  • Building

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


Write a review 4.5
from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 27 - Jul 27, 2015
2 night min stay
Oct 27 - Dec 15, 2015
3 night min stay
Feb 24 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 27, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


20% payable as deposit on Booking, balance on arrival at apartment.

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Last updated: 06/16/2015
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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
George airport
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Knysna Golf Club
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Leisure Island

Car: Necessary

Hunters Retreat is located within walking distance of the scenic Knysna lagoon in the centre of the Garden Route. It is just a 5 min walk from the Knysna Golf Course and 5 min. drive from the famous Pezula Golf Course and a 20 min drive from Simola Golf Course. The town of Knysna is an easy 25 min walk,or a couple of minutes drive away from Town, where you will find many shops and restaurants. There are beaches on the lovely Leisure Island which is just a 5 min drive or 20 min walk away.

Knysna itself is a really lovely Town, built round a stunning Lagoon, teeming with Restaurants , wonderful and sometimes unusual Shopping, and many activities to take part in.

Within easy reach of the town , the Garden Route itself has a wealth of things to do, places to visit, or interesting Walks. An Elephant Park is close by as is a wonderful Bird and Monkey sanctuary, and Beaches everywhere.

Golf: For Golfers, this is the place to be.The Knysna Golf course is a 5 min. walk away. Then there are two championship golf courses, Simola and Pezula within a 10/15 min drive away. Clubs etc. are available at all Venues. Within a half hour drive, there are 2 more courses in another lovely town, Plettenberg Bay . A 1hr drive in the opposite direction, leads to no less than yet another 6 courses, including the 3 at famous Fancourt, home of the Volvo Masters


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

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Speaks: english

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  • Lounge overlooking Knysna Golf Course, the Lagoon, Mountains and stunning garden

    Lounge overlooking Knysna Golf Course, the Lagoon, Mountains and stunning garden

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Pool with rock feature

    Pool with rock feature

  • Hunters Retreat from garden

    Hunters Retreat from garden

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Kitchen


  • Outside bar and gardens

    Outside bar and gardens

  • Lounge to balcony

    Lounge to balcony

£55 - £75 per night (GBP)
Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/16/2015
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