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Luxury Beach Villa on Thesen Islands, Knysna Lagoon

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Last updated: 06/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sedgefield villa description

The Winking Prawn is a luxury waters edge holiday home situated on Thesen Islands', the Garden Route´s very own 'Martha´s Vineyard´. The house is a classic New England style home on the lagoon. The living and dining room are upstairs in an open plan layout divided by a gas open fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas hob/electric oven and attached is a breakfast nook, perfect for feeding the little ones. The upstairs wrap around veranda gives a 180 degree panoramic view of the lagoon and surrounding Outeniqua Mountains. There is an outside table for summer 'al fresco' dining.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 432 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 5: toilet


              • All bathrooms have Hans Grohe and Philippe Stark fittings.

              Other Amenities

                  • There are four spacious en-suite bedrooms with double beds – one with a romantic ‘four poster’! Both levels of the house open onto large decks overlooking the water. The house faces east and has a sunny aspect most of the day. Perfect for lounging or chilling in the hammock! Dining, breakfast and dinner can be indoors or ‘al fresco’. There is a small T.V. room with satellite decoder....moreless


                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • DVD Player


                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Luxury


                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Rain Forests

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Waterfront
                  • Near The Ocean

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Roller Blading

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people


                      • Wood Stove
                      • Heating
                      • Living Room
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Fax
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Security System
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Fireplace
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Safe
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Garage

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove


                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Balcony
                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Gated Community
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached


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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Jul 14 - Dec 1, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              ZAR2,000 ZAR1,667
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              Christmas / New Year
                              Dec 12 - Jan 11, 2015
                              14 night min stay
                              Fri, Sat, Sun

                              Changeover Day: Saturday

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Taxes Not included


                              Fifty per cent deposit at time of booking and balance 50 days prior to arrival

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                              Last updated: 06/25/2014
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                              60 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              2 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              2 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              700 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              5 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Simola / Pezula / Knysna
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Ille de Pain

                              Car: Recommended

                              Knysna, with its unique outdoor lifestyle and African flavour, inspires a feeling of mystery and awe. The buzz of international trends mixes with the beat of Africa and creates an unmistakable sense of real wonder not found anywhere else. From up-market waterfront shops to grass-roots community living, Knysna offers the best of South Africa's varied cultures. Lagoons and headlands give character to its waters. Rivers and forests add texture to its land.

                              Knysna offers superb shopping and excellent restaurants serving everything from the famous Knysna oyster to sushi and fusion.

                              The Garden Route is the Mecca of South African golf boasting more than 20 golf courses. All within driving distance of Knysna. Set against spectacular forest and ocean views, the Garden Route’s world-renowned courses designed by golfing greats like Jack Nicklaus and Ernie Els have attracted a keen following amongst players at every level!

                              Other Activities: Hiking in the Outeniqua Mountains


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                              • The WP Approach

                                The WP Approach

                              • Kitchen


                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • Alfresco dining

                                Alfresco dining

                              • Master Bedroom

                                Master Bedroom

                              • American Indian Room

                                American Indian Room

                              • Bali Room

                                Bali Room

                              • The WP From the Gazebo

                                The WP From the Gazebo

                              • The waterway

                                The waterway

                              • Dining Room

                                Dining Room

                              • The Entrance Hall

                                The Entrance Hall

                              • Master Bedroom Bathroom

                                Master Bedroom Bathroom

                              • Shaker Room

                                Shaker Room

                              • The Snug

                                The Snug

                              ZAR1,667 - ZAR4,000 per night (ZAR)

                              4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 06/25/14
                              Minimum stay: 2-14 nights
                              Dates are unavailable
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