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Luxury House Accommodating 12 on Thesen Island in Knysna

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Last updated: 11/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Sedgefield house description

Taliesin is a beautifully designed house in a perfect location. It is situated on a private island in Knysna Lagoon. At high tide the water comes up to the pool deck. Views are stunning.

Taliesin sleeps twelve adults in luxury. It has many decks to relax and take in the stunning views. Heaven for the bird watcher as it is steps from the bird reserve. Feeling energetic you can swim in the heated 10 m pool or the safe waterways. It is steps from the island beach.
A daily house keeper looks after the house and you so this is a real holiday for all!
It has been designed to make the most of the Knysna light and breezes with many windows and high full height ceilings.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 7000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Daily Maid Service
          • Housekeeper
          • Staff


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

          Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television


          • Away From It All
          • Sports & Activities


          • Bay/Sound
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Rafting
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 12 people


          • Basic Soaps
          • Broadband Access
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Filtered Water
          • Fireplace
          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Local Maps
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Security System
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Water Cooler
          • Wireless Internet


          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchenette
          • Lobster Pot
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Balcony
          • Barbecue
          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Boat Dock
          • Child's Swing
          • Gated Community
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Small Cooler
          • Tennis Court
          • Terrace
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Walkway To Water
          • Wood Deck

          Pool / Spa

          • Outdoor Pool
          • Private Pool

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Included

              Property Descriptor

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Peak season
                  Dec 15 - Jan 14, 2015
                  14 night min stay
                  High season up to 6 persons
                  Jan 15 - Apr 20, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  ZAR3,200 ZAR3,500
                  Fri, Sat

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add ZAR200 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included


                  The rental rates above are based on up to 6 people staying in the house. The rate increases as the amount of adults increases. The only rate that is not dependent on the amount of people staying is the rate for Peak season. There are discounts for long stays. The rate includes my housekeeper on weekdays from 8.30 till 2.30.

                  A 30% deposit will confirm a booking.

                  30% deposit with balance due 2 weeks prior to stay.

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                  Last updated: 11/11/2014
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                  70 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport

                  Car: Recommended

                  Knysna is the jewel of the Garden Route of South Africa. The stunning Knysna Lagoon is guarded by the world famous Knysna Heads.

                  Thesen Islands is a multi-award winning marina development located in the scenic Knysna estuary. The marina is spread over 90 ha and consists of 19 man-made islands linked by 21 arched bridges and surrounded by 25 ha of tidal waterways.

                  The attractions of the area are extensive and can satisfy all kinds of holidays from the quiet getaway to the full on adventure holiday.

                  Golf: Two world famous golf courses, Pezula and Simola are in easy access of Taliesin. There is also other less known golf course to play on and a nine hole putting green on Thesen Island about 200 m from Taliesin.


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                  • View from one of the first floor decks

                    View from one of the first floor decks

                  • Taliesin entrance

                    Taliesin entrance

                  • Kitchen


                  • View through hall

                    View through hall

                  • Kingsize bed

                    Kingsize bed

                  • View from centre deck

                    View from centre deck

                  • Pool & bridge

                    Pool & bridge

                  • View through arch from bedroom

                    View through arch from bedroom

                  • The pool deck

                    The pool deck

                  • Towards the Knysna Heads

                    Towards the Knysna Heads

                  • Stairs


                  • Sun down on pool deck

                    Sun down on pool deck

                  • Taliesin viewed from the lagoon

                    Taliesin viewed from the lagoon

                  • The tides up near the pool deck

                    The tides up near the pool deck

                  • Entertainment room

                    Entertainment room

                  • Upstairs lounge

                    Upstairs lounge

                  • Bathtub


                  • Playroom


                  • Places for a bit of peace

                    Places for a bit of peace

                  • Gazebo


                  • Second TV lounge

                    Second TV lounge

                  • Brazier on beach

                    Brazier on beach

                  • Twin bedroom

                    Twin bedroom

                  • Shower


                  ZAR3,200 - ZAR6,000 per night (ZAR)

                  6 Bedroom / 6.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 11/11/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-14 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/11/2014
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                  Luxury house accommodating 12 on Thesen Island in Knysna

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                  6 BR  6.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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