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Comfortable, spacious holiday home on Pezula Private Estate, Knysna.

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 14 nights


Knysna House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms incl. master suite with study and self-contained unit.

The house sleeps 10, is luxuriously appointed with ensuite bathrooms, and has spacious indoor and outdoor living areas, equally comfortable in summer or winter with underfloor heating and open fires in 5 rooms. Uninterrupted views over the fynbos, indigenous forest and Indian Ocean and set in the low density, private nature reserve of Pezula Private Estate (previous winner of the world's Best Luxury Development award), this property offers peace, quiet, space and comfort. No traffic sound, only the sea, birds and animals. Yet the luxurious Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa, the championship Pezula Golf Course, the beach and the vibrant town of Knysna, with fine dining, shopping and numerous activities, in the heart of the Garden Route, are minutes drive away. George airport is reached in 45 minutes by car.

This property offers total, unobtrusive security, within a gated, fenced and patrolled estate.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Alison Feaver
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
June 9, 2016
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based on 7 traveler reviews

Comfortable, spacious holiday home on Pezula Private Estate, Knysna.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

This property is wow factor times three. Spent four days there with my family and was blown away by this house. It was beautiful, spacious, luxurious, but still had that comfortable homely feel.

I would recommend anyone to go.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Fabulous property in a spectacular setting

  • 5 of 5

We had the privelidge of staying in this very special holiday home recently as a build up to a family wedding.The house is extremely spacious and so well appointed,with wonderful privacy afforded in each bedroom and a fabulous lounge and open plan entertainment area overlooking the spectacular views and fynbos surrounds. The bird life was great , and the fact that you are far away from your nearest neighbor gives an enhanced sense of privacy. We didn't want to budge from this lovely place, but found lovely walks around the estate and down to Noetzie beach. The concierge service was also excellent and all the security and staff we encountered were exceptional.I can highly recommend this lovely home and would LOVE to go back and spend more time there!!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Fabulously appointed, beautifully private home.

  • 5 of 5

I can honestly say that the pictures under played this home... the house was actually better than we expected.... just a real shame it was not warm enough to use the pool. Fabulous bedrooms and bathrooms and a cosy TV lounge with the rest being open plan living. There was a second master suite and smaller lounge area which we did not use being a party of just 5 so we spent the entire time in the main living area looking out at the lovely view or sitting on the deck enjoying the sun.

Our arrival and departure were also very smooth and we soon got to know our way around the estate. House was spotless and the kitchen was extremely well appointed. Bedrooms were large with great linen and the bathrooms stunning with a jacuzzi bath in one and another with a double shower.... all large and modern.

My interactions with the owner were prompt and helpful. I even called her for a chat and that re-assured me that this would be a good choice for our party of three generations.

Will definitely use again should we return to Knysna. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Paradise in Pezula

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just returned from a fantastic holiday at Pezula. Kibanda is situated in the best location on the estate with wonderful views all around. The layout of the house is perfect for both relaxing and entertaining. The house is equipped with everything you can think of and spotless. The friendly concierge service was excellent and we felt safe, happy and relaxed at all times.

I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking to unwind and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and when you can drag yourself away from the stunning pool there is lots to do - golf, spa at pezula hotel (highly recommend!), cycling, canoeing and horse riding, beautiful beaches to visit and so much more.

We liked it so much we are booking again!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Outstanding Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

Kibanda is an outstanding home in a superb location on the exclusive Pezula estate. Large and extremely well appointed, the house has been well designed to provide great entertaining areas, balconies to catch the sun at any time of the day, cosy private areas and a dream pool. Everything is very well maintained in immaculate condition and spotlessly clean. Above all, it has been stylishly decorated to create a a very warm and welcoming atmosphere.

I would highly recommend this property -it is even better than the stunning pictures on the website! The owner provided excellent customer service with a rapid response to all enquiries and the agent on site was extremely pleasant and helpful. 5* in every respect - it was a real privilege to stay there.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
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Super Pezula House

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6, including 4 teen-age boys, had a truly wonderful experience at Alison and John's property at Pezula in April 2010. We typically rent a few luxury villas per year in Europe,and this property goes to the top of the list, at fantastic value for money. The home is fully appointed, with great style that is "just right". The bedroom and en suites are elegant and roomy. The kitchen is super, and the whole home is spotlessly clean, and the services of a daily maid kept things tip top and sparkling.The view to the Indian Ocean is calming and all the facilities of Pezula, including health club, tennis and golf can be used. The tennis area is adjancent to where the French national team will train for this year's World Cup.

A great home in a great area of a great country....don't miss it!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Knysna is an area of outstanding natural beauty, built on the banks of an 11km tidal lagoon with the Outeniqua mountains visible in the background, close to some of the Southern Cape's finest beaches and offering watersports, walking, fishing, cycling, horse riding and golfing amongst other activities. The town also offers the Quays waterfront development and marina, an excellent range of shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants. There are numerous golf courses nearby - Simola, Fancourt, Pinnacle Point and Goose Valley at Plettenberg Bay amongst others. Attractions nearby include Monkeyland, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, Knysna Elephant Park, Storms River Mouth, Tsitsikamma Forest and Nature's Valley. Shamwari Game Reserve, Addo Elephant Park, and the ostrich farms of Oudtshoorn are a 2-3 hour drive away. Pezula itself, offers spectacular views of the sea, lagoon and indigenous countryside. Port Elizabeth is a 3 hour drive away, and Cape Town is 5 hours away by car.

Other Activities: polo


Rates & Availability

Knysna House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Dec 1 2016 - Jan 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 1 2017 - Jan 31 2018
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $243

Rates are negotiable for periods longer than 2 weeks, or 2 people only. Rates include an opening and closing clean, laundry and a maid one day/wk, additional maid service is £25/day. To secure the booking 50% of the rates for the period booked are payable, at the time of booking and are non-refundable. The remainder,plus a 20% returnable deposit (after 14 days) is payable 30 days before arrival.

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Knysna House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be pushed together as a King Size bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Can be pushed together as a King Size bed.
  • All bedrooms have double doors leading onto private decks, and the bedroom chairs and ottomans can be used outdoors. All bedroom doors have protective shutters which can be left louvred open at night, and each room has a ceiling fan for comfort in the summer months. The Master Bedroom Suite has a dressing room and bathroom, with indoor and outdoor showers, a spa bath and 2 wash basins, as well as a private study, with open fire-place and both north and south facing balconies. Bedroom 2 suite has a dressing room and luxurious bathroom - 2 wash basins, bath and shower. Bedroom 3 has ample cupboard space with luxurious bathroom, bath and shower, 2 wash basins and large private balcony overlooking the sea. Bedroom 4 faces inland, has an open fire-place, private balcony and double shower in the luxury bathroom. Bedroom 5 is a self-contained unit, with private deck, small kitchen and bathroom and private entrance. Outdoor cushions are provided for all built in benches on the decks.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Children are welcome-the pool is not fenced but there is a safety net available should it be needed. The elderly should be able to negotiate at least 5 steps up to Bedroom 2. Smoking is not allowed indoors. 4 tennis courts, a golf driving range and barnyard, with horse riding are available on the Estate and bookable through the Hotel, which also offers canoeing on the Noetzie River and hiking through the indigenous forest on the Estate. The beautiful Noetzie beach is 2 km away. The Estate is bordered to the east by the Sinclair Nature Reserve, and there is a boma (thatched entertainment area) overlooking this magnificent indigenous reserve where guests can order food and beverages from the Pezula Hotel-parties of up to about 70 people can be catered for. The house is managed by a very concientious concierge service, and a housekeeper can be available for up to 5 days a week, excluding weekends and public holidays. A list of catering services is available on request.

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