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Peaceful private holiday flat near lagoon/golf course in heart of Garden Route

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Knysna Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom first floor apartment situated in a secluded private garden, with Pool

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.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Roger and Alva Fisher
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 29, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Roger and Alva,Just to say how much we enjoyed our holiday at Hunters Retreat we felt very much at home ,what a lovely place you have there and such wonderful gardens.It was lovely meeting you both and we hope to come back inthe not too distant future.Thankyou both very much Jill and David Blacknall
Jan 2012
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2 traveler reviews

Peaceful private holiday flat near lagoon/golf course in heart of Garden Route
average rating of 4.5 based on 3 reviews

Ideally situated

  • 5 of 5

The property was set apart from owners own house. It was ideally situated to take advantage of all aspects of the Knysna area. We found the property to be as described on the website and in very good order.

The owners were very friendly and made us feel very welcome and they enhanced our stay.

We have stayed in Knysna on a number of occasions and found this accommodation to be the best we have had.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin USA

Beautiful Knysna!

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four enjoyed 4 nights in this comfortable apartment close to the downtown, but in its own little bit of Eden. Roger and Alva were absolutely wonderful hosts and very helpful with area information. We wish we could have stayed longer. The temperatures were unusually high for when we stayed - no air con, but there are fans provided. The only suggestion we would have would possibly be screens on the windows, because they needed to be open all the time and there were quite a bit of mosquitoes and moths that joined us. The featherbed tour is very enjoyable on a nice day allowing for beautiful scenery, exercise and a great buffet lunch. We also enjoyed hiking the Knysna forest, visiting Plettenburg Bay and the close encounters with cheetah at Tinikwa wild cat reserve. We hope to return and would definitely recommend this property to others. It is very comfortable for up to four people.

Thank you Roger and Alva, for your hospitality and a wonderful stay

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to be able to accommodate this lovely family of 4 and would like to thank them for their kind comments.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
George airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Knysna Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
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


Rates & Availability

Knysna Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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

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Knysna Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • The flat has two bedrooms, one with queen size bed and the other with twin beds.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
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.

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