This magnificent property is situated on the Pezula Private Estate, on South Africa's scenic Garden Route, 40 minutes' flight from Cape Town, and with wonderful views over forests and the Indian Ocean. It is situated near Noetzie beach and the Sinclair Nature Reserve.
The Estate covers 612 hectares, and includes the Pezula Championship Golf Course and Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa. Carefully planned, each property on this estate is private, and 85% of the estate remains pristine indigenous forests and rehabilitated coastal fynbos overlooking the sheltered beaches below the cliffs.
Wildlife in and around the estate include various families of baboons, and there are also regular sightings of Bontebok, the rarest antelope in the world. Only careful conservational conditions (such as those in Pezula) ensure its survival. A range of activities are available on site, including hikes, mountain biking, nature trails, canoeing, horse riding and tennis.
The local climate offers fantastic weather all year round enabling every opportunity to enjoy the world class Pezula golf course The town of Knysna, one of the Garden Route’s best known destinations, is just a 10 minute drive away. Situated between forests and a peaceful lagoon (where the rare Knysna seahorse breeds), Knysna offers a selection of fine restaurants, cafes and pubs, and some interesting shopping opportunities. A visit to the Knysna Quays is a must, a Waterfront Development that boasting fine vintage wine, fresh seafood and a magical indoor market.
The house is north facing, towards the sun, with large glass patio doors that fold back to reveal dramatic views over the forest and the Indian Ocean. The entire house is surrounded by wonderful balconies and seating areas, furnished for dining and relaxing outdoors.
The 14 meter heated rim-flow horizon swimming pool also overlooks the sea. Beyond the terraces and pool are landscaped gardens of 1.8 acres. Underneath the house is a double garage, designed to fit two cars and two golf buggies, and separate guest parking is available in a covered area close to the main entrance. The estate has a helicopter and private jet service with a helipad for private landings.
The main entrance to this spectacular house is suspended over ponds through ornate African doors leading into an impressive welcoming foyer. The accommodation (860 square metres) has been designed so that guests have their own private bedroom suites in separate east and west wings, linked by a private lobby area.
The suites have TVs and are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and bar fridge. he bathrooms have walk-in showers, beautiful stone baths and dual stone basins set on African marble. In the main house, two living areas are separated by an entertainment area, equipped with full patio furniture and fully intergrated audio and sound system with speakers throughout the house. The property is protected by 'Secant' complete home automation and security/lighting system. There is also free internet hotspot access. Stays of a minumum of 3 nights will be accepted at this property.
Living and entertainment areas. Conservatory dining room. Well equipped kitchen. Laundry.
The West and East Wings each house two magnificent En-Suite bedrooms each complete with fitted wardrobes and separate dressing rooms.
A light and airy reception hall leads through a thatched link to a separate annex. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Separate powder room and separate lounge with large flat screen TV and DVD player.
Maid service included 6 days a week. The maid can prepare breakfast if required. A local catering company can provide evening meals on request. Advance food shopping can also be arranged on request.
Cape Town 500 kms (40 minutes flight), or 5 hours scenic drive along the Garden Route.
Knysna 10 minutes drive