Timber Home set in Lush Surrounds overlooking Indigenous woodland

Timber Home set in Lush Surrounds overlooking Indigenous woodland

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is a beautiful Timber home with huge character. A place of peace and tranquility where friends and family love to spend time and create memories. Greg my partner built it 10 years ago. There are 3 large Bedrooms and sleeps 6 comfortably. We dont mind putting an extra matress for small children. Our main bedroom is upstairs with a double bed and open plan bathroom. Leading off that a bedroom with two single beds and a washbasin. Both rooms upstairs have a small deck off each.Downstairs we have another bedroom with a full bathroom, shower, bath and toilet and the bedroom has double doors opening onto the deck. Also downstairs the kitchen, a scullery/pantry, open plan kitchen, lounge and diningroom. We have double French doors leading out of all bedrooms and living areas onto a large deck that increases the living space (which I have not included in our 200 plus sqm) with a large braai area and enough seating for family and friends. There are stairs down to a lower deck with a swimming pool.Full bouquet DSTV and wireless internet.
Our home is very private and cannot be seen into by neighbours. It's surrounded by indigenous trees and overlooks the mountains and a indigenous woodland. Many-many Birds species are part of our daily experiences also views of buck in the woodland below.

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Who we are

  1. Greg and I have 4 children of which 3 have already left the nest and studying and working. Our eldest son is a professional golfer, the 2nd one runs a branch of the family business, our daughter goes to Silwood Chef school in Cape Town and the youngest boy is only 8. We love travelling and experiencing the tastes, cultures and lifestyles of different nations and try to instill the fulfillment of travel to the children. Our home is also available for rental purposes. Decent accommodation being the most expensive part of our travels brought us to joining the houseswop fraternity. We've had so many interested emails over the past year and did our first house swop in January 2013. We're open to anywhere on the planet that's warm,beachy with friendly people and good food...even in our own good ole SA.

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Our neighbourhood is an upmarket one with minimal traffic and noise factor. Mainly the sound of birds calling.We overlook an indigenous woodland as you can see from the map the greenbelt in front of us - Surrounded by birds and trees. Knysna is known to be one of the most beautiful towns in South Africa, often referred to as the French Riviera of South Africa and the envy of many family to live in this area. Knysna has won the 'most beautiful town in South Africa'tourism award several times. It offers of the most beautiful hikes through forests and mountains, along rivers and ocean paths. We have beautiful clean beaches and fine dining. Go to our Knysna Tourism website to see lots more on Knysna...for eg the John Benn that offers daily cruises on our beautiful Knysna lagoon and boat trips across the Lagoon to the Famous Ferry Bed Restaurant. Waterskiing on the Knysna Lagoon is a memorable experience. Plettenberg Bay is a mere 20km away with Natures Valley and some of the most beautiful sites and beaches ranging from Elephant Parks to Monkeyland, Snakeparks and the famous Cango Caves which lies about 100km away and great for a day trip into the small Karoo area.There are also many game parks in close proximity which have most of the Big 5 on site. The garden route is very safe for travelling and is frequented by thousands of tourists annually. Our weather is beautiful and sunny most year round. May, June, July, August abit chilly but still pleasant.

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