Elegant living on the Knysna Heads
Glen View House offers a rare opportunity to stay in comfort & style in one of the world's most prestigious residential locations. Perched high on the Eastern Head, above Coney Glen, this attractive Italian-style villa & separate studio apartment enjoys views over the picturesque glen to the ocean below. Beautifully appointed & furnished, the main house sleeps eight in 4 double bedrooms, plus 2 more in the double-bedded studio, making it the ideal holiday home for families & groups of friends.
The villa is an entertainer's dream. Equipped with modern equipment and facilities, the accommodation comprises:
Main lounge - fireplace, sofa & armchairs, attractive water feature, satellite TV & DVD. Patio doors leading to an external dining area.
Kitchen/dining room -stylish, modern kitchen with breakfast bar, hob & oven, extractor, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster & ample cooking utensils & crockery. The adjoining utility room contains a dishwasher, washing machine & dryer. The well furnished dining area sits eight people comfortably.
Bar/entertainment area - situated on the lower ground floor overlooking the pool, this is the perfect setting for drinks parties, informal dining & televised sports viewing. The attractive bar, complete with stools, glassware & accessories, is equipped with fridge, storage cupboards, sound system & a huge adjacent wine cellar! Thereâ??s also a small, tastefully furnished lounge area with wall-mounted LCD TV (with DSTV).
Pool/braai - leading out from the bar, there's a built-in braai & wood store plus a covered exterior dining stoop with stylish glass table & bar stools. The area flows seamlessly to the well maintained pool & sun decks.
Master bedroom (double) - situated on the upper floor the suite enjoys lovely views over Coney Glen from its balcony. In addition to a spacious en-suite bathroom with shower & Jacuzzi bath, there's a dressing area with generous wardrobe space.
Bedrooms 2 & 3 (double) - located on the ground floor, both rooms are bright and airy and open out to the sun deck. In addition to a double bed, each features fitted wardrobes & en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 4 (double) - situated at the side of the property this smaller room also features built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower.
Glen View Studio -
Set apart from the main villa with its own private entrance, this is an open-plan self-catering flat featuring a double bed, sofa, TV & air conditioning. Thereâ??s a fully fitted kitchen with oven, hob, extractor, microwave, washing machine/tumble dryer, plus an ensuite shower room.
There's ample, partially covered parking for at least four vehicles at the entrance to Glen View House.
Sports & leisure
Sailing, kayaking, surfing, fishing, hiking, mountain & quad biking, horse riding & paragliding nearby. Pezula, Simola, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Goose Valley & George golf courses are all within easy reach.
Shopping & dining
There are excellent supermarkets, boutiques & craft markets in Knysna town, plus a wide range of cafes, pubs & gourmet restaurants. Locally, there is an excellent cafÃ© & restaurant at the base of The Heads in addition to 2 popular pub/restaurants a few minutes away in George Rex Drive.
Knysna town centre 8km
Plettenberg Bay 20km
George Airport 55 km
Port Elizabeth 260km
Cape Town 500km
At a glance -
Sleeps 8 maximum in 4 ensuite double bedrooms in main house + 2 in Glen View Studio.
Regret no pets of any kind.
4 double + double in studio.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday - additional days on request.
Wi-fi internet access, armed response security system, high quality lighting throughout.Maid service Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Additional maid service available on request
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