Saffron House Knysna Self-catering, Garden Route

Saffron House

Self Catering at S13 Thesen Island, Knysna, 6571, Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3

About Saffron House

Saffron house is located on one of South Africa's most exclusive destinations, Thesen Island, on the Knysna Lagoon, in the Western Cape Garden Route. Saffron House was recently rated a top-of-the-range 4 Star establishment with competitive 3 Star rates.

Thesen Island is an island located inside the lagoon with only one road leading in with boomed access. Access is only available to residents and guests of residents. The island has private beaches, bird parks, a small putting green golf course, cycle tracks, walking paths, a large children's park, direct lagoon access with canals, launch sites for boats, and direct walking access within 5 minutes to exclusive restaurants. The island is within 20 minutes walking access of the Knysna Waterfront.


The house has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, scullery, single garage and patio directly over the Knysna Lagoon. The property is fully walled with a private garden. Use of a two man canoe is also included. Guests can bring a boat and moor at the house. The house comfortably sleeps 8 people with 2 per bedroom, has luxury finishes throughout and is fully serviced on a daily basis.

In an idyllic setting, it is the perfect home away from home with all amenities and appliances provided for, you will not want for anything.

Open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge (Separate scullery). The lounge leads on to a veranda directly over the lagoon. Fishing off the veranda is possible! The private jetty is next to the veranda. Power boats of up to 7 m length can be moored on the jetty.


• Samsung Microwave
• AEG Oven and glass Hob
• Samsung Fridge / Freezer
• Kitchen Island
• All crockery, pots, pans etc as required
• Kettle and toaster
• Iron and ironing board
• Stainless Hood with Extractor fan over hob
• Double opening glass doors

Dining Room:
• 8 seater dining room table
• Double opening glass doors
• Under floor heating

• 2 x 3 seater lounge suites
• Coffee table and side tables
• LCD TV Samsung
• DVD player
• Sound system with speakers in roof and on veranda
• Excellent Views of Lagoon
• Under floor heating

• Wooden table complete with two benches
• Fish from the veranda!
• Excellent views of the lagoon

• Dish washer
• Double sink
• Washing Machine
• Drier
• Outside washing Line

• Single Garage
• Electrically operated garage door

• Fully walled and gated garden
• Weber braai (BBQ) available for those warm South African nights

• House includes built in vacuum cleaning system
• All lights have dimmer controls
• All bathrooms have heated towel rails
• Fans fitted in the lounge and main bedroom with remote control
• Remaining rooms all have desk fans
• All rooms have desk lamps

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  • ZAR 3310
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.048467833
Longitude: 23.050155

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 550km
George Airport - 65km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 250km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.
Cots can be provided if required.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
February 2010 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

It was a great stay. It met all our requirements and was very neat. Thank you, we will definitely make use of this venue...

NICOLAAS OOSTHUIZEN, Port Alfred Travellers' Rating


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