Thesen Island at a glance
THESEN ISLANDS is one of the most successful award winning marinas in the world, situated in the beautiful Knysna estuary. There are 19 man made islands, linked by bridges and Thesen Islands Properties are built in an attractive Cape Cod Maritime style with most homes on the water or wetlands, having their own jetty or access to one.
Access to THESEN ISLANDS is gained through a gated guardhouse or by boat through two monitored access canals. No wonder Thesen Islands properties are so sought after, the lifestyle has a feeling of complete security so expect to see children on their bikes or skateboards or playing in the streets, and Islanders strolling & walking their dogs.
Boats cruise past and canoeists have a safe haven. There is a bird hide for the avid bird watcher as well as a dog run for Islanders and their dogs to socialise, situated at the club house, which has many facilities, including 2 tennis courts, 1 squash court and a playground for the children. A private beach for the residents is often used for entertaining and for volleyball. There is also a mini putting golf course for the golf enthusiast on THESEN ISLANDS. Comments from visitors are that it feels like entering another country.
THESEN ISLANDS PROPERTIES & THESEN HARBOUR TOWN are connected to the mainland by a causeway and there are many excellent restaurants, and boutiques situated in the Harbour town. Residents on THESEN ISLANDS can either walk over the pedestrian bridges or go by boat which adds another dimension to this exclusive lifestyle.
THESEN ISLANDS is within walking distance to the town centre, where there are Malls, restaurants, shops and doctors. Knysna boasts two hospitals, the Provincial Hospital and the Knysna Life Private Hospital. There are also some excellent schools in Knysna, a private college, Oakhill, & a Montessori school, as well as the Knysna Primary and Knysna High School. All the amenities are within a 5 to 10 minute drive from THESEN ISLANDS.
SEEFF THESEN ISLANDS has exclusive properties ranging from luxurious private island homes, surrounded by water, to lock up and go apartments situated on their own island with private jetties, as well as some trendy beach houses.
To rent on Thesen Islands is privilege to be enjoyed. An award winning marina development located on the Knysna Estuary. Homes are built in a colonial maritime design and offers an Exclusive rental Lifestyle with 24 hours security and boasts a private beach, club house with squash courts. A number of bridges link you to the mainland with easy access to Thesen Habour Town which offers a variety of shopping and restaurant options, The Knysna Yacht Club and Knysna Waterfront. Close to Knysna Town Centre.