Unique Farm with 27 Guest rooms in Historic Manor House and 4 Star Guest Lodge.
Fascinating History, natural Beauty, established Accommodation & Farming facilities have combined to offer a magnificent farm which we are proud to present on an Exclusive dual Mandate.
This Exceptional Historic Farm & Country Estate was founded in the 1860's and the stately Manor House stands proudly keeping watch over the beautiful grounds, orchards, pastures and +- 60 ha of indigenous forest reaching all the way down into the Knysna River, and all with the backdrop of the majestic Outeniqua Mountains. It has seen many changes through the years and lately has welcomed a beautiful Guest Lodge, sparkling pool, Restaurant that seats 100, and the Pub & Games room to add to the additional 5 dwellings and outbuildings on the property.
These comprise the old Stone Farmhouse with 5 bedrooms; Forrest cottage with 3 bedrooms; Stone & Penn cottages with 1 bedroom each; and 2.5 bedroom Loft Cottage above a garage. Together with the 8 guest rooms and 1 bedroom manager's flatlet in the Manor House plus 19 guest suites in the Lodge, the Estate's total accommodation is currently 42 bedrooms and the potential for functions is endless. Recently the Manor house featured in a horror film called "Eight" and the entire film crew of 68 people was hosted for 6 weeks providing accommodation and 3 meals a day at varying hours of the day & night.
The 3 registered dams have a water capacity of 420000 cubic meters per year, sourced from streams & a borehole, with pumping rights from the Knysna river. The large Portland Dam is 9 ha in size and 17 meters at deepest point and has a motorized barge, boma, deck & slipway and hosts water-ski competitions regularly. The dams are stocked with Bass, Tilapia and Grass Carp for recreational fishing. The 736sqm shed/workshop includes a tractor & trailer, ride-on lawn mower, and gardening equipment.
This magnificent farm is sold with fully furnished & equipped accommodation in the Manor House & Guest Lodge, fully furnished & equipped Pub & Restaurant, Plus 8 zebra & 1 ostrich already established in the game camp and free roaming peacocks gracing the grounds.
Knysna is a natural paradise of lush, indigenous forests, tranquil lakes and golden beaches. She nestles on the banks of a breathtakingly pretty lagoon, now a protected marine reserve that is home to the extraordinary sea horse and over 200 species of fish.
Beaches, lakes, mountains and rivers provide endless opportunity for leisure and outdoor adventure. Within the town, craft shops, flea-markets and cosy...
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