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Forest Edge's self-catering cottage facilities exceed most guests' expectations at excellent value for money.
ALL THE COTTAGES are very fully equipped (you bring clothes, drink and food - or order food) and offer 2 bedrooms, indoor bath, outdoor shower, fully equipped kitchen, open-plan lounge/dining area with TV&DVD & fireplace, braai and more. The cottage size and floorplan is identical in ALL cottages.

*** 2 Budget cottages (Foxglove & Fairy Den) identical in facilities. Sleeps maximum 5 persons (incl kids).
*** 2 Standard cottages (Firefly & Froggy Pond) identical in facilities. Sleeps maximum 5 persons (incl kids). Includes FREE Wi-Fi, Easyview DSTV (or bring your own decoder&card for full dstv) and a table & chairs instead of counter & stools in the living area.
*** 1 Luxury cottage (Field Mouse) sleeps maximum 6 persons (incl kids). Additional extras like FREE Wi-Fi, full DSTV, Flat-screen TV, Queen sized bed, highly effective cast-iron fireplace instead of open fireplace, and more.

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FACILITIES PER COTTAGE: Foxglove Fairy Den Firefly Froggy Pond Field Mouse
Main bedroom with wardrobe Double bed Double bed Double bed Double bed Queen-sized bed
Second bedroom with dresser 2 Single bunk beds 2 Single bunk beds 2 Single beds 2 Single beds 2 Single beds
Extra foam mattress /
camper cot on request
Panel heaters in bedrooms
Electric blanket on main bed
Fireplace in Lounge √ - high output cast iron unit
Fans: lounge ceiling fan plus
1 free-standing fan
Open-plan Lounge/Dining √ - counter&stools √ - counter&stools √ - table&chairs √ - table&chairs √ - counter&stools
Roofed Stoep (veranda) with moveable table & chairs. Smoke on stoep only, cottages are all NON-SMOKING
Cell-phone reception & 3G/Edge Data connectivity (Vodacom best)
WI-FI / Wireless √ - at a surcharge √ - at a surcharge √ - FREE WiFi √ - FREE WiFi √ - FREE WiFi
TV & DVD √ - Flat screen
DSTV / Satellite N/A N/A √ - DSTV-ready**** (Easyview) √ - DSTV-ready**** (Easyview) √ - Full DSTV
Small library of books
& 20+ dvd's
Linen & Towels provided*** √ - Quality finery
Bathroom with romantic victorian bath
Separate toilet
Outdoor Shower
Fully equipped kitchen (cutlery, crockery, pots)
In-Cottage Meals available by pre-order
4-plate stove with oven (gas)
Standard size fridge with freezer
Microwave √ Large LG with built-in Grill
Braai (barbeque) with grid √ Braai PLUS Weber on stoep for rainy days
Hammock on stoep
Alarm system in cottage √ - with Panic Button √ - with Panic Button √ - with Panic Button
Access-controlled property gate
Parking on premises
next to each cottage
Information / maps / bird lists etc - in cottage and at reception
Jungle Gym Communal Communal Communal Communal Communal
Bonfire area
ideal for large groups
Communal Communal Communal Communal Communal
Meditation / Prayer corner Communal Communal Communal Communal Communal
Self-guided Site Walk-about
(incl Kiddies' activities)
Communal Communal Communal Communal Communal
Internet access at reception (via a dedicated laptop) at a charge Communal Communal Communal Communal Communal
Valuables safe in reception Communal Communal Communal Communal Communal
Pet friendly - by prior arrangement only N/A √ - Pet Friendly N/A N/A N/A
*** Unless Towels specifically excluded from a discounted package or deal.
**** DSTV with the most limited bouquet (Easyview) is offered. You can bring your own decoder and card if you want your normal enhanced or full DSTV bouquets.


Your cottage is very well equipped, see above. You will need to bring the following yourself and we also provide a comprehensive list during confirmation:
  • Food, snacks, drinks, coffee, tea, sugar, drinking water if you dislike rain water, condiments. You can pre-order breakfast baskets, braai packs, fire wood etc. which we will deliver to your cottage.
  • Clothing, walking shoes, swimming gear, light-weight raincoat useful and daypack/rucksack
  • Firelighters and your wood/charcoal of choice; there is a grid and we offer bagged wood for cash sale, subject to availability
  • Entertainment: Camera, binoculars & reference books (mammals, birds, trees etc), favourite DVDs & books
  • Personal effects: Toiletries, sunscreen, medication, cell chargers, plug adaptors, mosquito mats in summer if you want to (malaria-free area)
  • Swimming towels.
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Comfortable cottages with outdoor shower, hammock, braai, tv/dvd, library and more
Forest Edge self-catering country cottages are fully equipped and identical in layout
Cottage floorplan is identical in all our cottages:

Knysna selfcatering cottages - country cottages Forest Edge

The cottages are about 67sqm (excluding shower, braai area etc) and well laid out and equipped.
Free reign of the grounds to explore vast outdoors.

The kitchen is extremely well equipped
Fully equipped cottages make for a comfortable stay: emerald days and firefly nights around the braai
Cottages with fireplace and open-plan lounge/dining area
Forest Edge cottage facilities are varied, they are non-smoking cottages and even a pet friendly cottage