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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 they all 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. The below are valid from 15 July 2014.

Fairy Den, Foxglove
Field Mouse, Froggy Pond, Firefly
Main bedroom with wardrobe Double bed Queen-sized bed
Second bedroom with dresser 2 Single bunk beds 2 Single beds
Extra foam mattress /
camper cot on request
1 2
Panel heaters in bedrooms
Electric blanket on main bed
Fireplace in Lounge
Fans: lounge ceiling fan plus
1 free-standing fan
Open-plan Lounge/Dining √ - counter&stools only √ - table&chairs in FP&FF, counter&stools in FM
Roofed Stoep (veranda) with moveable table & chairs.
NON-SMOKING: Smoke on stoep only.
Cell-phone reception & 3G/Edge Data connectivity (Vodacom best)
WI-FI / Wireless**** √ - at a surcharge if available √ - FREE WiFi
TV & DVD √ - Flat screen
DSTV / Satellite N/A √ - Full DSTV
Small library of books
& 20+ dvd's
Linen & Towels provided*** √ - Quality finery
Hair dryer
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
Braai (barbeque) with grid √ Outside open Braai PLUS Kettle-braai
on stoep for rainy days
Hammock on stoep
Alarm system in cottage √ - 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
Bonfire area
ideal for large groups
Communal Communal
Meditation / Prayer corner Communal Communal
Self-guided Site Walk-about
(incl Kiddies' activities)
Communal Communal
Internet access at reception (via a dedicated laptop) at a charge during business hours Communal Communal
Valuables safe in reception Communal Communal
Pet friendly - by prior arrangement only √ - Fairy Den ONLY N/A
*** Unless Towels specifically excluded from a discounted package or deal.
**** WiFi is subject to weather conditions, Eskom & Telkom connectivity.  Lite use only: no gaming, media or software downloads.

Visit the Virtual Photo Tour for their position on Forest Edge & in/outdoor photos of each.


Your cottage is very well equipped, see above. Bring the following. We also provide a packing list:
  • 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.
See our Handy Holiday Checklist to simplify packing - no matter where you go!

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