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Garden Route Self Catering Cottages

Forest Edge Cottage Facilities to delight

Knysna & Garden Route Self Catering Accommodation

Our self-catering cottage facilities exceed most guests’ expectations, at excellent value for money. Don’t just take our word for it, Take our Cottage Facilities Virtual Tour.

ALL THE COTTAGES are FULLY equipped (you bring clothes, drinks and food – or order breakfast baskets or braai packs in advance) and they all offer 2 bedrooms, indoor bath, outdoor shower (Field Mouse & Froggy Pond both have en-suite showers in the main bedroom), 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.

Forest Edge - Knysna Self catering Accommodation

If you find a better rate for Forest Edge, anywhere on the internet, we will beat that rate!

Facilities Checklist

a quick look at the facilities Forest Edge has to offer
Fairy Den, Foxglove
Field Mouse, Froggy Pond, Firefly
LayoutGround-level (67sqm excl shower & braai)Ground-level (67sqm excl shower & braai)
Main bedroomDouble bed with wardrobeQueen-sized bed with wardrobe, en-suite shower in Field Mouse & Froggy Pond.
Second bedroom2 Single beds with dresser2 Single beds with dresser
Additional Bedding1 foam mattress2 foam mattresses
Panel heaters in bedrooms
Electric blanket on ALL beds
Fireplace in LoungeOpen hearthEfficient, safe Cast-iron fire-place unit
Fans: lounge ceiling fan plus
1 free-standing fan
Open-plan Lounge/DiningCounter & stools onlyTable & chairs in FP & FF, counter & stools in FM
Roofed Stoep (veranda) with table & chairs.
NON-SMOKING: Smoke on stoep only.
Cell-phone reception & 3G/Edge Data connectivity (Vodacom best)
WI-FI / Wireless****At a surcharge if availableFREE WiFi
DSTV / SatelliteN/A
Small library of books
& 20+ dvd’s
Linen & Towels provided***
Hair dryer
Bathroom with romantic victorian bath & separate toilet
Outdoor Shower
ToiletriesSmall soap & shampooBath/shower gel, shampoo & body lotion
Fully equipped kitchen (cutlery, crockery, pots)
In-Cottage Basket Meals available by pre-order
4-plate stove with oven (gas)
Standard size fridge with freezer
Braai (barbeque) with grid
Hammock on stoep
Seating on Stoep
Table & chairs in garden
Alarm system in cottage
Access-controlled property gate
Parking on premises next to your unit
Garden areaGarden around cottage, not walledGarden around cottage, not walled
Daily ServicingNot incl – Optional extraNot Incl – Optional extra
Information / maps / bird lists etc – in cottage and at reception
Jungle GymCommunalCommunal
Bonfire area ideal for large groupsCommunalCommunal
Meditation cornerCommunalCommunal
Self-guided Site Walk-about (incl Kiddies’ activities)CommunalCommunal
Internet access at reception (via a dedicated laptop) at a charge during business hoursCommunalCommunal
Valuables safe in receptionCommunalCommunal

*** 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, skyping or software downloads.

Forest Edge - Knysna Self catering Accommodation
Garden Route self-catering accommodation
Forest Edge - Knysna Self catering Accommodation
Garden Route self-catering accommodation
Forest Edge - Knysna Self catering Accommodation
Forest Edge - Knysna Self catering Accommodation

What to bring

The below is NOT provided by Forest Edge

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/charcoal 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!