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R52.5-million villa for sale in Pezula Private Estate – Unmatched ocean views in Knysna’s most desirable address

 ·21 Jun 2024

Pezula Private Estate, situated along the exquisite shorelines of the Western Cape, is one of the most luxurious developments in the world – and home to truly spectacular properties in South Africa.

Forming part of the Garden Route, the estate spreads across nearly four kilometres of picturesque coastline and 612 hectares of indigenous forests, set against the backdrop of the renowned Outeniqua mountains.

This prime location is further enhanced by its proximity to the 5-star Pezula Hotel and Spa, the Pezula Championship Golf Course, the acclaimed Noetzie Beach, Sinclair Nature Reserve, and over 18 kilometres of hiking trails.

The combination of peace, tranquillity, and luxury make properties within Pezula Private Estate an excellent seaside retreat for true relaxation.

Knysna’s best address

One of Pezula Private Estate’s most prestigious homes is a spectacular 1,200m2, 5-bedroom villa that is discreetly located alongside a cliff that overlooks the ocean.

The villa sits on a substantial 7,785m2 plot within the estate, and its unique positioning ensures it offers the finest views you will find in Knysna.

Dubbed Knysna’s best address, the villa is available to purchase through Engel and Völkers for R52.5 million.

With its five bedrooms complemented by eight outdoor viewing decks, six living rooms, three dining rooms, seven bathrooms, and a boma, the villa offers unmatched luxury and amenities.

We detail the highlights of the villa, below.

Living, dining, and relaxing

The villa’s contemporary, expansive living and social spaces are perfect for hosting family and entertaining guests.

For daily use, there is a wide range of choices – from the stone-clad breakfast room, which opens onto a sculpture pond; to the open-plan informal lounge and dining room, which features an extra-large wood-burning fireplace as a centrepiece.

The villa’s elevated formal lounge is then available for use when hosting family events or formal parties.

It features exquisite forest and ocean views, a wood fireplace, and a custom-made bait-ball-inspired chandelier. The lounge is complemented by a formal dining room.

For guests and family who enjoy a glass of wine, the villa also offers a 2,150-bottle wine cellar with a spacious terrace, a built-in bar, a lounge/dining area, and an outdoor deck.


The villa’s master bedroom is a centrepiece of the home’s tasteful design and is secluded in its own private wing.

It offers sensational ocean views and a plethora of amenities. These include a study, lounge, large ensuite bathroom, steam shower, dressing room, cold-water plunge pool, and deck with outdoor shower.

Your family and guests will be treated to equally spacious and stylish bedrooms throughout the home, each with its own full ensuite bathroom.

These four additional bedrooms vary in size and features, but two key themes reign supreme – comfort and magnificent views.

Oceans and forest views are available from each bedroom and can be enjoyed from their window alcove seating.

The largest of these bedrooms offers a cosy wood fireplace and its own outdoor dining and lounging deck, while the primary guest bedroom leads into a guest living room and solarium.

Kitchen, gym, library

The extensive list of rooms and facilities this villa has to offer doesn’t end there.

From an indoor pool which features its own shower room and lounge area, to a library with a mezzanine level, this beautiful home has absolutely everything you need to live in luxury.

This includes:

  • Full kitchen – with scullery, pantry, walk-in fridge, Siemens appliance wall, and dumbwaiter
  • Kitchenette
  • Library
  • Indoor pool with shower room and lounge area
  • Gym
  • 4 garages
  • 2 staff quarters
  • Strongroom
  • 8 fireplaces
  • 8 outdoor viewing decks
  • Large entrance hall
  • Guest cloakroom

The eight outdoor viewing decks are a true highlight of the villa and a testament to its focus on providing residents with unmatched ocean views.

Each outdoor deck attaches to a living area or bedroom, too, for ease of access and offers its own unique features.

Several of the decks make ideal areas for entertaining friends and family – like the boma with its firepit, braai area, and pizza oven – while others are designed for unwinding in private, complete with sweeping sea views, a jacuzzi, and supreme privacy.

Rounding out the villa is a full solar backup power installation and a green heating solution with radiators throughout the home – keeping you comfortable at all times.

Knysna – South Africa’s “Best Dorpie”

Pezula Private Estate is situated in Knysna, which itself is a prime real estate location in South Africa.

Knysna has won the title of “Best Dorpie” in the Kfm Best of the Cape awards twice in a row, thanks to its vibrant culture, scenic beauty, lush forest, tranquil lagoon, and magnificent beaches – which make it an excellent place to live and holiday.

Click here to learn more about this stunning R52.5 million Pezula Private Estate property.

Photos of the villa

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