Uniquely situated on cliffs surrounded by fynbos overlooking Bay and sea within a Private Nature Reserve, with free roaming animals”
Home has 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms and a playroom with tennis table. A weber and an outdoor open braai are at the back
Greenies are offered self catering accommodation in comfortable, wooden 2-3 bedroom lodges. It is fully equipped, bedding and towelling is supplied. Designed to be unobtrusive, the low-profile wooden homes have spectacular sunrises, sunsets and sea views, ideal for whale watching. Southern Rights come close inshore to calve at Ballot’s Bay. Playful schools of dolphins feature regularly in this ocean circus.
The open plan kitchens, dining rooms and lounges and the bedrooms open up onto large decks facing the Bay below - or stay on the Bay.
Hiking trails lead you through indigenous forests raucous with bird song including the magnificent Knysna Lourie’s, across grasslands with free roaming Zebra, Buck, Ostrich, karakul and tortoise. There is a trail to a water hole with a bird hide and another to a forest lapa. At the Bay are 2 braai areas with an ablution block. Here the Meulen river meets the bay, which has a pretty pebbled beach and rock pools, ideal for paddling, it also has a large area for playing ball games.
George airport is 20 min away - from George towards Wilderness, take Victoria Bay turning - turn right at Carmell and follow the steeply curving road to Ballots. The entire road to and within the reserve has bricked lanes (no sand roads) however a car is essential in order to access the reserve. Guests are handed a remote to access Bay and Reserve and bay which is private to owners and guests only.
Other things to note
Homes can be booked for short term vacations or longer periods, come write your book or use this paradise as a time to de-stress away from the madding crowds
As this is a protected nature reserve:
- no domestic pets are allowed
- guests are requested to take care when lighting fires, weber braais are supplied at homes.
- the speed limit to and within the reserve is 20klm.
Guests are welcomed at security gates and shown to homes. Details of all local amenities are suggested and bookings can be arranged if required. Host is available if any special needs or problems arise.
After a long career as a Manager in one of SA large Banks, I now enjoy hosting guests at holiday accommodation in Ballots Bay, George, Knysna and Blouberstrand, Cape Town.
It gives me pleasure to know that guests enjoy their stay and I am sure you will as well !!!