Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Milkwood Bay - a luxurious guesthouse in Knysna

Milkwood Bay is a luxury Guest house near the Eastern Knysna Heads, which is part of the Milkwood Collection. We were invited to view the house while we were staying at Under Milkwood, which is next door. It is a very beautiful house, luxurious, very well decorated in classic modern sea and beach colours and comfortably and tastefully furnished. It is full of original art and has magnificent views of the Knysna lagoon. Each of the 5 rooms has been individually decorated and offers under-floor heating, television with satellite channels and a telephone. The guest house has a covered swimming pool and sauna. An English breakfast is served on the balcony overlooking the lagoon or in the dining room area.  It is possible to hire the whole house. We think it would be perfect for wedding parties or special family occasions. Definitely somewhere to aspire to...
Should you wish to stay here contact General Manager Clary Starbuck on (044) 384 0745, Fax: (044) 384 0156 or Email: clary@milkwood.co.za; admin@milkwood.co.za (this is the address for enquiries) Web: www.milkwood.co.za
The private entrance leads to lots of parking and a small back terrace
The entrance hall shows you what you have to look forward to
There is a huge well fitted kitchen with attached pantry area and it is fully fitted with Le Creuset cookware
The other end of the kitchen
It has a small kitchen table with a great view, for breakfasts indoors
or you can eat in the large dining room, or on the terrace outside
Stairs down to the bedrooms and the pool area, which is on another floor below them
The comfortable lounge
and a smaller lounge at the back
A double bedroom
with a view and its own terrace and security
One of the lovely fully fitted bathrooms
A huge bed with a side view of the lagoon
Or the largest bedroom with a double view and a terrace
This room also has its own dressing room and adjoining bathroom
Another of the bathrooms
A different view of the largest bedroom
This bedroom is down on the pool deck, so ideally placed for late night dips
The pool is covered but open to the elements
It also has access to the beach and the lagoon
and has the sauna next to it
A view we could enjoy all day, and even all week. Knysna never disappoints with its beautiful countryside and lagoon views
Milkwood Bay Guesthouse from across the lagoon. Under Milkwood is hidden in the trees but just out of picture, to the extreme right
© John & Lynne Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2014
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