Stayed here for 4 nights in May 2014. Were lucky with great weather for the time of year, and loved the house. It had a real wow factor when you walked in. Not only is the house lovely but it is spectacularly well decorated. Clearly a privately owned house rented out while the owners weren't using it, rather than a full time rental property. For the £200/night (low season prices) we were paying amongst 4 adults and 2 babies, this was spectacular value from the UK perspective.
Note that you're a drive away from any restaurants or shops, and about 10 minutes at least from Knysna town centre, but we were very happy with our choice. Closest restaurants only 5 minutes in the car away (including the very good East Head Cafe), but probably too far to walk, particularly in the dark.
Had to pay Davies rental via bank transfer which is always a pain, but was unproblematic in the end. Got deposit back with no issue.
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