Where To Buy

Central:
Residential and commercial property, townhouse developments and apartments. Close proximity to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and public services. Lower central tends to buy old homes and convert them to business premises, while Upper Central has lovely residential homes with views of the town and the lagoon.
Knysna Heights/Paradise/West Hill Knysna Heights/Paradise/West Hill:
Middle to upper class residential suburb. Close proximity to shopping, restaurants, entertainment, public services and local school. Lagoon and/or mountain views. 1km from town central

Knysna Quays:
Light commercial property. Close proximity to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and public services. Knysna Quays is a Waterfront Marina development containing some of the most exquisite and highly sought after properties in all South Africa. Easily accessible from Town, it boasts a Small Craft Harbour where boats or yachts can be hired or chartered.

Thesen Islands Thesen Islands:
Resdidential and light commercial property. Close proximity to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and public services. Set in the Knysna lagoon, Thesen Islands offer a naturally safe, secure and relaxed upmarket exclusive development with homes built on canals.

Private jetties on your doorstep offer you the convenience of stepping from your home patio onto your boat. Sip a sun downer on your deck, while watching romantic sunsets or explore the natural wonders offered by the Knysna lagoon.

Old Place – Upper Old Place and Lower Old Place
This is a residential suburb with close proximity to Knysna Central – about 6 km from town central and schools. Old Place is divided into Upper and Lower Old Place as the national N2 highway divides the suburb.
Industrial Area:
Mainly industrial properties with a few residential properties. Five minute drive from

Knysna Central.

Eastford/Westford:

This is a quiet residential suburb. It is out of town, about a 10 minute drive from Knysna Central. Most properties have river or mountain views. About 10km from town central.

Rheenendal:
Quite, out of town – about a 10 minute drive from Knysna Central. Rheenendal falls between Knysna and Sedgefield, and can be considered to be the rural option for those seeking to settle on country estates or farmlands. The climate of the area makes it ideal for Macadamia nut farming, or alternatively citrus farming. Close enough to Knysna, the community of Rheenendal has easy access to the amenities of the town. It is home to many prominent artists and crafters.

Welbedacht:
This is a quiet residential suburb. About a 5 minute drive from Knysna Central. Some lagoon views and country living.

Belvidere:
This is a quiet residential suburb situated close to the lagoon. About a 15 minute drive from Knysna Central. Some lagoon views.
Brenton-on-Lake Brenton-on-Lake:
This is a quiet residential suburb situated close to the lagoon. About a 15 minute drive from Knysna Central. Some lagoon views. Brenton-on-Lake offers jetty`s for boat or canoe launches.

Brenton-on-Sea Brenton-on-Sea:
This is a quiet residential suburb. About a 15 minute drive from Knysna Central. Sea views and/or close to beach. Home of the famous “Brenton Blue” Butterfly, Brenton-on-Sea nestles between the Indian Ocean and the hills of Knysna`s Western Head. It`s golden sands are perfect for walking, sunbathing and fishing. From the cliff top paths, schools of dolphins and whales can be easily spotted.

Buffalo Bay:
This is a quiet residential suburb. Beach holiday area about 20 minutes from Knysna Central. Sea views and/or close to beach. Buffalo Bay is situated midway between Sedgefield and Knysna. With fine, sandy beaches stretching all the way to Brenton on Sea, it offers beautiful views and breathtaking sunsets. Buffalo Bay is a family beach with safe swimming and excellent surfing conditions, including a “wild side”. Perfect for long walks, beach fishing and whale & dolphin spotting.

Knysna Heads The Heads:
This is a quiet residential suburb. It is out about a 10 minute drive from Knysna Central. Close to Coney Glen Beach and Restaurants. Mainly lagoon and/or sea views.

Rexford/ Hunters Home Rexford/ Hunters Home:
This is a quiet residential suburb. It is out about a 10 minute drive from Knysna Central. Distant lagoon and mountain views. Sunny, warm properties.

Leisure Island Leisure Island:
This is a quiet residential suburb. It is out about a 10 minute drive from Knysna Central. Leisure Isle, surrounded on all sides by the waters of a tidal estuary, is one of the two island suburbs of Knysna, and is separated from the mainland by a causeway. A sea wall surrounds the island, and the ebb and flow of the tides in the lagoon and salt marshes add to its unique character and ensure a constantly changing scene.

Along the shores of the Island lie beaches, parks and areas of protected natural vegetation. Leisure Isle is a residential suburb, with narrow roads, little lanes and lovely gardens, but the water is never far away, and the matchless views in all directions contribute to the special ambience of the place and the sense of being at one with nature. The estuary and the Island are home to a rich variety of birds.

Thesen Islands

Thesen Island is a new upmarket exclusive development with homes built on canals. The property prices range from R1 000 000 per stand and from R2 500 000 for homes. It is a short distance from the CBD and schools and walking distance to the Knysna Waterfront..

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Paradise is a middle to upper class suburb situated on the northern side of the lagoon. This area has stunning views and house priced range from R1,200 000 upwards. It is close to the central CBD and local school.

Knysna Heights

Knysna Heights is a middle to upper class suburb situated on the northern side of the lagoon. Most properties have northern mountain views, a few have the bonus of lagoon ad mountain views. It is close to the central CBD, shops and schools. Houses prices range from R1 000 000 upwards.
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Leisure Island is an old established residential area and is the original “island” suburb of Knysna. Over the years Leisure Island has developed into an very upmarket suburb the old homes making way for modern mansions on the water. Property prices range from R1 500 000 upwards. It is approximately twelve kilometres from the central business district, schools and shops.

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Old Place is divided into Upper and Lower Old Place as the national N2 highway divides the suburb. It is a middle class suburb with houses ranging from R800 000 upwards. Apartments range from R650 000 upwards. Upper Old Place has lovely lagoon views while Lower Old Place has limited lagoon views. This suburb is two kilometres from the Knysna Golf Course and approximately six kilometres from the central business district and school .

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The Heads suburb is situated on the eastern head where the lagoon joins the sea. This is an upmarket suburb with magnificent lagoon and sea views. The property prices range from R2 000 000 upwards. The area is approximately two kilometres from Leisure Island and approximately eight kilometres to the central business district..

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Knysna Central comprises townhouses developments, apartments, residential homes and commercial properties. Lower town has a trend of buying old homes and converting to business premises while Upper town has lovely residential homes with views of the town and the lagoon. Prices range from R550 000 upwards for apartments and from R850 000 for houses.

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Belvidere is an exclusive suburb on the south western side of the lagoon. The properties are upmarket and prices range from R2 000 000 upwards. The suburb is approximately nine kilometres from the CBD in Knysna and four kilometres from the popular Brenton on Sea beach..

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Brenton on Sea is a popular suburb for holiday homes and is approximately sixteen kilometres from the centre of Knysna. Majority of the homes have magnificent sea views. House prices range from R1 000 000 upwards.

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Hunters Home is a residential suburb situated just off George Rex Drive. There is a retirement village as well as private hospital in the area. The Knysna Golf Course is located in Hunters Home. The area is approximately eight kilometres from the centre of Knysna. House prices range form R1 000 000 upwards.