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Fynbosvlei Log Cabins


5 bedroom Self-Catering Cottage in Sedgefield from R250 per person sharing
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Fynbosvlei Log Cabins comprises of two Self-Catering Cottages located near Sedgefield, halfway between George and Knysna.

This tranquil 40 hectare private estate is a true piece of paradise, found on the north bank of the Swartvlei Lake. It boasts half a kilometer of water frontage with unsurpassed views from both cottages. Expect a most relaxing stay in nature, away from the hustle&bustle yet close enough to all the attractions that the Garden Route has to offer such as the Sedgefield Wild Oats Market.

Accommodation consists of two log cabins overlooking the lake, both individually decorated, fully equipped for self-catering purposes and mere steps apart. The Main Cabin offers three bedrooms sleeping up to eight people whilst the Small Cabin has one bedroom with attic plus a room underneath sleeping total of five. Fynbosvlei Log Cabins are child-friendly, they also allow dogs upon request.

The latter unit is ideal for a romantic retreat or small family whilst the former, best suited to a large group of family or friends. Combine the two for exclusive use of the property.

Both cottages are a two minute drive or a five minute walk to the water’s edge where there are canoes and a pedalo available for complimentary use. Further on-site facilities include a bird hide and private jetty for launching of boats. Fynbosvlei is an ideal holiday destination for fishing, birdwatching, water sports, hiking and other nature activities.

Enjoy cozy evenings beside the indoor fireplace in the Main Cabin, sundowners next to the dedicated BBQ/braai areas, alternatively relax on your deck with a good book. Wifi and DStv is available.

Ideal for a romantic retreat or honeymooners, fishermen, water sports enthusiasts, birdwatchers, botanists, hikers and in general, families and groups of friends, also special occasions.


  • Uninterrupted Views
  • On-Site Activities


Main Log Cabin: 3 Bedrooms, sleeps max 8. Main bedroom with double bed, en-suite with shower and bath. Sliding door opens onto deck with views. Second & third bedrooms with a bunk beds and single bed each. Shared bathroom with shower and bath. Lounge with fireplace and TV. Sliding door opens onto deck with views. Wide selection of reading material. Separate dining room area with 8-seater dining table and door leading into a well-equipped kitchen. Garden with built-in BBQ/Braai area. Wifi.

Small Cabin: 2 Bedrooms, sleeps max 5. Main bedroom with double bed. Attic (ladder access) with blow-up mattress upon request, alternatively a pull out mattress suitable for a child. En-suite with shower over bath. Downstairs room with three single beds, en-suite with shower. Lounge with comfortable couches and TV. Door opens onto wooden deck with seating arrangements and views. Wifi.


Outside – Jetty. Bird Hide. BBQ/Braai facilities.


Indoor fireplace. Wifi. TV. Easy View DStv channels. Satellite dish. Jetty. Bird Hide. Canoes. Pedalo. BBQ/Braai. Ample parking.


There is TV with easy view DStv channels – should you want a more comprehensive DStv package, you can bring your own decoder and smart card with to plug in.

Baby cot is available.

Getting there is via gravel roads. Please drive carefully and keep an eye out for the signs!


Ample parking at each cottage.


Upon request at additional charge.


Fynbosvlei Estate, Sedgefield

Hoekwil – 15 min drive

Sedgefield – 25 min drive

Knysna – 40 min drive

George Airport – 60 min drive


Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, Sedgefield, Self-Catering Cottages.

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