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About Bokmakierie Garden Cottage

Bokmakierie Garden Cottage is named after the Bush Shrike, which in Afrikaans vernacular is ‘Bokmakierie’, a native bird to this area. The cottage is situated in the quiet suburb of Lower Old Place, a mere 2 km from town, and close to the Knysna Lagoon. It is close to a local pub, a restaurant, a convenience store, the Loerie Park Sports Field, and the African Crafts Market.

This semi-detached self-catering cottage can comfortably accommodate up to a maximum of two guests and comprises one bedroom, an open-plan lounge and kitchen area, and a patio. The bedroom features twin single beds.

The kitchen is well equipped for self-catering and includes a fridge, two-plate stove, microwave, electric kettle and a toaster. The lounge is furnished with beautiful antique furniture and artworks by local artists. For entertainment, there is an old television with local channels, a radio, and Wi-Fi internet access.

The living area leads via large sliding doors to a spacious north-facing sunny patio and a private enclosed garden. Off-street parking is provided.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 3 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Availability and pricing

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  • Self-catering Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering This semi-detached self-catering cottage can comfortably accommodate up to a maximum of two guests and comprises one... see more Features:  Twin beds, Local channels, Private bathroom, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Twin beds, Local channels, Private bathroom, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Heater, Television, Radio, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
    from R680 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Bokmakierie Garden Cottage

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      Lesley Jones
      12 December 2017

      Wonderful and friendly welcome from Nanna & Clive, very hospitable people

      Sunoba Basson, South Africa
      12 January 2017


      Anne-Marie Holroyd, South Africa
      03 March 2015

      very pleasant three day stay at Bokmakierie - comfortable beds,  everything we needed & lovely little private garden as well.

      Johan Dippenaar, South Africa
      11 October 2013

      Beautifully and tastefully decorated. Lovely owners. It was a great pleasure to stay here. Highly recommended!

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      Bokmakierie Garden Cottage is 0.5km from the centre of Old Place , the nearest airport 76.7km (George Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

      Things to do in and around Old Place

      Bosun's Pub and Grill

      (0.6 km from Old Place)

      Knysnarians know about good watering holes and you'll certainly find plenty of them at the vibey Bosun's Pub and Grill, lips curled around a frosty or tucking into a hearty meal. This old style English pub serves locally brewed ale and...

      Knysna Township Tours

      (1.5 km from Old Place)

      A personal, interesting and touching tour into the daily lives of folks in an African township. Visit a pre-school, consult a sangoma, and taste traditional beer. As an exciting option, clients can have a traditional Xhosa lunch with a...

      Knysna Golf Course

      (2.2 km from Old Place)

      Meandering through the tidal pools and between towering indigenous trees, Knysna Golf Course offers an incredible golf experience on the Knysna Lagoon. This 18-hole course commands wonderful views of The Heads and features an attractive parkland...

      Vision Adventures Self Guided Motorbike Tours

      (2.3 km from Old Place)

      Dual Sport motorbike rentals (BMW F800 GS) for self guided tours on the many adventure or road routes and trails available. Long or short rental rates available.