|Property for sale (real estate) in Hermanus
Some useful information regarding Hermanus located in Western Cape
Hermanus Property And Area Information
Beautiful Hermanus in the Western Cape with its mild Mediterranean climate has been a much-loved holiday and residential destination for generations, and holds a special place in the memories of people all over the world.
Property sales in Hermanus offer the buyer a great variety, from beautiful old heritage homes to sea-front villas and mansions, all set in a beautiful coastal environment.
There are a wide range of housing styles, types and sizes, and Hermanus properties also cover a wide price range which is dependent on location, size and condition of the property.
Houses in Hermanus are also popular with a variety of Western Cape property purchasers as the area caters for primary residence buyers, holiday home buyers, investors and a high number of retirement home buyers.
The properties for sale in Hermanus also commonly include a number of Bed and Breakfast establishments and Guest Houses.
If a residential golf estate is what you are looking for - Hermanus also offers upmarket homes on the 27-hole Hermanus Golf Estate at varying prices.
Whatever your Hermanus property requirements may be, the broad selection of real estate on offer in the area ensures you have ample choice.
Hermanus General Information
Originally a fishing village, Hermanus is now the most rapidly-developing town in the Overberg, with an extraordinary variety to offer to property investors, whether you wish to live or enjoy your holidays here.
Hermanus is world-famous for the best land-based whale-watching in the world, to see the Southern Right whales that visit the “Whale Coast” to calve between June and November. Whale-viewing boat trips on Walker Bay and shark cage diving are truly memorable experiences.
Nestled between the mountains in the North, the sea in the South and estuaries West and East, Hermanus has rare and beautiful fynbos and a rich diversity of birdlife.
About 120 km from Cape Town, taking about an hour and a half, and about an hour’s drive from Cape Town International airport, Hermanus is readily accessible.
Hermanus offers so much! A rugged rocky coastline on the Western side merges into beautiful, white-sanded beaches on the East, one of them, Grotto Beach, being a Blue Flag beach that extends all along the curve of the coast to De Kelders in Gansbaai. Bathe in the surf, swim in one of the tidal pools, or challenge the waves on your surf-board.
If you aren’t a golfer enjoying a round on the Hermanus Golf Estate, you still have a selection of sports available including bowls, para-gliding, horseriding, sea kayaking, surfing, sailing, fishing, fly-fishing, tennis, squash, quad biking, swimming, birding and more.
The famous panoramic cliff path runs through the fynbos all along the sea front the full length of Hermanus, traversing rocky cliffs with the sea frothing below, past the centre of town and on past and over the stunning beaches in the East, presenting walkers with an ever-changing variety of views.
If you arent feeling that energetic, think of walking into town for breakfast at one of the fine restaurants or coffee shops!
Hermanus Wine Route
Being in the mood, one can visit the wine farms and cellars along the R320 through the Hemel-en-Aarde valley for a memorable tasting of the finest wines and blends produced by the ever-expanding vineyards, or visit one of the wine outlets to experience the vast variety of South African wines. One of these is the Wine Village, which offers the most representative collection of South African wines under one roof.
Accommodation In Hermanus
Accommodation in Hermanus ranges from camping, back-packers, B and B’s and self-catering units to luxury guest houses.
The residents of Hermanus guard their beautiful natural surroundings jealously, and strive to make them readily available to everyone.
The cliff path, for example, was laid partly by significant public donations.
There are several nature reserves with their hiking trails adjoining and around Hermanus for you to enjoy with the family.
The primary festival in Hermanus is the renowned Whale Festival, held as the whales are arriving in September, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. Also in September is the Fernkloof Flower and Eco Fair, presenting visitors with the beautiful local flora.
In August the Hermanus Wine and Food Fair presents wines from the a large range of producers and speciality foods. At the same time, the Kalfiefees is presented in Onrust.
Hermanus boasts excellent schools, including the following:
Medical And Retirement
Hermanus has a Provincial Hospital, tel 028 312 1166, as well as the private and fully-equipped Hermanus Medi-Clinic, tel 028 313 0168, both situated in Westcliff.
There are several choice retirement complexes, and more being built, to cater for those wishing to hang up their soccer boots and enjoy the grand-children.
Hermanus Tourism Bureau
The Hermanus Tourism Bureau can be called on 028 312 2629.
Hermanus boasts an excellent municipality that wins one award after another and of which we are very proud.
Whether you are considering purchasing a property for sale in Hermanus or wish to sell your own Hermanus property, do not hesitate to contact our local Chas Everitt Hermanus office or e-mail our team of Hermanus Estate Agents look forward to being of assistance with all your housing requirements.
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