Kleinmond at a glance
The beautiful coastal town of Kleinmond in the Western Cape lies around 100 kilometres away from Cape Town and a short 20 minute drive from Hermanus.
Named after the lagoon mouth (Kleinmond translated means “small mouth”) this idyllic Cape coastal town is found inside of the Cape Floral Kingdom and is encircled by the Kogelberg Biosphere, which contains well over 1000 different variations of Fynbos.
Properties in Kleinmond provide residents with access to an area that’s a nature lover’s dream, with a fine array of greenery that supports around 370 different species of birdlife. On top of the birdlife, the town plays host to interesting mammals such as baboons and dassies. Of the wide variety of plant species one can encounter, there are remarkably over 100 species that can only be found in this small part of the world!
Although small, Kleinmond property owners and residents are well within reach of a host of amenities.
Schooling is paramount, and Kleinmond offers Laerskool Kleinmond, which is now a dual medium school.
From a medical and health perspective, Kleinmond offers a good selection of doctors, dentists as well as pharmaceutical outlets. If you need a hospital you’ll need to make the short 20 minute drive to Hermanus MediClinic or its state-run hospital.
Depending on your preference there are also medical facilities in areas a little further afield like Somerset West which are also an option.
Shopping is a pleasure with a good selection of restaurants and gift shops, while also being close to Hermanus or Cape Town’s shopping districts.
Things to Do in Kleinmond
The town is home to beautiful swimming beaches and its strategic location makes it a haven for whale watching.
Don’t miss out on various hiking trails, leisurely rounds of golf at the nearby golf course, fishing, horse-riding and much more!
If you are looking for a leisurely ride – take a drive down the coastal road (R44) from Kleinmond to Gordons Bay and take in the picturesque hamlets of Bettys Bay, Pringle Bay and Rooi Els along the way. This scenic drive has to be one of the most visually appealing coastal routes on offer in South Africa.
With property in Kleinmond offering such great value for money, contact your local Chas Everitt Kleinmond estate agent to make your purchase today!
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