Yzerfontein at a glance
Yzerfontein General Area Information
Yzerfontein also adds to the list of quaint and unmistakably tranquil West Coast fishing towns, with a charm and character of its own. You can expect interesting flora and fauna, including diverse birdlife and sea life. It’s also no surprise that the area proves to be a hotspot for many local artists who capitalise on the stunning views of the natural environment.
The village is located about 85km north of the city of Cape Town and is home to notable natural attractions such as the Schaapeiland Trail, the Bokbaaivygie flower trail and breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean, among others. Yzerfontein also encapsulates its own heritage, with several points of great historical significance. These include the old Fish House as well as the lime kilns that were traditionally utilised to manufacture quicklime for construction purposes.
Approximately 70km from Cape Town up the R27, or main West Coast road, you will find the Khwattu San Culture and Education Centre catering for the most amazing guided tours of the local lifestyle and hotspots.
In addition to wildlife such as kudu, gemsbok, zebra and others you can look out for several private nature reserves. Residents of Yzerfontein properties and visitors can enjoy foot safaris, traditional hiking, and 4X4 trails. Bird watching, fishing, collecting mussels, catching crayfish, small craft boating, jet skis, body boarding and leisurely walks along the pristine beaches, make Yzerfontein the perfect ‘holiday setting’ for holidaymakers, retirees and even permanent residents to enjoy.
The town offers star graded accommodation including established B&B and other accommodation. This also points to the investment value in purchasing Yzerfontein property for commercial use or to let out seasonally or permanently.
Tourism is a major contributor to activity in Yzerfontein as it is home to one of the most diverse array of wildflowers each season, among other major attractions.
The beach-vacation climate and tranquil atmosphere also provides the perfect getaway for relaxation or fun! During vacation time many Yzerfontein houses seamlessly convert into B&B’s to generate extra cash, actually making Yzerfontein properties for sale great investments and fantastic holiday homes. The leisurely and relaxed lifestyle makes
Yzerfontein property offers some of the most sought after Cape coastal real estate for individuals and even retirees, while the small population also promises a family friendly community.
Many of the children and students living in the small town of Yzerfontein attend school in the nearby town of Darling.
Darling is only 40 Km away from Yzerfontein and offers high-quality schools, including the likes of Darling Pre-Primary School, Darling Primary School, Vooruitsig Laerskool and Darling College. These schools also cater for many of the nearby farming towns. With tertiary studies you will find higher learning institutes of the highest calibre in Cape Town and surrounds.
Yzerfontein property owners can enjoy a variety of “quick response” services, such as Atlantic Medical Response who are always readily available to transport patients to leading hospitals and healthcare service providers in Cape Town within thirty minutes or so.
Cape Town is home to some of South Africa’s top hospitals; among these you have you have the likes of the world renowned Groote Schuur Hospital.
Yzerfontein Dining and Entertainment
Yzerfontein is known for its snoek, crayfish and other tantalising sea food cuisine. For that matter poultry, pizzas, confectionaries, pastas and much more are also not is short supply! Relax at one of the comfy coffee shops or visit one of the farm stalls for classic farm breakfasts. Apart from shopping centres in surrounding districts and along the West Coast, visit Cape Town and immediate surrounds for access to larger malls, boutique stores and branded retail outlets.
Yzerfontein property for sale offers an abundance of wildlife and nature, the West Coast National Park is situated less than 40 Km North and is home to Springbok, Eland, Red Hartebees and even Mountain Zebra.
Apart from that, several private reserves can also be found around Yzerfontein and many of these offer great game drives and 4X4 trails on par with the best anywhere! Hiking trails, nature walks and game routes are abundant and offer a great way to spend quality family time. Some Yzerfontein properties for sale are also allowed exclusive access to certain private reserves in the area.
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