The picturesque city of George is positioned midway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, creating an ideal base from which to explore the myriad attractions of the popular Garden Route. As the commercial, administrative and academic hub of the Southern Cape, George is a busy, modern urban area surrounded by the spectacular natural beauty of mountains, forests, plantations and acre upon acre of fertile agricultural land.
The perfect blend of first world amenities and pristine wilderness attracts large numbers of permanent residents and holiday makers to the city limits, ensuring a well developed and competitive property market. Guest accommodation is a flourishing business sector, providing George property owners with welcome additional income.
George real estate is remarkably diverse and comprises large acreages ideal for lifestyle estate development, upmarket family homes in secure gated communities, ultra modern dwellings located on the greens and fairways of popular Garden Route golf estates and affordable apartments in the heart of the CBD.
With the N2 coastal highway running through the city, and the George Airport located 7 km on the outskirts, George is easily accessible from all major South African centres.
Apart from the Outeniqua Nature Reserve and popular swimming and surfing beaches at Victoria Bay, Herold’s Bay and Wilderness, George is considered one of the best golfing destinations in the country. Challenging championship golf courses, together with lavish George properties, 5-star hotels, and luxurious spas can be found at Oubaai, Fancourt and Kingswood Golf Estates. Together with the George Golf Course, many of these local courses are rated amongst the top 30 in the country.
The Slave Tree, an ancient oak declared a National Monument, and beautifully restored authentic Edwardian and Victorian architecture trace the fascinating history of the region, while the Garden Route Botanical Garden provides a serene getaway in the heart of the city.
As one of the oldest communities in South Africa, established in the 1700s as a timber outpost, George boasts a sophisticated infrastructure offering all essential facilities and services. Numerous schools and tertiary institutions provide excellent education, while the George Hospital and Geneva Mediclinic offer world class health care.
Three police stations – George, Conville & Pacaltsdorp - are located within a 10 km radius, whereas several top end shopping malls, restaurants and theatres supply entertainment and household essentials.
Find out more about purchasing George property by contacting the Jawitz George branch today!