Sedgefield is a Garden Route beachside village, set away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Flanked by massive dunes and gorgeous mountains, Sedgefield is known to many for its mosaic concrete horses, a tourist attraction that has turned the village into a popular stop on the N2.
Sedgefield and its residents pride themselves on the quiet and easy lifestyle that the town provides, with the town’s motto echoing this feeling: “Sedgefield, where the Tortoise sets the Pace”.
Property developers can choose from large acreages situated along Sedgefield’s beach and mountains, which offer stunning views of the sea, lagoon and coastal mountains. Prize properties include the lavish family homes situated around Myoli Beach and Cola Beach, with their air of timeless romance.
Affordable houses and modern apartments are situated in gated communities, providing a secure and cost effective option to entry level buyers, while affordable plots close to the town and beaches are regularly on the market.
Sedgefield offers a wide range of attractions and activities for young and old alike. Book clubs, markets and bowls clubs are as popular as paragliding, kitesurfing and bungi jumping.
Myoli Beach is the most popular beach in Sedgefield, with nearby Cola Beach also attracting sun-seekers throughout the summer. The lagoon offers great picnicking locations, as well as a fantastic spot to go canoeing and fishing.
Goukamma Nature Reserve is a must-see destination for hikers, strollers, and nature lovers. Birdwatchers will also enjoy some of the rare species of bird that call Sedgefield home, mostly living in the fynbos around the town’s dunes.
Sedgefield may be a relatively small seaside community, but it offers access to all essential services. There are several primary schools (both English and Afrikaans) in the area, such as Laerskool Sedgefield Primary and Sedgefield Primary School, with high schools and tertiary education institutions situated in the nearby towns of Knysna and George.
The town has its own police station, and is serviced by a variety of supermarkets, delis, hardware stores, pharmacies and décor stores. The Sedgefield Clinic offers quality public healthcare, while several private hospitals are found in Knysna, such as the Provincial Hospital and Life Knysna Private Hospital.
One of TripAdvisor’s 10 best food markets in the world - Wild Oats Farmers Market takes place in Sedgefield every Saturday morning, selling fresh farm produce, slow food and other tasty delicacies.
Find out more about purchasing Sedgefield property by contacting the Jawitz Sedgefield branch today!