Knysna has been awarded on more than one occasion South Africa’s favourite town of the year award.

Over the years many have relocated to Knysna to enjoy and experience a life style sought after by South Africans and foreigners investing in prime property on the Southern Cape coast. Being the hub of the Garden Route and surrounded by many top class golf courses within a 100 kilometre radius offering modern, secure properties the area also offers a variety of outdoor activities for the nature lovers such as the Garden of Eden, Rheenedal Ramble, Featherbed Nature Reserve, Brenton Blue Meander and of course the beaches at the Heads, Leisure Isle, Coney Glen, Buffalo Bay, Brenton on Sea and Noetzie.

For the adventurous abseiling, sailing, boating, bungy jumping, canoeing, cycling, fishing and horse riding is on offer.

Property investment in Knysna remains a low risk investment where a variety of properties are on offer. For the entry level purchaser opportunities such as apartments are available otherwise a freehold property on stands varying in size from 500 square metres to 1500 square metres.

The other extreme would service the upmarket purchaser, one wishing to be “on the water, or with sea or lagoon views”. Others prefer mountain and valley views which would mean being north facing obviously an important factor here in the southern hemisphere. Dependent upon the location these property prices begin from approximately R3,500,000.00. There are numerous options in the middle income group for example between R1,500,000 to R2,700,000 price range.

Many opportunities exist to purchase vacant land, commercial and industrial property.

All services necessary for home owners are already in place such as garden services, cleaning services, plumbers, electricians, painters and general maintenance contractors.

Investment in property here remains a safe investment with capital growth virtually guaranteed.