Frankfort is a quaint village type of town located in the Free State Province. The town as it stands today was laid out on the farm Roodepoort in 1869 and was proclaimed a municipality in 1896. The streets of Frankfort are tree lined and the dated buildings have been restored to former glory depicting the architecture of the time. Many of the town in this region of the Free State bear German names as the German emigrants seemed to favor the Free State as a place to set up families and settle.
Being established on the banks of the Wilge River it is an idyllic setting seeing as the town is a farming community which is sustained by cattle and corn farming.
The region and town holds some of South Africa’s cultural history in and around the town which are worth exploring while either travelling through the town or while holidaying in town.
Towns close to Frankfort are Tweeling, Petrus Steyn and Heilbron.
Property values in the town are driven by demand and this is not similar to large suburban cities where the demand is driven by location and amenities. The demand stems from the need for tranquility, farmers who wish to retire in the town or younger people seeking the serenity of country living and maybe wanting to establish guest houses or Bed and Breakfast's.
The older homes are ideal for this purpose as is the region with tourism the secondary source of sustainable income.
The town does have schools to cater for the larger community. The schools include Bloukrans Primary School and Broederstroom Primary School.
Tourist attractions close to Frankfort are the Vredefort Dome, the Vaal Dam, Namahadi’s Art and Crafts Centre and Clarens.
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