The Underberg region is considered by many is some of the most spectacular scenery due to the fact that the region is at the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg Mountains.
Tourism is the main source of existence of the town as there are a myriad of outdoor activities like hiking, exploring rock art of the San tribe and the museums which depict various stages history in South Africa.
Himeville is a tranquil picturesque town which caters mostly to the leisure home owners market. Properties in this sleepy hollow are mostly smallholdings and farms and demand for these properties have increased since 2014.
This revival in demand can be in part, attributed to reasonable property values and the commercial use of the larger property as guest houses, lodges and B&B’s.
At a mere 2 hours’ drive from Durban along the Sani Pass is one reason why property investors from Durban seek property in the town as a tranquil getaway from the busy city life.
Property values vary depending on the extent of improvements, views of the surrounding countryside, proximity to the many steams and the size of the grounds.
According to sales figures in the town there has been resurgence in the sale of vacant stands by interested buyers wanted to build that dream getaway homes. This indicates a stable and growing market.
The older homes are well priced and sales figures are favorable.
Permanent residents in the town will find all their retail needs in the town of Underberg at the Underberg Village Mall. Seeing as this is in large part a farming region there is no large scale commercial property development which means you will not find the exclusive retail outlets similar to those in large cities like Durban or Pietermaritzburg.
Schools in the region are Faithway College, Underberg Primary School and Skofill Secondary School.
Take a tour of the properties in Himeville via the Myroof web-site.