North of Umhlanga lays the town of La Mercy. Set in the rolling hills synonymous with Tongaat the town makes for spectacular views over the India Ocean and towards Tongaat with its citrus plantation interspersed with natural wooded areas and forests.
The suburb of La Mercy commands a high degree of demand due to the fact that it is classified as an affluent suburb which is very much reflected in the high property values. Surprisingly many investors seek property in the suburb as a second holiday home.
The number of vacant stands should not be viewed as a negative as these vacant stands are not remaining in the market for long periods which further indicates the demand and investor confidence in the suburb.
This also points towards an ever expanding suburb.
With Tongaat Hulett developing large tracts of undeveloped land for commercial, industrial and residential usage means the demand for property in La Mercy with be favorably influenced by these expansion project with the likes of Zimbali, Sibaya and Shongweni already being swamped with demand and envisaged plans for beachfront apartments further enhancing demand for property. With these development plans there will be more infrastructure required like schools and malls meaning the suburb will be very much self-sustaining and thus travel will be limited.
The King Shaka International airport located close by it means many people now opt to fly from towns like Johannesburg to spend holidays.
La Mercy is on a main road freight corridor connecting to the South and north towards Richards Bay and Johannesburg making it an ideal location for industrial and commercial property development.
For permanent residents infrastructures like schools are in place. Here is a short list of reputable schools in and near to La Mercy, La Mercy Primary School, Umhlanga College, Danville Park Girls High School and Northwood Scholl.
Malls near La Mercy are, La Lucia Mall, Umhlanga Ridge Mall and the various smaller retail outlets in Umhlanga Rocks.
Take a tour of the homes in La Mercy via the Myroof web-site.