Moorreesburg was established in 1879 on the farm Hooikraal. A region well entrenched in the wheat farming industry and located at the Berg River it is not a water scarce region. The town developed slowly much the way country life affects most farmers or as perceived to be. Moorreesburg was named after J.C le Febre Moorrees that was a Dutch Reformed Church minister in the small town.
The town is now a wheat export force and it has tourism as a secondary industry like many of the agricultural town outside the greater Cape Town municipality. Only an hour’s drive from Cape Town, it is tranquil and unpolluted.
The town is reputed to be growing in popularity which attracts property investors looking for a place away from the bustle of city life.
Moorreesburg attracts artists to the town as the canvas of the nature scenery is idyllic and added to that the tranquility, which is not hard to understand why the popularity is growing.
The town is well established with schools in place catering for residents in the city.
The schools in close proximity and in Moorreesburg are Dirkie Uys High School, Dirkie Uys Primary School, Laurie Hugo Primary School and Skilpadvlei Primary School.
Tourist attractions to Moorreesburg include Swartland Wine Estates, the Bartholomeus Game Reserve, Annex Kloof Wines, Hiking at the Misverstand Dam, a round of golf at the Moorreesburg Golf Club and the Groot Winterhoek Nature Reserve.
Property values will be driven by specific demands like small farms or guest houses for the moment in this quant town and as popularity increases the demand for more homes will increase driving property values positively.
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