Morningside Durban is located south of the Umgeni River and close to the Durban beach and seaside.
Not unlike Morningside in Johannesburg, the suburb has an eclectic mixture of architecture which dates back to Colonial times of British occupied Durban with styles. These styles include Tudor, Colonial, Cape Dutch, Conventional and Modern.
This mixture of old and new attracts a larger pool of demand for the suburb as the mixture of property use extends to apartment building which have become high fashion again, large modern family homes and cluster homes for the executives on the move.
Apartment buildings in KZN and certainly Durban are favored as the can serve as buy-to-let investments and personal use as holiday homes. The suburb is close to the main beaches in Durban and to tourist attractions in the region.
It is however primarily a residential suburb and as such there are schools malls and infrastructure to cater for the needs of all residents.
Available schools in and around Morningside include Kenmore Primary School, Livingstone Primary School, Morningside Primary School and Clarence Primary School.
Malls in Morningside are also in place for residents, including Florida Centre, Windermere Centre and North Beach Centre.
Morningside has its industrial hub in Springfield Park and Effingham.
Morningside has a small commercial hub with most of the commercial business premises being located in the Durban City Business District just of the Bluff.
Property values are driven by demand for the location of the suburb and architecture and size. Property values vary from mid R 500,000 for apartments depending on size and finishes to above the R 3,000,000 mark for freehold homes, which are in the more exclusive segment of the market. With all the amenities in place and the benefit of the coast the suburb is a stable investment prospect.
Take a tour of the various properties listed in Morningside via the MyRoof website.