The beautiful village of Sedgefield offers unique charm with a setting in unsurpassed natural beauty.

Fringed by the warm Indian Ocean and enfolded by indigenous forests, wooded dunes and natural lakes, this charming village has much to offer in an enviable lifestyle for retirees, a happy holiday destination, home for more and more business people being halfway between George and Knysna, and being well supplied with all necessary amenities. An amiable climate adds to the pleasure of living here.

Sedgefield's heart, the meandering lagoon, winds its way past this delightful village, exiting to the sea past lagoon-side homes set in the indigenous bush on the East bank, with unspoilt nature reserve on the west bank.

The many outdoor activities provide a wide variety of choice for all ages. Unspoilt beaches stretch endlessly in each direction offering stunning walks. Sedgefield's iconic rocky promontory at the point of the curving bay, Gericke's Point and its fascinating rock pools is another delight.  A nine-hole golf course, tennis and bowls club, lake and sea fishing, boating, paragliding are all there to enjoy, not forgetting the popular Wildoats Saturday market.

The first African town granted the accolade of international Cittaslow, Sedgefield is a destination for those who want the quality of life in this unspoilt gem.  View some of the properties for sale below, come and visit us and let us introduce you to this well-kept secret.

Explore Sedgefield

Blissful beaches

Blissful beaches

Myoli Beach has become a favoured beach spot for the younger and more active while Goukamma Marine Reserve beach is for hikers, fishermen and strollers. The beach at the lagoon mouth is a safe local favourite for families with small children.

Arts and crafts

Arts and crafts

The Saturday morning craft and farmers’ markets draw the crowds all year round and have become established as among the best markets in the country. One of the firm favourites that’s not-to-be-missed is the Wild Oats Community Farmer’s Market. 

Sport

Sport

There are various local sports clubs where you can enjoy golf, tennis and bowls but if you’re up for something a bit more daring, adventure sports can be arranged by Afroventures and the PiliPili Sport centre.

And for the more daring

And for the more daring

With 5 beautiful beaches, water sports such a kite-surfing and windsurfing are very popular when the wind is up. And of course the surfers are always around, enjoying the waves.

Living in Sedgefield

Areas near to Sedgefield

Barrydale, George, Great Brak River, Heidelberg, Knysna, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Riversdale, Still Bay, Wilderness, Witsand,

Education

Sedgefield is home to several crèches and two primary schools while you’ll find a variety of high school options in nearby George and Knysna. 

Medical

The town is well served by doctors, dentists and a physiotherapist and there are also excellent medical facilities offered in George and Knysna.

Shopping

Here you’ll find everything from a supermarket, pharmacy, hardware store and delis to decor boutiques. Pop in to the local food market for fresh farm fare and other delicious foodstuffs or take a scenic 20 minute drive on the N2 to the well-appointed Garden Route Mall. 

Air travel

The nearest domestic airport is located in George.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius