Located on one of the many green hills of Grahamstown, Hill 60 presents houses for sale that are both affordable and secure. Much of the property for sale in Hill 60 is only accessible by a single road, which is one reason many consider this suburb to be the safest in the region. The vast majority of the homes were built in the 1970s, but some modern refurbishments have taken place as Grahamstown grows and continues to prove itself a nationally important town. Uninterrupted views of Rhodes University and the fact every one of the dozen schools in the area is no further than 1.2 kilometres away. This makes Hill 60 popular amongst students, professionals and families. The neighbourhood is dynamic and offers houses for sale in a variety of sizes and prices. Panoramic views of our little city are the best from any one of the streets in this suburb.

All property for sale in Hill 60 is in close proximity to the sought-after Westhill area, but as they are separated by a single disused railway line they remain affordable. Houses for sale in Hill 60 are a short distance from the town’s centre, where many museums and galleries play host annually to arts and culture festivals. The properties for sale in Hill 60 are safe, practical and have great aesthetics both in the view and in the architecture. Hill 60 features affordable houses for sale while retaining all of its perks as Grahamstown’s safest suburb.

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Hill 60 Area

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Golfing

Golfing

The Belmont Golf course is situated in the Belmont Valley about 7kms outside Grahamstown and consists of 18 beautiful holes.  The Kowie River, lined by decade-old gigantic Oak trees meanders through this course which is known as the hidden gem of the Eastern Cape golf world.  The Clubhouse restaurant is a popular hangout for families.  There is a jungle gym for the kids, a practice putting green and a driving range.  Enjoy the spectacular sunsets, as well as a pizza and beer whilst watching the final players make their way up to the 18th green. 

Nature

Nature

Surrounding the area, reserves allow for homes to be embedded in nature and include the Thomas Baines Nature Reserve, the luxurious Shamwari Game Reserve, Kwandwe Game Reserve, Kariega Game Reserve, Amakhala Game Reserve and the Great Fish River Reserve to name a few.

Culture

Culture

The Amazwi South African Museum of Literature (formerly known as the National English Literary Museum), International Library of African Music and the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity are among a few of the important institutes that ensure a strong culture for the area.

Frontier country

Frontier country

No less than 10 colonial forts are open to explore, which should sate the curiosity of any budding historians. Many interesting museums and installations share the rich history of Grahamstown, which is understood to be historically significant to South Africa.

Living in Hill 60

Areas near to Hill 60

Cradock Heights, Fort England, Grahamstown Central, Kingswood Grahamstown, Oatlands, Oatlands North, Somerset Heights, Sunnyside, West Hill,

Education

Rhodes University is a nationally respected institute and is conveniently located nearby. St. Andrew’s College for Boys and Diocesan School for Girls are the nearest, most prestigious private schools. However there are around a dozen other private and public options all within 7 kilometres of Hill 60.

Shopping

The Market Square Shopping Centre and Pepper Grove Mall are a short drive into town and provide everything from major supermarkets to cinemas and restaurants. Cultural and specialty stores throughout allow for an interesting shopping experience and the opportunity to take a piece of South African history home.

Healthcare

The full-range of treatments and services are available in public and private offerings. The refurbished Settlers Hospital, own by Netcare, is a private offering of considerable sophistication while the Fort England Psychiatric Hospital is a government run option and was the first of its kind in South African history.

Travel

Port Elizabeth International Airport is found at a distance of 134 kilometres from the Grahamstown centre. A major national road, the N2, can be accessed easily from Grahamstown meaning convenient travel by car is possible to any major nearby city centres including East London. The coastal towns of Port Alfred and Kenton-on-Sea are an easy 60km drive away.

EVENTS IN GRAHAMSTOWN

Friday 20 & Saturday 21 September 2019
St. Andrew’s College Highland Festival
There will be plenty of entertainment for the entire family at this year's St Andrew's College Highland Festival  https://www.facebook.com/St-Andrews-College-609798399148817

Saturday 21 September 2019
Heritage Day Carnival
Venue:  Amazwi SA Museum of Literature (NELM), 25a Worcester Street.  Performances, food, art and crafts, face painting, poetry, dance, music and story telling.  More info from 046 622 7042

Tuesday 24 September 2019
Sunnyside Street Festival
From 12h00 to 17h00 at Artificer’s Square.

Saturday 28 September 2019
St. Andrew’s Prep Mini Olympics
A fun family day for children up to the age of 6 years at Prep Gardens.  Bring a picnic.

Saturday 2 November 20199
St. George’s Fair
The Cathedral of St Michael and St George’s annual St George’s Fair from 09h00 at the St George’s Hall.

 


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