Renowned for its spacious erven, tranquil country ambience and lifestyle, cooler climate and abundance of stately or grand homes, the Upper Highway refers to the area west of Durban  incorporating suburbs from Kloof winding its way through Gillitts, Everton, Winston Park, Hillcrest, Bothas Hill, Alverstone and Assagay, incorporates the picturesque Valley of 100 Hills as well as Forest Hills and Waterfall

If you want malls, restaurants, service stations and other essential amenities, these cornerstones of modern life are almost within walking distance in the busy commercial hub of Kloof  on one side and the rapidly developing village of Hillcrest on the other. If nature and quiet open spaces if what you want, the suburbs of Gillitts, Everton, Winston Park are known for their variety of plant and bird wildlife. 

The Upper Highway area caters to all property requirements from large family homes in Kloof and Everton , smallholdings in Alverstone as well as offering a  selection of well-established gated communities which offer 24 hour security and convenience. Some of the more popular ones include Costwold Downs, Plantations, Langford Country Estate, Kurtlington, Stoneford and Phezulu.

For those looking to retire, there is the Rob Roy Retirement Village, Hillcrest Retirement and Le Domaine Estate all nearby.

Pam Golding Properties have been active in the Upper Highway area for a number of years with offices located in Kloof, Hillcrest and Waterfall. The area is sought after for its proximity to top rated government and some of the best private schools in KwaZulu-Natal, as well we the serene and picturesque country lifestyle it offers.

Popular areas in Upper Highway

Kloof, Hillcrest, Waterfall,

Areas within Upper Highway

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The leafy suburb of Hillcrest in KwaZulu-Natal borders the picturesque Valley of a 1000 Hills. Property for sale in Hillcrest is highly sought out by buyers seeking a village lifestyle feel.

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Houses for Sale in Kloof


Known as the mist-belt, Kloof is a leafy suburb in the upper highway region, named after the ravine formed by the Molweni stream.

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The leafy suburb of Waterfall, Durban is a popular area for home owners who’re seeking a country lifestyle.

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Kranzkloof Nature Reseve, Everton Conservancy,  Shongweni and Inanda Dams and Summerveld polo grounds and The Valley of 1000 Hills are but to name a few of the many natural attractions which make the Upper Highway area so popular.



Shongweni Farmer's and Craft Market is a very popular family and pet friendly market open every Saturday from 6am to 10.30am offering a variety of food and home made goods and products. The Upper Highway SPCA also hosts regular Saturday morning markets and has fun activities for the kids.

Dining Out

Dining Out

Upper Highway area is home to a variety of delicious cuisine offerings from all over the world, including Olive & Oil, Oscars, Stretta, Primi Polo, Mozambik, and  Greensleeves Medieval restaurant. The Pot and Kettle and  Talloula offer wonderful home-style cooking for a spot of lunch or the Chantecler offer a sumptuous Sunday calvery.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park is for all of those adventure-seekers who enjoy an active and outdoor lifestyle.  The Umgeni Steam Train departs from Kloof Station on the last Sunday of every month and heads off to wind through Botha's Hill to the Inchanga Hotel, where you can enjoy a picnic lunch

Living in Upper Highway


St Mary’s Diocesan School which caters for girls grade R -12, Highbury Preparatory School for boys to grade 7 and Kearsney Collage(Boys grade 8 - 12) offer specialist  girls and boys private education as well as Thomas Moore and Curro Primary and High schools which cater for co educational schooling. There is also no shortage of excellent government schools in the Upper Highway area such as Kloof, Hillcrest, Winston Park, as well as specialist schools namely Roseway Waldorf and Waterfall College.


Residents of the Upper Highway are serviced by Hillcrest Private Hospital  which offers  a wide range of top medical facilities including a 24 hour casualty, as well as various medical centres in each suburb.


The recently completed Watercrest Mall has become the Upper Highway’s go – to mall which offers a range of popular chain stores as well as a few boutique options. Kloof’s Field’s Centre and Village Mall as well as Hillcrest Corner, Christians Centre all offer  a convenient shopping  experience.


Most of the suburbs of the Upper Highway region are situated along the M13 and the N3 is also easily accessible.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius