Sedgefield at a glance
Situated along the picturesque garden route of the Western Cape, Sedgefield has become a favourable residential destination among locals and tourists alike due to its coastal ambiance. The town was established in 1929 and gains its namesake from a village of the same name, located in the United Kingdom. The town’s relaxed, rustic setting is reflected in its motto which is “the tortoise sets the pace”.
The town is located along the N2 highway which connects the two cities of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth and is often referred to as the Garden Route. The Garden route is a mix of golf courses, retirement estates, scenic mountain ranges and beautiful coastlines. These features make this famous stretch a highly popular residential area as it offers a range of amenities and activities, within a tranquil seaside backdrop.
Sedgefield boasts a range of schooling options for those looking to send their children to esteemed preschools, primary schools or high schools. Some of these options include: Laerskool Sedgefield Primary or a short drive will take you to the renowned Oakhill School.
There is a broad selection of first class healthcare options surrounding Sedgefield to cover a range of procedures, from common medical check-ups to complex emergencies. These options include: Life Hospital Knysna, Knysna Hospital and George Regional Hospital. In addition, for those looking to keep fit, Sedgefield Gym offers a lovely range of fitness classes and machinery, to suit a variety of fitness levels and interests.
Cola Beach is a true Sedgefield gem. It is one of the town's five beaches and is the perfect spot for residents and holiday-goers alike. Experience tranquillity and breath taking views or soak up some sun in this picturesque setting. Cola Beach is perfect for surfing and rock fishing.
The garden route enjoys a wide variety of golf courses and country clubs, making this the perfect spot for a relaxing yet eventful lifestyle. Choose from famous golf clubs such as: Simola Golf Estate, Pezula Golf Course and Kingswood Golf Estate.
Browse The Scarab Craft Market
This unique market offers visitors a myriad of arts and crafts, gifts, clothes, jewellery and delicious treats all made by talented locals. It is the perfect spot for those looking for a leisurely morning or a relaxing evening. The market is home to Sedgefield's renowned drumming event that happens every Friday. The Scarab Craft Market is a great choice, even if the weather doesn't play along.
Buffalo Bay Horse Rides
Looking for the ideal venue to take the kids? Look no further than Buffalo Horse Rides. The dedicated team firmly believes that "to connect with a horse is to experience its understanding and its deep love for human contact". Get to know these wonderful animals and take full advantage of the horse rides offered to people of all ages and skill levels.
Cape Clawless Otter Trail
Within the Goukamma Nature Reserve, you will find a 65.km stretch of land along the pristine lake. Be one with nature and refreshing hike through the forest. If you're lucky, you might even see the elusive clawless otter.
Walk to Gericke’s Point
From the N2, take the Sedgefield Links turn-off just outside Sedgefield, en-route to Wilderness. Follow the road to the parking area. On this walk you'll see fascinating sea life & some of the highest fossil dunes in South Africa. If you’ve taken the turn-off at Sedgefield Links, and you’re driving alongside Swartvlei, you’re heading for Gericke's Point. Park & head to the right along this beautiful stretch of beach.
Wild Oats Community Farmers Market
Over 60 stalls of the finest local farm produce, home bakes, plants and flowers, outdoor breakfasts and live music - no matter what the weather does. An authentic taste of the Garden Route - fresh produce and goods every Saturday. It's the one under the trees!
Sedgefield makes for a tranquil lifestyle, within the picturesque setting of mountain ranges and crystal coastlines, with a plethora of activities and great schooling options at your doorstep. If you are looking to invest in this prime stretch of real estate, contact one of our agents.