Sandpiper Nature Reserve and Beach Estate
South Africa - Knysna, Sedgefield, Wilderness
Sandpiper Nature Reserve and Beach Estate - A once in a lifetime opportunity to craft your dream home in a nature reserve and beach estate with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and the beautiful Swartvlei Lagoon mouth.
With direct beach access via environmentally sensitive board walks, you can decide if the day will be spent in the surf of the Indian Ocean. But perhaps you just want to walk around the point and enjoy the calm lagoon waters. Or catch the tide right and kayak all the way to Swartvlei and beyond.
This truly is a unique opportunity and developments like these are becoming more scarce. Browse the images to get a better understanding of this unique development. Or even better if you will be in the Garden Route area during December 2017, call us now for an appointment to view.
Sedgefield offers a much needed slower and less stressful lifestyle and is affiliated to the ‘Cittaslow towns of Italy where the ‘slow town movement originated app. ten years ago. To qualify, the town has to comply with 55 criteria divided into categories such as environmental policies, quality of the urban public and support of local products and produce.
Sedgefield offers five sandy Atlantic beaches, hiking trails, para-gliding, equestrian, fishing and of course the well-known and very popular Wild Oats community farmers market on Saturday mornings. George and Knysna (both less than 30 minutes drive) offers world class golf courses such as Fancourt and Oubaai. The area from George to Knysna offers activities varying from cultural, adventure sports, fine dining, shopping, endless beaches and ongoing festivals, markets and arts and crafts.
The area is safe and well governed. It is close to the George Airport which has direct links to both Oliver Tambo International airport (Johannesburg) and Cape Town International. The natural scenery in the Garden Route is exceptional. Property-Connect offers project management and full property administration services. We will take care of your property when you are not here, arrange transport, even make sure your own vehicle is serviced and the pantry stocked when you arrive truly a comprehensive service. We act as sellers agents, but also as buyers agents, ensuring that the transaction is fair for both buyer and seller.
Bird watching Board sailing Boating Canoeing Cycling Day walks Dune trails Forest trails Guided trails Hiking Historic 4 x 4 Ox wagon trail Horse riding Lake cruises Lakeside trails Mountain biking Nature walks Paintball Paragliding Picnics Rock fishing Shopping Shore walks Snorkelling Sunbathing Surf fishing Surfing Swimming Wake skating Wakeboarding Water skiing Windsurfing
How would you describe the current property market?
Currently the market is on the rise. It is very much a buyers market currently.
Due to South Africa having a relatively stable option in the property market. Investors can build their portfolio by choosing the South African property market as an option.
The current focus on housing structure in South Africa will allow for long-term growth potential in RSA, with many migrating to upmarket neighborhoods.
Currently property rentals are at a high rate which ensures maximum investment return potential.
South Africa is one of the top holiday destinations which increases the value of Rentals on long term and short term basis. Investment growth is a definite
What should people know about selling a home?
When selling you have options of selling privately or through an agent.
Each has its own pro and cons
Agents are able to show your property and market to potential buyers as well as screen clients to avoid time wasters from annoying seller. Agents do a market ysis to establish the property is Priced and evaluated correctly.
Selling is a stressful process yet using an agent will assist making the process easier for all parties involved.
What should people know about buying a home?
Buyers need to get advise from someone in Property as to current market and bank approval.
Buyers need to be aware of all additional fees in connection with buying a home such as transfer fees, attorney fees etc. mostly at rate of current market. Sellers or buyers market.
International buyers are more free in purchasing property although finance options are limited.
Although the rand has shown it is significantly cheaper to purchase homes in South Africa. in the event of rental purchaser needs to consider capital gains tax.
What should people know about property taxes?
It is better to purchase a property in ones name, the reason is the capital gains tax. For south africans the capital gain exclusion is R1.5 million. This is for south african residents.
International owners will be taxed at a 33.3% rate. I would recommend non-residents purchase in two persons names. This way both parties will then be able to benefit for advantage of capital gain exclusion. This applies to people aged 65 and older.
If it is the long term objective then buying in a trust would be the best option.
First ask what do you intend on doing with the property, are you going to renovate, are you buying the property for rental purposes.
Each option has it advantages and disadvantages. Knowing why you are buying is the determining factor.
Who is your target market?
We specialize in the sale and rental of residential, farming, commercial properties in the entire Southern Cape region of the Western Cape.Our mission is connect property with buyers and sellers by means of excellent knowledgeable service with integrity and honesty, always acting in the best interest of the buyer and seller