Aliwal North at a glance
Aliwal North forms part of the MALETSWAI municipal area that also includes Jamestown, and forms the heart of business activity in the Eastern Cape Highlands. It is the main economic node and centre for trade, services and agricultural support to the north eastern part of the Eastern Cape Province. The town is complemented by the enterprising residential and recreational spectrum, with well preserved buildings and sites. Its history stretches as far back as the Anglo-Boer wars of the 19th century that marks it as a compelling destination, especially for those interested in the events that shaped our country.
Geographically, on the bank of the Orange River Aliwal North is the gateway to the Eastern Cape from the Free State. The town has the eye catching Orange River on the north and the Kraai River that flows into the Orange River on the east, and is cradled in foothills of the majestic Ukhahlamba mountain range.
MALETSWAI has a unique and untapped potential in the form of the Aliwal Spa holiday resort (natural hot springs), which, in its heyday, was one of the largest resorts in South Africa, and is in the process of being upgraded to be one of the country’s best. Aliwal North has good commercial infrastructure that include a variety of banks, supermarkets, furniture and clothing stores, restaurants and car dealerships. The business area is concentrated in the heart of the town, and the standard is comparable with that in cities and bigger towns. The visitor need have no fear of not being able to obtain her requirements from the comprehensive range of stores. For accommodation there are up to 30 Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouses and Lodges, to choose from.
In a climate of all-the-year-round geniality, the town is a recreational venue for the enjoyment of outdoor pastimes, like bowls, tennis and golf. The town also offers a number of imposing churches. The people are friendly and serious crime is minimal. The town is attractive for residential purposes because of its geographical location, comparatively low cost of living, educational institutions of good standard, and modern urban amenities. Aliwal North is indeed an attractive town to those who desire to establish a home. The town is a mixture of modern and old residential properties. Many of the original historical houses with their wooden floors, have been beautifully restored.
Seeff Aliwal North offers an exclusive collection of properties, in and around town, ranging from vacant stands, family homes or small holding and farming properties, and can assist with all your property needs. We have specialist agents who can provide buyers and sellers with all the information required to make an informed decision regarding any property in Aliwal North, Jamestown, Burgersdorp, Steynsburg, Lady Grey, Sterkspruit or immediate surrounds.
The services Seeff Aliwal North can provide to prospective buyers and sellers, are :
1. General information about the social, political and economic aspects of Aliwal North; 2. Specific information about the infrastructure of the area, such as schools, medical facilities, sporting facilities, road networks and security in Aliwal North; 3. Property values and valuations on properties.
Call or e-mail Seeff Aliwal North today for more information and we can take you on a tour of our town and its infrastructure.