Sedgefield at a glance
Ideally located on the Garden Route, Sedgefield sits on the coastline between George (35km) and Knysna (20km), providing easy access to all the popular tourist attractions in the area. The lifestyle is laid back and the crime rate low thus you can enjoy the peace and wide open spaces.
This seaside town in the heart of the Lakes District, known for its beautiful golden sandy beaches, has something to offer everyone and is popular with both local and international holiday makers and property investors. Apart from swimming and sunbathing, there is a variety of watersports - wind surfing, yachting and water-skiing. Swartvlei is ideal for them, with good offshore winds and a wide expanse of water. If getting wet is not your thing, there is still much to do. There's bowls, tennis, cycling, canoeing, horse riding, golf and fishing - lagoon, rock & surf and bass fishing. You can also go paragliding - Sedgefield is a veritable paragliding mecca, with no shortage of breathtaking spots. Walkers and bird lovers are certain to see an abundance of Sedgefield's fascinating fauna and flora as they discover the network of fynbos, lakeside and forest trails. There are also a number of awesome walking trails in the town and surrounds. Alternatively, there's always the option of a leisurely stroll on the sandy beach at sunset - taking full advantage of the long sunny days and starry nights. We have daily sightings of the bottlenose and common dolphins and our coastline is also visited annually by the Southern Right Whale.
Sedgefield offers a wide and diverse collection of arts, crafts and markets and it is on the route of the famous Outeniqua Choo Tjoe. The town has a number of fine restaurants, some of the best holiday resorts in South Africa as well as a Primary School, with a daily bus service to George for High School children.
Sedgefield boasts some of the most prestigious properties on the Garden Route from exclusive beachfront mansions to rural smallholdings with exquisite mountain and lake views. It has proved to be one of the best places to invest in property.