Area Information - Grahamstown

WESTHILL

R750 000 - R9 000 000

This is a high demand area due to its proximity to Rhodes University and private schools (St Andrews, DSG).  It has some small flats, town houses, and a variety of homes. Many homes are on large erven.  This is one of the older parts of town and boasts some exceptional and stately properties. 

 

HILL 60

R1 200 000 - R4 600 000

Situated on the hill on the north-western boundary of the town. A quiet, exclusively residential area with homes that are newer and slightly lower in price.  This is one of the safest areas with good views. It has a good re-sale track record. 

 

CRADOCK HEIGHTS

R250 000 -  R2 500 000

The most recent suburb to be developed. It is a quiet residential area with attractive views over

Rhodes University and town.

 

SOMERSETHEIGHTS

R1 400 000 - R5 000 000

Somerset heights offers up-market, spacious and fairly modern homes, with large gardens. Most homes were built after 1960. This area is close to Graeme College and is very popular with families.

 

OATLANDS NORTH

R850 000 - R4 000 000

This area also has good re-sale value and is on the doorstep of Graeme College. It offers houses and townhouses. Prices are generally lower than Somerset Heights and often offer panoramic views over town.

 

 

 

KINGSWOOD

R600 000 - R4 000 000

Offering mostly older homes with some newer houses on varying plot sizes.  You can find some real gems and character homes which are set in streets that have their own ambience. This area is popular amongst Kingswood parents.

 

OATLANDS

R1 200 000 - R7 200 000

Close to all amenities and with excellent re-sale value. Oatlands has many older, character homes in an established area with many trees.  Close to Oatlands primary school and between three private schools.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

CENTRAL

R550 000 - R8 000 000

This area offers a variety of flats, smaller cottages, homes and B&B’s. The closer to the university, the more expensive these properties become. Commercial property is hard to find as there is a high demand. 

 

SUNNYSIDE

R550 000 - R5 400 000

Situated on the warmer side of town is one of original Settler areas. This area offers charming, historic cottages and also newer homes and townhouses. Sunnyside is becoming more and more popular as many homes face north and it is close to Rhodes, P.J. Olivier and Victoria Girls High School.

 

FORTENGLAND

R500 000 - R1 300 000

Many of the homes were built around 1970 with a few charming older homes. This area is close to Fort England Psychiatric Hospital. The homes in this area are predominately lower-priced and are well suited to first-time homeowners

 

STONESHILL

R1 200 000 - R4 000 000

Situated 5kms out of town in a rural, country setting. Stoneshill consists of small holdings of varying sizes. This are does not fall within the municipal area and has an independent water system and Eskom electricity.