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Affordable Hermanus Homes in Sandbaai

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It is no secret that the property market, along the coast of the Western Cape, has gained popularity and subsequently, properties have increased in price almost just as quickly as that of Cape Town. In recent years, the once holiday village of Hermanus, has become a frontrunner in the residential property sphere with permanent residences now far outnumbering holiday homes in the region.  This growth spurt has driven up the prices in Hermanus, where a large amount of properties fall into the luxury price bracket.

Known for its well-maintained infrastructure, fantastic private schooling options, world-class amenities and the new-developments - that have turned this former seaside resort into a bustling node – Hermanus’ permanent population is expanding with no sign of slow-down. 

Despite the high price-tag, a wide variety of buyers flock here to seek a slice of the Hermanus lifestyle. Although properties in this region can fetch prices well over R15 million, there are still some suburbs that provide homebuyers with more affordable property options in this sought-after village.

Sandbaai Offering Competitively Priced Homes

Resting on the coastline, at the entrance of Hemel-en-Aarde, the suburb of Sandbaai is the most recently developed and one of the fastest emerging residential areas in Hermanus. Apart from the conveniently located beach, Sandbaai’s main drawing card is its character, fortified with a rustic village atmosphere and bespoke assortment of residential property types. 

Sandbaai is a great area for families, as the Curro Independent School and Hermanus Christian Academy are located in this suburb. Several other prestigious schools are also in close proximity to Sandbaai – offering parents a host of education options for their children.

Sandbaai property prices have steadily been rising over the past few years, but is still holds its affordable appeal – with vacant land still obtainable for below R500 000 and three bedroom homes reasonably priced between R 1.7 million and R 3 million. In comparison to other Hermanus suburbs, such as; Voelklip, Eastcliff and Kwaaiwater where properties generally start around the R3 million – R 4 million mark, Sandbaai is still significantly lower. 

Currently on the market is a lovely three bedroom family home, close to the seaside, in Sandbaai listed at R2 200 000. Located conveniently, within walking distance from a lovely swimming beach this cosy abode comprise three spacious bedrooms, with built in cupboards and two en-suite as well as one standalone bathroom. Its commodious kitchen, with granite counter tops and scullery, is the perfect place to prepare family meals – while the open-plan lounge and dining room boasts a unique built in fire place. This home is the perfect place to entertain friends; the front veranda has a braai area, and up the stairs a wooden bar and entertainment area leads onto a lovely deck (with sea view). In addition there is a separate double garage with a staircase that leads to another spacious with an en-suite bathroom. This comfortable residence is a once in a lifetime buy and should not be missed.

With unmatched location and the strong residential demand continually rising in the Hermanus property market, Sandbaai is a must for any homebuyer seeking affordable property - wanting to live in this sought after coastal village. Hermanus Property Sales has an extensive portfolio of mandates in Sandbaai. Contact our dedicated team of agents today to take a step into the Hermanus property market.

Author: Hermanus Property Sales

Submitted 20 Sep 17 / Views 48

Sandbaai, Western Cape

Sandbaai is a small sea side suburb situated on the edge of Hermanus. It offers a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere and is more rustic than other residential areas. Lots of rock pools with a diversity of fauna that will captivate both young... More Info