Yzerfontein also adds to the list of quaint and unmistakably tranquil West Coast fishing towns, with a charm and character of its own. You can expect interesting flora and fauna, including diverse birdlife and sea life. It’s also no surprise that the area proves to be a hotspot for many local artists who capitalise on the stunning views of the natural environment.
The village is located about 85km north of the city of Cape Town and is home to notable natural attractions such as the Schaapeiland Trail, the Bokbaaivygie flower trail and breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean, among others. Yzerfontein also encapsulates its own heritage, with several points of great historical significance. These include the old Fish House as well as the lime kilns that were traditionally utilised to manufacture quicklime for construction purposes.
Approximately 70km from Cape Town up the R27, or main West Coast road, you will find the Khwattu San Culture and Education Centre catering for the most amazing guided tours of the local lifestyle and hotspots.
In addition to wildlife such as kudu, gemsbok, zebra and others you can look out for several private nature reserves. Residents of Yzerfontein properties and visitors can enjoy foot safaris, traditional hiking, and 4X4 trails. Bird watching, fishing, collecting mussels, catching crayfish, small craft boating, jet skis, body boarding and leisurely walks along the pristine beaches, make Yzerfontein the perfect ‘holiday setting’ for holidaymakers, retirees and even permanent residents to enjoy.
The town offers star graded accommodation including established B&B and other accommodation. This also points to the investment value in purchasing Yzerfontein property for commercial use or to let out seasonally or permanently.
Tourism is a major contributor to activity in Yzerfontein as it is home to one of the most diverse array of wildflowers each season, among other major attractions.
The beach-vacation climate and tranquil atmosphere also provides the perfect getaway for relaxation or fun! During vacation time many Yzerfontein houses seamlessly convert into B&B’s to generate extra cash, actually making Yzerfontein properties for sale great investments and fantastic holiday homes. The leisurely and relaxed lifestyle makes
Yzerfontein property offers some of the most sought after Cape coastal real estate for individuals and even retirees, while the small population also promises a family friendly community.