For those wanting a relaxed country life among the rolling hills, Cotswold Downs Golf Club and Estate in Hillcrest, KwaZulu Natal is the place for you.
The Cotswold Downs Golf Club and Estate is situated in Hillcrest, KwaZulu Natal. Hillcrest provides a quieter life, just 30 minutes from Durban city centre.
About the Hillcrest area
Nestled in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, Hillcrest has a slightly cooler and less humid climate than other parts of Durban. Hillcrest is a family-friendly suburb, with many private schools, parks and kid-friendly restaurants. Estate living is very common, with estates catering for a variety of lifestyle options. The houses in the area have magnificent views of the valley and lush, rolling hills.
This area has a country feel to it, with a close community that includes South African celebrities such as Shaun Pollock and Megan Coleman.
Hillcrest has wonderful sporting and recreational facilities on offer, such as the Hillcrest Tennis Club, the Hillcrest Villagers Athletics Club and the Hillcrest Paintball Arena.
The Watercrest Mall provides a wide range of stores for the avid shoppers, as well as a movie theatre. For a home-made goods, residents can visit the nearby Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market which takes place every Saturday.
Private schools like Waterfall College, Curro Hillcrest Christian Academy and Highbury Preparatory School are situated in this neighbourhood and offer children an excellent education. Various highly regarded private schools exist in neighbouring suburbs, such as Kearsney College and Highbury Preparatory School.
It’s a family-friendly neighbourhood that has something for everyone, and provides a close-knit community for those who like to be away from the city.
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About Costwold Downs Estate
Cotswold Downs is a golf and lifestyle estate consisting of 8 villages and 697 homes. As the most sought-after residential estate in the KZN Upper Highway area, this estate naturally boasts a top-notch golf course. In fact, this estate has hosted the annual World Amateur Golf Championship.
Cotswold Downs Golf Estate offers residents an upmarket, country life just 5km from the centre of Hillcrest and 35km from Durban CBD. The homes in this estate have grand views across the rolling hills on which they’re built.
Safety is of utmost importance within the estate and there are internal patrols, access controlled entrances and a secure perimeter.
This estate is an outdoor-lover’s dream as the Nqutu river flows through it, creating natural wetlands and ponds which attract a variety of birds. The idyllic outdoor lifestyle provided by this estate includes 5km of nature trails that meander through the forest, and running trails up to 10km.
A number of parks are scattered around the Cotswold Downs Golf Estate, which create great spaces for children to play, and make this estate the perfect place for families to settle down.
The Leisure Centre has a tennis court, squash court, swimming pool and well-equipped gym, for those who enjoy keeping fit. All of these facilities are of an international standard.
This estate has something for everyone and the whole family can enjoy living in a more relaxed environment, away from the city buzz.
Properties for sale in the Cotswold Downs Estate cost between R2.5 million and R12 million. The estate has completed homes, vacant land as well as sectional title villages available.
For those wanting a relaxed country life among the rolling hills, Cotswold Downs Golf Estate in Hillcrest is the place for you. It’s not far from all the amenities you may need and the picturesque views are perfect for a quieter life.
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