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Hillcrest at a glance

With its location high above Durban and an array of schools and amenities, Hillcrest is benefiting from the major development it has seen in the past 2 decades. what was once a sleepy village has been transformed into one of Durban’s most popular suburbs with an array of great schools and a wealth of shopping facilities.

Hillcrest is a leafy suburb which borders the picturesque Valley of a 1000 Hills in KwaZulu-Natal. Hillcrest property is highly sought after given its convenient location just 20 minutes from Durban and 40 minutes from King Shaka International Airport.

Established in 1895 as a "weekend" village, this area’s seen a significant building boom in the last two decades. It’s no surprise that houses for sale in Hillcrest are on the rise given its cool climate and beautiful surrounds.

Hillcrest property is very popular with buyers seeking a village lifestyle feel away from the bustle and humidity of the Durban suburbs. Gated communities are also very popular in the Hillcrest area as they offer 24 hour security and convenience.

Hillcrest properties offer close access to a range of public and private schools, including: Hillcrest primary, Winston Park, Highbury Preparatory School, Hillcrest Christian Academy, Kearsney College and Roseway Waldorf School.

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