Hillcrest at a glance
The Upper Highway area is situated in the hills between Durban and Pietermaritzburg and offers unrivalled natural beauty and country lifestyle. From the sweeping valley of 1000 hills to the craggy cliffs & rock faces of the Kranzkloof nature reserve the area known as the mist belt allows residents peace and tranquility far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This can be enjoyed whilst still having every modern amenity on your doorstep; the area boasts some of the finest shopping in KZN. This is coupled with excellent schooling in both the private and government sectors, with schools like Kearsney College and St Mary’s being recognized as some of the finest in the country. The Upper Highway consists of a number of suburbs, which each offer residents a unique character, these include; Kloof, Hillcrest, Gillitts, Winston Park, Everton, Waterfall, Forest Hills, Crestholme, Assagay & Botha’s Hill, further inland suburbs such as Drummond & Summerveld offer smallholdings, farms & Equestrian Estates. With minimum subdivision regulations in place, it ensures that the area retains its country village atmosphere and caters to all budgets. The area also has a number of landmark gated communities which have for many years set the standard for others to follow. The Upper Highway area has always been considered to be one of the most desirable places to live in KZN but with recent infrastructure upgrades it has now become the area of choice for people wishing to live a lifestyle that is ideal to raise a family in and to enjoy the beautiful natural surrounds, with the benefit of having every convenience at hand, quite simply there is no other place like the Upper Highway!