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Pietermaritzburg at a glance

Natal Property Consultants offers various property solutions for those wanting to move to Pietermaritzburg.

Pietermaritzburg is the capital city of the Kwa-Zulu Natal province and also the second largest city in the province. It was founded in 1838 and currently forms part of the Msunduzi Local Municipality

Pietermaritzburg is situated on the N3 and provides easy access for those traveling to Johannesburg or Durban. It is considered one of the best preserved Victorian cities in the world and residents and visitors can be wowed by the beautiful architecture the city has to offer.  

Breathe in some fresh country air and enjoy the splendour of the forested hills and countryside of the Midlands. Pietermaritzburg boasts some great sights for nature enthusiasts - from hiking trails to wildlife centres. 

Those who enjoy shopping and great food are not left behind. Choose between centres like Liberty Midlands Mall and Greater Edendale Mall for the ultimate retail experience. Pietermaritzburg is a thriving hub of activity and the city hosts regular sporting events, outdoor festivals and an agricultural show. 

 

Attractions: 

Pietermaritzburg has something for everyone. Whether you want to learn more about South African history, or play some extreme paintball, the city has you covered.

1) Bird of prey sanctuary

The African Bird of Prey Sanctuary opened its doors in 2006. With a focus on education, the Sanctuary aims to create awareness of the beautiful birds of prey our country and the dangers they face daily. Find out how you can contribute to their survival. 

2) Tatham art gallery 

The Tatham Art Gallery is one of the major art museums in South Africa and was founded in 1903. Visitors can enjoy iconic British and French artworks created in the 18th century. In addition, locally produced art can also be viewed in the South African collection. 

3) KwaZulu-Natal Museum 

Are you a history nut? KwaZulu-Natal Museum is considered one of the top National Museums in South Africa. The Museum is renowned for its unique collections and visitors definitely have lots to see - from a reconstruction of a Victorian street set in the 1800's to a life-size T-Rex model! The Museum is definitely worth the visit.  

Other attractions: 

●  Tala Private Game Reserve
●  Butterflies for Africa 
●  Voortrekker Museum 
●  KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden 
●  Action Combat Paintball 
●  Macrorie House Museum 
●  Natal zoological gardens 

 

Education in Pietermaritzburg: 

Pietermaritzburg residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to schooling options. 

●  Athlone Primary School 
●  Carter High School 
●  Cordwalles Preparatory School
●  Cowan House  
●  Epworth School
●  Hilton College
●  Maritzburg College
●  Merchiston Preparatory School
●  Pelham Senior Primary School
●  Scottsville Primary School 
●  More Schools 

The University of Natal  

Pietermaritzburg is home to one of the University of KwaZulu Natal campuses. This campus offers a wide range of innovative academic programmes and grooms students to become key members of society. Choose between disciplines like Science and Agriculture, Education, Law, Human and Management Sciences.  The Pietermaritzburg campus exclusively offer the disciplines of Agriculture, Theology and Fine Art.  
 

Pietermaritzburg Property Specialists  

Thinking of moving to Pietermaritzburg? At Natal Property Group we believe in service and integrity. Our team is made up of highly motivated Agents who dedicate themselves to genuinely working in the interests of the client. Join forces with a team that really cares about you and contact us today for some expert property advice. 

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