Middelburg is located in the Karoo Heartland in the Eastern Cape and lies halfway between Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontein as well as halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town. It serves as a stopover for many a travellers on-route to somewhere.
The town is steeped in Anglo Boer War history and in close proximity to Market Square stands the Dutch Reformed Church, the Methodist Church and the town hall. Just outside Middelburg lies the Karoo National Park, one of the main attractions of the area.
Middelburg is recognised for its herbal plant life that grows naturally in the fields, and is also one of the few and best places in the world where fossil life have been discovered as well as San Rock Art in caves.
The town is also popular for its local artists, leather crafts, pure woolen products and herbal medicines and all display their products in shops in town. Middelburg offers quality hotel, guesthouses, B&Bs, guest farms, caravan and camping facilities and self-catering units.
It is an eco-adventure mecca with hiking trails, horse riding, quad bike trails, 4x4 routes, white water tubing, clay pigeon shooting, archery, abseiling and game viewing. This is really big sky country with starry nights and the rolling Karoo landscape, and, unlike other parts of the Karoo, here you will find beautiful mountains, deep valleys, waterfalls and streams.
In Middelburg, you will still find people strolling down its wide streets, townsfolk chatting on the street corners, and doors standing wide open. There is very little crime. Another advantage, is the abundant underground water resources. It is the only Karoo town that has never had water restrictions imposed.
The town offers excellent amenities like modern shops, medical and other professional services, and excellent housing and education facilities.
House prices are still affordable and you can find property between R100 000 - R600 000. Housing developments such as retirement complexes are planned and it is a great time to invest in the Karoo. Seeff Middelburg offers unique local area insight and our team of real estate agents can assist with all your property needs, from sales to rentals and investments.