Set in the foothills of the mighty Drakensberg Mountains the historical town of Newcastle and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer property Newcastle investors.
Newcastle was originally known as Post Halt Two - a stop on the long journey from Port Natal-Durban to the Transvaal. Although the major road, the N3, bypasses Newcastle, the town itself has a thriving commercial and business centre.Newcastle is the third largest city and urban center in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, with a population of approximately 422 000 citizens. Newcastle is located in the North West corner of the province along the Ncandu River. The upper part of the Drakensberg mountain range encloses the west side of the city.A large proportion of the population live in the Madadeni and Osizweni townships which lie to the
East of the city of Newcastle. The N11 is the primary road running through the city with the R34 being the alternate route.Newcastle is the seat of the local municipality by the same name as well as being the seat to the Amajuba District Municipality. The Vulintaba Country Estate is snuggled in a small amphitheatre in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountain range. The architects and designers of the Vulintaba Country Estate have given great thought to the positioning of each individual property on the estate.
Each residence has its own special view. Situated with spectacular views of the mountains, or over trout fishing streams or the pristine golf course, property Newcastle investors have been given a great deal of variety.The Hotel, Spa and resort will be built around the main entrance to the country estate. It will be made up of a hotel complex of 80 rooms, comprising of 40 rooms as part of the main building with the balance consisting of time-share lodges.
An indoor Spa and Wellness Centre will be part of the main building along with a conference centre. The hotel will cater for the wedding market and small wedding chapel will be built. The hotel will also have boutique shopping, a restaurant and will link into the various sport and recreational facilities available on the estate.Mountain bike trails, the golf course, walking and running trails, fly fishing, an equestrian centre and an adventure centre are just some of the amenities that are all in the planning stages on the Vulintaba Estate.
With all this and more in the planning stages the property Newcastle investors, who are looking for that distinctive home in a fantastic rural location, with the benefits of first class facilities right on their doorstep and a modern-day, energetic town only a short distance away, will be hard pushed to turn this opportunity away.