Living life the Mahathunzi way

Sacrosanct and precious. Rare and limited. Powerful and beautiful. The elements of an iconic African destination.

April 2016

Situated in over 1000 hectares of authentic African terrain, complete with both large and small wildlife, this matchless offering in KwaZulu-Natal  has been released onto the property market. Up until a few generations ago, all of South Africa, and Africa itself was pristine original natural countryside. Humans lived in total synchronicity with that landscape, taking only what they needed, depleting nothing, living as an extension of nature itself while animals roamed free.
There are very few parts of the continent where this emblematic reality and image of Africa remains, in reality, it is shrinking. On the land of Mahathunzi, even though not totally free of the peripheral impact of modern human activity, Hilton College is an immediate though invisible
neighbour, Pietermaritzburg is 10 minutes away, its northern boundary neighbour is the five star Karkloof Safari Spa, and the Albert Falls Dam sits 2km away on the Umgeni River.
This property has retained its essential ecological systems and dolerite cliffs, forested valleys and water pools. It is sacrosanct and precious, rare and limited, powerful and beautiful. It characterizes an iconic African landscape.

Living in synergy
Security is a major factor, and access to Mahathunzi will be strictly monitored on a 24-hour basis. All plots will have access to 3 Phase  electricity, fibre optic cables will provide access to Telkom and high-speed internet, and water will be provided from boreholes and dams.
Offering a lifestyle aligned with environmental etiquette rather than regulatory rules, Mahathunzi will appeal to those whose values connect to the African landscape yet still want the choice of accessing city rhythms on demand. With some of the best schools in the country and excellent medical care just a short distance away, a revamped airport offering 7 flights a day to Johannesburg from Pietermaritzburg, plus the fact that Durban is just an hour’s drive away, Mahathunzi offers the best premium hinterland living.
In all that this development property presents, the sense of freedom, openness, and almost endless continuity of space in an area where urbanisation continues to expand, this offering is increasingly rare.

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