Klerksdorp at a glance
Klerksdorp is a city located in the North West Province, South Africa. It is in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda district and is run by the City of Matlosana Municipality.
Warm to sizzling hot summers and cool, dry winters is typical of the climate of the city of people.
The city of Klerksdorp was established in 1837 when the Voortrekkers settled on the banks of the Schoonspruit.
The city offers numerous suburbs ranging from industrial areas to quite suburban neighbourhoods including Adamayview , Boetrand , Collerville, De Clerqville , Doringkruin , Elandia , Elandsheuwel , Ellaton, Flimieda, Flamwood , Freemanville, Irene Park, La Hoff, Meiringspark, Neserhof, Oudorp, Pienaarsdorp , Randlespark , Roosheuwel , Songloed, Wilkeville and Wilkoppies.
Property Services offer a wide range of premium listings for the right buyers. There are currently 253 properties for sale listed in Klerksdorp, North West on the Property Services Website. These properties range from one bedroom apartments to seven bedroom houses in various suburbs. The prices of these properties vary from R220, 000 up to R8, 000,000.
Klerksdorp’s residential property market is currently prospective due to the fact that home buyers in all income brackets can find a variety of properties to suit their individual needs.
In recent months there were a number of commercial and residential developments in Klerksdorp that resurrected the property market. Even though gold mining is the major source of income for the community, Klerksdorp is sited as a prominent educational, retail end medical hub for the NW Province and neighbouring Northern Free State.
Education is important and there are from pre-primary to tertiary learning facilities available in Klerksdorp as well as music schools, business colleges, fashion schools to only name a few.
There are four private hospitals offering from advanced cancer treatments to specialised medical services drawing patients from all over the district and lifting Klerksdorp’s medical status in the province.
The Harry Oppenheimer stadium is close to Klerksdorp and is a popular sports field for athletic competitions.
Since the recent establishment of neighbourhood watches in every suburb, Klerksdorp provides a safer community for residents and prospective home buyers find it very attractive to relocate to a safe environment.
Attractions in Klerksdorp include several historical buildings and many old heritage homes and guest houses, the Klerksdorp Museum, the North West Transport Museum (where you can see wonderfully preserved steam locomotives) and Mine Tours. Attractions and activities in the surrounding rural area include rock art on the Bosworth farm, horse riding and trails, hikes and walks and fly-fishing, and the Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve, which is a nationally popular birding spot. The Johan Neser Dam (also called the Klerksdorp Dam) to the north-west of Klerksdorp offers recreational facilities, fishing and boating, and there are a number of good golf courses situated in and around Klerksdorp, such as the 18 hole Orkney Gold Course, in Orkney, just south of Klerksdorp.
Klerksdorp have an airport, which can accommodate any small aircraft as well as a Boeing 747. Special flight can be chartered to get tourists to their final destination from Klerksdorp.