Situated on the estate is the St. John’s Shopping Village that caters to all its residents’ daily needs by offering a diverse collection of outlets, including boutique shops, restaurants and medical suites.
Local fresh produce such as estate-grown organic vegetables, artisan breads and home-brewed beers can be found throughout the shopping village.
Location is one of the most important aspects to consider when moving into a new home. Home searchers have to relate to the location’s culture, community and way of life before they decide to settle in a home.
However, relating to a chosen area is one aspect of consideration, the other is selecting a location that delivers all your requirements and it is here that St. John’s Village stands tall above the rest.
The promise of the estate is to provide its residents with country-style sustainable living, removed from the stress of cosmopolitan living. The developers have understood the need to position it to be ideally secluded from city life, but close enough to key areas.
St John’s Village lies on Karkloof Road, just 20-minutes from Pietermaritzburg, an hour from Durban and 90 minutes from the internationally renowned mountain resorts of Drakensburg.
Every community, no matter its ethos, needs to subscribe to a set a modern necessities to maintain a functioning society. This includes key amenities such as shopping centres, schools, hospitals and restaurants, to name a few.
St John’s Village is conveniently situated to a host of Howick’s amenities, including a range of shops such as, Spar, Pick ‘n Pay, Woolworths Food, a library, churches, sports clubs and restaurants.
For expert medical care, the general area contains the newly revamped Mediclinic Hospital in Howick, and the new Hilton Life Hospital.
St. John’s Village has been developed with the concept of community in mind, whereby residents can enjoy the sheer beauty of the nature surrounding them, whilst interacting with each other in a thriving environment that provides serenity, excitement and balance.
Although a small community, Howick is vibrant and active with many churches to choose from and an active parkrun at the local ” Piggly Wiggly “- a distinctive outdoor shopping centre in the heart of the Midlands.