Royalston Coastal Wildlife Estate | Coastal Estate in Port Elizabeth
There are not many places in the world that offers the element of ocean, un-spoilt nature and wildlife in one convenient and scenic location. These three incredible elements offer a serene escape that brings one as close as possible to nature as possible, experiencing this in your every-day lifestyle and in your home, this is what the Royalston Residential Estate and Game Reserve provides effortlessly.
Located in the Eastern Cape on the southern boundary of Kragga Kamma Road extending south towards the glistening Indian Ocean, Royalston is close enough to Port Elizabeth and conveniently close to its airport yet far enough to escape the chaos of everyday living. The Royalston Residential Estate and Game Reserve exudes a completely unique experience that caters for a wildlife and conservation enthusiast's most inner soul.
The Royalston Estate is located on a 1000-hectare nature and game reserve. Envision rolling hills, golden grasslands, dense forest vegetation, freshwater streams and unique fauna and flora, all encased in the scent of the Indian Ocean. It's difficult to properly describe Royalston as it's a striking postcard setting, encompassing all the magnificent things in life. The Estate is comprised of five different villages namely Salisbury, Kipling, Winchester, Canterbury and Livingstone consisting of 310 plots, which have all been specifically designed and constructed to make use of, and blend into, the natural environment.
Homes are decorated in sandstone or earthy and neutral paint finishes or a combination of both. They are topped with roofs that fit with these colours and the Colonial style, be it thatch, Victorian sheeting or Marley tile. Homes boast large openings such as colonial sash windows and wooden concertina doors, which catch the sea breeze and present spectacular panoramas of the ocean, nature reserve and wildlife. This extends to their functional outside entertainment areas, patios, decks and balconies. The Colonial mood is completed with elegant high ceilings and grand pillars. Sustainability and ethical design elements are prominent at the Estate and homes can only utilise natural materials and textures.
The environmental awareness of the Royalston Residential Estate and Game Reserve offers a solace for its wildlife and endangered fauna and flora, with an aim of sustaining, maintaining and protecting it. 90% of the Royalston Estate has been put aside as a nature reserve, the majority of which is now a national gazetted reserve - this creates harmonious living between residents and nature. All grey water on the Estate, around 300 000 litres per day, will undergo bio-reactor treatment and will be re-used for irrigation on the Estate. Homeowners are encouraged to utilise solar panels, grey water systems, rain harvesting and eco-sensitive techniques for ethical building.
Being a game reserve, there is an extremely strong element of wildlife - another vital element which makes it so attractive to investors. There is a large variety of game that meander through the Royalston Estate, which can be found literally on your doorstep or in your backyard. Wildlife includes many endangered species including the intelligent honey badger, Kynsna woodpecker, fish eagle and Cape eagle owl. Large game such as zebra, wildebeest, impala, sable antelope waterbuck, springbuck, bushpigs and even giraffes are found on the Estate. To contribute to the already extensive wildlife at Royalston, the black backed jackal, the Lynx and the Gennet Cat form the predator component of the Estate.
A mere 14km from the Royalston Estate, the exciting Baywest Mall is being developed. This new R6 billion development will become one of the most iconic developments in South Africa, boasting office parks, private schools, an industrial element, parklands and entertainment section.
The Royalston Residential Estate and Game Reserve truly has it all. This breathtaking development blurs the line between a holiday getaway and everyday living in the loveliest way.