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RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY REVIEWS PAGE 23 OUBAAI the country, having enjoyed only minimal maintenance since it was completed in 1848. It’s a trip back into time. Or drive into Knysna via the “Seven Passes” route – the original, skinny, twisty little ancestor of the N2. Go surfing in Victoria Bay, shopping in George, sailing in Knysna, hiking in Robberg near Plett, paddling on the Wilderness Lakes or mountain biking in the fabulous Harkerville Forest, with its plethora of worldclass trails. Or indulge your palate. On a the 17th hole Saturday, take a break from the golf course and visit the nearby Wild Oats Community Security is paramount. Thorburn Security three bedrooms, and cater to a rental market. Farmers’ Market in Sedgefield, enjoy oysters manage the access control and guarding, Property prices range from R 1.5 million for in Knysna or Mossel Bay, pick strawberries and the perimeter is secured by electric a one-bedroom unit to R 3.5 million for a near George, or explore the fine cuisine fencing, CCTV cameras and mother nature. three-bedroom unit. Freehold homes range options in Knysna and Plett. The HOA encourages sustainable practices in price from R 3.5 million to R 25 million, and acts like a mini-municipality by depending on location and views. Or, of course, just stay right where you are and relish a slow afternoon stroll along the assuring the supply of water and electricity, Based in Oubaai you will be well placed to ragged cliff face, as your children regale explore the many delights of the Garden you with stories of adventures, hideouts Residents and homeowners range from Route. Maybe take a drive over to the and who’s caught the biggest fish that day. young families to retired folk, served by Little Karoo via one of the many beautiful the area’s excellent private schools and mountain passes. The Outeniqua Pass is hospitals. Being only an 8km drive to the scenic and reliable, but a little ordinary, George Airport, makes commuting very while the Montagu Pass is slower but well easy. The village units range from one to worth it. It’s the oldest unchanged pass in sewerage and road maintenance.