authentic farm living

Fairview Estates, the original farm name, is the pinnacle of artisan living, a return to traditional farm living but within a secure, eco-conscious development located just outside of Ballito, in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Its values are underpinned by the need to live with the freedom of space, while carefully balancing the delicate co-existence of the existing eco-system enabling its farmers to live in harmony with nature in an authentic and sustainable way of life.

The 480-hectare Fairview Estates offers wholesome, nature-based living on smallholdings from 2 hectares (20,000sqm) starting from R3.6m including VAT. Surrounded by a best in class security fence, 24-hour manned gatehouse, active patrols and access control, it provides a safe environment for our community of farmers and their families to experience the freedom of living with boundless open spaces.

Fairview Estates centralised location also provides direct access to modern amenities including retail, healthcare, education and recreation meaning you can live the farming lifestyle and still have the convenience of being “in town”. Located a close 15 minute proximity to the King Shaka International airport.

Live your legacy. Live Fairview Estates.



Established with a sustainable, farm ethos, farmers have the opportunity to join the Macadamia Co-op where they can enjoy a small-to-medium-scale commercial farming venture, planting and harvesting macadamia nuts on their smallholding.

This allows for the inexperienced farmer to benefit from additional revenue generation while our experienced Farm Manager takes care of the farming.


Fairview Estates upholds a strong belief and commitment to living authentically by creating a strong community of farmers who subscribe to this ethos and ensuring every person who resides in the community is treated with respect and dignity. The Fairview Estates Farmers Association (FEFA) ensures mindful neighbourly living.

The Fairview Estates Farmers Association (FEFA) ensures mindful neighbourly living for a community of like-minded people all aspiring to live the life of their dreams. Fairview Estates offering is unique in that it affords us the opportunity to return to artisan, old fashioned living.


Fairview Estates is surrounded by a best in class security fence with zoned alarms throughout, providing a safe environment for our community of farmers and their families to experience the freedom of living.

Access is controlled through a secure gatehouse that is manned 24 hours a day by professional security staff. The gatehouse security is in regular communication with an active patrol team who is ready to assist within a moments’ notice.


Fairview Estates blends a traditional farm lifestyle and upbringing together with wholesome, nature-based living and boundless open spaces. With more than enough space for big (and small) pets and ‘free-range’ children to run around, this is freedom the way it used to be.

Fairview farmers can live off the grid and enjoy sustainable ‘farm to fork’ living by growing their own produce and living off their land. Hobby farming is encouraged, and with a community trade exchange and diverse small scale farming support systems offered, you can truly live the artisan way of life.

Surrounded by farmlands and with the estate itself home to extensive nature trails, Fairview Estates offers farmers and their families a range of top-quality shared facilities, including:

  • Horse trails
  • Running and hiking trails
  • Mountain bike trails
  • 2 dams for swimming and fishing
  • Picnic sites on the dam
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Within an 8km radius of Fairview Estates, you’ll find an array of amenities, including reputable schools such as Ashton, Umhlali Prep, Curro, Redham, and several pre-primary schools. Shopping centres like Tiffany’s, The Junction, Lifestyle Centre, and Mount Richmore are also nearby. And when you’re ready to unwind, pristine beaches such as Salt Rock, Tiffany’s, Sheffield, Willards, Salmon Bay, Clarke Bay, Boulders Bay, and Thompsons Bay await you. Golf enthusiasts can indulge in the nearby courses of Umhlali, Simbithi, Zimbali, and Maidstone.

Take a 360 tour of the whole estate, visit our sites virtually with our interactive module and watch a short insight video on Fairview Estates.