Hankey was established in 1826 and is the Gamtoos Valley’s oldest town. It is still the administrative town of the Gamtoos Valley. It has modern waterworks, residential areas as well as many church denominations, primary and high schools, modern businesses, a well-known golf course, picnic places, hiking trails, etc.
Magistrate’s offices, police station: Hankey was unique in the founding as a LMS station. The town is surrounded by beautiful and picturesque landscape and fertile farming land.
Other interests in Hankey:
The largest sundial in South Africa. It is 34.6m in diameter. The gnomon is 18m high and weighs one ton. It is Hankey’s 160-years Founders’ monument.
The grave of Sarah Baartman as well as Dr. John Philip.
The Philip irrigation tunnel – a Nasional Monument
Blignaut & Venote Patensie specializes in properties in the Gamtoos Valley area and we do our utmost to try and satisfy your property needs. Call us for personal service and straight forward advice regarding properties available in the Patensie, Hankey and further afield – residential (stands and housing), rentals, commercial and farming.
We will gladly assist you with honesty and confidentiality.