10 September 2018
Scottsville is one of the older suburbs in KwaZulu-Natal's capital City, Pietermaritzburg. Within the boundaries of Scottsville are a number of educational institutions, including the University of KwaZulu-Natal [UKZN] and Durban University of Technology [DUT] and a wide range of primary and secondary schools, both independent and state. Schools such as Epworth, St John's, St Charles, Merchiston are situated in the suburb with more in the neighbouring suburb.
One has a choice of 3 shopping centres, where all the major banks are situated plus a number of national supermarket chains. The Suburb has a golf course, horse racing track, sporting fields for various sports such as cricket, rugby, football and hockey. The Golden Horse Casino and Hotel are found here and many other accommodation options, such as Jean-Lee B&B, Ridgeway Close, Aberfeldy and Tancredi. They offer both B&B and self-catering options.
The residents of Scottsville are predominately academic and professional; it is a highly sort after residential suburb. It has easy access to the CBD and the N3 highway.