Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in the country. It therefore has a unique historical character, and apart from that, it is also a university town which has to accommodate over 30150 students each year. In contrast, the older residential area of Mostertsdrift in the Jonkershoek Valley boasts your more distinctive homes with prices ranging between R6 and 20 million. This area is extremely sought-after especially with a view to acquiring 'the right address'.Residential areas such as Die Boord, Dalsig, Brandwacht and Paradyskloof, are extremely popular and in close proximity to most of the schools. Paradyskloof on the other hand is renowned for its rustic and rural character, surrounded by historic wine farms, with the number of exclusive security estates becoming increasingly popular. Overall the area has also seen a growth in sales of 6%over the past year. More recently buyers between 25 and 34 years are increasingly buying into this suburb to settle down and raise their families closer to nature.
Stellenbosch offers abroad spectrum of residential properties, ranging from R800 000 to R20 million. Farms and lifestyle smallholdings range between R15 to R25 million. These exclusive suburbs boast a collection of some of the finest luxury apartments, villas, estates, and residential homes. The demand for apartments is much greater than the supply at the moment,making it a seller's market.
Surrounded by blue waters with dolphins and whales and harbouring a variety of restaurants. Minutes from all the major shopping malls and tourist attractions,including wine routes, Table Mountain, yachting, shark diving, etc. The Helderberg basin has become very popular with migrating families because of excellent schools as well as older people retiring close to the shore or in estates. The area is well priced and properties are still available at surprisingly low prices. In recent years many guest houses and B&B's have opened in Somerset West, since it is conveniently located form Cape Town, the beaches at the Strand, Gordon's Bay, as well as Western Cape's numerous wine farms.
Depending on the area: for example Strand and Gordon's Bay prices are from R550 000 up to R15 million, whereas Somerset-West are from R800 000 up toR55 million. Offers from bachelor pads with sea views to mansions on the mountain side of Gordon's Bay and Somerset-West. We have seen a trend developing of investors, developers and foreign investors showing interest in investing in this area.