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Albertinia (60), Ashton (1), Atlantis (7), Baardskeerdersbos (20), Barrydale (6), Beaufort West (7), Bellville (157), Bettys Bay (97), Blaauwberg (197), Blackheath (3), Blouberg (162), Blue Downs (6), Boggomsbaai (1), Bonnievale (1), Bot River (20), Brackenfell (30), Bredasdorp (3), Caledon (15), Calitzdorp (1), Cape Town (2652), Ceres (1), Chatsworth (2), Citrusdal (1), Clanwilliam (7), Delft (2), Durbanville (88), Eersterivier (4), Elsies River (4), Fish Hoek (26), Franschhoek (5), Gansbaai (118), George (335), Glentana (16), Goodwood (79), Gordons Bay (188), Gouritsmond (5), Grabouw (2), Great Brak River (24), Greyton (4), Grotto Bay (8), Hartenbos (277), Hermanus (150), Hout Bay (31), Kalbaskraal (1), Kleinmond (26), Knysna (51), Kommetjie (1), Koringberg (1), Kraaifontein (111), Kuils River (38), Ladismith (3), Lamberts Bay (4), Langebaan (18), Malmesbury (54), Matroosfontein (1), Mcgregor (6), Melkbosstrand (36), Milnerton (358), Mitchells Plain (7), Mossel Bay (890), Muizenberg (2), Noordhoek (13), Oudtshoorn (12), Paarl (125), Parow (192), Philadelphia (1), Piketberg (1), Plettenberg Bay (34), Porterville (4), Prince Albert (2), Pringle Bay (47), Riversdale (1), Riviersonderend (2), Robertson (31), Rooi Els (9), Saldanha (3), Sedgefield (24), Simons Town (14), Sir Lowrys Pass (2), Somerset West (74), St Helena Bay (129), Stanford (16), Stellenbosch (135), Still Bay (6), Strand (135), Struisbaai (10), Suiderstrand (1), Sutherland (2), Swellendam (6), Touws River (4), Tulbagh (4), Uniondale (3), Van Wyksdorp (2), Velddrif (1), Villiersdorp (30), Vleesbaai (33), Vredenburg (9), Wellington (49), Wilderness (1), Witsand (1), Worcester (33), Yzerfontein (30)
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Province Overview

Arguably one of the most picturesque landscapes in the world, the Western Cape province not only offers chic city living apartments but also breathtaking agricultural properties. Young professionals prefer Cape Town CBD living, whilst the larger family homes scattered throughout the Northern and Southern Suburbs of the city attracts family buyers. If you are in the market for retirement and holiday properties the Garden Route is the destination for you with gems like George and Knysna to chose from.

The various rental property options available in the Western Cape ensures that prospective tenants will be able to find exactly what they are looking for. Cape Town’s City Bowl is a hotspot for young professional tenants, while the Atlantic Seaboard is known for its movie-worthy rental properties.

With its sweeping vistas of mountains, vineyards, and ocean it is easy to see why people fall in love with this picturesque South African province. From young creatives to the older generation - everyone will find their slice of paradise here - whether it is in the buzzing City Bowl or the laid back Knysna!

Those in the market for a holiday home also flock to this province in the hopes of finding an escape from city life, which sees many eventually retiring to their previous holiday destinations.

Quick Facts

  • With a total area of 129 370 square kilometres, the Western Cape is roughly the size of Greece. It’s the country’s fourth-largest province, only slightly smaller than the Free State, taking up 10.6% of South Africa’s land area and with a mid-2006 population of 4.7-million people.
  • Visitors to the Western Cape can disembark at international airports in Cape Town and the city of George, or at the ports of Cape Town, Mossel Bay or Saldanha.
  • Saldanha, north of Cape Town, is South Africa’s only natural harbour, and notable harbour for iron exports and the fishing industry. Other towns include Worcester and Stellenbosch in the heart of the winelands, George, a centre for indigenous timber and vegetable production, Oudtshoorn, known for its ostrich products and the world-famous Cango caves, and Beaufort West on the dry, sheep-farming plains of the Great Karoo.
  • The Western Cape is home to the smallest of the world’s six floral kingdoms, the Cape Floral Kingdom, which is characterised by fynbos and the protea family, and contains more plant species than the whole of Europe.
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Market & Opinion
Agricultural Winelands retains its appeal
18 Sep 2020
Despite the economic downturn in recent years, the demand for wine and lifestyle farms in the Cape Winelands remained consistent, with a number of big-ticket sales and high-profile deals confirming the region’s attraction - and the keen local and foreign interest looks set to continue post-lockdown.
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Market & Opinion
Now more than ever, home buyers prioritise value for money
01 Sep 2020
With interest rates at historic lows and serious sellers asking realistic prices in the current market, home buyers and investors, including a high percentage of first-time buyers, have realised there is significant opportunity and value for money on offer at present.
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Market & Opinion
Impact of pandemic on residential rental sector evident
01 Sep 2020
The PayProp Rental Index for the second quarter of 2020 shows sub-inflationary rental growth rates for April, May and June at 2.3%, 1.1% and 1.6% respectively (year on year). This is despite inflation dipping to its lowest level in years.
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Market & Opinion
Has Covid-19 triggered a fundamental shift in SA’s housing market?
21 Aug 2020
“The near-universal lockdown of global economies earlier this year (2020) as governments attempted to contain the Coronavirus is unprecedented, with the social and economic consequences of the initial lockdown and subsequent gradual easing of restrictions still unfolding, making predictions in terms of the economy – and South Africa’s housing market – extremely difficult.
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