Somerset West, Gordon’s Bay and Strand Property
Collectively, Somerset West
, Gordon’s Bay
are referred to as the Helderberg Region, a region defined by towering mountain slopes, sandy white beaches and historic wine estates.
Located between 40 and 50 km east of Cape Town on the N2 highway, the Helderberg region offers a wide variety of property, which is particularly popular with commuters seeking a rural atmosphere close to the second largest city in South Africa.
Each of these Western Cape towns has their own distinctive allure. Somerset West is located on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain range in the heart of the Cape Winelands, whereas the Strand is a delightful beach resort 10 minutes away.
Gordon’s Bay is a harbour and naval town located on the north eastern corner of False Bay.
Excellent public and private schools, Stellenbosch University, first class health care facilities, churches, libraries and local police and fire stations provide all the necessary amenities and emergency services in the Helderberg Region.
Somerset West / Gordon’s Bay / Strand Real Estate
There is a wide variety of prime Somerset West, Gordon’s Bay and Strand properties available in the residential areas which have developed around the town centres.
Large upmarket family homes with spectacular views of False Bay, the Cape Peninsula and the tranquil wine estates command impressive prices and are amongst the most desirable real estate options close to Cape Town.
The fast developing low-lying residential areas of Strand, Gordon’s Bay and Somerset West supply more affordable and modest family homes, whereas exclusive, luxury beachfront and mountainside apartments are within a stroll of some of the best beaches in the Cape.
Established holiday homes, basic beach bungalows and flats are amongst Somerset West, Gordons Bay and Strand properties providing excellent investment opportunities in both the short and long term.
Apart from the glorious beaches, wine estates and mountain slopes studded with indigenous Cape fynbos, the Helderberg Region is within a stone’s throw of a number of excellent golf courses. Located 30 minutes from the Waterfront and Airport, as well as 30 minutes from the popular Hermanus. Well known location for dolphin sighting on the coastline in Strand, and Whale Watching in Gordon’s Bay. Helderberg has professional Hospital facilities, as well as a number Shopping Centres.
Where to Buy in the Helderberg
Exclusive, yet affordable Somerset West
, Gordon’s Bay
properties can be found in Boskloof Eco Estate, Erinvale, Spanish Farm, Parel Vallei, Harbour Island, Melkbaai, Strand-Noord, Lourens Rivier, Goedehoop, Mountain Side and Gordon’s Bay Village, Briza and Heldervue.
Find out more about purchasing Helderberg property by contacting the Helderberg Jawitz Strand branch today!