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Somerset West at a glance

Somerset West forms the largest part of the Helderberg basin, consisting of the Strand, Gordons Bay & Somerset West.

Somerset West property offers you the convenience of city amenities 5 minutes from a world-class beach area in the Strand - all without losing its small town feeling and character.  Located on the eastern edge of False Bay, it is within 20 minutes of Cape Town International airport, 45 minutes from Cape Town's CBD & 15 minutes from Stellenbosch University.

Within a radius of 10 kilometers, you will find a Regional Shopping Centre with 191 stores, a variety of sports facilities including 6 golf courses, choice of secondary and primary schools, top medical facilities (Vergelen Medi-Clinic), and also with all national financial & commercial institutions represented.

Somerset West's main attraction is the high quality of life it offers. Two of the twenty most expensive suburbs in South Africa, Erinvale and Spanish Farm, offering the most discerning buyers some superb property choices. It is rumored that Somerset West hosts amongst the highest concentration of millionaires per square kilometer in the country.

Types of Real Estate available

Somerset West property varies between entry level apartments of +- R400 000 to Erinvale Golf Estate houses up to R22 million. The biggest property growth points during the last 6 years have been the big choice of new security estate developments in the Somerset Ridge, Schonenberg, Heritage Park, Croydon and the Land & Seezicht areas.

New developments in the easterly direction towards Sir Lowreys Village, as well as in a westerly direction along the urban development zone along the N2 towards Cape Town, bode well in the long term for any property investment in the Somerset West. Construction of the Cape Town Film Studios has already started - just outside of Somerset West.

Future growth points in the Helderberg property market are the so-called AECI development node across from the Somerset Mall. This is a large development opportunity - as big as the Cape Town City Bowl. Plans include a waterfront, an eco-friendly dune development and a links golf course. 

General interest information

Somerset West is within 45 minutes of all the popular events and festivals hosted, and also close to places of interest in the Cape Town Metropolitan, Stellenbosch & Paarl areas - including art, music, theatre, dining, museums, nature, sports- and recreational facilities.

The surrounding Helderberg and Hottentots-Holland nature reserves offer expansive areas of beautiful countryside in which families can hike, bike and picnic. The very moderate weather patterns are also a big drawcard - attracting literally thousands of "swallows" to our shores - i.e. foreign buyers investing in the Somerset West property market and living a few months per year in the area.

Conclusion

Somerset West Property is surrounded by the winelands, mountains & the sea - offering a lifestyle not easily surpassed in South Africa.

1 Residential Homes To Let in Somerset West
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ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT FOR RENT IN DE VELDE
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1 Bedroom Apartment To Let in De Velde

. de Velde, 2 de Beers
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De Velde complex is an up market development close to Somerset Mall and quick access to the N2. This is a one bedroom...
2 Commercial Properties For Sale in Somerset West
From R3,955,000 to R7,750,000
1.10Ha Small Holding For Sale in Sir Lowrys Pass
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R7,750,000

1.10Ha Small Holding For Sale in Sir Lowrys Pass

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1.10Ha
JOINT SOLE MANDATE OWN YOUR OWN BOUTIQUE OLIVE FARM, RAMBLING FARMHOUSE PLUS TWO 3 BED 2 BATH SIMPLEXES PRODUCING...
6 Industrial Properties Industrial For Sale in Somerset West
From R950,000 to R18,200,000
12573m2 Prime Industrial Land For Sale in Firgrove , Somerset West.
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R18,200,000

Warehouse For Sale in Firgrove

717 12573m2 Erf, 14 Blend
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12573m2 Prime Industrial Land For Sale in Firgrove , Somerset West. Price: R18 200 000 + vat Zoned and...
38 Industrial Properties Industrial To Let in Somerset West
From R38 per m² to R38,500 per m²
Modern Brand New 485m2 Industrial Warehouse To Let in Firgrove , Somerset West.
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R38,500 pm

485m² Warehouse To Let in Firgrove

1 Unit 1 - Firgrove 485m2, 1 Colman
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Modern Brand New 485m2 Industrial Warehouse To Let in Firgrove , Somerset West. Rental: R38500 + vat Warehouse...
1 Retail Properties Retail To Let in Somerset West
From R13,000 per m² to R13,000 per m²
103m2 Retail space to let in Melcksloot Villlage @ The Somerset Mall
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R13,000 pm

103m² Retail To Let in Mall Interchange

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103m2 Retail space to let in Melcksloot Villlage @ The Somerset Mall<br/>Open plan shop area...
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