Welgedacht at a glance

Welgedacht is well known as a fantastic place to live. It is centrally located in Cape Town's northern suburbs, complete with country vibes, wide open spaces and friendly neighbours. It offers the best of both worlds, with great proximity to both Cape Town's CBD as well as to an array of dams and open spaces. With easy access to great schools, shopping centres and other amenities, as well as Cape Town International Airport, Welgedacht combines convenience and a country lifestyle.

Features of the area

Welgedacht Security Estate comprises 543 homes, together with a clubhouse, ensconced in an area that boasts high tech security systems and infra-red surveillance. Thanks to its scenic location, in close proximity to the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and Tygerberg Hills, Welgedacht offers its residents breathtaking views over Stellenbosch and the Boland mountains. Its picturesque landscaped gardens, complete with water features, birdwatching and dams, are a massive draw card for the estate.


Welgedacht is known for it's pleasant weather. The summer months see maximum temperatures reaching up to an average of 28°C and minimums dropping to approximately 15°C at night. The winter months are significantly cooler, with the maximum temperature on a typical day being around 18°C, dropping to approximately 8°C at night.

Schools in the area

Welgemoed Primary School provides the perfect starting point on the road to future success. Other primary schools in relatively close proximity include Bellville Primary School and Vredelust Primary School. High schools in the vicinity include Fairmont High School, Hoërskool DF Malan, The Settlers High School and Hoërskool Tygerberg.

When it's time to think about tertiary education, the University of the Western Cape is situated approximately 14km away in Bellville, and the University of Cape Town is just 26km away via the N1.

Healthcare in the area

Hospitals in close proximity to Welgedacht include Melomed Bellville Private Hospital, which is approximately 8.5km away. Mediclinic Panorama is another close-by option, just over 10km from Welgedacht. In nearby Bellville, you will find a wide variety of doctors, dentists, opticians and other medical professionals.

Shopping centres

If you live in Welgedacht, Van Riebeeckshof Shopping Centre brings convenience right to your doorstep. The centre has Spar as its anchor tenant, and is also home to a wide variety of retailers and service providers, from a doctor's rooms and a fitness club to restaurants, a laundromat and much more. Welgemoed Forum is also in close proximity, and when you need a wider variety of shops, the well-loved Tyger Valley Shopping Centre is just 5km away.

Distance from key points (Airport/CBD)

The distance from Welgedacht to Cape Town International Airport is approximately 18km. It will take you roughly half an hour to get there in average traffic. Cape Town's central business district is roughly 26km (a 35-minute drive) from Welgedacht.


As is the case anywhere in the Mother City, one is spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants in the vicinity of Welgemoed. Just 4km away, you will find the renowned De Oude Welgemoed, which is a 1600s-era homestead which has been transformed into a venue for fine dining and entertainment. A wide variety of other restaurants and fast food outlets can be found in the vicinity.

Special attractions

1. Bellville Golf Course
This is a must-visit if you are golf enthusiast living in or around Welgemoed. The Bellville Golf Club offers an 18-hole, par 72 course, complete with natural contours and features. Complete with dams, water canals, trees and flowers, it is a tranquil setting designed to relax even the most competitive golfer.

2. Rust-en-Vrede
Having begun its existence as a prison and police headquarters, Rust-en-Vrede is now a well-loved arts and culture centre which is home to a gallery, art studios and a clay museum, as well as a popular coffee shop and eatery.

Make Welgedacht your home. Let it be your story.

There are so many factors which make Welgedacht a fantastic place to call home. Peaceful surroundings such as these within easy reach of the city are sought after, and investors are assured of a good return. Contact Seeff Welgedacht and discover the range of properties for sale and to rent in this area.

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