The great Blouberg area incorporates a number of suburbs including Parklands, Table View, Flamingo Vlei and Sandown, located above the R27 Marine Drive and below that the seaside suburbs of Blouberg, being Bloubergrant, Blouberg Rise, Blouberg Sands, West Beach, Big Bay and Melkbosstrand.
The area is about a 40-minute drive from the city with easy access to many surrounding business and shopping precincts including Century City, Tygervalley, the Durbanville Wine Valley, N1 City and more.
It offers one of the best coastal lifestyles in the country with iconic views of Table Mountain and Robben Island. Fronted by a beautiful coastline with sandy white beaches and with top class infrastructure including two shopping malls and a host of convenient malls and business nodes dotted throughout the areas, you do have to travel out of the area for anything. There are also plenty of medical centres including two private hospitals.
There is excellent transport services including taxis, Uber and the MyCiti bus services throughout the areas all the way to Melkbosstrand as well as cycling tracks. The beach front areas and promenades are popular with walkers, dog walkers, children riding bicycles and joggers. You can even enjoy an outdoor gymnasium on the beach front.
There are many greenbelt areas for walking and enjoying the outdoors. The area is surrounded by the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve and is a fabulous fynbos reserve which envelops into a flower carpet during Spring. The Rietvlei Wetland Reserve is home to a variety of birds and offers picnic areas for residents to enjoy a day out.
The Blouberg beach front, village area, Seaside Village and Eden on the Bay offer fabulous restaurants and eateries and there are a number of landmarks in the area such as Ons Huisie, On the Rocks and Blue Peter which attracts people from all over the world. Blouberg ranks as one of the top kite surfing beaches in the world and hosts the annual Red Bull King of the Air Competition which attracts competitors and visitors from all over the world. On any given day, you will find the neighbourhood bustling with beach goers, surfers, cyclists, motor cyclists and outdoor adventure enthusiasts.
There are some 20 schools in the area, including a number of private schools as well as top class child care and pre-school facilities. For sporting enthusiasts, there are a number of sports clubs including soccer, tennis and the Milnerton Aquatic Club that offers a boat yard and the opportunity to enjoy mini-sailing, boating and rowing on the Rietvlei dam. There are also two golf courses, Milnerton Golf Club and Atlantic Beach Country and Golf Club. Blouberg is today one of the most popular residential and business areas in Cape Town and draws people from across the city, people moving here from Johannesburg and other inland provinces, expats living in SA as well as foreign buyers who are investing in holiday accommodation. It is also popular for holiday homes. The area attracts a broad spectrum of buyers, from young starter home seekers to professionals, families and older, retirement buyers.
The Blouberg area has enjoyed excellent capital value growth and is regarded as an excellent property investment. There is a broad range of properties to choose from, ranging from flats to luxury beach apartments, townhouse complexes and many security estates offering various types of housing, luxury coastal estates, golf estates as well as a wide range of freestanding properties. There is a notable amount of new development in the area, offering buyers a range of new property options to choose from. Because the area is still new, properties offer modern finishes although there are some older gems. There are also plenty of commercial and business opportunities available in the area. Prices are still very affordable and accessible for such a popular coastal real estate belt and you can find excellent value in the area.
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