Western Cape is the most southern point of South Africa and can be seen as the Southern door to what Africa has to offer. When it comes to real estate, Cape Town, Western Cape's capital city has a variety to offer and the Cape Town property market is truly alive. Other major cities include Stellenbosch, Worcester, Paarl, and George.
When searching for Real Estate investments, the Western Cape has a large bouquet to offer from its variety of sunny beaches, spectacular scenic drives around the coastline to the glorious Table Mountain travelling through the famous wine route surrounded by unparalleled beauty and majestic mountains, where friendly people always share their stories of friendship and laughter.
Featuring fantastic marine life and a great quantity of bird species, Western Cape has a theatrical display of nature to offer. A combination of mystery, tranquillity, adventure and excitement qualifies this corner of Africa to be amongst the most sought after destinations on the planet.
The Western Cape consists of the following regions:
This amazing province that mothers The Breede, Berg and Olifants Rivers, major rivers in the Western Cape, is bordered on the north by the Northern Cape, on the east by the Eastern Cape, on the south by the Indian Ocean, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
The Western Cape is well known for its award winning wines, with the first wine being the one produced by Jan van Riebeeck on the 2nd of February 1659. The wine routes of the
Cape, some of which are an easy drive from Cape Town, include the Constantia, Durbanville, Darling and Walker Bay, collectively known as the Cape Winelands.
Town & Suburbs of the Cape Winelands include:
Vegetation in the Western Cape is extremely diverse, with one of the world's seven floral kingdoms almost exclusively endemic to the province, namely the Cape Floral Kingdom, most of which is covered by Fynbos. It is extremely rich in species diversity, with more plant species occurring on Table Mountain than the entire United Kingdom. It is characterised by various types of shrubs, thousands of flowering plant species and some small trees.
The arid interior is dominated by Karoo drought-resistant shrubbery. The West Coast and Klein Karoo are semi-arid regions and are typified by many species of succulents and drought-resistant shrubs and acacia trees. The Garden Route is extremely lush, with temperate rainforest covering many areas adjacent to the coast and along the mountain ranges.