Durbanville and adjacent neighbourhoods are extremely popular family oriented neighbourhoods within easy access to Cape Town and Paarl via the N1 and in close proximity to Tygervalley Shopping Centre, Willowbridge, Glen Garry and Cape Gate Shopping Centres, Durbanville Town Centre and Durbanville and Tygervalley Libraries.
Recreational facilities in the area are Durbanville Golf course and Bellville Golf course and driving ranges, the Velodrome Stadium, PP Smit Sportsgrounds, Evertsdal Tennis Club, Bellville Bowling Club, Virgin Active Gymnasium, etc. Other recreational facilities are Stodels, Tygerwaterfront, Sonstraal Dam as well as easy access to the Durbanville Wine Route which offers entertainment for young and old.
Retirement facilities in the area includes Edelweiss Home in Mountainview drive in Stellenberg, as well as La Grattitude and La Vie est Belle Retirement Villages which are in close proximity.
Apart from all the above reasons why people prefer this area, the area is known for its friendliness and strong community relationships.
Durbanville is renowned for the good private and public schools, e.g. Eversdal Primary, Gene Louw Primary, Stellenberg High School and Fairmont High School, Durbanville High School, DF Malan High School, El Shadai Christian School, Holy Cross Sister’s School and Curro Private School. Pre-schools in the area are Rosen Castle, Uitsig Kleuterskool, Pikkie Paradys, Old Oak Creche, Eversdal Pre-Primary and various other daycare facilities.