A country of breath-taking landscapes, a blend of rural and cosmopolitan locations, a cultural melting pot … South Africa is a true gem at the tip of Africa. When it comes to property for sale or rent in South Africa, the options are endless and exciting. Property types here span from family homes, coastal apartments and retirement homes to commercial developments, game and wine farms and golf estates. Whether you’re looking for something on the coast of the Cape or a farm in the Karoo, we’ll help you find your perfect property in South Africa. 

Investors are attracted by the property opportunities in South Africa for a number of reasons, tourism being at the forefront. The country is an incredibly popular destination where holiday homes and apartments for sale can result in a steady income, especially if the properties are located along the coast. Game reserve properties and, one step further, game farms for sale are also quickly snapped up as safari holidays are a very popular holiday option for tourists and locals. A thriving centre of African industry, South Africa also presents many commercial property options for investors and offers a plethora of opportunities for property developers and business owners alike.

Each of the 9 provinces boasts their own attractions and opportunities. From the stretches of pristine beach in Kwa-Zulu Natal and the rolling farmlands in the North West to the big city life in Gauteng and big game reserves of Mpumalanga, South Africa can cater to any person or need. As we’ve been operating in the South African property industry for more than 30 years, Pam Golding Properties and our agents have an intimate knowledge of the real estate market in each province and can assist you with any query relating for property for sale or rent in South Africa.

More ways to search

Explore South Africa

Wildlife

Wildlife

Enjoy incredible game viewing at one of the many South African game reserves or conservation parks where you can spot the Big 5 and get a taste of nature. Some of the not-to-be-missed spots include the Kruger National Park, Addo Elephant Park, the Hluhluwe-Umfolzi Game Reserve and the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. 

Natural beauty

Natural beauty

The rugged beauty of the wild coast, the fair Cape’s white sands and the welcome warmth of the Indian Ocean give beach goers all-year-round options. The towering mountain ranges of the Drakensberg, the desolate Karoo, inland lakes, man-made dams and the tropical forests that cover the coastline illustrate the magical diversity of South Africa’s landscape. 

Adventure and recreation

Adventure and recreation

White water rafting, quad biking, zip-lining, bungee jumping, paragliding and hot air balloon rides are just a few of the ways you can get your adrenalin pumping as you admire South Africa’s natural beauty. From small towns to the big city lights, you’ll never be short of adventure. 

History and culture

History and culture

With 11 official languages and various cultures, South Africa is imbued with a rich history. Get to know more about the country or pay homage to the past by visiting a national museum or monument. From the Parliament Buildings and San Rock Art to Robben Island and cultural villages, there is much to take in. 

Living in South Africa

Filter map

Education

South Africa is home to numerous esteemed independent private schools (for boarders and/or day scholars) as well as excellent public schools catering to all ages. Each province also offers top tertiary institutions such as Stellenbosch and UCT in the Western Cape, WITS University in Gauteng and Rhodes in the Eastern Cape to name a few. 

Healthcare

All major cities afford easy access to both private and public healthcare in the form of large hospitals and small, niche clinics. Whether for routine check-ups or specialised treatments, the likes of Mediclinic and Life Healthcare networks, the Netcare division and independently run hospitals will ensure that every family’s needs are met. 

Shopping

From street-side vendors, arts and crafts to international fashion & high-class retail therapy, South Africa has it all! Explore the halls of Gateway in KwaZulu-Natal, strut your stuff in Sandton City or navigate the seaside shopping sensation that is Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. Daily grocery shopping is a breeze and if you’re after artisan, gourmet or homemade goodies, you’re sure to find everything you need and more.

Travel

The network of national highways & airports dotted around the country make exploring South Africa an exciting & convenient prospect. Connect to all major cities or venture off the beaten track to explore the neighbouring countries of Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique or South Africa’s famous game reserves. Public transport options include the national railroad, the Gautrain rapid rail service, MyCiti Bus services & independent bus & taxi companies.

Areas within South Africa

Eastern Cape Property

Eastern Cape

When it comes to buying property in the Eastern Cape, house hunters are excited by the opportunity of living in the tranquil beachside towns.

Learn more

Areas in Eastern Cape

Adelaide, Alicedale, Bedford, Boknes and Cannon Rocks, East London, Fort Beaufort, Grahamstown, Jeffreys Bay, Karoo, Kenton on Sea, Port Alfred, Port Elizabeth, Riebeeck East, St Francis Bay, Uitenhage,

Free State Property

Free State

One of the reasons houses for sale in the Free State are a popular choice is that this vast province offers a range of appealing homes to suit any taste. 

Learn more

Areas in Free State

Bethlehem, Bloemfontein, Clarens, Deneysville, Parys, Sasolburg,

Garden Route Property

Garden Route

Dubbed the ‘Garden of Eden’ by its earliest pioneers, the Garden Route is undoubtedly one of the most magnificent travel destinations in South Africa. 

Learn more

Areas in Garden Route

Barrydale, George, Great Brak River, Heidelberg, Knysna, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Riversdale, Sedgefield, Still Bay, Witsand,

Gauteng Property for Sale

Gauteng

It may be South Africa’s smallest province, but that doesn’t stop Gauteng from being one of the most popular places to live, work and play. 

Learn more

Areas in Gauteng

Centurion, Johannesburg East, Johannesburg North, Johannesburg South, Johannesburg West, Meyerton, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging,

Limpopo Property for Sale

Limpopo

Real estate in Limpopo has proven to be as popular with locals as it is with foreigners as this vast area offers an array of property choices from smallholding farms to peaceful family homes.

Learn more

Areas in Limpopo

Burgersfort, Ellisras, Hoedspruit, Phalaborwa, Polokwane, Thabazimbi, Tzaneen, Waterberg,

Mpumalanga Property

Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga – “the place where the sun rises”, according to Siswati and Zulu culture – is located just north of Gauteng.

Learn more

Areas in Mpumalanga

Belfast, Dullstroom, Hectorspruit, Komatipoort, Lydenburg, Malelane, Marloth Park, Middelburg, Nelspruit, White River, Witbank,

North West Property

North West Province

Property for sale in the North West is comprised of a broad selection of family homes, golf estates, smaller apartments as well as game farms.

Learn more

Areas in North West Province

Carltonville, Hartbeespoort, Potchefstroom, Rustenburg,

Northern Cape Property

Northern Cape

Property for sale in the Northern Cape is as varied as the province’s dramatic landscapes and as interesting as the mineral wealth which lies below its ground. 

Learn more

Western Cape Property

Western Cape

Houses for sale in the Western Cape are as varied as the landscapes you find them in. From beachside apartments along the Atlantic Seaboard to large family homes in the suburbs.

Learn more

Areas in Western Cape

Atlantic Seaboard, Boland, Cape Town, Overberg, West Coast,

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius