Windhoek is the administrative, commercial and industrial heart of Namibia in the south west of Africa. This modest city is accentuated by natural beauty and a rich cultural history which is echoed in the diverse community that resides here. Houses for sale in Windhoek include large family homes as well as smaller residences closer to the town centre, ideally situated near shops and other modern conveniences. Many home seekers are drawn in by the splendid German architecture displayed along Independence Avenue, Windhoek’s main street. 

1 680m above sea level and located between 3 mountain rises, the city is afforded a comfortable climate, making flats to rent and houses for sale in Windhoek sought after by investors and holiday makers alike. Due to this primarily temperate climate, many Windhoek properties benefit from cool evenings in the summer and wonderfully warm days in the winter. This fast-growing city is comprised of real estate which has shown an increasing demand for new housing and development opportunities. Whether it’s a flat to rent or an expansive house you’re after, let Pam Golding Properties help you find the home of your dreams in the centre of this vast and beautiful African country. Take a look at our available houses for sale or read on and get an idea of what it’s like to live in this Namibian city.

Explore Windhoek

Local activities and events

Local activities and events

Don’t miss out on the Wild Cinema international film festival, the Windhoek Karneval and the family-friendly Nambia Tourism Expo. The College of Arts Music Festival, Hart van Windhoek and Oktoberfest are also well-known local events. 

Food, glorious food

Food, glorious food

Zoo Park is located in the city centre, offering a garden and Chinese Pavilion that plays host to various activities. You’ll also be spoilt for choice with a diverse range of restaurants, coffee shops, gourmet food spots and quaint cafes. 

Nature and outdoor adventure

Nature and outdoor adventure

The many local dams are favoured by fishermen and hiking enthusiasts while the Windhoek Botanical Gardens offer scenic walks and bird watching opportunities. Just out of the city, you can also enjoy a variety of guided safaris – by air, land or foot. 

Historic and cultural institutions

Historic and cultural institutions

Spend some time exploring the Old Fort, Christuskirche, Tintenpalast (parliament buidings), St Mary’s Cathedral and Turnhalle Building. Windhoek is also home to the Earth Science Museum, Owela Museum, TransNamib Railway Museum as well as the recently opened Independence Museum and City of Windhoek Museum.

Living in Windhoek

Areas near to Windhoek



There are no less than 20 primary and secondary schools in Windhoek, including German schools, private schools and the well-known Windhoek international school. Also in the area is the University of Namibia, Namibia Polytechnic and a campus affiliated with the International University of Management.


The whole family’s needs can be seen to at the Windhoek Medicity Private Hospital or one of the other 9 private and state run medical facilities. For daily needs, pop in to the local pharmacy.


The Maerua Shopping Mall, Post Street Mall, Wernhill Park as well as the Grove Mall are at your disposal while in the city center, you’ll find everything from hardware stores to clothing boutiques and book stores. 

Sporting culture

Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium, Independence Stadium, Khomasdal Stadium, Ramblers Stadium, Sam Nujoma Stadium and the established Windhoek Country Club Resort are all within close range, offering residents opportunities to enjoy golf, tennis, archery, rugby, soccer, boxing, volleyball, cricket and swimming.

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