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. This picturesque province is well suited to those seeking a home in an area that’s rich in cultural history and natural wonders. Real estate in Klerksdorp offers quaint agricultural community-style living while the North West’s capital, Mafikeng, is very popular among families, academics and students attending the University of the North West. 

Within an hour’s drive from Johannesburg in the friendly town of Potchefstroom, you’ll find a nice array of properties for sale including apartments, large houses and secure estates. Rustenburg is one of South Africa’s fastest growing cities and the thriving mining industry at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountains is another exceptionally popular area. Another exciting feature in the North West is Sun City – an oasis of entertainment, golf and luxury situated next to the world-famous Pilanesberg National Park. Find your ideal property for sale in the North West by exploring the areas below.

“Apart from its enviable setting in the western Magaliesberg, there's always plenty to see and do in the popular holiday resort of Rustenburg. From there, less than half an hour's drive takes you to the glamorous Sun City Resort and its enormous range of leisure options.”

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Popular areas in North West Province

Hartbeespoort, Rustenburg, Potchefstroom, Carltonville,

Areas within North West Province

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Property and Houses for Sale in Carltonville


Carltonville is a small mining town located less than an hour’s drive from Johannesburg just off the N12 “Treasure Route”. 

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Hartbeespoort Property


Nestled in the valley between the magnificent Magaliesburg and Witwatersberg mountain ranges, Hartbeespoort Dam property is popular amongst weekend adventure seekers and house hunters who place an emphasis on quality of life.

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Potchefstroom Property


Founded in 1838, Potchefstroom was the capital of the "Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek" before it was moved to Pretoria.

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Houses for Sale and Rent in Rustenburg


The city of Rustenburg, the “Place of Rest”, is situated in the North West at the foot of the Magaliesberg, just over an hour away from Johannesburg and less than two hours from Pretoria. Learn more

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Hartbeespoort Dam

Hartbeespoort Dam

Nestled in the valley between the majestic Magaliesburg Mountains, Harties, as it is affectionately known, is popular amongst weekend adventure seekers. There’s golf, yachting, para sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing and fresh water angling opportunities and it is an exceptionally popular investment real estate. 

Sun City

Sun City

Living in the North West province gives you easy access to one of South Africa’s pleasure centres. From gaming, a waterpark and game drives to poolside cocktails, quad biking and live entertainment, Sun City offers something for the entire family. Perfect for a day out, you’ll definitely be taking advantage of the short travelling distance!

Game viewing

Game viewing

There’s much to be seen in terms of flora and fauna. Some of the province’s wildlife options include the Pilanesberg National Park, which offers hot air balloon safaris, Madikwe Game Reserve, the De Wildt Cheetah & Wildlife Trust and the Barberspan Bird Sanctuary. 

Looking back

Looking back

The Taung Heritage Site is situated in the town of Taung, an area of enormous archaeological importance. It is widely regarded as the site of the first human being and is a spectacular opportunity to look back in history. The Blue Pools, surrounded by caves at the site are a great spot for a family picnic. 

Living in North West Province


While some residents choose to send their kids to boarding schools in Gauteng, there’s no shortage of schools in the North West. From Carletonville’s Carlton Jones High School and Rustenberg’s renowned Hoërskool Rustenburg to any of the 74 schools on offer in Potchefstroom (including the North West University) all of your needs will be met. 


While you’re sure to find pharmacies, chiropractors, doctors and natural healers a little closer to home, for more comprehensive services, you’ll need to visit the Rustenburg Medi Centre, Rustenburg Netcare Ferncrest Hospital, the Carltonville Hospital or the hospital in Bloemhof.


Some of the bigger offerings include the Gateway Mall and Blyvoor Centre in Carltonville and the Waterfall Mall in Rustenburg. Hartbeespoort’s smaller Chameleon Village offers a bit of local flavour and various markets throughout the province will fast become a regular appointment on your weekend calendar.


Whether it’s to catch a flight at Lanseria Airport or a dash of shopping in Johannesburg, as the North West is so close to Gauteng, most residents choose to travel there quite frequently. Travelling around the province is relatively easy, but if you’re going to be exploring off of the beaten path; you may need an all-purpose vehicle.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius