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Erinvale Golf Estate lays at the foot of the Helderberg Mountains, overlooking the green suburbs of Somerset West. Overall, Erinvale Golf Estate has 150 hectares of property but houses for sale take up only 50 hectares. The golf course, designed by Gary Player, makes up the difference. Conceived as one of South Africa’s first residential golfing developments, Erinvale Golf Estate was established in 1990. The golf course opened in 1995 and has played host to the 1996 World Cup of Golf and two SA Open Championships. Forming part of the Cape Winelands, the area’s appeal is further boosted by nature reserves, including the Helderberg Nature Reserve, in every direction.
Aside from being a golfer’s dream, Erinvale Golfing Estate offers property for sale that provides a safe and secure environment, perfectly suited to raising a family. Expect views of rolling winelands and the majestic Helderberg range on a typical walk around the estate. Erinvale Golfing Estate property includes club house access. Polo, croquet and lawn bowling clubs are conveniently located nearby. The great outdoors is presented in full force with a wealth of birdwatching opportunities in nature reserves a short walk away.
Houses for sale on the Erinvale Golf Estate reflect uniquely with fair regulations that allow the individuality of a home to shine through. Rich history, world-class golfing, impeccable architecture and a warm community are just a small taste of what buying into property on the Erinvale Golf Estate entails.
Surrounded by the Lourensriver and Helderberg Nature Reserve, there is plenty of opportunity for outdoor activity.
Sandy beaches are a short distance away in Gordon’s Bay and Strand while Hermanus, well known for its whale-watching opportunities, is an hour drive away.
The Monkey Town Primate Centre is a perfect destination for a family outing while the Blue Rock Adventure Park offers paint-ball, surf-diving and cable skiing adventures for young and old.
Just 10 minutes away, the R44 marks the start of many wine routes that pass through Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. Gourmet restaurants litter the route making each journey a new and unique experience. Neighbouring wine farms include Vergelegen, Lourensford, Morgenster and Fleur De Cup, which all offer tastings.
With 9 primary schools and 8 high schools, including Somerset College and Parel Vallei High School, there is a choice to suit every need. Nearby, Stellenbosch presents a host of prestigious options for primary and secondary schools. The University of Cape Town and University of Stellenbosch are both internationally recognised with a commute averaging 25 minutes for each.
Somerset Mall has nearly 200 stores ranging from supermarkets to fashion boutiques and an 8 screen cinema. Many local grocery and convenience store are littered around the suburbs. Just 40 minutes away is the world-class V&A Waterfront which presents over 450 stores including boutique shops and designer labels.
The Mediclinic Vergelegen and Paardenvlei Specialist Medical Centre ensure that medical services of the highest quality are available.
Cape Town International Airport is a 20 minute drive and the CBD 30 minutes. Quick access to the N2 ensures that Erinvale Golf Estate links to every major centre in Cape Town.
For example Camps Bay or Mauritius