Situated on the ‘city side’ of Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs, property in Parow offers residents open space, great property value for money, and is conveniently located to major highways and amenities. Enjoy the best of both worlds with easy access to the beautiful Tygerberg and Durbanville Hills wine route as well as Cape Town’s largest shopping havens, N1 city and Century City. Most properties for sale in Parow range from lock-up-and-go flats to modern family houses.

Whether it’s business or leisure you’re after, Parow caters to both with aplomb. It offers residents easy access to the Cape’s famous winelands as well as the wide variety of leisure such as golfing, hiking, mountain biking, running and rugby to name a few. Conveniently close to two major arterials, the N1 and N7 highway, Parow is just a 30 minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD. A shopper’s paradise, it is also surrounded by some of the best retail therapy on the African continent with both Century City’s Canal Walk and Tygervalley Shopping Centre within easy reach. For those looking to get closer to nature, the area is also home to Tygerberg Nature Reserve, 278 hectares of natural beauty in which to explore and play. Parow is also home to some of the Cape’s premier medical facilities as well as top Education Institutions for learners of all ages. If you’re considering an investment in the Northern Suburbs, find out more below.

Explore Parow

Entertainment and Shopping

Entertainment and Shopping

Add a little excitement to dinner at Grand West Casino or treat the kids to family day out at Ratanga Junction Theme Park, both easily accessible from the N1. Or, if it’s shopping you’re interested in, Canal Walk, N1 City Mall, Tygervalley Shopping Centre, Century City and Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre are just a few of the shopping centres within easy reach.  A variety of excellent restaurants and coffee shops also surround the suburb and are sure to meet your every culinary whim.



Parow is ideally located between some of Cape Town’s finest golf clubs. Enjoy 18 holes at the nearby Parow or Bellville Golf Clubs and take in the exceptional views. Both clubs offer great food and a friendly team of experts are available to all experience levels. 



A short scenic drive is all that separates properties in Parow from the exquisite Cape winelands. Take in the breath-taking vistas of the Stellenbosch, Durbanville Hills and Paarl wine routes. Or unwind with a selection of wine tasting and lunch options, each one a uniquely delicious experience.

Sport and Leisure Activities

Sport and Leisure Activities

This region is known for a variety of hiking, cycling and running clubs as well as various sports organisations promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. A variety of events, both sport and cultural, are held in the Parow Civic Centre and NNK Rugby Stadium. A wide variety of outdoor activities are within easy reach and can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Living in Parow

Areas near to Parow

Bellville, Blue Downs, Brackenfell, Durbanville, Eersterivier, Kraaifontein, Kuils River, Northpine, Plattekloof, Tygervalley Waterfront, Welgedacht, Welgemoed,


There is a selection of co-ed multi-lingual schools and education centres, both government and private, for learners of all ages. The University Of South Africa (UNISA) has a campus located in Parow and several other tertiary education centres such as Cape Technicon and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are within driving distance. 


Some of Cape Town’s largest shopping centres including: Tygervalley Shopping Centre; Canal Walk; Century City and N1 City Mall are all nearby. A selection of boutique stores, markets and speciality stores make up the list of local favourites in the area and are well worth a visit. 


There is no shortage of medical facilities in the Northern Suburbs. World-class institutes such as the Durbanville Medi-Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Gate Medi-Clinic, Panorama Medi-Clinic and Tygerberg Hospital in Parow are all within driving distance.


The Cape Town CBD is less than 30 minutes by car and can also be reached by train. Parow also offers quick and easy access to the Southern Suburbs and the Boland region and is a mere 20 minute drive from the Cape Town International Airport.  

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius