The secure estate of Welgedacht borders a nature reserve and the upmarket suburb of Welgemoed in the Northern Suburbs of the Western Cape. Resting against the slopes of the Tygerberg Hills, this area is regarded as one of the most prestigious places to own a home in the Cape. This comes as no surprise as many Welgedacht properties offer beautiful views of the Boland Mountains and well-manicured gardens which are frequented by a wide array birdlife, drawn to the estate’s natural water features. 

Welgedacht properties for sale offer a great return on investment given the area’s temperate climate, convenient location and country-style living appeal. The estate’s well-thought out design featuring avenues and pathways appeal to home-seekers looking for privacy and quality with the freedom to enjoy walks on the property. In addition, there’s the added benefit of security consisting of electrified fence, controlled access and 24-hour patrols. Also within the estate is the upmarket, privately-owned guesthouse, Homestead Villas. With a total of 586 erven, Welgedacht properties for sale are ideally suited to large families as well as working professionals and retirees who hope to benefit from living away from the buzz of the city. Get a better idea of what’s available by browsing our listed Welgedacht properties below.

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Take a trip to the nearby Tygerberg Nature Reserve for a stroll, cycle or picnic. Ideal for family outings is the Boland region’s expansive mountain ranges which offer excellent hiking, natural dams and horse and mountain biking trails.



The world-renowned Winelands of Durbanville, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek and are a short driving distance away.  Other nearby estates include Altydgedacht, Meerendal, Nitida, Bloemendal, Hill Crest and Durbanville Hills.

Sport and leisure

Sport and leisure

Golfers will feel right at home here, with ease of access to several renowned golf courses. The Cool Runnings toboggan park will provide hours of fun for the kids while sports enthusiasts can enjoy the local tennis club, squash club, martial arts club, gym and a golf driving range.   



There is a good selection of boutique stores, markets and speciality stores on offer within the suburb of Welgemoed.

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Living in Welgedacht

Areas near to Welgedacht

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


Government and private co-ed schools in the area include Kenridge Primary, Welgemoed Primary, Curro Private School, El Shaddai Christian School, Chester House (offering Cambridge Education), DF Malan Höerskool, Durbanville High and Fairmont High.


Within close proximity of your Welgedacht property are a host of state-of-the-art medical facilities including: Panorama Mediclinic, Durbanville Mediclinic, Tygerberg Hospital, Intercare Centre and Welmed Centre. 


If it’s retail therapy you’re after, pop in to the large shopping centres and complexes such as Tygervalley Shopping Centre, Willowbridge Centre, Cape Gate, Century City and N1 City Mall. 


The Cape Town CBD is under 30 minutes away while the suburbs of Bellville and Durbanville are even closer. Here you are also afforded quick and easy access to the Southern Suburbs and the Boland region and the Cape Town International Airport.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius