Cape charm and small town warmth is what one can expect from Darling, located in the West Coast region just an hour from Cape Town. Nestled between sprawling vineyards and rolling farmlands, property for sale in Darling illustrates a getaway experience. This warm inviting community often hosts events and festivals to celebrate their town, including the annual Darling Wildflower; for this reason Darling is considered the flower of the West Coast. Daily life is complemented by great infrastructure and progressive concepts, including the Darling Wind Farm which operates 4 turbines.

The town was established by early settlers in 1853 and today offers immense historical value. As such many properties for sale are built with an influence of Victorian architecture but, as a progressive village, modern styled offerings are also available. Many creative souls consider themselves part of Darling’s community, including satirist Pieter Dirk-Uys who regularly performs at cabaret venue, Evita se Perron. Darling is well-known locally for its high-quality farms and its established historical significance ensures it remains relevant to South Africa. 

It’s clear from Darling’s harmonious blend of contemporary culture, warm community and picturesque geography that a house here is a sound investment for families, retirees and holiday-makers. Take a look at the available Darling properties for sale in our listings below.

Explore Darling

Holiday lifestyle

Holiday lifestyle

An hour from Langebaan to the north and Cape Town to the south, Darling allows leisure   seekers to enjoy local wines, coffee shops, restaurants and art galleries. Darling Golf Club gives recreational sport some weight while many museums offer a dose of culture.

Local produce

Local produce

Fresh produce is readily available because of the numerous farms that surround and make up the area’s history. 

Wine route

Wine route

Darling has a growing wine route with various local farms including Cloof, Groote Post, Ormonde and Tukulu Wineries. Additionally, Darling Brew is a micro-brewery that specialises in delicious craft beers.

Nature trails

Nature trails

The nearby Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve has foot, mountain bike and 4x4 trails for visitors to immerse themselves in nature. Only 25kms away, the beaches of South Africa’s West Coast offer a vast playground to explore.

Living in Darling

Areas near to Darling

Langebaan, Shelley Point, Velddrif, Yzerfontein,


Darling College is the local primary school while Malmesbury Primary and High Schools are only a short drive away. Just an hour away you’ll also find the internationally recognised University of Cape Town.


Supermarkets, banks and ATMs are readily available while antique shops make for perfect gift-shopping.


Within the village there is well-equipped pharmacy and there is a medical doctor in Yzerfontein which is only 25km away. Darling Clinic is a government run facility that also services the area.


Darling is an hour from the Cape Town CBD and features a bus service which gives residents access to the inter City bus routes.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius