The old-world charm of Bellville did not leave Oakglen behind. As the name may suggest the lifestyle in Oakglen is sedate and this is echoed by the neat sidewalks and manicured gardens.
Oakglen is a middle-class suburb with a mixed property usage consisting of freehold homes, townhouses and apartments. This opens up the market for a larger income group to reside in this idyllic suburb inviting pensioners, newlyweds, young families and the more established families.
The architecture will also appeal to a wide spectrum as the architecture is a mixture of classic conventional, period homes and modern contemporary styles. So it is obvious that the suburb has changed with time and thus ensuring a constant appeal.
The appeal of Oakglen as a residential address is further highlighted by its prime location in relation to amenities like industrial or commercial hubs, schools and malls. Access and the prime location are highlighted by major and minor roads such as Old Paarl Road, Kuils River Road which connects to the N1 and easy access to Old Oak Road.
Industrial hubs which make up part of the household income possible are Stikland Industrial, Sacks Circle Industrial, Bellville South Industrial and Brackenfell Industrial.
For those employed in the commercial sector access to hubs in the Cape Town CBD, Plattekloof and Durbanville the access is just as convenient further highlighting the prime location of Oakglen.
The suburb would not be complete without easy access to schools and Oakglen has a number of well-establish reputable schools to choose from such as Excelsior Primary School, Bellville High School, Bellville Primary School, Hebron Christenskool and Bellpark Primary School.
For entertainment and access to venues residents are spoilt as places like Century City, Canal Walk, The V&A Waterfront and GrandWest Casino are within easy access.
Malls that cater for retail needs close to Oakglen are Fairbridge Mall, Willowbridge Shopping Centre and Tygervalley Centre.
Take a tour of the homes in Oakglen via the Myroof web-site.