In 1865, 19 ships in ran aground in Table Bay Cape Town. The
commander of one of those ships was Captain Parow. From this it is evident that
Parow and Parow Valley are old and well-established suburbs located in the
northern suburbs of Cape Town.
Over the decades Parow has expanded and today boasts a
number of its own suburbs of which one is Parow Valley.
Parow Valley is a mixed use suburb consisting of
freestanding homes and apartments. Property values would suggest that Parow
Valley is a middle-class suburb which is currently the best performing segment
in the marketplace.
Pensioners also favour Parow Valley for its prime location
and the number of apartments to choose from makes it perfect for first-time
buyers as it is close to amenities like schools, malls, commercial and
Being such an old established suburb means the homes date
back to an era where sturdy construction was the order of the day and with the
signature pressed ceilings and hardwood flooring and bay windows, which offer
loads of potential for investors in the renovation end of things.
Industrial hubs within the borders of Parow Valley are Parow
Industrial, Elsies River Industrial and Sacks Circle. Within easy access are
Epping 1 & 2 and Maitland.
For residents of Parow Valley there is no real need to spend
time on congested freeways to reach destinations as most of the surrounds are
reached via Voortrekker Road, Jan Van Riebeeck Road or De La Ray Road.
Residents with schools attending children have a number of
reputable schools to choose from such as Parowvallei Primary School, Northlink
College – Parow Campus, Parow High School and The Settlers High School. Parow
Valley is also close to the Parow UNISA Campus.
Of malls residents have more than enough to choose from of
which all are within easy access such as Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, N1 City
Mall and Parow Centre.
Take a tour of the homes in Parow Valley via the Myroof web-site.