As far as remote locations go, Shelley Point in St Helena Bay is remote, or this the current mystical veil surrounding a fast developing haven for the well-heeled seeking that ultimate in tranquility, exclusivity and originality. Shelley Point is a Private Peninsula Village for the discerning investors.

Being a suburb of the greater St Helena Bay does contribute to the almost quaintness of this developing haven.

At a mere 150km from Cape Town this makes it the perfect weekend getaway for Capetonians and extended holiday makers from further up north. This is the perfect second holiday home investment with the touch of superior exclusivity which the still developing Shelley Point Golf Estate can offer.

Cobalt seas, pearly white beaches and some of the best surfing on offer along with the 9 hole pristine golf course, club house, spa and restaurants, who would not want to invest here and three private bays.

Sampling the homes for sale on the open market it becomes obviously clear that this is trend setting prestige with an undertone of an exclusive fisherman’s village. There are a large number of vacant stands on offer in the estate with the distance from the water’s edge of course influencing the sales values. The astute architect will be able to design a home that can capture the mesmerizing sea views and white beaches, just for that added holiday atmosphere.

As with other estates, Shelley Point has criteria that residents and investors have to conform to like the footprint of homes, exterior finishes and permissible color schemes.

Vredenburg is one of the towns closest to Shelley Point so it is advisable to stock up for the holiday before embarking on the journey to this tranquil haven.

Besides the normal tourist attractions there are also whale watching, abundant crustaceans, mussels, crayfish and line fish for supper.

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