Tranquillity and the slow murmur of the South Atlantic Ocean on the gentle white beach sets the ambience for St. Helena Bay.
The small fishing village of St. Helena Bay is a sought after resort holiday destination and residential town. As far as residential property categories go St. Helena Bay property and homes can be classified as middle to upper-class homes with a mixed use of holiday cottages and residential homes.
The status of property in St. Helena Bay property is obvious by their value which compares to homes in middle-class suburbs in say Gauteng.
For permanent residents the primary source of income is Saldanha Bay with its port and the Saldanha Steel Mill owned by Arcelor Mittal and the IDC.
Thus for permanent residents the short 40 minute drive to Saldanha makes up for the pleasure of returning to the tranquillity and beauty of St. Helena Bay. The many suburbs of St. Helena Bay are a matter of preference and of course the proximity to schools and malls servicing the various suburbs.
As a second holiday home St. Helena Bay property is ideal as the growth in property value is stable and demand for homes and vacant stands are high. The same economic factors drive property values in the town as in other town across South Africa like architecture, size, the footprint of homes and interior finishings.
The town is still very much being developed and when looking at the number of vacant stands available it is clear to envisage an expanding property market.
The town has access to schools like Vredenburg High School, Bloemhof Primary School, Laerskool Saldanha and Laerskool Vredenburg.
Helena Bay residents will find all their retail needs in the Vredenburg West Coast Mall which is only 20 minutes’ drive away.
St Helena Bay is a tourist haven and for many inland tourists St. Helena Bay is a second home because of its unspoilt surroundings and then there is also the great fishing and seasonal whale watching off the coast.
Take a tour of the homes in St. Helena Bay via the Myroof web-site.