The suburb of Welgelegen in Bellville is a highly sought after residential suburb. This stems from various factors such as the stable growth in property values, its prime location in relation to commercial and industrial hubs via the major roads, the close proximity to reputable schools, good service delivery and access to malls.
Welgelegen is an old and well-established suburb which is very much a family oriented suburb which is visibly obvious from the neat sidewalks, tree lined streets and the well-maintained homes.
A mixed property usage which consist of freehold homes and townhouses means established and newly formed families can enter this middle-class suburb and there is generally a trend for people who reside here to upgrade to larger homes within the suburb due to its tranquillity and prime location.
With townhouses being within the segment with the most movement the choices are endless and the retired community also enjoy what the suburb has to offer.
The architecture of homes in the suburb is mixed which means it is not an age specific suburb like say Sandton in Gauteng or Fresnaye which will appeal more to the young executive types. For that Welgelegen has homes that cater to this requirement with more contemporary designed homes.
The laid back atmosphere of the general Cape Town has also filtered in to Welgelegen and has a quiet appeal of an old world charm.
Access to industrial hubs like Stikland Industrial, Bellville South Industrial and Epping 1&2 are reached via roads such as Carl Cronje Drive, the N1 and Old Oak Road which also connect to the commercial hubs in and around Tyger Valley.
Schools which service Welgemoed are Welgemoed Primary School, Kenridge Primary School and Eversdal Primary School.
From the number of primary schools nearby it could also be a good indication to the young age of residents to Welgelegen.
Malls close to Welgelegen are Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, Fairbridge Mall and Willowbridge Shopping Centre.
Take a tour of the homes in Welgelegen via the Myroof web-site.