Melkbosstrand property is found in the gorgeous coastal village situated on the West Coast. The name Melkbosstrand means “Milk Bush Beach” a... Read More
Melkbosstrand property is found in the gorgeous coastal village situated on the West Coast. The name Melkbosstrand means “Milk Bush Beach” and was named after the milkwood trees which are a species of euphorbia. Melkbosstrand was developed in 1924 and consisted of the Damhuis, a lovely Cape Dutch homestead which is a heritage site today, a few other holiday houses, a Post Office and a Cafe. Melkbosstrand is a historical village where the Battle of Blaauwberg was fought.
Melkbosstrand is the gateway to the West Coast and is nestled between numerous reserves and conservation areas. The beach has lawns that provide excellent facilities for picnics and braai's. There are great spots from which to enjoy a spectacular view of the sun setting over the Atlantic Ocean. The Melkbosstrand flora consists of two major veld types: West Coast Strandveld and Dune Veld. This unique fynbos can be seen flourishing in the spring when the village and its surrounds are smothered with an unbelievable variety of colourful wild flowers such as gazanias, vygies, cancer bush, cineraries and lachenalias. Enjoy long lazy strolls along the vast stretches of pristine beach and indulge in a bit of whale spotting in the spring with the warm white sand under your feet and the tide rushing up to meet you. The community of Melkbosstrand are known to be warm and hospitable and are proud of their village and like to keep their village and beaches clean. Another advantage of owning Melkbosstrand property is that most properties are situated close to schools, shopping centres, restaurants and a Netcare hospital. There is easy access to the West Coast Road (40min drive to Yzerfontein, one hour drive to Langebaan) and N7 (30 minutes to the Malmesbury property area and Swartland region). Melkbosstrand is 30 minutes from Cape Town CBD and Durbanville wine routes and 45 minutes from Cape Town International Airport.Melkbosstrand properties are central to all major attractions!
Melkbosstrand property is offered in many forms, namely apartments, houses, security complexes, guest houses and for those who enjoy estate living, there is the Atlantic Beach Golf Estate featuring some 857 private homes situated around an 18 hole golf course where a secure lifestyle is of the utmost importance. Access to the Atlantic Beach Golf Estate is strictly controlled and access points are manned 24/7. The grounds of Atlantic Beach Golf Estate are patrolled and there is a secure perimeter fence. Rawson properties Melkbosstrand are accredited real estate agents for Atlantic Beach Golf Estate.
Spend the day bird watching while taking in the magnificent scenery of the West Coast floral kingdom, then end off with a picnic on the beach with Table Mountain in the background while watching another captivating sunset over the ocean. For those leading more active lifestyles, there are hiking trails in the Koeberg Nature Reserve and a range of outdoor activities such as 4x4 trails, surfing, jet skiing, sailing, kiteboarding, fishing, cycling, mountain biking and golf. Melkbosstrand has a very safe slipway for boat launching and has its own N.S.R.I. base. The Koeberg Nuclear Power Station and tourism are the main industries of Melkbosstrand. Melkbosstrand Rental property is very popular for those seeking to get away from the hustle and bustle as well as for the many overseas contractors that service the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station. Melkbosstrand has a cultural centre which is available for use by organisations or societies who wish to present cultural or educational programmes. You can dine out along the beachfront at one of the many popular restaurants and enjoy the fantastic view of the ocean.
Melkbosstrand receives its rain from April to October and has year round sunshine. In the winter the daytime temperatures rarely fall below 10°. The South Atlantic High dominates Cape Town's climate which results in strong south-easterly winds in the summer (which is wonderful for windsurfing and kiteboarding) and a north-westerly wind in the winter which brings cold fronts. The average rainfall of 375mm per annum is less than the average for most Cape Town property areas, which means that you have more time to enjoy the sunny benefits of owning your piece of Melkbosstrand property on the West Coast.
(GPS coordinates: 33 degree 43'50'S and 18 degree 26'10'E) Read Less