Paarl at a glance
Paarl (English: Pearl) was named after the awe-inspiring sight of the Paarl Domes on the Mountain Range in the morning after a heavy storm.
Originally an outpost for trade between the Dutch and the local Khoi, Paarl is a beautiful town located in the Western Cape Province, and is the third oldest town in South Africa.
Residents of Paarl property take pride in the amazing scenery that completely surrounds Paarl, from the beautiful Wine Routes to the breath taking views of the Paarl Mountain Range. Being flanked by stunning Winelands districts all around, Paarl is indeed the “gateway to Cape wine culture”. It has really become a home to love for many, and Paarl property is not only constantly increasing in popularity, but in value too! Paarl is also one of the towns in South Africa where the predictions are that the price of properties is expected to rise over the next few years.
The town is also filled with great monuments and exciting history that has molded the town, over time, to become the flourishing haven that is today. Famously known for the Paarl Wine Route, Paarl is agriculturally rich and is the perfect place for anyone who likes the “country”. Although Paarl property residents have, over the years, developed a leisurely lifestyle - Cape Town, only a 45 minute drive away, means that exciting nightlife and a city of opportunity is close by.
Paarl hosts some of the finest schools in the country; Paarl Gimnasium High School, La Rochelle Girls' High School, Paarl Boys' High School, Paarl Girls' High and New Orleans Secondary School to name a few. Paarl Girls' was placed seventeenth in the National Senior Certificate's "Excellence in academic performance" awards in 2012. There are various other schools for children of all ages and the world-renowned University of Cape Town is not far away either.
Paarl Health and Safety
There are a host of good hospitals and clinics to choose from for Paarl property owners. These include TC Newman CHC, Boland Sports Medicine Centre, Paarl Oogsentrum, MediCross Clinic and Paarl Hospital among others. The town is well policed by SAPS police stations, including stations in Paarl and Paarl East.
Shopping wise you have Paarl Mall, Vineyard Centre, Eccentric Trading Centre and others, not forgetting the variety of options in Cape Town.
Paarl Wineries and Leisure
Although residents of Paarl property have almost endless options of past-time activities, the Paarl Wine Route is still one of the main attractions both to local and international tourists.
Some of the most prestigious vineyards in South Africa can be found here including Avondale, Nederburg, Simonsvlei and many a connoisseur’s favourite; Veenwouden. You can enjoy activities such as fishing, hiking, mountain biking and much more!
Purchasing a Paarl property for investment or as a home is something which we can assist you with. The support of a reliable facilitator by your side will enable you to make the best decision based on prevailing market conditions.
Contact one of Chas Everitt Paarl’s real estate specialists today and we will walk you through every step of the way whether buying, selling, leasing or even renting – our expertise and knowledge won’t let you down!
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