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More About the Suburb of Diep River

More About the Suburb of Diep River

Diep River is a vibrant suburb, ideally located in the Southern Suburbs adjacent to Plumstead to the north and Heathfield to the south. It is named after the river which runs through the area.

A key feature of the suburb is the Diep River Railway Station which is on the main line from Cape Town to Simon’s Town. If offers great access to the Main Road CBD area and also Muizenberg and surrounds for those who enjoy the beaches and surfing.

The Southern Suburbs/Constantiaberg ranks as one of the most desired neighbourhoods in Cape Town. It is home to some of the best schools and top class amenities. It also offers proximity to the Constantia Wine Valley as well as various business and commercial nodes.

Landmarks in Diep River include 3Artsvillage, a new shopping centre (where the 3 Arts was), Jack Black Brewery and Block & Chisel.

Diep River is a great suburb for first-time buyers. Although predominantly older residents, it is getting younger with 32% of recent buyers under 35-years and a further 42% under 49-years.

The suburb offers a mix of freehold (55%) and sectional title (31.91%) property and boasts a steady property market. The bulk of freehold sales is in the R1,5m to R3m range and for sectional title in the R800,000 to R1,5m range.

There is high demand for rental accommodation, hence offering good investment prospects.