Houses For Sale In Mitchells Plain Property Area Information

Suburb Name: Mitchells Plain

Mitchells Plain is the most historical significant suburb in Cape town and probably the Western Cape and to this day the most sought after area by political parties such as the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) because:

Mitchells Plain housing was created as a "model township for coloureds" by the apartheid government during the 1970s’. The government built houses for sale in Mitchells Plain for coloured victims of forced removal due to the implementation of the Group Areas Act. Mitchell's Plain houses are about 20 km from the city of Cape Town. It is South Africas 4th largest township (after Khayelitsha in cape town, Soweto in Gauteng and Mdantsane in East London). Mitchells Plain houses between 1.2 million - 1.9 million residents ( the exact figure has not been confirmed but the City of Cape Town estimates its about 1.8 million).

Mitchells plain property is like a city in itself and it consists of numerous suburbs with houses for sale in Mitchells Plein. The western half includes houses for sale in Westridge, Rocklands, Strandfontein, Portlands, Westgate, Woodlands, Colorado Park, Rondevlei Park and Weltevreden. The eastern half includes houses for sale in Lentegeur, Tafelsig, Searidge Park, Montrose park, Morgenster, Eastridge, Beacon Valley.

Geographic location :
Mitchells Plain is on the cape Flats and is situated next to Strandfontein houses on it’s western border, Phillipi, Cross Roads and Athlone houses on the northern side, Khayelitsha on it’s east and the False Bay Coastline to the South.

Mitchells Plain property offers easy access to main routes because  Mitchells Plain houses for sale is a centrally located suburb area with the R300 linking to areas such as Blue Downs, Eerste River, Kuils River, Brackenfell and Bellville. The R300 and Vanguard Drive (Weltevreden Drive) also provides easy access to the N2 and N1 as well as facilities such as Grand West Casino in Goodwood. Spine Road and Baden Powell Drive links the area to Strandfontein property & Muizenberg on the western side and Khayelitsha, Eersteriver, Blue Downs and Stellenbosch on the eastern side.

The Mitchells Plein area also has good public transport such as the taxi service, Golden Arrow bus service and metro rail train stations eg. Lentegeur Station and kapteinsklip station.

Mitchells Plain property for sale represents excellent value for money. The type of housing found in Mitchells Plain are mainly freestanding houses, semi detached houses, and Maisonettes or Town Houses. Mitchells Plain houses are typically medium sized but the area caters for everybody so you will find some low cost housing in certain parts of Mitchells Plain and then there are also spacious houses in Mitchells Plain. Typically plot sizes are around 200 square metres and houses are typically about 60 to 80 square metres. With these houses selling for around R200 000 to R400 000 it represents the best value for money houses in Cape Town. Bigger properties in Mitchells Plain would go for about R500 000 to R700 000 and low cost housing could go for anywhere between R50 000 to R200 000.

Mitchells Plain commercial properties have become very valuable in recent years as they in high demand due to the huge potential market that any business can tap into because of the large population in Mitchells Plain. There are many hugely successful businesses operating in the Mitchells plain area both large and small businesses eg. Pick ‘n Pay, Edgars, Cash Build, Virgin Active etc

Although Mitchells Plain is predominantly a lower to middle income suburb there are many professionals, public service workers and business people have also made Mitchells Plain their home. Many property investors enjoy buying property in Mitchells Plain because it provides excellent ROI (return on investment). It is one of the few places in Cape Town where you can still buy a house and the rental you receive can cover your mortgage bond.

Some facilities in or near Mitchells plain include Wolfgat Nature Reserve, Strandfontein Pavillion, Mnandi Beach, Blue Waters, Monwabisi Beach, Westridge Gardens etc

Mitchells Plain has a good infrastructure eg. Mitchell's Plain Police Station Police SAPS, Strandfontein Police SAPS, Phillipi East police station, Mitchells Plain Post office, Department of Home Affairs, Department of Justice, Department of Labour, Strandfontein sewerage works, Mitchells plain Traffic Centre in Eastridge etc 

The mitchells Plain are also boast loads of m edical facilities eg. Lentegeur Hospital, Mitchell's Plain Medical Centre, Melomed Centre, Mitchells Plain Day Hospital, Mitchells Plain MOU, Mitchells Plain Promenade Medical Centre, Mitchells plain Town Centre Medical Centre, Lukhanyo clinic mitchells Plain, Eastridge clinic, Lentegeur Mitchells Plain Dental Clinic, Mitchells plain Community health clinic, Westridge community health clinic, Lentegeur Municipal Clinic, Rocklands municipal clinic, Strandfontein Community Health Centre, Tafelsig Mitchells plain clinic etc

Mitchells Plein Commerce & Retail is currently thriving with many shops, supermarkets, businesses, banks, convenience stores, petrol stations etc. Examples of these are Colorado Shopping Centre, Westgate Mall, Liberty Promenade Mall, 7/11, Multisave, Checkers Shoprite Lentegeur, Shoprite Rocklands, Shoprite Mitchells Plain, Pick n Pay Mitchells plain Promenade, Shell, Engen, Caltex, BP Westridge service station, FNB, Standard Bank , Nedbank , ABSA, Mitchells Plain Town Centre, Clicks, Woolworths, Total, Clocktower motors lentegeur, Woodlands Service centre, Cedars Service Centre, Seaview Service centre, Fruit and veg city mitchells plain, Steers westgate, Nandos mitchells plain, Debonaires Westgate Mall, McDonalds Mitchells plain, KFC Westridge, Steers promenade, Lentegeur Shopping centre, Rocklands Shopping Centre, Mitchells Plain Shopping Centre

Schools in Mitchells Plain are plentiful eg. Highlands Primary School, Northwood Primary School, West End Primary School, Woodlands High Secondary School, Meadowridge Primary School, Hyacinth PrimarySchool, Cornflower Primary School, Lantana Primary School, Lentegeur Secondary School, West End Primary School, Aloeweg Primary School, Aloe High SecondarySchool, Hazeldene Primary School, Portland Primary School, Duneside Primary School, Jamaica Primary School, Mondale Secondary School, Caravelle Primary School, Spine View Primary School, Eislebeen Rd Primary School, Seaview Primary School, Glendale High Secondary School, Dennegeur Ave Primary School, Strandfontein Primary School, Hillside Primary School, Strandfontein High Secondary School, Parkhurst Primary School, Ridgeville Primary School, Harvester Primary School, Beacon Training Centre, Westridge High Secondary School, Westville Primary school, Bergsig Lane Primary School, Princeton Secondary School

Examples of Sports facilities in Mitchells Plain and  sporting codes include Potlands Sports Complex, Westridge Swimming Baths, Rocklands sports centre, Stephen Regan Sports complex in Westridge.

Sporting codes most popular in Mitchells plain are Swimming, soccer, baseball, rugby etc

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