Tygervalley, Cape Town North
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Essentially, when Capetonians talk of Tygervalley they are referring to the Tygervalley Shopping Centre - a huge monolith and a ‘shop ‘till you drop’ destination in the northern suburbs. It’s easy to get to Tygervalley - the 82 844m² mall is just off the N1 and 20 minutes’ from Cape Town - and offers a lot of shops, and when it’s rainy season is destination number one for much of Northern Cape Town.
But Tygervalley, a suburb of Bellville, is also a fast growing business and a retail district that brings modern - leading décor stores, medical centres, multinationals, trendy restaurants and big corporates - to the heart of the northern suburbs. Durban Road includes flashy car dealers, restaurants and important legal and accounting firms. In a sense it’s Sandton in Cape Town, but without the drawbacks of rude drivers, incessant crime and billboard overload.
Then there’s the Tyger Valley Waterfront, which to add to the confusion is based in Durbanville. This is a mixture of commercial and residential property on Carl Cronje Drive, built around an old quarry that no longer offends with its gaping ugliness, but instead includes a 4 ha man-made lake and a real storm water waterfall, which comes into its own during winter. The development is fast becoming a huge attraction, with modern buildings hugging the water canals, reminiscent of Cape Town’s ‘real’ waterfront.
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Durbanville is in the heart of Wine Country, and does not fail to impress with its own range of renowned wines. This area is home to the Cape’s two coolest wine regions due to the icy breezes off the ocean and the mists that roll down the surrounding mountains in the early evening ... more information
The 309 hectare reserve stands on a series of hills with incredible 360 degree views over Cape Town. Sit awhile on the west side, once you've climbed the highest point of the reserve (not a difficult task as the entrance is virtually at the top anyway) and watch the planes coming in ... more information
This is a mixture of commercial and residential property on Carl Cronje Drive. It includes a 4 ha man-made lake and a real storm water waterfall. The development is becoming a huge attraction, with modern buildings hugging the water canals, reminiscent of Cape Town’s ‘real’ waterfront.
The hottest shopping street in the Cape. Located in the northern suburbs of Cape Town alongside the greenbelt of Elsieskraal river and opposite the TygerValley centre, Willowbridge is South Africa's first true lifestyle centre. A world class, open-air shopping experience. It's the place where you can amble ... more information
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