Welgemoed, Western Cape

Welgemoed at a glance

Welgemoed is known for its peaceful atmosphere, beautiful vistas towards the Stellenbosch and Hottentots Holland Mountains, an excellent bilingual pre-primary and primary school, large plots and homes overlooking the golf course -- all popular with both young and mature families. The Tygerberg Nature Reserve that borders Welgemoed on the hill, is a bird lover’s paradise, with a total of 158bird species, and has many walking trails and picnic facilities. High-tech security surveillance cameras with car registration recognition are set on main roads. Property prices reflect the popularity of this area with houses ranging from renovation options to classic to contemporary.

Welgemoed is one of the most central locations in the Northern Suburbs, an established neighbourhood with tree-lined avenues spread over the Tygerberg Hills and just 25km away from Cape Town CBD, only 14km from Cape Town International Airport, and 36km from Stellenbosch and the winelands. Excellent schools, hospitals and Medi-clinics all in a radius of 5 - 10 km. Positioned just above the N1 and bordering the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and Bellville Golf Course (18-hole)

Schools & Higher Learning

  • Several Play Schools and Day Care Centres

  • Welgemoed Pre-Primary -- Dual and in Kommissaris ST

  • Welgemoed Primary -- Dual medium classes, centre to community

  • DF Malan High School -- Afrikaans (4,2km)

  • Fairmont High School -- English (6km)


Welgemoed Forum is the local shopping mall with doctors, optometrists, vets, Clicks, Woolworths Foods, a video shop, coffee shop, hair salon, Pool Medics, Pick ‘n Pay,dry-cleaners, a 24hr Engen Garage and more.

Tyger Valley and Willowbridge Shopping Center (4,5km).

Guest Houses


  • Intercare Medical & Dental (4.6km)

  • Louis Leipoldt Medi-Clinic (4km)

  • Panorama Medi-Clinic (5,9km)