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This single level freestanding home positioned on a 294 m² erf is situated on a corner plot. The home is enclosed and secured with a solid boundary wall around the property. The home has been extended to accommodate a larger family. The home comprises of a fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar area. The lounge is spacious and filled with lots of natural light leading out onto a generous size patio/ stoep. The home further accommodates three bedrooms all with built – in cupboards and two bathrooms one full bathroom that service the two bedrooms and an en-suite bathroom in the main bedroom. An extra feature to the home is the separate entrance consisting of a one bedroom with built-in cupboards, fully tiled bathroom with shower, toilet and hand basin as well as a lovely fitted kitchenette with dining counter. There is un-covered parking space for two cars and has the potential to easily add a carport or garage.  More details of this OceanView house for sale.

Win R300-00 Shopping Voucher

Win R300-00 Shopping Voucher

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WIN WITH OUR OCEAN VIEW FACEBOOK PAGE

Our first competition – many more to come!

"What do you like most about living in Ocean View?"

We are giving a R300-00 shopping voucher to the best answer!
Answer as a comment to the Facebook Post and we will announce the winner (also as a comment to the post as well as here on our Blog) at the end of December!

Ocean View – a township experience with a difference

Ocean View – a township experience with a difference

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Meet a local fishing family. Assist in the preparation of a delicious three-course seafood meal in their kitchen. Take a walking tour of the township, hear of its history and learn how to handle local fish. This, and much more, is what to expect of an Ocean View township food tour.

Perhaps it Cheryl Wyngaard’s passion for people, or her big heart, that makes you want to sit in her modest dining room in Cape Town's Ocean View township and listen to stories of this small fishing community while on a township food tour.

Ocean View is a township near the fishing village of Kommetjie, approx. 45 minutes drive from the centre of Cape Town. It is here where members of South Africa’s coloured community were forcibly moved in 1968 under the Apartheid regime. Most families in Ocean View eek out a living through the catching and selling of fish.

As a young woman, Wyngaard decided to get into the tourism industry, and in the process has helped uplift her community while sharing their traditional way of life with travellers. Wyngaard started her tourism business with a tiny yellow boat, taking visitors out to catch crayfish. According to Wyngaard, her ancestors, who arrived from South America, were among the first fishermen to introduce hand line fishing to the Cape. Many of Ocean View's fishermen still use this practice today.

Wyngaard's husband Stephen and son Melshaw – a registered tourist guide – teach the art of hand line fishing to travellers on boat excursions around the Cape Peninsula. Today Wyngaard operates fishing excursions with three motorised boats. Melshaw also takes guests on guided township experience tours around Ocean View to visit community upliftment projects and to meet the locals.

A popular stop on the tourist map is Wyngaard's home in Ocean View, where visitors help her prepare a delicious three-course seafood lunch or dinner, and then dine while listening to her fascinating tales about her family and the Ocean View community.

Wyngaard's big heart extends to helping her community, and she and her family feed 400 children daily. For some, it's their only meal of the day. Wyngaard lives by the motto 'the more you give, the more you get back' – and giving is what she does best.

City opens new recreation hub for Ocean View community

City opens new recreation hub for Ocean View community

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The City’s Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department officially opened the Ocean View Multi-Purpose Centre on Women’s Day, Tuesday, 09 August 2011. It was well attended by the surrounding communities, residents were bowled-over with the new facilities on offer and all enjoyed much fun and many games.
 
The goal of the new hub is to offer sport facilities and recreation activities to the surrounding community of Retreat, Ottery, Lotus River, Parkwood, Grassy Park, Elfindale, Steenberg, Seawinds, Claremont, Hout Bay, Newlands, Plumstead, Wynberg, Mowbray, Diep River, Simon’s Town, Muizenberg, Fish Hoek, Kommetjie, Kalk Bay, Clovelly, Misty Cliffs and Ocean View. 
Facilities include a basketball court, netball court, two soccer pitches, three badminton courts, a volleyball court and an AstroTurf soccer field – while the range of activities offered include aerobics, arts and crafts, board games, dancing, music and drama classes. A recent study conducted across the Cape metropole showed that only 24.6% of adult residents in Cape Town participate in physical activities in their spare time, yet 60% rate themselves as healthy. Almost 90% of Capetonians feel that sport and recreation is important for communities in Cape Town. 

As a result of the study the Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department has embarked on a project to establish recreation hubs in each district – the Ocean View Multi-Purpose Centre being a result of this. The hubs are the core facilities at which various sport and recreation activities take place, on a regular basis. 
The City regards sport and recreation as an important tool – contributing not only to youth development, but also to the development of communities and the fostering of social cohesion. 
Visit the new Ocean View Multi-Purpose Centre at Milky Way, Ocean View. 

Ocean View – Property for R550 000

Ocean View – Property for R550 000

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This family home has much to offer! Paved drive way and carport providing space for two parked vehicles behind the boundary wall. The home is entered into an open plan designed lounge/ dining area featuring a Jetmaster fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with a built-in gas stove / hob and lots of cupboard space. The home consists of three laminated floors bedrooms and each room benefits from built in cupboards. The main bedroom has dark wood laminated floors and features a beautiful handmade velvet headboard that is complemented by the two stainless steel fitted side lamps and multi-rope. There are two bathrooms one is the family bathroom that serves the two bedrooms and the other is the spacious main en-suite only with shower. The back door opens into a complete enclose entertainment area filled with plenty of natural light. This area is beautifully furnished with black wood tables and chairs' creating a cosy relaxing atmosphere. This area is ideal for indoor winter evenings with an additional room adjoining the entertainment area and is currently used as a gym, but could be used for purpose of choice. See more and video!

Ocean View – Property for R620 000

Ocean View – Property for R620 000

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This spacious family home is built over three levels. Upon entering the home the character and charm stands out immediately with a beautiful stained glass front door, high ceilings and wooden floors. There is a well appointed farm – style kitchen that features a floating centre island. The open plan lounge / dining room have solid oregan pine floors and meticulous handmade finishes that gives a homely feeling. The lounge opens onto a large wooden deck taking in magnificent sea and mountain views across the nearby Atlantic Ocean and not too distant Chapmans Peak Mountain. From the lounge there is an attractive wooden staircase that leads up to the main and second bedrooms that both have laminated flooring and built in cupboards only in the main bedroom. The third bedroom is situated close to the living area and kitchen on the middle level. The ground floor of the home has a huge work shop room and alongside is a secure covered off – street parking for 2 cars.  Click here for more pictures details and a video.

Ocean View – Property for R350 000

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Single level family home in Ocean View, positioned on a larger than average plot measuring 228 m². The home features a pretty well maintained garden that blossom with different colorful flowers, which immediately gives the home great street appeal. The home is suitable as a starter home with potential to extent as the family grows bigger. The property is freestanding and provides easy access around the home. 

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