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Plattekloof, Parow


Plattekloof at a glance

Plattekloof, situated in Cape Town's northern suburbs, offers an attractive blend of residential tranquillity and commercial vibrancy. From a residential perspective, Plattekloof boasts upscale properties, scenic views of Table Mountain, and a serene ambience, making it an ideal retreat for families and professionals seeking a peaceful suburban lifestyle. With its proximity to major transport routes, shopping centres and reputable schools, Plattekloof presents a desirable residential enclave with convenient access to amenities and recreational facilities. 

From a commercial standpoint, Plattekloof's strategic location and affluent demographic profile make it an appealing market for businesses seeking to establish a presence in a thriving economic hub. With commercial developments ranging from office complexes and retail centres to dining establishments and service providers, Plattekloof offers opportunities for business growth and investment in a dynamic and affluent community.


Plattekloof traces its history back to the early 20th century when it was primarily farmland and grazing pastures. Originally settled by Dutch farmers, the area gradually evolved into a residential suburb as urbanisation expanded in the mid-20th century. 

The name "Plattekloof" derives from Afrikaans, referring to the flat valley ("platte") nestled between the hills ("kloof"). Over the years, Plattekloof has undergone significant development, with the establishment of upscale residential estates, commercial centres and amenities catering to its growing population. Today, it stands as a sought-after suburb renowned for its scenic beauty, affluent lifestyle and vibrant community.

Residential property hotspots

Plattekloof's residential property hotspots are primarily concentrated in its exclusive estates, offering luxurious homes with panoramic views of Table Mountain and the city. Notable hotspots include Baronetcy Estate, offering upscale living in a secure environment and Plattekloof Glen, known for its family-friendly atmosphere and convenient access to amenities. These areas attract discerning buyers seeking prestige, tranquillity and proximity to top schools, shopping centres and recreational facilities.

The neighbouring suburbs of Plattekloof worth noting are Bellville, Bothasig, Brackenfell, Durbanville, Edgemead, Joostenberg Vlakte, Kuils River, Loevenstein, Matroosfontein, Panorama, Parow, Tygervalley and Welgemoed.

Commercial property hotspots

Plattekloof's commercial property hotspots are strategically positioned to capitalise on the area's affluent demographic and thriving economic activity. The Plattekloof Village Centre serves as a prominent commercial hub, featuring a diverse array of retail outlets, dining establishments and service providers catering to the local community's needs. 

The Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, situated nearby, offers a premier shopping and entertainment destination, attracting visitors from across the region. For businesses seeking office space, Plattekloof's office parks, such as Plattekloof Office Park and Tygerberg Office Park, provide modern facilities and convenient access to major transport routes. These commercial hotspots benefit from Plattekloof's central location, excellent infrastructure and proximity to key amenities, making them desirable locations for businesses looking to establish a presence in a dynamic and affluent commercial environment. 

Some of the prime commercial business parks in the area include:

  • Tygerberg Office Park
  • Bellville Business Park
  • Platinum Junction Business Park
  • Plattekloof Office Park

Some of the prime retail parks in the area include:

Industrial property hotspots

While Plattekloof is primarily known for its residential and commercial sectors, it also offers industrial property hotspots catering to various businesses. Montague Park stands out as a key destination, providing modern warehouse and industrial facilities in a well-connected location. With easy access to major transport routes and neighbouring commercial hubs, such as Bellville and Parow, Plattekloof's industrial hotspots offer convenience, accessibility, and opportunities for businesses involved in manufacturing, distribution and logistics.

Some of the prime industrial parks in and around the area include:

  • Montague Park
  • Consani Industrial Park
  • DuVille Industrial Park

Transport and infrastructure

Plattekloof benefits from excellent transport links and infrastructure, facilitating convenient connectivity for residents and businesses alike. Major arterial roads, including the N1 highway and the nearby R300, provide efficient routes to Cape Town's CBD, the airport and surrounding areas. Public transport options, such as bus routes and taxi services, offer further accessibility for commuters. 

Plattekloof's well-maintained roads, pedestrian walkways and cycling lanes promote safe and convenient mobility within the suburb. With its robust transport network and infrastructure, Plattekloof ensures seamless connectivity, enhancing residents' quality of life and businesses' operational efficiency.

Here is a list of the top staff transportation options available in the area:

Plattekloof is 22 minutes (19,1 km) away from Cape Town via the N1 and Cape Town International Airport is also only a 22-minute drive (19,3 km) via the M7.


Plattekloof has some wonderful dining options for you to explore. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to conduct a business meeting, host an interview or grab a quick bite to eat on your lunch break, Plattekloof will have you covered. Some of the best eateries include Cattle Baron Plattekloof, Jason Sushi Restaurant Plattekloof, Copper Club Plattekloof and Moksh Indian Cuisine Welgelegen.

When it comes to healthcare, Plattekloof offers the acclaimed Mediclinic Panorama Hospital, Cure Day Hospitals Bellville and Netcare N1 City Hospital which are all excellent facilities that provide exceptional care.

Discover your path to success in Plattekloof

Plattekloof is a naturally beautiful area with a family-friendly appeal. The stunning views, tranquillity and vibrant community welcome all who are looking for a peaceful lifestyle. The abundance of amenities, commercial and retail hotspots as well as the excellent infrastructure make Plattekloof an ideal location to set roots. If you would like to know more about the area, book a viewing, or simply wish to browse some of the available properties we have, contact Brickfield Properties today.

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