FHlogoFisherhaven Properties was established 30 years ago and has concluded hundreds of successful transactions with satisfied buyers and sellers, including overseas investors. Many of our clients are now happily residing in Fisherhaven.

But it is not just about buying and selling of property in this area, we can also assist with ANY other property-related issues, such as:

  • leasing of homes in the area;
  • written valuations for tax or estate purposes, based on thorough comparative market analysis;
  • clearing overgrowth and alien vegetation from vacant land, using enviro-friendly methods;
  • providing information on community-related issues, such as the Lake Marina Yacht and Boat Club, or the Fisherhaven Ratepayers Association;
  • advice on buying or selling, as well as professional legal services.

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Welcome to Fisherhaven, South Africa, your best choice for affordable holiday, retirement or investment property near the Cape coast! With over 20 years experience in this area Fisherhaven Properties is the best choice to find your dream plot, holiday home or residence.

With it’s natural beauty, flora and fauna, lagoon and watersport facilities, property in Fisherhaven is more sought after than ever before. Its proximity to Cape Town, Somerset West, Hermanus and other South African coastal resorts makes Fisherhaven a great place for leisure, retirement or your family home.

Fisherhaven is situated only 110 kilometres from Cape Town and about 45 minutes drive from Cape Town International airport. Geographically it is situated at 34°22’south 19°08’east.


Houses for Sale

The village of Fisherhaven has residential properties, used partly for weekend and holiday accommodation. More and more families are choosing Fisherhaven as their home and commute daily to their place of work in Hermanus, or other areas nearby. There is also a general dealer shop, aquatic club, public slipway and beaches safe for children.

Property sizes range from about 9OO to 15OO square metres and are generally very level. Because of the gentle slope of the entire area, many of the properties offer beautiful north-facing lagoon and mountain views, an unusual feature in many of the Cape coastal areas. Basic services have been installed, with electricity and water available to all properties in Fisherhaven. Only a few of the roads in Fisherhaven have not been tarred at this stage. Owners of vacant properties are not obliged to build within a certain period of time. Fisherhaven forms part of the Overstrand Municipality.

Plots / Vacant Land

There is a good selection of vacant land for sale. Price range is always influenced by various factors such as position, size, view and distance from the waterfront. Here is an example of what is typically available:

  • Plot with business rights, ideal position for shop/cafe;
  • Residential plot, nice mountain views. Size 1200 square metres;
  • Large plot near lagoon (1600 square metres), nice views and good position;
  • Double plot (2300 square metres), centrally located;
  • Very large plot (8,000 square metres), good position near lagoon, development potential

Whatever your property requirements may be, please do not hesitate to call us for more information!

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The prestigious Arabella Golf Estate is situated on the opposite bank of the lagoon, as is the Benguela Cove Wine Estate (still under construction). The proximity to these two upmarket developments is already increasing the value of property in Fisherhaven, and no doubt when Benguela Cove is completed in the next few months we will see a good increase in property value and sales in the area. This is the best time to obtain property in Fisherhaven before the prices sky-rocket!

For those wishing to get away from the city and settle in the Overberg, all major banks are represented, there is a Pick ‘n Pay, two Spars, all main vehicle dealerships and service centres. There are two hospitals, a medi-clinic and many private practitioners. For pets there are three established veterinary practices. The small town friendliness and personal service is something you will immediately enjoy.

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This is one of the last towns on this stretch of coastline where property close to or on the lagoon can still be obtained for a reasonable price. All properties boast panoramic mountain views and many have views over the lagoon.

Activities include sailing, fishing, bird watching, hiking, mountain biking, power boating, waterskiing, wakeboarding, kiteboarding, wind surfing, canoeing and swimming. For the more adventurous, micro light aircraft lessons and flights are offered nearby. Fisherhaven is close to the sea for activities such as diving, sailing, sea fishing and crayfishing.

A few minutes drive away, Hermanus and Onrus have a wide selection of restaurants and coffee shops. The resident whale crier alerts all visitors when there are whales in the bay.


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Fisherhaven can be reached from Cape Town by travelling along the N2 road and turning off at the village of Bot River. Drive along the R43 road for about 15 kilometres towards Hermanus and you will see the Bot River estuary and the Fisherhaven turnoff on your right.

The village is situated on the eastern shores of the Bot river estuary. An alternate route is along the scenic coastal road R44 from Strand via Kleinmond. Fisherhaven is only 15 kilometres from the very popular coastal resort of Hermanus, internationally very famous for it’s whale watching and annual whale festival.

34° 21′ 23.3856″ S, 19° 7′ 55.9272″ E    
( -34.356496000, 19.132202000 )

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