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Welcome to Engel & Völkers Southern Suburbs Cape Town
At Engel & Völkers we link together the aspirations of discerning individuals, be it in a private or business context, with total passion, and therefore Engel & Völkers is ideally suited to the property market of areas such as Constantia, Rondebosch, Claremont, Mowbray and Pinelands as well as the greater southern suburbs.
Established in 1977, the Engel & Völkers global network links together over three thousand employees and more than 600 offices in 35 countries on 5 continents. Engel & Volkers was ranked in the top 50 best global franchises by Franchise Direct in 2009/11
The group of suburbs lying to the South East of the Cape Town city bowl are collectively known as the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.
The Southern Suburbs territory stretches from Mowbray on it’s Northern edge (bordering City Bowl) to Westlake in the South and encompasses a variety of individual suburbs each with it’s own ambience and attractions that offer a unique experience for those lucky enough to own property in the Southern Suburbs.
The Southern Suburbs area is very popular among the growing families of Cape Town, with easy access to a number of the top schools in the Western Cape such as SACS, Bishops, Wynberg Girls and more, you become part of a network that extends beyond your property lines. The Southern Suburbs also provide world class shopping facilities such as Cavendish Square in Claremont which hosts a number of luxury clothing and retail shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities.
The Southern Suburbs provides such a vast historic background and beauty, with the result that these properties have shown a very steady increase in value over the years. To the investor, this means that purchasing houses for sale in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town will always be a valuable investment for any person looking to combine lifestyle with return on investment.
Key attractions within the Southern Suburbs are the Constantia Winelands, which are home to some of the best known and oldest estates in South Africa. The photo of the Constantia winelands hereunder is courtesy of Ian Junor.
Another fantastic attraction to view is the sensational Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, close to Constantia, which is perfect for family outings all year long.
Herebelow is a summary of what each of the Suburbs offer:
Mowbray – Students abound in this lively area close to the University of Cape Town.
Rondebosch – The excellent schools of SACS, Bishops and Rondebosch Boys as well as the University of Cape Town all lie in Rondebosch, and therefore this area is very popular with families, intellectuals and students.
Newlands – The home of sport in Cape Town, with Newlands cricket and rugby grounds lying side by side with the impressive Devil’s Peak as backdrop. Newlands is an older, established residential area close to schools with traditional homes.
Pinelands – Popular with first time homeowners this suburb has good schools and has good proximity to main roads and the airport.
Claremont – The commercial heart of the Southern Suburbs with upmarket shopping centres such as Cavendish Square and offices.The exclusive girl’s school of Herschel is located in Claremont with equally up market residential areas.
Bishops Court – The official residence of the Archbishop of Cape Town as well as numerous foreign embassy residences.Possibly the most exclusive suburb in Africa, homes found here are owned by very wealthy locals and foreigners.
Constantia – Historic wine farms surrounded by beautiful residential areas are the hallmark of the suburb of Constantia. This attractive leafy suburb has a decidedly country feel and is nestled amongst the mountains of the Cape. Our Engel & Volkers office is located in the Farrier Centre in Constantia. Please come and pop in and experience our superior service offering.
Other suburbs in our license territory include Kenilworth, Bergvliet, Tokai and Plumstead, all offering more affordable residential areas.
In the Southern Suburbs we are furthermore spoilt for choice with top class restaurants, theatres and bars. From student digs to über exclusive residences, this area has a wide property offering with an emphasis on the above average income earner.
The Engel & Volkers brand is delighted to be associated with the Southern Suburbs, indeed one of the most beautiful parts of the Western Cape.
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Engel & Völkers Southern Suburbs
Shop 25 Farriers Centre
53 Constantia Main Rd
Constantia Cape Town
Tel: 021 761 2200
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