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Here’s why Cape Town’s Rondebosch is a great property location

18 Jun 2019

A suburb known for its versatility and lush surroundings, Rondebosch in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs has grown and developed considerably in recent years. The area is home to a plethora of amenities and provides residents with a host of living and lifestyle options.Mike Greeff, CEO of Greeff Christie’s International Real Estate, says there is immense value to be found in Rondebosch and it offers first-time buyers, qualified buyers and investors the perfect opportunity to enter a thriving area.

This four bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom home in Rondebosch, Cape Town, offers a double volume entrance with crystal chandeliers, undercover patio and pool. It is selling for R9.8 million - click here to view.

Rondebosch has shown continued robust values in the midst of environment where  property value has been challenged, he says. The area has a range of attractive properties on offer, from full title to attractive sectional title buys.

With a population of just over 10 000, Rondebosch is an area with almost as many sectional title as full title properties, with Lightstone Statistics for the suburb showing 2 852 freehold properties and 2 760 sectional title, further proving the area’s ability to evolve with changing times.

This two bedroom, two bathroom home in Rondebosch Village, Cape Town, is within a walking distance to UCT and other amenities. It is on the market for R2.495 million - click here to view.

Rondebosch caters to every type of buyer and life stage, says Greeff, and many of the multi-generational homes in the area have been occupied by three and sometimes four generations who have never needed to move due to the “superb level of convenience” that Rondebosch offers.

He says one of the biggest drawcards of the Rondebosch area is its geographic location. It is situated along one of the most historic arterial routes of the Mother City - Main Road. It also has access to the M5, M3, N1 and N2 routes within minutes of leaving the suburb.

This two bedroom,one bathroom apartment in Rondebosch, Cape Town, offers a renovated kitchen, fireplace and is close to amenities. It is on the market for R2.499 million - click here to view.

“Rondebosch boasts ease of commute, the cherry-on-the-top being that some of the most historic and best schools in the country are located along these very routes, these include Rondebosch Boys High School and Bishops Diocesan College."

“Parents with school-going children can appreciate the benefit of avoiding detours and extended commutes in order to get kids to schools of choice.”

Healthcare, hospitals, amenities and shopping are within walking distance of most parts of Rondebosch, with the added benefit of the walks meandering through some of the most beautiful tree-lined avenues and lanes.

This four bedroom, three bathroom home in Rondebosch, Cape Town, offers mountain views, patio and pool. It is selling for R5 999 999 million - click here to view.

“Historic homes are immediately apparent, and history abounds wherever you look,” says Greeff. “Home to some of the most historic fields, churches and sporting facilities in the country, this amazing suburb is steeped in hundreds of years of culture.”

This legacy is represented in the architecture with Cape vernacular, country estates, villas and ultra-modern contemporary designs all residing in this eclectic suburb.

This four bedroom, two bathroom home in Rondebosch, Cape Town, is selling for R4.5 million - click here to view.

“Whether you are thinking of upscaling, moving closer to work, getting the kids to the best schools or just looking for an area that offers an outstanding quality of life, the Southern Suburbs gem of Rondebosch has everything you could ever need and more,” says Greeff.

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