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Muizenberg more than a top surf spot for young buyers

30 Jun 2019

Known around the country as the surfing destination of choice, Cape Town's Muizenberg is the place to be to catch some of the country’s most exciting waves. However, it’s not just the ultimate surfing experience that has made the suburb popular - it's also the enticing lifestyle with its all-round appeal.

Greeff says Muizenberg residents are fortunate enough to live like tourists in their own suburb as the area offers so much to explore and get up to.

“The area of Muizenberg is steeped in history and culture and has a truly unique feel. Residents of the area are fortunate enough to live like tourists in their own suburb as the area offers so much to explore and get up to,” says Mike Greeff, CEO of Greeff Christie’s International Real Estate.

“Surfing is definitely a popular pastime, but there is so much more to do and discover, all the while being surrounded by the most beautiful scenery. Buyers that are considering Muizenberg are also fortunate as the area enjoys properties of all kinds, all of which are highlighted by the most beautiful landscape and views.”

This three-storey home in Muizenberg, Cape Town, has four bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and more. It is on the market for R2.795 million - click here to view.

Muizenberg is home to the annual Kite Festival, Casa Labia Morning Concerts and a host of other exciting events, and as such draws a significant number of visitors to the area and has increased interest in Muizenberg’s property. The area in itself is as diverse as its residents, with property in the area offering the resident both the perfect playground and a place to call home.

Areas like Surfer’s Corner are an institution and have an appeal that joins generations in a love for common activity and culture. On any given weekday you will see die-hard waveriders lining up with every wave from dawn to dust. The surf life is something that appeals to young and old, novice and professional alike.

This renovated home in Muizenberg, Cape Town, has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a single garage. It is on the market for R1.295 million - click here to view.

Muizenberg is seen as one of the city’s foremost ‘inner-city’ getaway areas with several guesthouses, Airbnbs and Bed-and-Breakfasts present. Its rich heritage is expanded upon with its several historical buildings and museums, as well as pharmacies that have been around for over a century.

The area in itself benefits from properties that are rich in history, with some that have been cleverly updated and redone to boast the most modern fixtures and fittings. This happy harmony of old and new is perfectly indicative of Muizenberg’s soul.

This home in a security estate in Costa Da Gama, Muizenberg, has three bedrooms, one bathroom and a single garage. It is on the market for R1.495 million - click here to view.

Muizenberg has proven to not only be the place of choice for the older generation but the younger generation too, with 56% of recent buyers aged between 18 and 35, according to Lightstone Properties. The area’s well-priced properties certainly contribute to the trend, with sectional title properties priced at an average of R870 000 and full title properties priced at R1.5 million - an extremely attractive price bracket for a seaside lifestyle.

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