Constantia at a glance

Situated in the Southern Suburbs, Constantia is one of the most popular residential suburbs in Cape Town. The area offers large plots of land and generously-proportioned homes.

The peaceful, tree-lined streets of Constantia has established the area is a perfect setting to raise children in and has thus ensured that properties and amenities here are centered around family life.

Property in Constantia

Over the last couple of years, the Southern Suburbs property growth has been astounding and while the market has shown signs of slowing in the first quarter of 2018, savvy buyers will still be able to find fantastic investment opportunities.

Constantia, like many of the other areas in the Southern Suburbs, has a strong sense of community. In Constantia you still find a smattering of country lanes and horses and a number of green belts for walking the dog or stretching your legs - this is a suburb fiercely protected by its residents who have a very active ratepayers association.

Historical homes border the original vineyards that make up one of the Cape’s oldest wine routes. It includes the cellars of Groot Constantia and Simon van der Stell’s original farm.

Types of Property Available in Bakoven

  • Townhouses
  • Small Holdings
  • Residential Homes

Attractions in the Constantia area

Hiking Trails

The area is dotted with scenic hiking and mountain biking trails - from the popular Alphen Trail near the Alphen Hotel and the Sillery walk along the Spaanschemacht River. The Tokai forest is also popular with mountain bikers

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

A firm favourite with botanists and concert-goers alike, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are not just a botanical splendour that has to be seen, it is also the setting of the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts.

Schools in Constantia

The area is in close proximity to the University of Cape Town, and some of the top schools in the country including Rondebosch Boys, Rustenberg Girls, SACS, Hershel Girls School, Bishops Diocesan College , Westerford High School and Reddam House.

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Market & Opinion
Signs of increasing activity in the luxury residential property market
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Two Cape Town Properties Featured in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt 2020
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Three South African properties feature in this year’s HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2020, in the ‘Global Homes’ category, with two of the properties being located in the Western Cape and marketed by Jawitz Properties. The two homes, one located in Noordhoek and one in Constantia in the Southern Suburbs, were selected by HGTV to feature as part of a small selection of the most desired homes across the world.
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Ongoing development and high-end sales in leafy Constantia
16 Jul 2020
The real estate industry may be in the doldrums at the moment, but it’s not all doom and gloom as some areas, like Constantia in the Cape, are still seeing high ticket sales and new development, with the latest offering about to break ground.
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Cashing in on Cape luxury
29 Jun 2020
Although the luxury sector usually bears the brunt in a market slump, often showing the biggest decline in property sales and sale prices, it’s also the sector where savvy investors, especially cash buyers, use the brief window of opportunity to swoop in and snap up deals.
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