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Featured Property
Grand Cape Mediterranean mansion on the market
25 Nov 2021
A landmark, iconic property in the St James area, on the Cape Peninsula’s False Bay coastline, which offers privacy, style, luxury and prime location in spades is ‘Graceland’, a grand mansion built in 1914 for John Garlick, a renowned departmental store developer, and which is now marketed through Pam Golding Properties priced at R57 million.
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Market & Opinion
Affordability and lifestyle driving the False Bay market’s notable upswing
15 Oct 2021
False Bay agents are reporting a notable uptick in enquiries since mid-year, especially from young families who are seeking quieter lifestyles near good schools, first-time buyers taking advantage of the low-interest rate, and empty-nesters or retirees looking to scale down.
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Kalk Bay at a glance

Named as one of the ‘coolest neighbourhoods in the world’ by Forbes in 2018, the bohemian Kalk Bay is a treasure trove of beautiful properties set in an unpretentious suburb here you can still get the catch of the day at the harbour or dine at the iconic Olympia Café.

Residents are spoiled with boutique stores, the Dalebrook rock pool, along with many other fantastic restaurants, incredible surf opportunities, as well as quaint harbour and mountain views.

Antique stores, second-hand book shops, art galleries and a thriving theatre have given rise to a real sense of community in Kalk Bay.

Originally inhabited by shipwrecked seamen and deserters, the lively village takes its name from lime-burners, who used kilns to extract lime from sea shell deposits to use in building construction. The 72-seater theatre/restaurant, built in 1876, on Main Road is housed in the old Kalk Bay Dutch Reformed church - a national heritage and protected building.

The homes here are built on the mountain with sought-after harbour and False Bay views. Ambling through the noticeably English lanes is a treat all of its own as a number of famous South African families lived in the area or had holiday homes here, and timely renovations have revived the historical village.

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Apartments

Schools

  • Bay Primary School
  • St James RC Primary School
  • Fish Hoek Primary School