Newlands at a glance
A profile of Newlands property from a buyer's perspective, with information on facilities and where to buy in Newlands.
From gracious family homes and upmarket mansions to student apartments, Newlands properties have it all!
Newlands is known as the greenest of Cape Town's suburbs. It has tree-lined streets, established homes and gardens and some of the best views of Table Mountain to be had anywhere. It's also home to rugby and cricket, with the Newlands Stadium and the Newlands Cricket Ground both located in the suburb, while several of the Cape's finest schools are located in and around the area.
All this means that Newlands property is among the most sought after in Cape Town's southern suburbs, particularly amongst buyers looking for a comfortable, spacious family home set amidst tree-lined streets.
One of the many attractions for Newlands property owners is Newlands Forest, with its beautiful walks through pine trees, as well as scattered areas of remaining indigenous forest. The forest includes historic sites such as the Woodcutter's Cottage and Lady Anne Barnard's Path, and features a picnic area with braai spots.
Newlands real estate owners also enjoy access to:
a beautiful, well-maintained walk along the Liesbeek River, which winds through the suburb
the historic Josephine Mill, which used to grind grain for the country's oldest brewery; it now includes a charming restaurant and, in the summer months, hosts various music performances
the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, which is one of the best gyms in the country and known for its highly qualified health and fitness experts
various well-known restaurants and pubs, including the popular Barristers in the historic Cardiff Castle Building in Newlands Village
Newlands is serviced by its own train station, and is well-connected to Cape Town and other southern suburbs via public transport. It's close to good public and private hospitals, and to several shopping centres. These include the well-known and up-market Cavendish Centre, which is just 10 minutes away and boasts two cinema complexes, restaurants, as well as a large range of shops and boutiques.
Newlands is home to the South African College Schools, more commonly known as SACS. This is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious schools. Newlands properties are also close to many other top-rated primary and high schools, and is within walking distance of the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Why Buy Property in Newlands?
Newlands properties represent a secure investment. Purchasing a Newlands home or apartment also means you'll benefit from graceful surroundings and green views, while still being just a short drive from central Cape Town and the V & A Waterfront.
Find out more about purchasing Newlands property by contacting a real partner at Jawitz Properties today!