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12 New developments in Cape Town 2024

Cape Town offers an array of exciting new developments that cater to a wide range of needs, whether it be family living or the young professional lifestyle.

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Zeeland Pier

Article summary

  • 81 Rosmead: Easy living in a leafy green suburb.
  • Zeeland Pier: The epitome of modernity, situated in the heart of Cape Town.
  • Longlands Estate: A peaceful estate amidst the rolling vineyards of Stellenbosch.
  • Devonbosch: A beautiful estate offering work opportunities as well as apartments and adventure activities.
  • Chardonnay Court: Comfortable accommodation in a peaceful town on the N2.
  • Spindle: Full-floor mansion apartments offering seclusion in the heart of the city.
  • The One: Luxury student accommodation a short walk from Stellenbosch University.
  • The Rubik: Elegant apartments on one of Cape Town’s most cosmopolitan streets.
  • Fynbos Village in Noordhoek: A lifestyle estate in a rustic, coastal region.
  • The Fynbos on Bree Street: A futuristic development that incorporates lush vegetation into the design.
  • The Wynne in the Northern Suburbs: An urban space in close proximity to Grand West Casino.
  • Newinbosch in Stellenbosch: An idyllic estate with comfortable homes, communal facilities and state-of-the-art security.

The Mother City caters to a wide array of lifestyles, so it’s no surprise that its residential spaces range from countryside estates to sleek urban spaces. New developments are popping up all the time that offer a mix of on-site facilities and outdoor living.

Our picks of new developments in Cape Town

Developments have long been trending toward spacious complexes with gyms, coffee shops and work spaces on-site. This has become even more prevalent in the wake of COVID, which has given rise to living spaces that cater to comfortable at-home lifestyles. Still, many of them are situated in urban hubs with access to bustling cafes and nightlife.

Additionally, many people are semigrating to remote areas to take advantage of the new work-from-home lifestyle. They want properties with more space and scenic surroundings, and developers are catering to this.

1. 81 Rosmead in Kenilworth

New Housing Development Rosmead Kenilworth
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This secure apartment complex is situated right in the centre of Kenilworth, a lush green suburb replete with parks and sports clubs. Nearby schools make it an ideal family location.

  • Price: From R1 395 000.
  • Apartments: One and two-bedroom apartments; two and three-bedroom duplexes. Equipped with inverters (4 hours of power), solar-power hot water system. Wi-fi and DSTV ready.
  • Neighbourhood: The leafy suburb of Kenilworth offers scenic surroundings and easy access to the city centre and the southern suburbs. Proximity to restaurants, pubs, shopping centres, gyms, and schools. Nearby attractions include Cavendish Centre, Royal Cape Golf Club, Maynardville Park and Open-Air Theatre, and Kenilworth Racecourse.

2. Zeeland Pier in the CBD

New Housing Development Zeeland Pier CBD
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The epitome of modernity, situated in the very heart of Cape Town. The luxury apartments offer views of the Cape Town skyline and harbour.

  • Price: From R1 249 000.
  • Apartments: Studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments, as well as duplex penthouses.
  • Amenities: Sun deck and swimming pool, 24-hour concierge and security, gym, co-working space, parking and storage.
  • Neighbourhood: The complex is located right in the heart of Cape Town, just a short walk from major urban hubs and public transport. Nearby attractions include V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Stadium, Artscape Theatre, Bree Street, and Long Street. Proximity to Christiaan Barnard Hospital.

3. Longlands Estate in Stellenbosch

New Housing Development Longlands Estate Stellenbosch

A lush estate amidst the rolling vineyards and mountains of South Africa’s famous winelands region. The estate offers a host of facilities and outdoor activities, including walking trails, cycling routes, and dams.

  • Price: From R1 350 000.
  • Amenities: Lap pool, children’s pool, communal lawn, gym, yoga studio, tennis courts, creche.
  • Neighbourhood: Situated amidst the vineyards of Stellenbosch, surrounded by wine farms and a short drive from Stellenbosch central where you’ll find restaurants, coffee shops and art galleries.

4. Devonbosch in Stellenbosch

New Housing Development Devonbosch Stellenbosch
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This spectacular Stellenbosch estate is a place to live, work, and play. It hosts a number of office complexes as well as spacious opportunities. It’s also a place for adventure, offering cycling, running, and watersports.

  • Price: From R2 375 000.
  • Apartments: One, two, three bedroom apartments and penthouses. Spacious balconies and mountain views. Fibre-ready. Pet friendly.
  • Amenities: Gym, indoor heated pool, rooftop terraces, golf simulator and fitment centre, walking trails, mountain biking trails, outdoor obstacle course, watersports.
    Business hub with co-working spaces, backup power supply, underground parking, and CCTV security systems.
  • Neighbourhood:  Situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, in close proximity to wine farms, golf courses, outdoor activities, and the grand old town of Stellenbosch.

5. Chardonnay Court in Stellenbosch

New Housing Development Chardonnay Court Stellenbosch
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A peaceful town in close proximity to the Stellenbosch Winelands, with easy access to the N2. Apartments offer comfort, facilities, and a host of recreational activities nearby.

  • Price: From R899 900.
  • Apartments: Two-bedroom with lounge, bathroom and guest bathroom, open-plan kitchen, patio with braai area, and parking bay.
  • Neighbourhood: Walking distance from a new mall with two five-a-side football courts. Other nearby attractions include hiking trails, mountain biking, beaches, bird watching, and Oudebosch Farm Stall. Proximity to a range of schools, and a hospital.

6. Spindle in the CBD

New Housing Development Spindle CBD
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Despite being located in the city centre, Spindle is designed to offer seclusion, with full-floor mansion apartments and private access to parking bays, ensuring residents will rarely encounter each other.

  • Price: From R10.25 million.
  • Apartments: Full-floor three-bedroom mansions.
  • Amenities: Parking bay owners have free access to Adderley Parking Garage rooftop pool and gym.
  • Neighbourhood: Situated in the heart of the CBD with its restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, and museums.

7. The One in Stellenbosch

New Housing Development The One Stellenbosch
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The One offers a unique concept; luxury student accommodation. Situated a short walk from Stellnbosch University, it offers students a high-energy living area with communal spaces, study areas, and a host of amenities.

  • Price: From R1 975 000.
  • Apartments: Studio, shared studio, and two-bed units.
  • Amenities: Social courtyard, swimming pool, braai areas and firepit, restaurant and coffee shop, convenience store, fitness centre, cinema room, eGaming room, study centre, high-speed wifi throughout.
  • Neighbourhood: A 5-minute walk from Stellenbosch University, and a 10-minute walk from Stellenbosch Central with a host of fine restaurants, coffee shops, and art galleries.

8. The Rubik in the CBD

New Housing Development The Rubik CBD
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Elegant apartments on one of Cape Town’s most cosmopolitan streets. The Rubik is ideal for young professionals; offering comfortable living, amenities, work space and an urban hub right on its doorstep.

  • Price: From R2 299 000.
  • Apartments: One-bedroom, two-bedroom, and penthouses. Pet friendly.
  • Amenities: Rooftop pool and braai area.
  • Neighbourhood: Situated on buzzing Loop Street, with access to nightlife, restaurants, coffee shops, and art galleries.

9. Fynbos Village in Noordhoek

New Housing Development Fynbos Village Noordhoek
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Situated in beautiful and peaceful Noordhoek with soothing coastal views. The lifestyle estate offers facilities and nursing care, allowing residents to access what they need on the estate itself while enjoying an outdoor lifestyle. Ideal for retirees.

  • Price: R1 955 000 — R3 050 000.
  • Apartments: One-bedroom and two-bedroom semi-detached and apartment units.
  • Amenities: Indoor heated swimming pool, clubhouse, restaurant facilities, fynbos reserve, medical rooms, 24-hour security.
  • Neighbourhood: Nearby attractions include rustic Noordhoek Farm village with an award-winning restaurant The Foodbarn, Noordhoek Beach, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Point Vineyards, Simon’s Town Golf Course, and Sunvalley Centre where there’s a gym, coffee shops and grocery stores.

10. The Fynbos on Bree Street

New Housing Development Fynbos Bree Street
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This revolutionary construction points the way to the future, with foliage planted throughout the exterior of the building. To say it’s a green space would be an understatement. Located in an urban hotspot while offering mountain views and lush vegetation to maintain a connection with nature.

  • Price: From R1 104 000.
  • Apartments: Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units.
  • Amenities: Rooftop sunset terrace with lap pool, working space, restaurant, tea room, botanical bar, fitness centre, organic vegetable market, specialist herbalist, renewable energy sources, biometric access and CCTV, 24-hour concierge.
  • Neighbourhood: Buzzing Bree Street in the heart of Cape Town, surrounded by restaurants, coffee bars and shops.

11. The Wynne in the Northern Suburbs

New Housing Development The Wynne Northern Suburbs
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In the Northern Suburbs, a short distance from the famous Grand West Casino and Shopping Centre; The Wynne offers affordable urban living with easy access to a convenient transport network. Elegant architecture combined with a mix of urban facilities and outdoor activities.

  • Price: From R695 000 to R1 195 000.
  • Apartments: Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments
  • Amenities: Indoor gym, rooftop mini football field, recreational areas and braai facilities, on-site laundry, fibre, co-working cafe, retail shops, 24-hour security.
  • Neighbourhood: Nearby attractions include Grand West Casino and Parow Shopping Centre. Easy access to highways leading to the CBD and Southern Suburbs. Close proximity to schools, train station and hospital.

12. Newinbosch in Stellenbosch

New Housing Development Newinbosch Stellenbosch

On this idyllic estate, you’ll find a collection of freestanding homes with space for swimming pools and gardens. In the midst of the village lies The Yard, a communal space with a host of activities for adults and children. This sizeable estate is safe and secure, with energy-efficient homes and sustainable facilities. It’s truly a world unto itself.

A recent addition is The Bosk, a collection of cosy apartments overlooking the mountainside with its rolling vineyards.

  • Price: Houses: From R1 795 000; The Bosk apartments: From R895 000
  • Apartments: Two-bedroom, three-bedroom and four-bedroom homesteads, two-bedroom courtyard homes, two-bedroom townhouses, and two-bedroom simplex homes.
    The Bosk: Studio, one-bed, two-bed and three-bed apartments.
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, multi-purpose court,  climbing wall, skate park, amphitheatre, a preschool, community garden, controlled access, Newinbosch Village retail centre (under construction), Grappa Shed (for hosting events).
  • Neighbourhood: With so much to do on the estate, you’ll hardly need to leave it, but should you feel a desire for adventure, the lush Stellenbosch Winelands lie at your doorstep, along with a plethora of restaurants and wine farms.

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