Bordered by Ocean View drive and Somerset Road, De Waterkant is a stylish little pocket of historic buildings, cosmopolitan shops and restaurants. Built in the 19th century, the architectural style of the property for sale today is a mixture of Cape Dutch and Georgian, a result of the area's diverse cultural heritage. Today, this sought after area is a cobbled street shopper's delight, filled with coffee shops and interior design firms. Properties for sale in the area are within walking distance of a number of popular city bowl and Green Point attractions. Affectionately known as the 'pink area', De Waterkant is internationally renowned for its open-minded attitude. 

De Waterkant property is the perfect choice for buyers looking for a lively, cosmopolitan neighbourhood. Stadium views, an urban buzz and a host of nearby amenities make De Waterkant the perfect area for rental in Cape Town. From boutique hotels, to townhouses and apartments, De Waterkant offers visitors to the area safe and central Cape Town accommodation in the heart of Green Point. The area’s central location makes it a popular choice for the many lifestyle stores, coffee shops and creative agencies that now call it home. Located just a stone’s throw from the famous 2010 World Cup fan walk, De Waterkant properties are well positioned for property buyers looking for a slice of colourful city living. Find out more about this divine area and browse the De Waterkant houses for sale below. 

Explore De Waterkant

Nature

Nature

Living in Cape Town affords you the most wonderful nature opportunities. From Table Mountain National Park, to Lions Head, Devil’s Peak and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens at just a 15 to 20 minute drive from the area, De Waterkant homeowners are spoilt for choice when seeking an outdoor experience. Parks near De Waterkant include the breath-taking Company’s Garden, De Waal Park and Green Point Park. 

Sport

Sport

The Green Point Virgin Active is extremely popular and well-equipped, while there are a selection of fantastic yoga studios scattered around the suburb such as Yoga Life. There’s a Tagg Crossfit nearby, offering a wide range of activities and for the fitness freaks, there’s a Roark Gym located in the area too. 

Dining out

Dining out

De Waterkant is a foodie’s delight. From Greek and Turkish to French and Italian cuisine, De Waterkant offers flavours from all over the world and locals enjoy dining out in the area’s popular piazzas, all within walking distance of each other. Some of the more popular spots include Anatoli’s Turkish Restaurant, Beluga, Andiamo and Il Leone.

Nightlife

Nightlife

The buzzing nightlife scene in De Waterkant and surrounding areas offer an abundance of bars, clubs and great dance spots. As with most Cape Town suburbs, each has its own identity, drawing in a certain crowd. If delicious cocktails, out-going people and dancing late into the night suit your social needs then this is the place for you. 

Living in De Waterkant

Areas near to De Waterkant

Bakoven, Bantry Bay, Camps Bay, City Bowl, Clifton, Devil’s Peak, Foreshore, Fresnaye, Green Point, Hout Bay, Mouille Point, Sea Point, VA Waterfront,

Education

Cape Town is home to a selection of fantastic private and public schools, most of which are in close proximity to De Waterkant. These include Sea Point Primary School, Cape Town High School, St Cyprians Girls High School, Jan van Riebeeck High School as well as many other education options in the Southern Suburbs.

Healthcare

There are many specialists in the area, ranging from dental care to physiotherapists and general practitioners. The Christiaan Barnard Hospital is close by as well as a range of pharmacies including Hypermed Pharmacy, Lite-Kem and Clicks.

Shopping

De Waterkant offers locals and tourists a diverse shopping experience. From the cosmopolitan Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village to quaint street side shops, the area buzzes with things to see and do. De Waterkant shopping offers everything from locally made curios to international labels, all within close proximity of each other.

Travel

De Waterkant is a mere 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and easy access to the N1 highway make the area a convenient location to live in.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius