The popular residential suburb of Plumstead lies between Diep River and Wynberg in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. Many houses for sale in Plumstead were built in the 1940s and 50s, giving the area a traditional charm while many properties have also seen renovations to blend modern convenience with old-world appeal. 

The community is varied and while many retirees and families choose to settle down in Plumstead, houses to rent have also grown in popularity among a younger market. There’s a warm community atmosphere and it’s not uncommon to see residents walking along the tree-lined streets with dogs in tow. Plumstead properties vary in size from 1 bedroom apartments to spacious residences with pools, off street parking and ample entertainment space. Main Road and the railway divide the area which offers access to 2 highways, surrounding schools and the beautiful winelands of Constantia. View our available listings to find a house for sale in Plumstead that’s perfectly suited to your needs.

Explore Plumstead



Less than 20 minutes away in the social hub of Claremont are a host of pubs, clubs and restaurants which have become firm favourites among the student community. Head to the V&A Waterfont for movies, action-cricket, educational exhibitions and more.



On Victoria Road, you’ll find the Cape Town Cricket Club and Plumstead Tennis Club while The Royal Cape Golf Club is just across the highway. 



Take a trip into Constantia and wind your way along the wine route to sample delicious food and wine.



Enjoy a stroll in the Wynberg or Maynardville Parks or travel a little further to explore the lush walkways of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens or exciting walking and cycling trails in the Tokai Forest or Constantia Greenbelt. 

Living in Plumstead

Areas near to Plumstead

Athlone, Bergvliet, Bishopscourt, Claremont, Constantia, Kenilworth, Mowbray, Newlands, Observatory, Pinelands, Rondebosch, Rosebank, Tokai, University Estate, Walmer Estate, Woodstock, Wynberg,


Plumstead High School, Norman Henshilwood High School, Plumstead Preparatory School, South Peninsula High School, John Graham Primary and Timour Hall are all close by. There is also a choice of esteemed schools in the surrounding areas which cater to all ages. The Cape Town College of Fashion Design is here and the University of Cape Town a mere 20 minute drive away. 


In the centre of Plumstead is Victoria Hospital Pharmacy along with a choice of local doctors. Constantiaberg Mediclinic and Victoria Hospital are both less than 10 minutes away, offering a range of specialised medical treatments. 


There are a number of grocery, lifestyle and furniture shops along Main Road and you’ll also find well-appointed shopping centres in Constantia, Wynberg and Diep River. 


Connect with ease onto the Simon Van Der Stel or M5 highways to access the CBD or get to the airport in about 30 minutes. The MyCiTi Bus, Golden Arrow and minibus taxi services provide public transport for residents along with 3 train stations (Steurhof, Diep River and Southfield).

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius