Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard is known for its sandy white beaches and Clifton property is ideally positioned to take advantage of this idyllic area. Due to its enviable location, houses for sale in Clifton are known to be favoured by many prominent South African figures and celebrities. Whether you’re looking for a permanent residence or a luxury holiday home, property in Clifton is varied to accommodate any discerning taste. The area may be relatively small, but it offers everything from large expansive mansions (with 5 or more bedrooms) to more compact, well-appointed apartments and beach bungalows overlooking the ocean. Many of these properties tend to be sophisticated and elegantly designed, with swimming pools and other luxury features which add to their appeal.

In comparison to the more vibrant and populated Camps Bayproperty in Clifton offers a more tranquil beach lifestyle in the summer months and a cosy retreat in winter. The number of residents here are limited, making property in Clifton a sought-after option for savvy investors and those seeking a holiday home that will continue to rise in value. If you’d like to find the property of your dreams, begin by taking a look at our available Clifton property listings.

Explore Clifton

Sunny beaches

Sunny beaches

Clifton has 4 beaches to enjoy catching rays or a dip in the ocean. Clifton Fourth is the most popular, but residents tend to frequent Clifton First and Second because they provide the most shelter from the wind and don’t get as crowded during summer. Camps Bay beach is another spot to while away a summer afternoon.

Culinary delights

Culinary delights

A firm area favourite is the Bungalow restaurant, situated on the ocean-front between Clifton and Camps Bay. Close by in Bantry Bay, you’ll find a choice of upmarket dining options and a little further afield in Camps Bay are a host of other themed restaurants.

Recreation and leisure

Recreation and leisure

Visit the pet-friendly Sea Point promenade for a leisurely stroll or take some time off to relax in the Green Point Urban Park. Running and cycling are also popular past times in this area.



Hiking up Table Mountain or Lion’s Head are great ways to enjoy panoramas of the city. A more thrilling way to enjoy the views are by taking the leap and experiencing para-gliding.

Living in Clifton

Areas near to Clifton

Bakoven, Bantry Bay, Camps Bay, City Bowl, De Waterkant, Devil’s Peak, Foreshore, Fresnaye, Green Point, Hout Bay, Mouille Point, Sea Point, V&A Waterfront,


Schools close by include Camps Bay Primary School and High Schools as well as Reddam House in Sea Point. The University of Cape Town is a short 15 minute drive away.


Sea Point Medical Centre and the Cape Town Mediclinic and are both close by, as well as the New Somerset Hospital and Christian Barnard Memorial. The volunteer team from Camps Bay Medics is also on call 24/7.


Camps Bay has many shops along the strip and the V&A Waterfront offers a wide choice of fashion and food shops as well as restaurants, bars and cafes.


Getting into the CBD or Sea Point takes less than 15 minutes and the airport is a mere 45 minute drive away.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius