Situated along the lower slopes of Table Mountain, Gardens has an ideal location and neighbours the suburbs of Oranjezicht and Tamboerskloof. The allure of this area is held in its close proximity to the attractions of the Cape Town city centre, the beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, and other popular attractions like the V&A Waterfront. Gardens has convenient access to a wide variety of amenities and facilities but it is far enough away from the city centre to offer a quiet alternative to the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life. 

Pam Golding Properties is one of the leading providers of Western Cape real estate and our portfolio includes a diverse selection of Cape Metropolitan and Gardens real estate. Pam Golding Properties knows that every homebuyer has different real estate requirements. Furthermore, because Cape Town is such a cosmopolitan city, it attracts homebuyers from different income groups, cultural backgrounds and architectural tastes. Our experienced estate agents specialise in matching clients to their ideal properties, in this case a selection of Gardens’ houses and flats for sale or lease.

As with real estate in many other city bowl suburbs, Gardens property comprises an array of sought-after home options. The freestanding houses for sale in Gardens range from modest one-bedroom cottages to large four-bedroom options. Houses in Gardens aren’t as plentiful as those in neighbouring Oranjezicht as flats and apartments are more popular near the city centre. 

One can choose from a wide spectrum of Gardens apartments, ranging from five-star, luxury lofts in state-of-the-art buildings to cosy one bedroom flats. Buying an apartment in Gardens provides a quality home and easy access to the city. Rental options in Gardens comprise both houses and apartments, and are available for both long-term and short-term periods.  

Explore Gardens

The Company Gardens

The Company Gardens

One of the most renowned attractions of the Cape Metropolitan area is the Company Gardens. As the oldest garden in Cape Town, this large botanical destination is one of the most visited locations in the city. Locals often enjoy spending their lunch breaks sitting in the shade, while tourists can discover some of South Africa’s immense history, culture and arts at the Cape Town Museum, District Six Museum and the South African National Gallery.



Gardens is a stone’s throw away from the humming nightlife of Cape Town’s CBD. There are many vibrant nightclubs in Long Street and surrounding areas and well as Camps Bay and Green Point. Cape Town is renowned for its diverse food culture and superior restaurants. Other than in the Gardens area, there are many spots along the V&A Waterfront and in Camps Bay to enjoy sundowners and a delicious dinner. 

Festivals & Activities

Festivals & Activities

Cape Town has many festivals and events year round and Gardens’ proximity to the CBD puts its residents in a perfect position to enjoy them. The Cape Town International Convention Centre and City Centre hold many important events such as the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the Eco Film Festival, the Two Oceans Marathon, the Design Indaba, and the Good Food & Wine Show as well as the Cape Town Carnival and Holi One Festival.



Gardens is in the perfect position to experience all of the outdoor wonders that Cape Town has to offer. Hiking to the top of Lion’s Head or visiting the top of Table Mountain by cable car is at the fingertips of all Gardens’ residents.  Devil’s Peak and Chapman’s Peak are also both a short drive away and provide spectacular views of the city. Nearby beaches are great for summer swims, or water sports such as surfing and windsurfing.

Living in Gardens

Areas near to Gardens

Bo Kaap, Higgovale, Oranjezicht, Tamboerskloof, Vredehoek,


There are a number of reputable and outstanding schools within range of Gardens. These include the following schools which are all co-educational and have both primary and high schools - St Cyprians Girls’ School (all girls) in Oranjezicht, Jan van Riebeeck in Gardens, United Herzlia Schools in Highlands Estate and the German School in Tamboerskloof. Other schools include the French School in Gardens and Sea Point and Reddam House in Green Poi


Living in Gardens puts you within range of many exceptional health care facilities and service including numerous private practitioners and specialists consulting in the area. Nearby health care facilities include Mediclinic Cape Town in Oranjezicht and the Netcare Christiaan Barnard Hospital on Bree Street, Cape Town.


Living in Gardens provides access to more than enough shopping options. Within the Gardens area there is the Gardens Shopping Centre, Mill Street, Gardens Pick ‘n Pay Supermarket, Raith German delicatessen and numerous other shops. The Lifestyle Shopping Centre, Kloof Street Gardens, Woolworths and Wellness Warehouse among other speciality shops are also nearby. Cape Town Waterfront is only a 15 minute drive away.


Cape Town International Airport is approximately 20 to 30 minutes from City Bowl depending on traffic. MyCiTi Buses travel the entire City Bowl frequently from the terminus in City Centre where connections are available to the Waterfront, the airport, Sea Point and Camps Bay, There are also numerous taxi services in this central area.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius