Alongside Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs is the enviable neighbourhood of Bishopscourt. This leafy suburb was once a farm owned by Jan van Riebeek and today is known for its beautifully landscaped gardens, tree-lined avenues and views of Table Mountain. While it may be a small area, houses for sale in Bishopscourt are generally large, with plots reaching up to 3000 square metres or more. For this reason, Bishopscourt property is favoured by families seeking ample bedroom space and expansive gardens where green fingers can dabble and children can play. 

While most Bishopscourt property for sale is comprised of large homes and stately mansions, there are also smaller options available, including beautifully maintained farmhouses. With easy access to the CBD and Cape Town’s oldest wine route, houses for sale in Bishopscourt are also sought-after as long term investments, offering great returns. Read on to get an idea of what it’s like to live in this lush region or find your perfect match within our portfolio of Bishopscourt property for sale.

Explore Bishopscourt

Fabulous food

Fabulous food

On the doorstep of the esteemed Constantia Wine Route, Bishopscourt property is ideally situated close to Jonkershuis, Constantia Uitsig, Simon’s and 2 restaurants at The Alphen Hotel. There’s also a wealth of smaller restaurants on offer within the surrounding Southern Suburbs.

Natural beauty

Natural beauty

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is ideal for walks and picnics and has also recently introduced a canopy tour offering breath-taking 360° views. Hikes can be enjoyed along the various routes that traverse the Table Mountain National Park. The Constantia Greenbelt and Cecelia Forest also offer a series of trails for runners and hiking enthusiasts.



The Steenberg Golf Club, Royal Cape Golf Club and Metropolitan Golf Club are all a short drive away, offering greens that are as impressive as their beautifully-appointed clubhouses.

Wine route

Wine route

The nearby Constantia Wine Route is home to 8 breathtakingly beautiful wine estates. These include Buitenverwachting, Constantia Glen, Constantia Uitsig, Eagles Nest, High Constantia, Klein Constantia, Steenberg and of course The Constantia Wine Valley. 

Living in Bishopscourt

Areas near to Bishopscourt

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


The Southern Suburbs plays host to some of the Western Cape’s top schools, including Bishops, SACS, Herschel Girls School (Junior and High) and Reddam House. The main campus of the University of Cape Town is just 10 minutes away. 


The nearest mall is Cavendish Square Centre with over 200 stores while Constantia Village just down the road offers a choice of designer boutiques, speciality stores and supermarkets.


Claremont Hospital and Constantia Mediclinic are fully equipped private medical care facilities close by, catering for both general and specialised treatments. Also close by are the Victoria and Kingsbury Hospitals.


Cape Town’s International Airport is a 20 minute drive away and Bishopscourt is also located near the M3 highway, with ease of access to the Cape Town City Bowl and Muizenberg.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius