Neighboured by the equally sought after areas of Bishopscourt, Claremont and Rondebosch houses for sale in Newlands offer families and working professionals easy access to the centre of Cape Town and a selection of esteemed schools. Similar to its counterparts in the Southern Suburbs, Newlands property benefits from a suburban charm which is complemented by leafy lanes and lush landscapes. Many houses for sale offer gardens with trees to climb and pools to splash around in on summer days. Under the shade of Table Mountain, Newlands is best known for being the home of Sahara Park and the Newlands Rugby Stadium, where many international sporting events draw enthusiastic crowds. 

Students seek Newlands property to rent as it’s ideally situated close to the University of Cape Town and the attractive nightlife of Claremont. From cosy apartments and beautifully-restored Victorian cottages to modern homes, there’s a delightful choice of architectural styles on offer in Newlands. Property for sale here is considered to offer great value as a long term investment due to its community feel and enviable location. Pam Golding Properties is here to help you find your perfect match, so take a look at our listings below or read on to get a better idea of what life in Newlands has to offer.

Explore Newlands

Eating out and about

Eating out and about

Take away chains, road side coffee shops and a wide choice of restaurants can be found along Main Road. Try Basilico for delicious Italian food, Barristers Grill & Café for steaks or take a trip along Constantia’s Wine Route to enjoy sophisticated wining and dining.



With Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Newlands Forest, Constantia Greenbelt and the Table Mountain Nature Reserve on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for a wide choice of hiking and cycling routes and running trails. 



Many houses for sale in Newlands are within easy walking distance to the cricket and ruby stadiums. Zone Fitness Gym in Rondebosch and Virgin Active in Claremont cater to the active community while the Rondebosch Common is popular for running and dog walking. 



The Maynardville Park and Open Air Theatre and Baxter Theatre are worth a visit for a taste of local theatre or an evening of music or comedy. 5 minutes away is the Irma Stern Art Gallery, the City Library and Rondebosch fountain, a favourite local landmark. Both Rondebosch and Kirstenbosch also play host to weekend craft markets. 

Living in Newlands

Areas near to Newlands

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


SACS, Kildare Pre-Primary, Sans Souci Girls High and Groote Schuur High can all be found in Newlands while the surrounding area presents many well-respected schools including Bishops, Herschel Girls and Rondebosch Boys (Primary and High School). The University of Cape Town’s main campus is an easy 5 minute drive away.


With over 200 stores, Cavendish Square Centre is a shopper’s delight where you’ll find everything from fashion to food while the Dean Street Arcade and the Riverside Mall also cater to the whole family’s daily needs.


There are many high-end private care options including Newlands Cross Medical Centre. The world-renowned Groote Schuur and Kingsbury Hospital (well-known for its maternity facilities) are easily accessible while Claremont Hospital and locally practicing doctors also service the community. 


Public transport services include the train station, MyCiTi Bus and UCT Jammie Shuttle. Newlands is just 15 minutes from the CBD and under half an hour’s drive from the Cape Town International Airport.

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