Pinelands, affectionately known as Cape Town’s “garden city” suburb is located near the Southern Suburbs bordering Mowbray and Observatory. Property for sale in Pinelands includes everything from single-storey and double-storey homes with up to 5 bedrooms to compact apartments and cottage-style residences. Pinelands is also renowned for the many thatched roof houses within the area. 

Host to many tree-lined streets and expansive gardens, it’s no surprise that houses for sale in Pinelands are popular among families and those seeking reprieve from the bright lights of the city. An older community is drawn to this area due to its peaceful atmosphere while many young working professionals favour flats to rent in Pinelands that are close to work, modern conveniences and the industrial centre of Epping. There’s a range of styles on offer including traditional older properties, upmarket contemporary houses and classic homes with modern interior finishes. No matter what kind of property you’re looking for, you’re sure to find the perfect house in Pinelands with Pam Golding Properties. Take a look below to see what’s available in our current listings.

Explore Pinelands

Outdoor recreation

Outdoor recreation

Head to the Pinelands Canal or The Rondebosch Common just across the highway to enjoy running and dog walking. You can also travel a little further afield to explore the hiking trails and natural beauty of Cecelia and Newlands Forests.



Enjoy 18 holes at the Mowbray Golf Club or Rondebosch Golf Club or practice your swing at The River Club. There’s also a local tennis and bowls club along with cricket and hockey grounds just off Forest Drive as well as the local Wild Runner running club. 

Eating out

Eating out

You’ll soon find your favourite spot to enjoy a meal in Howard Centre or Central Square which offers pizzerias, delis, cafes and quick and easy take away spots. 

Something for the kiddies

Something for the kiddies

From ballet and dance schools to music, swimming and martial arts lessons, Pinelands offers a delightful array of activities to keep the little ones entertained. There are also a number of aftercare facilities in the area. 

Living in Pinelands

Areas near to Pinelands

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


Pinelands Primary School, Pinelands North Primary School, Pinehurst Primary and High Schools, Cannons Creek Independent School and Grace Primary School are all close by. In the city centre are a host of tertiary institutions and the University of Cape Town is about 15 minutes away.


A host of local doctors and emergency rooms service the community and you’ll also find the Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Rondebosch Medical Centre, The Red Cross War Memorial’s Children’s Hospital and Mowbray Maternity Hospital close by. Animal lovers will be glad to know that Pinelands Veterinary Clinic is also centrally located to tend to all 4-legged friends. 


There are a few local options such as Howard Centre and Central Square Centre where you can get all your daily essentials as well as a few other choices in the surrounding suburbs and further afield in Rondebosch and Newlands. Pinelands is one of the few “dry” suburbs in Cape Town which outlaws the sale of liquor. 


Access the Southern Suburbs or connect to the M5 or N1 highways with ease. The Pinelands station offers public transport to and from the area along with the MyCiTi Bus service and minibus taxis.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius