The suburb of Rosebank is wedged between Mowbray and Rondebosch, stretching from the University of Cape Town to the Rondebosch Common. Property for sale here is popular amongst students, university staff and those seeking a quick commute into town via the highway. A Victorian architectural style is prevalent in many Rosebank properties and gives houses the warm appeal that comes hand in hand with high ceilings and oregan pine floors. Many of the more traditional properties for sale in Rosebank have been tastefully modernised over the years to maintain their character. 

Along with the larger family-suited homes, you’ll also find townhouse complexes and compact flats to rent in Rosebank. These more affordable, smaller options are ideal for first time property owners or students. Some of these lock up and go flats are within easy walking distance of the University of Cape Town campus and the Jammie Shuttle stops. Property to rent in Rosebank is always in demand due to its convenient location, making it a firm favourite with long-term investors. If you’re interested in finding property to rent or for sale in Rosebank, take a look at the Pam Golding Properties availabilities below. 

Explore Rosebank

Sport and recreation

Sport and recreation

The Rondebosch Common is popular for runners and dog walkers and provides a welcome natural public space amidst the built-up areas of Rondebosch and Mowbray. There are also running clubs, a local Zone Fitness Gym and a Virgin Active Gym in Claremont. Sports fans will enjoy knowing that the Newlands Rugby and Cricket Grounds are also nearby.



Catering to students and those looking to enjoy time off, Rosebank and nearby Mowbray both offer a host of bars and pubs – from pool halls to cocktail lounges. Claremont is also a firm favourite for its trendy clubs and Long Street is just 10kms away. 



The Irma Stern Museum houses works by the famed South African artist herself as well as contemporary art exhibitions. The Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch is also a great spot to enjoy comedy shows, music evenings and excellent South African theatrical renditions. 



There are a number of local restaurants, offering homely Italian meals to Thai and everything in between. Catering to students and those living a fast-paced lifestyle are a selection of take-away joints and fast food outlets. 

Living in Rosebank

Areas near to Rosebank

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


Institutions close by include Rondebosch Boys, Rustenberg Girls, SACS, Bishops, Forrest Pre-Primary School and Micklefield Primary. Rosebank is also conveniently close to the College of Medicine and on the doorstep of the University of Cape Town. 


The Rondebosch Medical Centre, Groote Schuur, Vincent Pallotti and the UCT Private Academic Hospitals are all close by as well as a selection of locally practising doctors.


 Visit the local Riverside Mall and Silwood Centre for all your daily shopping needs – from fashion to food. More options just along Main Road include the Dean Street Arcade and the shopping mecca that is Cavendish Square Centre. 


Rosebank is close to town and provides easy access to national highways. The area also offers full access to bus routes, including MyCiti bus, taxis and the Rosebank train station.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius