Clifton at a glance

Sweeping vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, sandy beaches and luxury real estate nestled on the cliffs all form part of the what makes Clifton such a sought-after residential area.

The upmarket suburb of Clifton lies just beyond Bantry Bay, between Sea Point and Camps Bay, in one of the most superb settings against the backdrop of Table Mountain.

The beaches at Clifton are divided into four distinct coves by stretches of granite boulders and, whilst they may not be very imaginatively named, 1st, 2nd 3rd and 4th, their beauty makes names rather superfluous.

The four beaches of Clifton are well protected from the notorious south-easterly and, whilst there is the occasional wave, most simply lap at the shoreline. Staying here often has the added bonus of quiet evenings as the throngs tend to head off just up the road to Camps Bay’s many restaurants, clubs and bars as Clifton offers little in the way of restaurants and has no shops to speak of.

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Market & Opinion
'Holy Grails' of Clifton property go under the hammer
26 May 2020
With the exclusive Atlantic Seaboard suburb of Clifton at an expansion standstill, buyers are increasingly driven to secure the last of the luxury enclave’s holy grails – one of less than a handful of remaining undeveloped private plots, or an equally rare direct beach access ocean-level bungalow that offers the best of “see and be seen” indulgent indoor-outdoor living.
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International property and residency applications spike despite Covid-19 and weak Rand
04 May 2020
Demand for investment into property-linked second passport residency programmes has spiked despite the travel restrictions brought on by the global Covid-19 Pandemic according to Ms Nadia Read Thaele, MD of LIO Global, a leading specialist firm in second residency and citizenship by investment planning.
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Market & Opinion
The wealthiest streets and suburbs in South Africa
28 Apr 2020
New World Wealth, a research group, has published its 2020 wealth report for South Africa and it has revealed where the most expensive streets and suburbs are in the country.
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Understanding the penthouse craze
06 Mar 2020
As the apartment blocks got higher to accommodate the growing demand for inner-city living, the views that these spaces offered became increasingly desirable. It was not long before these spaces transformed into the luxury top-floor spaces they are today.
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