PROPERTY + LIFESTYLE
Adding A Whimsical Touch
Mauritian Sea Bass Recipe Local Food Truck Market
Jazz Fest 2019
HIGHEST VALUED SECTIONAL TITLE SALE IN THE CITY BOWL
PROPERTY MARKET STILL LARGELY
ALL ABOUT THE BUYERS
As we head into the middle part of 2019, we take encouragement from a number of positive developments for the economy and property market, including a more stable outlook for business confidence and the currency.
he Seeff Property Group welcomed the decision to keep the interest rate on hold as the right decision for the country. We need stability so that we can get on with rebuilding confidence and the economy. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation address (SONA 2019) was positive, and one of hope and taking the next steps towards his “new dawn” and economic renewal. We are particularly encouraged by the investment successes and various initiatives aimed at dealing with corruption, maladministration, administrative costcutting, economic growth and stabilising the SOEs. While the national election is anticipated to be a turning point for the economy, for now, it remains largely all about the buyers. As Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni said in his maiden budget speech, there is no “quick solution” and economic recovery will be gradual
because there is much to be done. What does this mean for the year ahead? The property market will continue to trade fairly flat with mostly sideways activity during the early part of this year. Fundamentals will remain vulnerable with subdued demand, longer sales cycles and fairly stagnant price growth. The “must buy and must sell” market, generally below R1.5 million (up to R3 million depending on the area), will remain active and well-priced properties will sell within a reasonable timeframe. The second market, i.e. those with discretionary money who do not have to buy or sell, are likely to continue waiting and watching how things unfold. In the upper price ranges, it will remain largely discretionary buying with only those who really need to buy transacting right now. That said, Seeff’s advice to buyers and sellers, is that there is
no reason to wait if you need to, or want to, buy or sell. Price growth has remained fairly subdued, and the lending landscape remains positive. While it may be riskier now, you could ultimately see greater returns. Sellers, though, will need to keep their price expectations in check if they want to transact right now. There are no
guarantees, and Seeff concludes that if you need to, or want to, sell be sure to consider all serious offers. SAMUEL SEEFF Chairman Seeff Property Group
“Home is our Story, so be sure to start your next chapter with us.” – Samuel Seeff
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SEEFF ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF THE HIGHEST VALUED SECTIONAL TITLE HOME IN HIGGOVALE.
MOTORING + TRAVEL
THE "ART OF LIVING" BY ASTON MARTIN OFFERS EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO EVENTS ACROSS THE GLOBE.
RECENTLY ON SHOW AT STATEOFTHEART GALLERY, ARTIST LISETTE FORSYTH'S STRIKING SERIES, "LAND", IS A MUST-SEE.
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SEEFF AT YOUR SERVICE MEET OUR RENTAL AGENTS
DESIGN DECOREX COMES TO TOWN
DECOR WHIMSY IN THE HOME
SEEFF MEET OUR RENTAL PROPERTY AGENTS
CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FEST MARKS ITS 20TH YEAR. DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS WORLD-RENOWNED EVENT.
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COCKTAILS COUNT ON COINTREAU
DEVELOPMENTS KERZNER ESTATE BREAKS GROUND
SPEND A RELAXING FRIDAY EVENING WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS & PETS AT THE GRANGER BAY FORT FOOD TRUCK MARKET.
TASTE THE FLAVOURS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS IN THIS ROASTED SEA BASS RECIPE FROM MAURITIUS.
A N C H O R P R O P S 2 0 5 ( P T Y ) LT D T R A D I N G A S S E E F F (REG NO. 2002/013822/07) DIRECTORS IAN SLOT ROSS LEVIN LANCE COHEN SAMUEL SEEFF STUART MANNING
SEA POINT OFFICE SEA POINT MEDICAL CENTRE 1 KLOOF ROAD, SEA POINT 021 434 9175
MOUILLE POINT OFFICE SHOP 3, TWO OCEANS BEACH, MOUILLE POINT 021 419 9133
CAMPS BAY OFFICE VICTORIA ROAD, CAMPS BAY 021 438 1055
CITY BOWL OFFICE KLOOF STREET, CITY BOWL 021 423 9146
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V&A WATERFRONT OFFICE QUAY ROAD, V&A WATERFRONT 021 425 5970
Celebrating 125 years of excellence
erold Gie Attorneys, which was established in 1894, is this year celebrating 125 years of practice in Cape Town. The firm has a rich history and is proud to be one of the oldest firms in South Africa to have retained its original name. The firm began as the one-man practice of Francis William Reitz, who was a law agent practising from offices in Adderley Street. In 1896 Charles Willoughby Herold joined the practice, and by 1932 both George Gerhard Gie and Archibald Corderoy Broadhead
had joined Charles Herold in the partnership, thereby expanding the firm and its ability to offer a wide range of legal services to its clients. The names of these founding partners remain part of the firm’s name today, Herold Gie & Broadhead Incorporated. Interestingly, the firm’s initial areas of practice included what was known as “town conveyancing, country conveyancing, estate work and investments”. To this day, Herold Gie Attorneys has retained a strong emphasis on
the practice of conveyancing and all aspects of the specialised area of property law. The modern firm of Herold Gie Attorneys continues to service its clients from conveniently placed offices in Cape Town, Bellville and Kenilworth. Herold Gie continues to grow from strength to strength, with the diverse skills and expertise of its practitioners and an ever growing client base, and looks forward to celebrating many more years of excellence in the legal industry. Herold Gie – Cape Town Wembley 3, 80 McKenzie Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa Telephone: +27 (0)21 464 4700 Herold Gie – Bellville Bloemhof Square, Corner of Bloemhof Rd and Bill Bezuidenhout Ave, Bellville, 7535, South Africa Telephone: +27 (0)21 919 0395 Herold Gie – Kenilworth Pam Golding on Main, Corner of Main and Summerley Roads, Kenilworth, 7708, South Africa Telephone: +27 (0)21 464 4700
H I G H E S T VA L U E D SECTIONAL TITLE SALE IN THE CITY BOWL Situated at the unique confluence of mountain and neighbourhood, this executive penthouse recently sold at R22.5 million, making it the highest priced sectional title property in the City Bowl to date.
his record sale, within six weeks of assigning a sole mandate to Seeff confirms that the top end of the market always remains somewhat insulated against short term economic adjustments. The quality of the property and of the agency actively promoting the property obviously also count a lot. This designer penthouse holds an elevated position on the highest slopes of iconic Table Mountain and is arguably one of the most special properties in the City Bowl. Not in the least for its spectacular views from every corner of the property. To the front, the vista over Table Bay and the Mother City stretches endlessly, while lush vegetation around the property and the imposing bulk of Lion’s Head’s rockface paint the rest of the picture. This executive penthouse offers a super secure, lock-up-and-go lifestyle combined with a leafy garden as well as a serene swimming pool and private patio and al fresco entertainment area. Outdoors becomes indoors with large stackable glass doors that open the flow between the living spaces completely. The designer chef’s Italian kitchen, with its integrated appliances, leads onto the dining area and the main front lounge area, making it easy to entertain guests at the highest level. These entertainment areas have a feeling of light and space and nature is never far from the corner of one’s eye. The spacious north-facing master suite has an extended dressing room and its own balcony. No expense has been spared to create a truly rejuvenating experience with the en-suite bathroom, where earthy tones and crisp whites set the theme. There are a
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further two bedroom suites that lead out to the gorgeous garden with views of Table Mountain and an additional separate private room that could be used as an office. This home has a double garage and elevator access and a state-of-the-art security system. Signing a sole mandate with Seeff secures the dedicated attention of some of the very best agents in the industry. In the case of Madelein Armstrong, she has sold properties all across the world; most recently in the top end London luxury segment. Now back in Cape Town, Madelein firmly believes that luxury buyers are progressively drawn to the mountain, greenery, ease of living and excellent value to be found in the City Bowl. With one of the greatest cities in the world on your doorstep, one has to agree. When it comes to lifestyle, speak to your Seeff agent to get first in line when Cape Town’s most distinctive properties come to market. And when you are ready to sell and upgrade, you are always in fantastic hands with a Seeff sole mandate.
SOLD AT: R22 500 000 FEATURES: 3 LOUNGES, 3 BEDROOMS, 3 BATHROOMS, 2 GARAGES, POOL SIZE: 290 SQUARE METRES CONTACT: MADELEIN ARMSTRONG | MADELEIN.ARMSTRONG@SEEFF.COM | +27 (0)63 718 9560
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T U R N I N G T W E N T Y- O N E
D E C O R E X CAPE TOWN 2019
Unharnessed creativity and the latest in quality design trends are set to flow through the Mother City as the 21st edition of Decorex Cape Town kicks off at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 1 to 5 May 2019.
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ape Town’s foremost design exhibition is the ideal place for those looking to interact with leaders in the field of décor and design while drawing on world-class inspired creations and sampling the latest in lifestyle products. For home renovations, office refurbishments, the establishment of world-class boutique hotels – and everything in between – Decorex Cape Town offers a range of inspired décor solutions, all in one setting. It has become the place to be seen for anyone trading in beauty and comfort. Cape Town’s dominance within the global design industry will resonate throughout Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition as leading influencers display their take on this year’s theme – Designing for Africa: Feels Like Home. This theme intends to shine a spotlight on our unmatched local talent through a full feature programme, proving exactly why this city is considered the design capital of South Africa. “Cape Town has long been considered the vanguard of design and style in Africa with its fusion of cosmopolitan sophistication and earthy Africanness,” explained Sian Cullingworth, Portfolio Director at Reed Exhibitions. “This unique essence has made Africa accessible on a global level, allowing other countries to incorporate and adapt the continent’s interior designs. We are very excited to see the city’s take on the Decorex 2019 theme and the
intercontinental impact it will make.” The 2019 exhibition programme boasts a full line-up of inspired new features that reflect upcoming trends in a localised setting. Some of the key features include: • Decorex Urban Living Trend House • InStudio Trend Theatre • Children’s Playroom & Décor Project • The Designer PODs • The Lighting Project by Wire World • The Trend Kitchen • The Kitchen Project • The Bathroom Project • The Design Project • Gourmet Cooking Theatre • Global Trends Project • Wine Bar • The Gin & Rum Bar • Dine & Design Restaurant + Bar • The Harvest Table • Coffee Experience by Illy • The Wine Tasting Cellar • Designing for Africa by Redesign Interiors • 100% Design SA Installation In addition to the features’ programme, visitors will get to interact with some of the city’s most innovative trade leaders who are revolutionising the design, build and lifestyle industries, as well as some of the most dynamic influencers in the creative realm. Don’t miss out on the ultimate décor exhibition, Decorex Cape Town. Book your tickets now at
BLACKSMITH, ARTIST, CLOCKMAKER Guy Luck was not always a clock maker. He originally worked as a geologist. Early on in his career Guy took up model engineering and built 5-inch gauge live steam locomotives while involved with the miniature railway club in Plettenbeng Bay. Upon relocating to Cape Town, Guy tried his hand at making a clock and this became his passion. His inspiration came from the well-known English horologist John Wilding, and others. He has since made about 30 clocks of all types, including regulators, long case clocks, skeleton clocks and even some electric clocks. In his own designs, Guy uses stainless steel for the frames instead of the more traditional brass. This gives the clocks a more modern look. All the working parts are made entirely by Guy and the attention to detail and careful craftsmanship is clearly demonstrated in his work. His clocks take many weeks to build. Visit Guy at Decorex to start the discussion about your own collector’s item. www.clockmaking.co.za
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CHILL BILL ABSORBS FRIDGE ODOURS Price: est R200 Fill with baking soda and place in your refrigerator to absorb unwanted smells. Replace the baking soda when you feel it is no longer effective. Materials: Plastic & Silicon Size: 10.1 x 6.5 x 5.3 cm / 3.97 x 2.55 x 2.08 in
NESSIE & MAMMA LADLE AND COLANDER Price: est R420 Believe it or not, out of the deep pot comes Nessie! Diving into your favorite soup or standing by ready to use, a legendary time in the kitchen is guaranteed. 2 pcs set (1 ladle + 1 colander spoon). 100% food safe, dishwasher proof, do not microwave. Material: Toughened nylon Size of Nessie (ladle): 24.5 x 8 x 8 cm / 9.6 x 3.14 x 3.14 in Size of Mamma Nessie (colander spoon): 29 x 12 x 11 cm / 11.42 x 4.72 x 4.33 in
WHIMSY & WONDER IN THE HOME
Animi Causa Boutique is a leading international design shop for modern decor, unique gifts and innovative furniture, with shipping on all products worldwide. If you’re shopping from your couch, see for yourself: www.animicausa.com
SPICEBARROW SALT HOLDER Price: est R200 The perfect vehicle for hauling salt and spices around your table. Adds a fresh and "down to earth" feel to your cooking and table top! Use for pepper, oregano or other spices too. Materials: Metal cast & Rubber wheels Size : 11.5 x 7 x 5.8 cm / 4.52 x 2.75 x 2.28 in
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RAINMAKER PLANT WATERING CLOUD Price: est R140 Don’t blame it on the drought… Make rain on your plants yourself! Compatible with most soft drink bottles. Just fill a used bottle with water, screw the cloud to it and apply pressure to the bottle to make it rain! Material: Plastic Size: 11.6 x 9.2 x 3.5 cm / 4.56 x 3.62 x 1.37 in Designer: Peleg Desig
SEED GUARD SEED GROWING DEVICE Price: est R170 Trying to grow your own seed? Help is on the way! Stick the seed right in the middle of the lifebuoy and let it float away in a jar full of water. Plants ahoy! Size: 9.5 x 9.5 x 2 cm / 3.7 x 3.7 x 0.8 in Material: Plastic Designer: Peleg Design
CRIME SCENE POT TRIVET Price: est R250 Silicone trivet for holding your hot pots. Adds fun and drama to the dinner table. Size: 24.6 x 13.3 x 0.4 cm / 9.68 x 5.23 x 0.15 in Material: Silicone Designer: Peleg Design
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APPOINTING A CONVEYANCER: WHY IT IS A SELLERâ€™S CHOICE In property sale agreements, it is the seller that has the right to nominate the conveyancing attorney that will attend to the registration of the transaction in the deeds office. Sellers, however, often take little interest in who is appointed as conveyancer because the purchaser pays the conveyancerâ€™s fee.
Clearly it is not only advantageous but crucial that the seller exercises discretion when appointing a conveyancer to attend to manage the process of the transfer of his home. Ask yourself: Is the conveyancer known and from an established conveyancing firm? Does the conveyancer have adequate experience? Is the conveyancer prepared to assist with the sales transaction prior to the conclusion thereof? Does the firm have a sound track record?
However, even though the purchaser finances the transaction costs, the election to nominate the conveyancer rests with the seller because it is necessary to ensure that the process is driven by the party who has the least interest in delaying transfer. A late transfer costs a seller money in lost interest and opportunity cost and, if transfer of the property sold was intended to occur simultaneously with property that the seller has purchased, delays can also cause much anxiety and embarrassment.
STBB is reputed for their conveyancing expertise and benchmark client service. With 11 offices in South Africa, it is also the largest property law firm in South Africa. So contact us at www.stbb.co.za for assistance in all aspects of your sale transaction, before you sign your agreement.
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Plan to buy or sell your most important investment, you need legal assistance of the highest quality to ensure the accurate and speedy processing of your transfer.
Our dedication in offering our clients a professional service of the highest standard has grown our firm into the largest property law practice in South Africa, providing personalised service to our valued clients, whether buyer or seller.
We set the benchmark in client communication and feedback and offer instant notification of updates, 24/7, via the STBBDirect App or otherwise via sms and email. Online tracking is also available on our website. These are just some of the reasons STBB is preferred by real estate professionals and their clients as a leading conveyancing and property law firm.
For expert support in your sale transaction, contact
JAMES PHILLIPSON 021 406 9143 082 777 8229 email@example.com 8th Floor, 5 St Georges Mall, Cape Town SEEFF BLUE MAGAZINE | 17
MORE THAN JUST THE PAPER WORK
AWARD-WINNING RENTAL LICENSEE OF THE YEAR – FOR 6 YEARS!
INTRODUCING SEEFF ATLANTIC SEABOARD AND CITY BOWL’S RENTAL AGENTS!
Market Leaders within the peninsula and the top performing Seeff Rentals Agency in the country. We offer a bespoke service, matching our service offering to that of our clients’ needs. VIVIEN ADLER & BARBRA-ANN BRINER
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Clifton, Camps Bay, Mouille Point, Fresnaye and the Waterfront Marina VIVIEN & BARBRA-ANN SAY: We are proud to both be highly experienced and qualified agents working the Atlantic Seaboard luxury rental market. Collectively we have 30 years of experience in the industry and enjoy well-earned reputations for being professional and market leaders. Together we cover the Camps Bay, Clifton, Sea Point, Fresnaye, Bantry Bay, Mouille Point and Waterfront areas and specialise in new developments. The combination of our strengths have ensured that we are the most successful team on the Atlantic Seaboard nationally for Seeff. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 083 310 0827 email@example.com | 082 418 8800
PASCALE PAPAS & JESSICA CRAMB
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Sea Point, Mouille Point, Bantry Bay, Green Point, Three Anchor Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay, Fresnaye and the Waterfront Marina PASCALE & JESS SAY: Having met in 2010 at Stellenbosch University, years later, our career paths crossed when we were given the opportunity to partner as the Seeff Area Specialists for the Atlantic Seaboard. With our backgrounds in marketing and interpersonal skills, combined with our drive and ambition, we were set to exceed expectations. Within our first few months, we proved this when we were awarded the highly prestigious Chairman’s Award. Having an active interest and keeping up with the ever-changing property market is important as we have a commitment to our clients to provide expertise and results. Patience and a friendly approach are equally essential as property transactions are not only one of the largest monetary transactions for an individual, but one of the most emotional ones as well. Our clients' interests and fulfillment are our top priority and biggest reward. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 083 247 7244 email@example.com | 082 368 6717
CONTACT US TODAY. SEA POINT [O] 021 434 9175 | MOUILLE POINT [O] 021 419 9133
AWARD-WINNING RENTAL LICENSEE OF THE YEAR – FOR 6 YEARS! CELESTE DAVIDSON
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Clifton, Waterfront Marina, Camps Bay and Mouille Point CELESTE SAYS: I am originally from Johannesburg but have been living in Cape Town for nearly 4 years. I am an extremely driven and passionate person. Integrity and loyalty are very important to me. I do my absolute best to give attention to detail in my personal relationships as well as on a business level. My niche is mostly highend rentals in and around Atlantic Seaboard and the Waterfront Marina. I always go the extra mile. It is vitally important for me to deal with my clients on a personal yet professional level. My goal is to build and maintain excellent working relationships. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 082 490 5459
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Green Point, Mouille Point, Three Anchor Bay, De Waterkant, Clifton, Camps Bay and the Waterfront Marina KASIA SAYS: I was born and grew up in Poland. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Marketing and Management in 2007, after which I moved to South Africa. I started working in Real Estate in 2008. In 2010 I joined Seeff Atlantic Seaboard’s Rental Division. I am hard working, reliable, organised and I always strive to meet my clients' requirements. I have rented many properties in Cape Town for myself and my family and I understand how stressful that process can be. My goal is to make it easy and pleasant for my clients. I also make sure that the property owners generate the maximum return on their investments and the tenants are happy in their new homes. CONTACT: email@example.com | 076 559 1720
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Camps Bay, Clifton, Green Point, Sea Point Fresnaye, Mouille Point and the Waterfront CHRISTINE SAYS: I am a relationship builder and try at all times to be professional and ethical. I am patient, tolerant and try to listen to all points of view. I will go the extra mile to deliver service to both landlords and tenants. I value being professionally qualified and knowledgeable on all aspects of the legal requirements of rentals. When managing a property for an absent landlord it is vital for the landlord to trust the rental agent’s judgement. Good relationships are essential when working in the rental market because these are ongoing relationships that don’t end when the lease is signed. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 082 785 3911
JASON DA COSTA
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Green Point, Mouille Point and the Waterfront JASON SAYS: A born and bred Capetonian, I am originally from a supply chain management background but I decided to enter the property market two years ago. My focus has since been on building Seeff’s luxury short-term rental accommodation division; however, long term rentals also form a large part of my business. I value building prosperous, lasting relationships with all of my clients and ensure professional service from start to finish. I am hands on and available for my home owners and tenants 24/7/365. CONTACT: email@example.com | 076 870 2471
WATERFRONT [O] 021 425 5970 | CITY BOWL [O] 021 423 9146 | CAMPS BAY [O] 021 438 1055
AWARD-WINNING RENTAL LICENSEE OF THE YEAR â€“ FOR 6 YEARS! SAMANTHA MURPHY
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Oranjezicht, Gardens, Tamboerskloof, Higgovale and Vredehoek SAMANTHA SAYS: Seeff has been my home, family and passion for the past eight years and I wouldn't want it any other way. I cut my teeth as a PA, working my way up to becoming a successful solitaire agent, providing a single point of call for all my clients - the buck stops here. I strive for excellence, values and integrity in all aspects of my life. I am professional, confident, honest and reliable and definitely not an agent that will do "a quick deal". My goal is to have happy tenants and landlords and to be the agent that clients are the first to call. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 084 944 1385
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Cape Town City Centre, Gardens, Bo-Kaap, Oranjezicht, Tamboerskloof and Higgovale ELZUNIA SAYS: I am a UCT social science graduate and majored in Psychology and Sociology. I enjoy interacting with people and doing deals to the satisfaction of both owners and tenants. I joined Seeff originally in the 1980s and worked at the Southern Suburbs branch in the rentals and sales division. I later took a sabbatical and then rejoined Seeff Atlantic Seaboard in 2008 as a rental agent, specialising in the CBD and City Bowl areas. I operate with utmost integrity and enthusiasm and am a fully qualified agent. My interests are my family, swimming, walking my dogs and travelling. CONTACT: email@example.com | 083 274 6699
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Cape Town City Centre, Gardens, Bo-Kaap, Oranjezicht, Tamboerskloof and Higgovale CRAIG SAYS: Since joining Seeff Properties seven years ago, I have specialised in Rentals in the CBD and City Bowl of Cape Town. I pride myself in providing marketrelated, achievable rentals and excellent service to landlords as well as being attentive to tenants' needs. I ensure that properties under my management are well maintained and looked after. Being open, honest and professional with both landlords and tenants, I aim to build lasting relationships through positive experiences with Seeff Properties. CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 084 327 1258
Our Seeff Rentals team are Area Specialists and have extensive knowledge about the particular properties in your neighbourhoods. Their focus allows them to provide you with the best advice and information regarding your property portfolio requirements. Click sign in on our website www.seeff.com to register for Property Alerts and receive the latest listings as they are released.
L I S E T T E F O R S Y T H LAND THE DEAL DEAL
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SQUARE
StateoftheART is an innovative, boutique-style gallery and e-commerce platform representing selected emerging and midcareer visual artists from across South Africa. Now available to collectors are works from the recent exhibition called “LAND” by Lisette Forsyth. Her work is distinguished by her use of found materials as the ‘canvas’ for her paintings, upon which she creates a context and a dialogue between the background surface and subject matter.
ARTIST STATEMENT: LAND “South Africa belongs to all who live in it” was the dream. But now land is the ultimate issue and the great divide. Because land defines who, what and where we are. With land we are all monarchs, without it we are serfs. This current art of mine is an expression of the riddle of the land. REPATRIATION
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VISUAL ESSAY Which has to be solved. Somehow. For all our sakes.
ALL ROADS OVER THE LAND
But what is the true value of land? A walk near Onrus (Unrest) brings me to a totally undeveloped stretch of coast, with a hill for a superb vantage point, an enormous Milkwood forest for a background, and pristine pool for enjoyment. I make a painting of a group of men in intense conversation – The Deal – something is going down. I paint this on a wood grain to represent the surging surf and it presages a burning bus, brick and debris-strewn, angry streets and a neighbourhood agitated by house allocation and land hunger. Time passes.
TO BUILD A HOUSE
STATEOFTHEART Established in 2010 and a pioneer in the online art market in South Africa, StateoftheART brings a carefully curated collection of affordable contemporary art directly to collectors by offering secure access to unique works of art through a “click-to-buy” service for collectors unable to visit the Cape Town gallery in person. All artists have been carefully selected. Instead of showcasing thousands of artists, the gallery chooses to represent only a limited number so that collectors can be sure of the quality of the fine art for sale. Importantly, the majority of proceeds from a sale are given to the artists who create these works, so when the public buys art from StateoftheART it is directly supporting the artists. StateoftheART opened its physical doors in the centre of Cape Town in 2013 to meet the desire of artists for their works to be seen “in real life”.
In orderly shacks on the dump-top hill-top, a new community gasps for life. The pool chokes. Axes and machetes thud dully in the milkwood. The forest recedes. The ‘owner’ refuses compensation. Riddle me this: whose land is it anyway?
A PIECE OF GROUND
Location: 50 Buitenkant St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001 Gallery hours: 10h00 to 17h00 Mon to Friday, 10h00 to 14h00 Saturdays or by appointment
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THE ART OF
Aston Martin’s exclusive lifestyle programme, called “The Art of Living”, offers guests unparalleled access to world-class events in 2019. Partake in luxurious Aston Martin road trips through the breath-taking scenery of Switzerland and Utah or experience the glamour of the Monaco race weekend and the gritty determination of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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ston Martin’s 2019 season of luxury lifestyle events promises to be the best yet, providing guests with the opportunity to enjoy unparalleled access to world-class events at home and abroad. Art of Living by Aston Martin is the brand’s luxury lifestyle programme, created for those who want to live life the Aston Martin way, indulging in curated lifestyle experiences in areas such as travel, haute cuisine, sport, fashion and culture. The season kicked off in February with the popular “Hokkaido on Ice”, which took guests to the Tokachi International Circuit in Japan to learn how to find the limit of an Aston Martin sports car on snow and ice alongside specialist Aston Martin driving instructors, followed by a relaxing session of unwinding in a hot spring. A glorious season lies ahead for motorsport enthusiasts, starting with the Monaco in May where guests can enjoy a night-race weekend with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. As part of the Aston Martin family, Art of Living guests will enjoy the company of like-minded people gathered to indulge in a shared passion for speed with exclusive inside access at one of the world’s most glamorous sporting events. For those with a passion for sports cars, the 24 Hours of Le Mans awaits. Helicopter transfers to and from a luxury chateau take guests into the world of endurance racing and special behind-the-scenes access to the Aston Martin Racing team as it competes in the season finale of the World Endurance Championship. Guests can also choose to experience the sights and sounds of the Singapore Grand Prix with the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing team or head to Goodwood in the south of England for either the incredible Festival of Speed in July or take a step back in time for the Revival in September, with special access to a fabulous bespoke programme organised by Aston Martin. For those who prefer to be in the driving seat, they could soon be driving an Aston Martin through the breath-taking Swiss Alps or hitting the highway for a road trip in Utah, USA. Guests will have the pleasure of driving beautiful cars through some of the world’s most iconic scenery. Every detail is looked after by the Art of Living
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team so guests can simply enjoy the drive. A new partnership between Aston Martin and Waldorf Astoria presents some fabulous opportunities for the Art of Living season, too. Collaborating to deliver a number of unforgettable experiences, which allow guests to indulge in the true luxury lifestyle of both brands, you can start with “A Californian Adventure”, which will see guests living the high life in Beverly Hills. Other experiences offered by the partnership include a wonderful tour of the Palace of Versailles in Paris before driving to the Champagne region via the Vallée de Chevreuse. The trip concludes in Reims, famous for being at the heart of Champagne production and also as the home of the French Grand Prix in times gone by. When guests are not behind the wheel of an Aston Martin sports cars, they are enjoying superb cuisine during this truly gastronomic road trip, whilst staying in luxury accommodation provided by Waldorf Astoria. Art of Living by Aston Martin also offers an insight into the world of Aston Martin with behind-the-scenes tours of sites across the UK, from the heritage tour at Aston Martin Works to the world of manufacturing at Gaydon. There is something to delight every taste and interest in Aston Martin’s 2019 Art of Living season. To learn more, visit: www.astonmartinartofliving.com
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CAMPS BAY | R39 950 000 WIND-SHELTERED DEEP GLEN Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms 6 Garages 3 Parkings 2 WEB 3190628
From the moment you enter through the security gates, you step into a unique, leafy green sanctuary and sensory experience of sounds of water flowing through ponds, birds singing and a textural colour feast for the eyes. The luxury of privacy and natural beauty surrounds you, with no roofs in sight to disturb the eyeline of mountain and sea views.
Contact us today: [O] 021 438 1055
POLA JOCUM 083 261 0116 NADINE JOCUM 072 230 1947
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CAMPS BAY | R14 750 000 LOCK-UP-AND-GO WITH VIEWS Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 4 Garages 2 Parkings 2 WEB 2861082 Well-located in a quiet cul-de-sac with excellent sea and mountain views, this is a lock-up-and-go you have been waiting for! This three bedroom en-suite townhouse is perfect for a buyer who wants the independence of a freestanding home with compact lock-up-and-leave spaciousness. Purchase price includes all custom-made furniture, furnishings, household and kitchen appliances.
CAMPS BAY | R23 950 000 SPECTACULAR BIRDâ€™S EYE VIEW Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 5.5 Garages 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3224240 Designed to meet all modern lifestyle requirements of ease-of-living comfort, technology, privacy, security and tranquility. Ideal street level entry into this new home with direct-entry double garaging, secure double off-street parking and generous terraces, capturing every nuance of expansive sea and mountain views.
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CAMPS BAY | R39 950 000 SPECTACULAR VILLA WITH SENSATIONAL VIEWS Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms 6 Garages 2 Parkings 2 WEB 2605869
This brand new sleek and spacious designer villa with pool is magnificently appointed, offering a sophisticated yet relaxed luxury lifestyle, encompassing views of Camps Bay’s famous palm-fringed beachfront, sparkling azure ocean and the majestic Lion’s Head mountain! Price excludes VAT.
Contact us today: [O] 021 438 1055
LYN POPE 082 575 1999 EDITH MARSH 083 654 2168
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CAMPS BAY | R28 500 000 EXCEPTIONAL HOME WITH EXCEPTIONAL VIEWS Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 5 Garages 5 Parkings 4 WEB 2114856 Superbly located on the seaside of the road, this sleek and modern home offers a sophisticated yet relaxed lifestyle, perfect for entertaining and family living. Generous inter-leading living spaces with floor-to-ceiling doors, filled with natural light, allow for breathtaking sea and mountain views.
CAMPS BAY | R23 000 000 PRIME BAKOVEN BEACH SITE WEB 3085819 This breathtaking north-facing plot overlooks the iconic boulders and vibrant ocean, surrounding the protected bay of Bakoven’s ‘little beach’ with a stunning view of Lion’s Head. Price includes approved building plans.
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CAMPS BAY | R19 995 000 PRESTIGIOUS LOCATION Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3.5 Garages 2 WEB 2758979 A haven of stylish all white finishes highlighting the azure blue vistas. Indoor/outdoor flow to wrap-around sea view terraces and pool deck. Secure ‘lock-up-and-go’ spacious and relaxed lifestyle. Ideal for permanent living or holiday income-generating investment.
CAMPS BAY | R17 950 000 YOUR OWN PRIVATE RETREAT Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Garages 1 WEB 3274000 Spectacular position in an exclusive cul-de-sac with uninterrupted views. An inviting driveway leads you to this double-storey home with Canadian maple flooring, offering a uniquely serene lifestyle, yet close to all amenities, including the main beach, restaurants and shops. Plus secure off-street parking.
CAMPS BAY | R15 950 000 PERFECT GLEN SIDE FAMILY HOME Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 3.5 Garages 2 WEB 2857779 Enjoy magnificent sunsets from this private, tranquil large double-storey family home, ideally located on the Glen side of Camps Bay. A warm and inviting home which includes open-plan lounge/dining room with glass doors flowing onto tiled viewing terraces. Separate TV/family room, easy care level garden with large pool. Plus secure off-street parking.
CAMPS BAY | R13 950 000 CONTEMPORARY AND TRANQUIL Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 Garages 2 WEB 2650301 Enjoy spectacular 360-degree views from this tantalising location on the seaside of the road in a quiet cul-de-sac. Delightful family home with a large garden, an open-plan kitchen with easy flow to spacious living areas, all spilling onto a tranquil back courtyard and front balcony. Plus off-street parking.
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CLIFTON | R65 000 000 CONTEMPORARY SEASIDE LIVING Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 4.5 Parkings 4 WEB 3302638
This designer, contemporary seaside apartment is situated in a prime position with superior finishes and unobstructed views. The home dissolves boundaries between the interiors and its setting on the water of the Atlantic Ocean. Beautifully appointed master suite and walk-in closet plus additional 3 bedrooms and separate staff accommodation. Open-plan living area and glasswalled cinema room flow out to private terraces and rim flow pool. Additional features includes Creston security, Apple TV control, heating and cooling systems, wet bar, Gaggenau appliances and solar pool heating.
Contact me today: [O] 021 434 9175
LANCE COHEN 082 416 6103
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CLIFTON | R55 000 000 PRIME POSITION Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms 5 Garages 3 Parkings 3 WEB 3307214 A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to claim an address that is amongst the most desirable in the world. Renovatorâ€™s dream in the most sought-after location. Magnificent sea views with large entertainment area plus staff accommodation. Separate 3 bedroom double-storey cottage with large private level garden and own entrance.
FRESNAYE | R39 995 000 DESIGNED FOR LIFE Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 5 Garages 3 Parkings 4 WEB 3255664 This newly built and undeniably contemporary yet welcoming home offers versatile accommodation. Bedrooms are well designed to provide private, secluded spaces. Generous reception areas include 2 living areas as well as 2 kitchens with superb flow to level garden and pool, perfect for entertaining and casual living.
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BANTRY BAY | R29 950 000 IN A CLASS OF ITS OWN Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3.5 Parkings 5 WEB 3009515 Expansive garden apartment offering sensational ocean vistas with large private terrace and pool. Top-end finishes throughout. Entertainment areas lead seamlessly onto outdoor terrace, maximising space and light. Separate formal lounge and informal TV room with bar lead into an expansive, open-plan kitchen with separate scullery.
BANTRY BAY | R18 995 000 SPECTACULAR SERENITY ON THE WATER Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 2738664 Set majestically above the rocks of Bantry Bay lies a true beauty. With double-volume ceilings, top-end finishes throughout and natural light beaming in from all directions, this fully automated and exquisitely renovated apartment is the epitome of sophistication with a touch of quirkiness.
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FRESNAYE | R9 900 000 EXCEPTIONAL PANORAMIC VIEWS Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2.5 Garages 1 WEB 3015199 On the slopes of the Nature Reserve. This well-sized family apartment offers open-plan entertainment leading onto large balcony boasting unobstructed views. Main bedroom en-suite with dressing room, 2 additional bedrooms, family bathroom, guest cloakroom and single lock-up garage complete this fantastic home in the sky.
SEA POINT | R9 500 000
SPACIOUS PENTHOUSE WITH VIEWS Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3.5 Garages 1 Parkings 2 WEB 3146983 Beautiful, spacious apartment in very sought-after building, situated between Beach and Main Road, close to the Promenade, restaurants, and trendy coffee shops. Fitted granite kitchen with views of Lion’s Head. Spacious open-plan lounge and dining room with partial sea views lead onto entertainer’s deck.
SEA POINT | R8 500 000 A TRUE TOWNHOUSE Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Garages 2 WEB 3203101 With direct access double car garaging, this 3 bedroom home offers generous spaces, gorgeous natural light and top security. All bedrooms situated on the upper level, with main bedroom leading onto a glorious patio. Entrance level boasts open-plan lounge/dining and kitchen areas.
SEA POINT | R7 500 000 GLORIOUS OCEAN VIEWS Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2.5 Garages 1 WEB 2763731 Generously sized apartment set majestically on Sea Point’s sought-after Promenade offering sensational ocean vistas. Large entertainment areas lead seamlessly onto open-plan kitchen with additional study area.
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THREE ANCHOR BAY | R6 950 000 SEA POINTâ€™S STONE VILLA Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Garages 1 WEB 3300160 This gloriously sized and modern apartment offers direct access from tandem garage below, offering wrap-around patio with north-westerly perspectives of the ocean. Generous open-plan entertainment areas with main bedroom fully en-suite adds to the ease of living in this lock-up-and-go.
SEA POINT | R5 995 000 RENOVATED DELIGHT Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Garages 1 WEB 3112263 Beautifully appointed apartment with lovely ocean and mountain perspectives. Open-plan entertainment leads onto sizeable patio with side sea views. Main bedroom offers sumptuous en-suite bathroom. Includes single lock-up garage in excellently maintained, secure complex.
SEA POINT | R4 950 000 LIFE ON THE PROM Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Garages 1 WEB 3288358 Offering almost 140m2 of living space, this eastfacing apartment offers both excellent value and all the amenities expected from a top-end block on the Promenade. The perfect end-user or investment property. Includes single lock-up garage in the basement as well as a storeroom/staff accommodation.
SEA POINT | R4 500 000 PEACE AND TRANQUILITY Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 1995044 This immaculately maintained, modern apartment with a quaint Juliet balcony overlooking a well-manicured garden, includes storeroom and secure allocated parking. In walking distance to the hub of bustling Sea Point.
Contact us today: [O] 021 434 9175 ADRIAN MAUERBERGER 082 826 6454 | CECILY SHER 072 968 3280 SEEFF BLUE MAGAZINE | 37
SEA POINT | R19 950 000 LARGE FAMILY HOME Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 4 Garages 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3019883 This home in a cul-de-sac captures the full surrounds of north-facing sea views. Sumptuous living in the open-plan lounge/dining room with sliding windows to capitalise on the spectacular sea views. The flow continues out onto a large entertainment area with a pergola, large pool and garden. Modern eat-in kitchen. Separate scullery. Guest cloakroom. Staff accommodation and storeroom.
SEA POINT | R14 500 000 VICTORIAN GRANDEUR Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 Parkings 2 WEB 3046637 Beautiful Victorian home. Living area leads onto a wrap-around balcony overlooking a tranquil garden with pool and large vegetable garden. The luxurious main bedroom has a fireplace for cosy winter evenings and a large full bathroom. Original Oregon pine floors compliment the character of this glorious home. Large eat-in kitchen with scullery. Near to shopping areas. Walking distance to the beach. 5 minutes from the schools and shuls.
SEA POINT | R8 500 000 OVERLOOKING THE MADDING CROWD Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Garages 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3237273 This freestanding home filled with natural light oozes charm. Open-plan living areas/kitchen lead onto a sunny large patio for relaxation. The beauty is that this house is in Upper Sea Point in a cul-de-sac which is wonderful for quiet living.
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GREEN POINT | R6 995 000 DESIGNER SPACE Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Garages 2 WEB 3306023
An apartment that cannot be faulted. This unit offers so much. Internal space of 101m2 with attention to detail and upmarket finishes, such as integrated Smeg appliances, double-glazed windows and doors, air conditioning, sliding shutters and huge entertainerâ€™s balcony. There are 2 undercover parking bays and a storeroom. This new complex offers 24-hour security. Short-term rentals are permitted and the location is perfect for those who love the vibey Green Point buzz. Green Point lies between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean offering some unique properties. It is a popular residential area.
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[O] 021 434 9175
HILARY BICCARI 083 251 2233 BRYAN GINSBURG 083 984 2680
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MOUILLE POINT | R5 250 000 + VAT BRAND NEW RENOVATION Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 3187572 Be the first to live in a brand new, renovated and beautifully designed apartment with side sea and mountain views. Situated in a classic Mouille Point block along the Platinum Mile.
GREEN POINT | R4 750 000 TWO OF EVERYTHING Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3102483 This super spacious apartment offers a large main bedroom, with en-suite bathroom, as well as a well sized second bedroom with additional work space feature. The kitchen flows onto a bright dining room and lounge space, complete with a superior balcony and views of Signal Hill.
MOUILLE POINT | R4 300 000 LIGHT AND BRIGHT Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 Parkings 1 WEB 2789195 This beautifully renovated studio apartment is front sea facing with magnificent views. Situated high up in a well maintained and sought-after secure beachfront block, close to the Radisson and Waterfront. Modern and separate well-fitted kitchen. Step out onto the Mouille Point Promenade and enjoy the vibe of excellent restaurants and cafes.
GREEN POINT | R3 950 000 PRISTINE AND WELL DESIGNED Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 Parkings 1 WEB 2975369 The unit consists of 2 good size bedrooms, 1 full bathroom and a large living area with beautifully appointed kitchen. The living area opens onto a spacious balcony. There is plenty of storage space and beautiful finishes throughout the apartment. 24-hour security/ concierge and CCTV. Pets allowed. Airbnb approved for short-term lets.
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MOUILLE POINT | R14 000 000 PICTURESQUE OCEAN VIEWS Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 2 WEB 2993083 A rare find on the Platinum Mile, this apartment has spectacular views of the ocean from the living area and main bedroom which both lead onto a large balcony. Well maintained block with communal pool and 24-hour security. Secure underground parking bays and a storeroom. Price excludes VAT.
MOUILLE POINT | R12 995 000 TWO OCEANS GEM Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2.5 Parkings 2 WEB 3018119 Exquisite apartment in one of the most prestigious buildings in Mouille Point. Over-sized bedrooms, both en-suite, with plenty of cupboard space. Modern contemporary kitchen, with separate scullery. The large spacious open-plan living areas lead out onto an entertainer’s balcony with spectacular views of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head.
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WATERFRONT | R13 500 000 SILO PERFECTION Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2.5 Parkings 2 WEB 2840544 Well elevated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment including a guest cloakroom, conveniently located in the heart of the Silo Precinct. Open-plan living with beautiful Oak floors, fully integrated kitchen, air conditioning, underfloor heating, 24-hour security and 2 secure basement parking bays.
WATERFRONT | R7 995 000 SOUGHT-AFTER ONE BEDROOM Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1.5 Parkings 1 WEB 2674579 Beautifully positioned and well elevated in the Silo District, this harbour facing apartment offers a contemporary kitchen and open-plan living areas which lead out onto a balcony. Offering ultimate Waterfront luxury lifestyle with 24-hour security, secure parking, storeroom, high speed internet, a 24-hour concierge service and access to a communal rooftop entertainment/leisure area.
WATERCLUB | R13 800 000 RARE WATERCLUB PURCHASE Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 2977362 Sunny and bright apartment offering free-flowing, openplan living areas which lead out onto a balcony with exceptional sea and yacht basin views. The large en-suite main bedroom is sea facing and also leads out onto the balcony. Air conditioning, communal pool, 24-hour security and secure parking bay.
Contact me today: [O] 021 419 9133
FINELLA BOTES 082 600 9530
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GARDENS | R18 950 000 + VAT A FEELING OF GRANDEUR Bedrooms 12 Bathrooms 12 Garages 1 Parkings 5 WEB 2632162
Standing proudly on an exceptionally large erf in excess of 1 500mÂ² lies this sought-after majestic Oranjezicht property. Operating as a successful guesthouse for the past 40 years, this property, being sold fully-furnished and equipped, offers comfort and tranquillity nestled amongst a beautiful established meandering garden.
Contact us today: [O] 021 423 9146
MICHELE APPERLEY 072 952 1444 DORIS RICKETTS 082 898 0519
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VREDEHOEK | R4 750 000 LIVE THE HIGH CAPE LIFE Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2.5 Garages 1 Parkings 2 WEB 3232414 This duplex townhouse is located in a quiet setting at the top of High Cape. Downstairs comprises of an openplan kitchen and dining area, with spacious living room, leading to outside paved patio area. Convenient guest toilet. The upstairs area comprises of the 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Garage with tandem parking in front plus additional bay.
GARDENS | R3 950 000 SANCTUARY IN THE CITY Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 3210981 Located high up in Gardens and set in a magnificently peaceful garden area. Offering includes an enclosed sunroom and a secure parking bay. Be the first to make the move.
GARDENS | R1 895 000 SUPER TRENDY STUDIO APARTMENT Studio Bathrooms 1 WEB 3223178 Unique and stylish studio apartment in the ever popular St Martini Gardens. A remarkable use and allocation of space, this apartment boasts a luxurious and spacious feel. High quality finishes used throughout, from the open-plan, well equipped kitchen to the luxurious bathroom with large walk-in shower with contemporary design. Solid Oak engineered floors throughout lounge and bedroom area. Lovely balcony with leafy green outlook is just the cherry on top.
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CAMPS BAY | R60 000 P.M. NEWLY RENOVATED PENTHOUSE Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3208823 Unfurnished newly renovated penthouse, 1 of 4 apartments in the block. Perfect Camps Bay location, walking distance from the beach and restaurants, but away from the hustle and bustle. Lovely finishes and great space with beautiful sea views from all the rooms. Large open-plan lounge, dining room and kitchen opens to a large balcony for outdoor entertaining.
CAMPS BAY | R39 500 P.M. LOVELY FAMILY HOME WITH VIEWS Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 Garages 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3277683 Unfurnished family home situated high up in Camps Bay on the seaside of the road with lovely views of the sea and mountains. Enter into a large open-plan lounge, dining room and TV room all opening to a large balcony, great for entertaining or just enjoying the view. Cosy fireplace in the lounge for those winter evenings. Large sunny kitchen with breakfast nook and all large appliances.
CAMPS BAY | R26 000 P.M. FURNISHED TOWNHOUSE Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1 Parkings 1 WEB 3270870 Fully furnished townhouse situated high up in Camps Bay with large covered patio and garden. “Shabby chic” furniture gives a lovely homely feel. Bonus of a study/TV room leading off the kitchen. The large outdoor space is what makes this property unique with its own side entrance through the garden. It has an exclusive-use garden which is fenced off and pets allowed with body corporate approval. There is a shady spot under the tree for parking. Electricity, Wi-Fi, armed response and DSTV for tenant’s account.
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SEA POINT | R55 000 P.M. MAKE THIS FABULOUS LIFESTYLE YOUR HOME Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Parkings 3 WEB 3284514 Unfurnished apartment in the brand new Bantry Hills development. This development is superbly situated within walking distance to schools, shops and restaurants. The complex has 24-hour security, a communal gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Ample secure parking.
FRESNAYE | R80 000 P.M. STUNNING FAMILY HOME Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 Parkings 3 WEB 3270186 Unfurnished modern family home perfectly positioned in wind-free Fresnaye, nestled in lee of the mountain. Superb open living, fully air-conditioned, electronic installation throughout with glorious pool, jacuzzi and easily maintained garden with irrigation. Amazing sea and mountain views. Staff accommodation available.
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WATERFRONT | R65 000 P.M. MAGNIFICENT MARINA APARTMENT
Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 Garages 2 WEB 3165386 Fully furnished apartment with breathtaking views. Bedrooms are all en-suite with modern open-plan kitchen; fully equipped lounge and dining. Beautiful, spacious balcony that overlooks the Marina. 24-hour security, secure basement parking and swimming pool.
WATERFRONT | R45 000 P.M. BRAND NEW SILO 3 APARTMENT Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 WEB 2308809 Spacious apartment available at the new Silo 3 development at the V&A Waterfront. All bedrooms include built-in cupboards and en-suite bathrooms. Lounge, dining room and kitchen are all open-plan leading onto a large balcony. Modern apartment with top-of-the-range finishes.
CLIFTON | R45 000 P.M. MAGNIFICENT OCEANS VIEWS Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 2 WEB 3002546 Beautiful fully furnished Clifton apartment. Open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining with large balcony.
SEA POINT | R40 000 P.M. SPECTACULAR VIEWS Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 1689540 The apartment is a large 150m2 renovated airy space. There is an open balcony overlooking the Promenade and ocean with full-retracting sliding doors leading into a large communal living area. Elegant minimalist design throughout. It has a separate study which includes a comfortable sleeper-couch. In addition there is a separate bathroom for visitors.
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CBD | R25 000 P.M. CITY CENTRE PENTHOUSE Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 2 WEB 1600164 Simply fabulous furnished penthouse apartment in the city centre. This north-west facing duplex offers magnificent views across the entire City Bowl from the large wrap-around balcony. Modern kitchen with separate laundry area and spacious open-plan living area.
DE WATERKANT | R12 800 P.M. UNFURNISHED APARTMENT Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 Parkings 1 WEB 3278518 Renovated 60m2 apartment, in the ever-popular Dockside development. Beautifully renovated kitchen with plumbing for 2 appliances. Spacious, east-facing living area with sliding doors opening onto views of the city and Table Mountain. Large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, laminated floors and built-in cupboards. The apartment comes with 1 parking bay and excellent security in the building. The building has an indoor pool and small gym for residentâ€™s use.
CITY CENTRE | R30 000 P.M. FULLY FURNISHED APARTMENT Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Parkings 1 WEB 3245767 This corner unit with spectacular views of Table Mountain and harbour has up-market furnishings and finishes, and is available immediately for long-term rental. The apartment has 2 bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms and built-in cupboards.
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THE FORT FOOD TRUCK MARKET If you’re looking for a way to ease into the weekend with friends and family, the great vibe and tasty food at the Fort Food Truck Market in Granger Bay is the place to start.
very Friday, Fort Wynyard hosts a family and pet-friendly market. Known as the Fort Food Truck Market, you can find a variety of gourmet food trucks, a beer and wine garden, live music, and even a craft market selling local clothing, art and jewellery. Located in the gorgeous green belt of the Atlantic Seaboard, Fort Wynyard is a military base and artillery garrison steeped in history and dating back to the 1700s. Fort Wynyard offers a labyrinth of tunnels, bunkers and
impressive artillery pieces to explore. Bring a picnic blanket up, grab some grub from the food trucks, or sit at one of the many communal tables, and enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of Cape Town as the sun goes down. This historic location also offers guided tours on the hour. The market is held every Friday from 16h00 to 22h00. There is free entry and parking on site. Fort Wynyard is located at the corner of Fort Wynyard Street and Granger Bay Blvd in Granger Bay, Cape Town.
For more info, find them online via Facebook: TheLocalFoodTruckMarket
“Awesome experience! Great food and great vibe...” “Great space. Delicious choice of good, wholesome, fresh food. Good music. Fun fun fun night out with family and friends.” “Lekka family vibes. If you enjoy good food and beer plus live music I recommend going here.”
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ffectionately referred to as “Africa’s Grandest Gathering”, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa. This annual event is famous for delivering a starstudded line-up featuring international and local artists in jazz and jazzrelated genres. The festival boasts multiple stages with over forty artists performing over two nights. As festinos eagerly anticipate the 20th edition of the CTIJF, taking place on 29 and 30 March 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, organisers of this world-renowned event continue to announce a range of eclectic performing artists from around the globe who will join the 2019 line-up.
Featuring artists from a variety of musical styles, the CTIJF 2019 line-up promises to satisfy the tastes of every music lover, with diverse audio explorations and the very best of the past, present and future of jazz genres. Festival Director Billy Domingo says the upcoming festival will offer something for every music fan.“We are curating a weekend for music lovers. Jazz remains our main focus, but we cannot ignore the wideranging wealth of talented musicians who deserve to perform at the festival,” says Domingo. Tickets for CTIJF 2019 are available at Computicket. Weekend Passes remain the same price as last year at R1 290 and Day Passes at R850.
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C O UNT O N COINTREAU
Cointreau is a legendary drink. It’s the world's first and original triple sec, and is still produced today using the exact same recipe settled on by Edouard Cointreau in 1875. This orange-flavoured triple sec liqueur is produced in Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou, France. Distilled using the perfect balance of sweet and bitter orange peels, Cointreau can also be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, with soda or tonic water. It is drunk as an apéritif and digestif, and is at the heart of more than 350 cocktails enjoyed throughout the world.
More than a thousand bars now offer countless variations of the Cointreau Fizz. Here’s our favourite. INGREDIENTS • 5 cl Cointreau • 2 cl Freshly squeezed lime juice • 10 cl Soda water METHOD Fill a glass with ice Add Cointreau, the juice of half a lime Top up with sparkling water.
COCKTAIL CORPSE REVIVER
A resurrected favorite, this cocktail first appeared in the Savoy Cocktail Book in 1930. The author, Mr Craddock, recommended it to be taken before 11h00, or whenever steam and energy are needed. INGREDIENTS • 2.5 cl Cointreau • 2.5 cl Gin • 2.5 cl White wine • 2.5 cl Freshly squeezed lemon juice • 1 dash Absinthe METHOD Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe. Garnish with a brandied cherry.
INGREDIENTS • 3 cl Cointreau • 5 cl Mount Gay Black Barrel rum • 2 cl fresh lemon juice METHOD Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a martini glass.
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RECIPE COVER PROPERTY
PAN-ROASTED SEA BASS WITH MILD SPICES AND SALAD OF WARM SPINACH, ASPARAGUS AND BERRIES, WITH AN ALMONDGREEN CHILLI VINAIGRETTE This recipe is just one of many extraordinary examples of Indian Ocean cooking that are elegantly captured in a book titled, 100% Mauritius: 53 Fabulous Recipes from the Prince Maurice (2007, Editions Solar). The collection is produced by Constance Le Prince Maurice, a luxury resort situated on the island of Mauritius where beautifully crafted cuisine is served in an exceptional setting. To find out more, visit www.princemaurice.com.
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FOR THE VINAIGRETTE
4 sea bass fillets, 160g each 2 tbsp olive oil 4 star anise 4 small sticks cinnamon 4 cardamom pods 800g fresh spinach 400g asparagus 60g mixed berries (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries) • small handful chervil • 4 sprigs fresh mint • salt and pepper
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5 tbsp olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1 fresh green chilli 1 red bell pepper 40g blanched almonds salt and pepper
Clean the asparagus, cook in boiling salted water for 2 to 3 minutes, then cool in iced water and drain. In a hot pan, sauté the sea bass fillets in the olive oil with the star anise, cinnamon sticks and cardamom pods. Set aside and keep warm. Reserve the spices. Prepare the vinaigrette: Remove the seeds from the green chilli, cut it into thin julienne strips and blanch in boiling salted water for
2 to 3 minutes. Cool in iced water, drain and repeat twice. Remove the seeds from the bell pepper, then finely dice the flesh. Toast the almonds for 10 minutes in a 180ºC oven. Chop with a knife and mix together with the diced peppers, green chilli julienne, olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Tear off the central rib of each spinach leaf. Sauté it in a hot pan with the olive oil for 1 minute and, at the last moment, add the asparagus, berries, mint leaves and chervil. Correct the seasoning and place in the centre of each serving plate. Top with the fish and drizzle over the vinaigrette. Decorate with the reserved whole spices. Serves 4.
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CON S T RUCT ION COM MENCES AT KERZNER ESTATE Sol Kerzner has left deep footprints across the world and is undeniably one of the most visionary and bold property developers in the world. He has broken ground at many of his famous landmarks, that include, among others, Sun City, the Lost City, Sandton Sun, the Beverley Hills Hotel, the Elangeni and Atlantis in Dubai and the Bahamas. Most recently, construction has commenced at his much anticipated Kerzner Estate, set to become one of the most exclusive estates on the Atlantic Seaboard.
tretching over the 10 hectares of land he owns between Hout Bay and Llandudno located high on Leeukoppie and with views of Chapman’s Peak, the bay, valley and mountains, the Estate will eventually host 48 plots of approximately 1 500m2 apiece. According to Ross Levin, Director at Seeff Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl: “Construction group Blackland has started this month on the first houses in the estate. Three of the initial eight houses have sold at record prices of R30.5 million to R37 million.” Levin explains that in addition to high demand from local buyers, there has been strong international interest with two of the properties sold to buyers from Germany and the UK. While the Kerzners have given the go-ahead for further house designs, purchasers do have the option of choosing a plot starting from R3.7 million, along with their preferred architect from the approved panel, and can custom design their own house with the peace of mind of having Kerzner overseeing and managing the process to the highest
international standards. “As part of this benchmark development, and in keeping with Kerzner’s vision of always innovating and stretching the limits of possibility, six top architectural firms are working on the designs, the first houses being designed by ARRCC, Metropolis Architects, and Fabian Make Architects,” Levin says. Features include air conditioning, fireplaces in the living areas, EuroCasa Kitchens with Miele Appliances, stone and wooden flooring, top quality bathrooms, double glazing, swimming pools, provision for grey and rain water harvesting and landscaping allowances. The first houses are expected to be ready for hand-over by mid-2020. All infrastructure and services are already in place, and the gym and top-class security systems will be ready before the first house is handed over. Contact Taryn Selmon to claim your place in the most exclusive estate the Cape has ever seen.
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