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Cape Town Security Estates are also known as Gated Communities, Life Style Estates & Security Developments and as a preferred living environment, Security estates continue to rise in prominence.

Buyers are investing into Security Estate lifestyles that provide peace of mind and excellent management all within an exclusive living environment.

Security for our families and loved ones is always paramount.

The better Cape Town security estates typically offer fenced parameters with gated access and stringent access controls. This is backed up with a range of security measures that could include electric fencing, surveillance cameras and infra red beams. Most security estates will also have the benefit of 24/7 security guards including armed response service/guards.

Such state of the art security ensures peace of mind for residents and allows for safe and secure open-door living with the following obvious lifestyle estate benefits:-

> Cyclists, runners, joggers and walkers alike enjoy the freedom they have without the fear of being hit by speeding vehicles
> Children play in the open areas enjoying the friends they have made on the estate
> Many estates benefit from exceptionable views and superb locations that offer a tranquil environment in which to live
> Architectural guidelines are generally in place, allowing for individuality but ensuring minimum standards throughout the estate
> Amenities are often located within the estate environment and indeed many are effectively Golf Estate located properties set on Security Estates.

Effectively these estates often have a simple club house or golf playing area, through to world class golf course’s, hotels and spa’s.

Cape Town benefits from the following Security Estates:-


1. Silverhurst Security Estate

Arguably Upper Constantia’s premier security estate and very much still the number one choice for the discerning property seeker who looks for luxury, comfort, beauty, tranquillity and security.

Properties in Silverhurst Estate are extremely rare and when they do come on to the market they are purchased in a relatively short period of listing.

According to property agents in the Constantia Valley area, Silverhurst Estate is the most expensive pocket of Upper Constantia and has the highest recorded sale price during 2008 when an 800 m2 home on a plot of 4,000 m2 sold for ZAR 38 million.

The Silverhurst Security Estate is located in an enviable location in Upper Constantia. Properties within the state comprise of stately, striking mansions and some perfect family homes.

The properties in the Silverhurst Security Estate are designed for the ultimate comfort and gracious living with well-proportioned gardens, pools and some with tennis courts and staff quarters.

Silverhurst offers easy access to schooling, shopping, some excellent restaurants and of course the famous Constantia wine route.

For those who need to access Cape Town a short 20 minute journey will see you in the middle of the CBD and for the international traveller a 30 minute ride to Cape Town international airport.

2. High Constantia Security Estate
High Constantia Security Estate development has a high level of security and two controlled entrances, but within the confines of the development, the rural idyll is immaculate, with indigenous planting, restored birdlife and vistas created by skilled landscape architects (Renowned Arabella Estate Builders/Architects).

This Constantia lifestyle estate benefits from 24 hour security, has only 19 properties in the estate, is an historical site and situated near to Groot Constantia Estate and a small boutique shopping and eating centre.

3. Upper Constantia Security Estates (mini estates)
Such has been the demand for Security Estate property in Constantia in recent years that a whole number of mini-estates have been built by bespoke property developers and individuals.

These estates include:-

Warblers Grove Security Estate;
Southern Cross Drive Security Estate;
15 Spaarman Avenue mini Security Estate &
Warblers Way Security Estate


1. Steenberg Golf Estate

TheSteenberg Security Estate development comprises of approx 40 hectares including the golf course. The design philosophy behind the building guidelines has been to make the homes a harmonious part of the 18 hole golf course and to afford each home a maximum share of the Capes lovely mountain and fairway views.

The estate provides a secure and private environment for the residents and they have the added benefit of easy of access to the restaurant, the winery for wine tasting and the hotel, as well as to the other facilities of the wine farm.

Steenberg Golf Estate has a very special attraction, now one of the finest golf courses in the Cape Town area, it’s just 20 minutes drive from the center of the city, a vineyard which is producing superb wines, and to top it all a National Monument at the very heart of the estate.

2. Silvertree Security Estate
Silvertree Security Estate is located at the foot of Ou Kaapse Weg and is situated immediately next door to Reddam House School, offering young families the ease and convenience of direct access into the school premises.

Silvertree Estate offers state-of-the-art security, fantastic amenities and an idyllic setting located under the protection of the Silvermine Mountain range.

As one would expect with an up-market security estate, security is state-of-the-art with controlled access and 24- hours motorised guards. Armed response is on call and CCTV is extensively employed.

The properties in Silvertree Estate are a broad range of homes in an idyllic setting with convenience, easy access and state-of-the-art security. Silvertree estate has it all on offer and is particularly suited to secure and convenient family living.

3. Stonehurst Mountain Security Estate
Positioned on the slopes of the Steenberg Mountains, overlooking the Constantia Valley, Stonehurst Security Estate offers the perfect combination of secure Country and City living.

Just 20 minutes from the City Centre, a stones throw from the M3 and adjacent to Westlake Golf Club, Stonehurst Estate is a secure development comprising of approx 200 north facing single residential plots plus two Lifestyle Villages, Stonehurst Close (aprox 30 homes) and Stone Village (approx 100 homes).

In addition there is a magnificent Lifestyle Centre with facilities that include an indoor swimming pool plus kiddies pool, fully-equipped gym, games room, conference room facility, bar area, braai facilities and the estate management offices.

Of prime importance in designing the estate, the owners of properties in Stonehurst Estate benefit from single controlled entrance, Access control, Electrified perimeter fencing, Video/camera technology monitors, on-site security personnel and day-to-day management team and on-site foot and motorised patrols.

Steenberg Village Shopping Centre has a selection of shops, restaurants and amenties such as ATMs and postal services.

In close proximity are Steenberg Golf Club, Muizenberg beach and one of the Cape’s top schools, Reddam House.

If you are seeking peace, tranquillity and nature in a secure environment with easy access to amenities and transport links; Stonehurst Security Estate offers a real option. It provides up-market properties in an up-market location, whose popularity has continued to grow since selling all plots on its opening day.

4. Silversteen Security Estate
Silversteen Security Estate consists of approx 15 homes along a single access road and the secure estate occupies an elevated position on the slopes of Ou Kaapse Weg, with panoramic views across the valley and False Bay.

Silversteen was developed in 2000, and comprises spacious and luxurious family homes, set on large erven of well over 1000sqm.

The hi-tech and comprehensive security measures include a permanent guard house, CCTV, electrified perimter fencing, security patrols and beams.

The estate is also extremely conveniently located, with easy access to the Blue Route highway, Reddam House school just a few minutes away, and major shopping and medical care available in nearby Tokai and Constantia.

The security estate is perfectly placed for access to the beaches of the South Peninsula and the magnificent array of hiking trails in the Silvermine area.


1. De Goede Hoop Security Estate, Noordhoek

All properties benefit from a minimum of 5 acres of land but a number of the larger properties sit on 2 or more 5 acre plots. The Estate has a guard house with 24/7 vehicle access control, roaming guards and perimeter fencing for most of the estate. Arguably the De Goede Hoop Security Estate is the flagship security estate in Cape Town.

2. Lake Michelle Security & Lifestyle Estate, Noordhoek
Situated amidst Noordhoek’s tranquil wetlands, Lake Michelle is a new lakefront development offering pure inspiration for every homeowner. A peaceful atmosphere, a breathtaking setting, a secure complex, a convenient location for shopping and entertainment and close to one of the Cape’s most beautiful beaches as well as one of South Africa’s most exceptional cities.

Lake Michelle Estate is a tranquil and unique estate, well suited for families and is situated only 1km from Noordhoek’s popular beach and 1km from the Longbeach Shopping Mall.

Lake Michelle’s heart is a salt marsh lake with indigenous fauna and flora. The lake itself holds three naturally formed islands, inhabited only by otters and waterfowl. Canals and rivulets feed into the lake, criss-crossed by bridges and boardwalks. Water is everywhere.


1. BergenDal Security Estate

BergenDal is a well maintained estate with ample open areas. Some of the properties have a natural mountain river coming down through a strip of open space adding to the many features that make BergenDal Estate special.

Careful thought has gone into the positioning of the properties in BergenDal. Many properties are positioned towards the front of the estate to enjoy the magnificent views over the bay, the surrounding mountains and Chapman’s Peak Drive. The inviting design of the BergenDal estate and the considered architecture of the properties, and their gardens, offers a tranquil and peaceful lifestyle in an idyllic location.

The secure and gated entrances of the BergenDal security estate are looked after 24 hours and seven days a week. The estate benefits from security measures in keeping with an estate of its stature.

BergenDal is renowned as being an extremely well run estate popular and with a location in central Hout Bay it benefits from all of the many attractions Hout Bay has to offer.
BergenDal properties consistently achieve good returns on investment while offering the potential property owner a convenient and easy lifestyle.

BergenDal Estate is absolutely a real option for discerning property buyers.

2. Ruyteplaats Security Estate
Ruyteplaats Security Estate offers a choice of 51 sectional title homes (ranging in size from 1 bed, 1 bathroom through to 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and finally there is one 4 bedroom unit) and 85 freehold homes with erven ranging from 1,000 sq metres through to 2,275 sq metres.

Befitting its status, there remains an untouched 17 hectares of private open space for the residents to enjoy and children to roam freely.

With 42 acres of open space and featuring the Ruyteplaats estates own Lake Lalamanzi, residents can enjoy numerous paths for walking, picnic areas and quiet time, whilst children are left free to adventure and explore.

There is also a tennis court and residents have direct access to the forest and walks on the slopes of the magnificent mountains behind the Ruyteplaats.

Security in Ruyteplaats Security Estate is of prime importance and reflected in the state of the art security systems in place including Monitored cameras and perimeter electric fencing with multiple zones; Dedicated security team including dog patrols and in estate 24hr armed response vehicle & Access to the estate is through a sophisticated biometrics system.

3. Kenrock Security Estate
The exclusive Kenrock Security Estate is situated on the slopes of the 12 Apostles in the heart of Hout Bay Valley. It was designed and developed as a low density eco-friendly estate and specific attention has been made to ensuring the natural beauty of Kenrock has consistently been maintained.

Kenrock has a number of private open space areas for the enjoyment of all residents, as well as dams stocked with fish. Walks and hikes on the mountain above Kenrock Estate are accessed through Kenrock’s own private gate. Elevated views across the valley and mountains blend in with the landscaping architecture which is designed to enhance the natural character of the site.

Kenrock Estate has appointed ADT to ensure the residents at Kenwood are secure at all times.

In addition to perimeter fencing and controlled entrance, the estate also has 24-hour armed response and patrol vehicle dedicated to the estate; 24-hour access control guards; 12-hour dog patrol for the perimeter & Individual security assessments and provisions on request of residents.

4. North Oaks Security Estate
North Oaks Private Security Estate is a residential security estate situated in the ever popular seaside hamlet of Hout Bay. Hout Bay offers residents riviera type qualities, panoramic views, excellent amenities and an idyllic location. Its rich history and wonderful ambience capture many a visitors heart. All these factors come together to make living in Hout Bay a very attractive option.

North Oaks Private Security Estate comprises of 39 homes set amongst the lush and tall green oaks on the North facing slope that borders the Table Mountain Nature Reserve in Hout Bay.

North Oaks Security Estate benefit from Single controlled entrance; Access control; Electrified perimeter fencing; Video and camera technology monitors; On site security personnel and day-to-day management team & On site foot and motorised patrol.

5. Avignon Security Estate
The Avignon Security Estate consists of just 60 freehold properties with large landscaped open areas. Sited on a sloping mountainside it offers wonderful views across the valley . The architectural style of the estate has a French Provincial theme.

6. Hout Bay Beach Estate
The Beach Club Security Estate is a situated in the centre of Hout Bay Beach and provides a holiday resort like quality to its residents. Being on the beach views are amazing.

7. Hanging Meadows Security Estate
Hanging Meadows is a premier private estate in Hout Bay. The complex commands amazing beach and sea views in an exceptional elevated position. Hanging Meadows offers good security, perfect position and wonderful potential capital growth. Hanging Meadows properties are sort after and perceived to be in a relatively wind-free position.

8. Stoneybrook Security Estate
An equestrian Estate in Hout Bay with a focus on security and a high quality living experience. Stoneybrook consist of eleven Agricultural erven within a landscaped environment.

9. Tierboskloof Security Estate
A 16 hectare residential mountain estate with spectacular natural beauty and wonderful sea views. Ideal for nature lovers with an environment of waterfalls and fynbos all within an exclusive gated community.


1. Klein Slangkop Security Estate

Arguably Cape Town’s premier security beach estate which sits right on the dunes. The whole lifestyle & security estate rests on the dunes overlooking Noordhoek beach, Chapmans Bay and with panoramic views over the azure bay towards Chapmans Peak and Hout Bay.

The prestigious Klein Slangkop Private Estate in Cape Town has access control, roaming security as well as 24 hour on-site security.

Front row properties in particular are very sought after and have typically remained in the original owners possession – these properties are effectively the only (and therefore most sought after) direct beach front security estate properties available in Cape Town.

2. Imhoffs Gift
Properties in Imhoffs Gift Imhoffs Gift benefit from views over the Wildevoel vlei with abundant bird life and endless views. The land to the north is a reserve, forming part of the Table Mountain National Park.

Imhoff’s gift is a tranquil and unique estate, well suited for families and is situated only 2km from Cape Town’s popular beach and 6km from the Longbeach Shopping Mall.
Imhoff’s Gift is a very secure estate attracting young families and nature enthusiasts.
Building guidelines and homes owners regulations apply. 95% developed (as at 2012), leaving very few opportunities.

3. Bluewater Estate
Bluewater Estate is a private security estate within natural rural surroundings and overlooks pastures, natural wetlands and the Table Mountain National Park land.
Building Guidelines and Home Owner Association rules apply to protect your investment.
Low Home-owners levies.
Excellent security.

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