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65 Arnold Street

Arnold 65 is an attractive, one story house. It is located in a quieter neighborhood just a few blocks from the Foreign Exchange and downtown Observatory. This property has comes with a splendid, private backyard that can be enjoyed at all times of the year.

73 Arnold Street

73 Arnold house is a great house to enjoy your stay in Cape Town. Located just a few blocks from downtown Observatory, 73 Arnold offers both a convenient location and a quaint, comfortable stay.

Bishop Road

The Bishop street property is in close proximity to downtown Observatory and offers an elegant interior in a quiet neighborhood. Residents will find a comfortable, spacious house in a convenient location.

Disa Evenue

The Disa house is one of our mid-size properties that we offer. It is a modern, one story property located conveniently close to the Observatory station as well as to the other amenities in Observatory.

Florance RD

Florence Rd is a large one-story house located a short walk from downtown Observatory. Residents will find a spacious house with all the desired amenities, in a great neighborhood of Observatory.

Ivy Street

The Ivy street house is a one-story house located in close proximity to the Observatory Station. A modern style flat, Ivy street is a short walk from downtown Observatory and provides a comfortable stay.

James Street

The James Street property is a two-story, four bedroom house. Located just a few blocks from downtown Observatory, it is conveniently located and has a large living area.

The Loft L7

Loft L7 is a spacious, modern apartment two blocks from downtown Observatory. The loft offers residents a large, two story living space furnished with a contemporary kitchen and dining room, a lounge with a TV, and a washing room.

The Loft F1

Loft F1 is a modern apartment located just a short walk away from downtown Observatory. Boasting a large, fully furnished dining room and kitchen, this apartment is a spacious and welcoming option for any  Cape Town-bound individual.

Lower Main 59

3 bedroom house, all en-suite. Limited internet, Safe secure off street parking.

Lower Main 197

197 Lower Main is a large two story house located directly downtown in Observatory. With a spacious kitchen, living room, pool table, and porch, 197 provides every resident with an array of amenities as well as a fun atmosphere.


Malleson is a large, modern-style two-story house located in Mowbray, close to UCT. It is an attractive house with all the amenities you need!

Milton Road

The Milton house is a large, one-story house located a few blocks away from central Obz. It is one of our larger houses, and comes with a front porch area that is the site of many barbeques.


Perth Road offers a nice neighborhood conveniently located near the Observatory Station and the local grocery store.  This one-story house is set back off the road and has a very spacious interior.  

Scott Road 62

Scott 62 is a quaint, one-story house located at the edge of Observatory. Residents will have a short walk to downtown Observatory or to Main Road from Scott Road’s advantageous location.

Scott St

17 Scott is a beautiful loft-style house located in the exciting and energetic centre of Cape Town, near to all the restaurants, nightlife, and transport options available within the central business district (CBD). Scott Street is approximately a 10 minute drive to downtown Observatory, but is served by multiple bus lines, taxis, and the central train station, a 10 minute walk away. It is a two-story house that also boasts a screened-in porch and a backyard

Station Rd

The Station Road property is an old Victorian house with wooden floors and lots of history. It is conveniently located in downtown Observatory by the Observatory Station. It is large, homely residence that promises to provide a fun and social experience while you are Cape Town.

98 Strubens

98 Strubens house is a one-story property with a contemporary feel, located just a few blocks from downtown Observatory. It sits in a quiet neighborhood away from downtown and also has an attractive porch in the backyard that is perfect for braais, drinks, and socializing.

Wesley Street

Wesley is a smaller, one-story house in a quieter neighborhood. It is located a short walk away from the Foreign Exchange and downtown Observatory. 


Zonnebloem, or sunflower.