Cape Town’s Western-Seaboard including the coastal areas of Milnerton and Blouberg offers great value rental apartments. Here is our round up of;
Five Great Value Furnished Cape Town Rentals.
Nomadic You found that studio apartment costs in Cape Town average $684 and larger 85m2 apartments average $956 per Expatistan.com. However, to save some money over these averages head north of the city to the Western-Seaboard.
The area offers beautiful beaches good shopping, dozens of restaurants and buzzing nightlife. You won’t regret choosing to rent here rather than in the city centre, especially when you are enjoying a jog (or run) along the coast at sunset.
#1 Milnerton Two-Bedroom $946, next to the Lagoon
Milnerton proper, is one of the older suburbs in the area. It is a perfect compromise between being in a quieter beachfront environment and still being near the city. If you are lucky you may find a spacious older apartment close to the MyCiti Woodbridge Island stop at the lagoon.
This 60m2 two-bedroom is in a new development, perfectly situated in Milnerton property within walking distance of the beach and shops is renting furnished for $946 per month. Milnerton is 8.8 km (5.5 mi) north of Cape Town Central.
#2 Big Bay Two-Bedroom $800, for Sporty-types
Big Bay is a modern mixed-use development with upmarket restaurants and shopping on a beach that is popular for kite surfing.
This two-bedroom is in an estate opposite the beach that is ideal for sporty types; they have a tennis court and swimming pool. It isn’t walking distance of restaurants and nightlife, but it is on the MyCiti bus route. This 70m2 two-bedroom is renting furnished for $800 per month. Big Bay is 20.6 km (12.8 mi) north of Cape Town Central.
#3 Century City One-Bedroom $690, for Shopping
Canal Walk shopping center, the third largest mall in Africa, has over 400 stores to explore. Staying in Century City next to Canal Walk, means all you need is within walking distance; restaurants, gyms, shops and entertainment. Although, in this case you aren’t walking distance of the beach.
This 40m2 one-bedroom is renting furnished for $690 per month. Century City is 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Cape Town Central, but you won’t need to go often, since Canal Walk has all you could possibly need.
#4 Lagoon Beach One-Bedroom $690 close to the City
Lagoon beach is the closest Western-Seaboard suburb to the city centre, so you can save plenty on Uber bills. There is an industrial area to the south, so not much within walking distance. But stay on the beach-side premises and enjoy the spectacular views!
This 40m2 one-bedroom is renting furnished for $690 per month. Lagoon Beach is 7.7 km (4.8 mi) north of Cape Town Central.
#5 Blouberg Studio $473, for Outdoor-lovers
Blouberg beach is rated by Tripadvisor as one of the top beaches in Africa. Spend your days just relaxing at one of the many beachfront restaurants at Marine Circle and enjoy the spectacular view across the bay of Table Mountain.
This 30m2 studio is close to the beachfront and the nightlife at Marine Circle and is renting furnished for $473 per month. Marine Circle is 16.8 km (10.4 mi) north of Cape Town Central.
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