Century City offers approximately 500 secure freestanding houses and 3,000 apartments. Many of the apartments and luxury penthouses enjoy views over the canals and some also boast panoramic views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean.
The vast range of property options available at Century City means that there’s a home for every buyer. This includes first-time homeowners through to bachelor flats, homes for couples, young families and also retirees.
Choose from gorgeous double volume apartments on the water’s edge, or freestanding homes on the water. Whatever your personality, status, age or budget, there’s a home for you at Century City.
Please enjoy this curated list of residential estates in Century City:
‘Century City has everything you have ever wanted in a City!
Clean secure streets monitored by the Century City home owners association as well as terrific caliber of people who live in the area.
Canal Walk shopping Centre with more than 400 retail and entertainment outlets, is not more than a 5 minute drive from any home in Century City.
If its nature you like, enjoy 16 hectares of pristine wetlands, attracting birds from all over the country and some parts of Europe,
You can either walk around Intaka Island taking in its beauty, as well as bird watch on the island itself, or try the full moon hike.
Close to the ocean and access to watersports namely, watersports , surfing, kiteboarding, canoeing and SUP’s.
Century City offers a convenient and safe lifestyle with homes and offices in easy proximity.
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Bridget & Gordon Foulis
Century View is a well-managed 35ha high-security development intimate collection of single and double-storey houses. This is one of only a few estates in Century City that has freestanding houses. It is conveniently located on Ratanga Road, only a few minutes’ drive from Canal Walk. Altogether there are 364 freestanding luxury homes in Century View.
This estate is a true family neighbourhood. Children ride their bicycles in the streets, and all of the neighbours know each other. It’s a great place to raise your family.
Residents in Century View can enjoy some great amenities on the common property, which encircles a small lake. There’s a peaceful waterside boardwalk with pause areas overlooking the water with spectacular views across to Table Mountain. The common property also includes a playground. With the convenience of Canal Walk mall only a short drive away from this estate, everything you need is catered for within a very short distance of your home.
Century on Lake
This amazing apartment complex faces West to overlook a bird sanctuary. With Table Mountain to the South and the setting sun ahead of you in the evening, it is a fantastic setting for your balcony or patio.
This property also includes semi-detached two-bedroom houses bordering the bird sanctuary, so there’s a space for any buyer here. The basement parking lot and ample above-ground parking ensure that your cars are out of the elements and that there’s always room for your guests. There are three swimming pools with braai facilities as well, each catering for the three apartment blocks on site. Century on Lake offers lofted studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments, some with double volume space above the lounge area. This property is centrally situated and you will enjoy easy access to Canal Walk and the surrounding hotels and restaurants. This includes the likes of Tiger’s Milk, Seattle Coffee and Century City Hotel.
There is permanently manned security at the gate and access to the property is directly off Ratanga Road.
Bougain Villas offers an exceptional lifestyle right at the water’s edge. This property consists of 75 freestanding homes and 312 sectional title apartments in blocks that all have different heights and configurations. This complex has been designed with a Mediterranean Village aesthetic. It should appeal to a wide range of buyers, including families and anyone looking for easy lock-up-and-go accommodation. Bougain Villas faces North and includes a pebbled stream running through the property and into a larger internal canal. This canal links up to the 8km long canal system throughout Century City.
This iconic property features its famous ‘bridge’ of apartments that straddle a canal and link two of its main buildings together. Knightsbridge consists of 15-storey luxury apartment towers built on a private island with an adjoining wharf. The property consists of three sections: West Block, East Block and Towers. The property features a gym, an executive lounge, a 20 metre heated swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room and a jacuzzi. A high-tech wellness centre is also on-site. Knightsbridge is a true luxury development, with all of the facilities and security you’d expect from a property catering to this niche.
Manhattan Corner is a new development for Century City. It is made up of a mix of residential apartments and ground floor offices.
All apartments here have an option of basement parking bays and all benefit from the usual high-security access control that is typical of Century City estates.
This property is located close to the iconic Knightsbridge estate, with its gleaming towers and famous catwalk crossing the canals.
Manhattan Corner boasts luxury apartments and a spa. Since it’s across from Canal Walk, it’s within walking distance of the big mall.
Apart from the mall, Manhattan Corner’s residents benefit from close proximity to a medical centre (day hospital and pharmacy), coffee shops, restaurants, boutique stores and other convenient services.
The Island Club wraps around the canals, offering every apartment a view of the canals and water features that are so enjoyed by the local swans, ducks and birds. The complex boasts one, two and three-bedroom apartments as well as penthouses. Lounge and kitchen areas are open-plan for easy flow through.
A grassy area shaded by palm trees surrounds a circular swimming pool, the perfect place to relax. There’s also a heated, indoor half-Olympic length pool and a fully-equipped gym on the upper area.The small boutique hotel on the property is a great place for friends to stay, or for visitors on business.A short walk over the nearby bridge takes you right into Canal Walk mall, where you can enjoy over 4009 shops, bars, restaurants and a movie house.
Century Place is an established and safe complex situation within the Century City Precinct. It offers a family-oriented lifestyle where children can ride their bikes and play in the street. It offers easy access to the N1 freeway as well as being in walking distance from shops, schools, churches, hospitals and restaurants, including those in Canal Walk shopping centre.
This modern estate is another new development by well-known developer Rabie. Ashton Park is a precinct consisting of three sub-developments named Waterberry, Silvertree and Yellowwood. It’s set alongside the canal network. The apartments available in this estate are mainly two and three-bedroom types, and the kitchens typically include granite or white stone tops with an oven, a hob and an extractor. The bathrooms are large and boast modern fittings. The living areas are generally open plan, with both lounges and bedrooms typically including sliding doors that open onto a covered patio. The several penthouses available here are large and highly sought-after due to their views of Table Mountain and surrounds. The common property includes a fantastic entertainment area consisting of braai facilities and a kids’ play park, all set around a large pool.Ashton Park is situated between the northernmost creek of Intaka Island’s waterways and Curro Century City private school. It’s located about 400m away from the super convenient Century Village shopping centre. This intimate shopping centre includes a large Spar, a hair salon, a Greens restaurant, a laundromat, and several other small retailers. The property consists of four apartment blocks and seven luxurious villas with private gardens. It’s extremely well-managed and security arrangements are top class, in line with the rest of Century City.
Axis is something completely unique. This property was developed as a result of a demand from owners who wished to be able to live and work in the same building. The entrance of the building includes a concierge and access to the apartments is possible from both the ground floor and the basement parking. Living options available in Axis include studio apartments, and a range of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. The space inside each apartment is fully optimised and modern kitchens and bathrooms are the order of the day. Even better, all of the North facing apartments feature uninterrupted views of Table Mountain. Axis is conveniently located right alongside the N1 freeway, which allows for quick and convenient access through to the CBD or out to the Winelands. Restaurants such as Tigers Milk and Seattle Coffee shop are conveniently located across the road, as is the Century City Hotel. All of this makes Axis a fantastic environment with true lock up and go convenience & peace of mind.
Manhattan Quarter is a new development that forms part of the Manhattan Suites and Manhattan Wharfside developments. It’s ideally situated opposite the iconic Knightsbridge and overlooks a small park bordering Bootleggers coffee shop, which is a popular restaurant. This estate has one, two and three-bedroom apartments all with views of the canal or the gardens around Bootleggers and the children’s preschool. Security is a top priority at Manhattan Quarter just as it is elsewhere in Century City. There’s a concierge at the entrance and the property includes basement parking. It is ideally located in the centre of Century City on the banks of the Grand Canal. It’s close to the amazing Canal Walk shopping centre, Curro Private School, and it’s on the run/walk path around Intaka Island Nature Reserve. The day hospital is nearby as is Century Village shopping centre.
Manhattan Wharfside is one part of the development that includes Manhattan Suites and Manhattan Quarter. Wharfside is a small complex of one and two-bedroom apartments bordering the canals. These apartments have some great features, with the ground floor one bedroom apartments being extra large and luxurious and boasting a small patio in the front section.
The two-bedroom apartments are double storey and feature a unique A-frame ceiling on the top floor. Some of the corner apartments include outside entertainment areas with braai facilities.Access to the upstairs apartments is via the gardens bordering Bootleggers coffee shop, and parking is available in basement parking areas. Manhattan Wharfside offers real lock-up-and-go convenience and is an extremely tranquil place to live, between the quiet garden setting and the coffee shop. Intaka Island bird sanctuary is a short walk away along the specially built walk/run pathway – definitely the perfect way to relax after a long day.
Matrix offers a range of luxurious, ultra-modern accommodation for the trendy buyer. This property offers a mix of retro and contemporary styling. Its face brick facades wrap around concrete, glass and steel to make a strong creative statement about its residents. The mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments within Matrix continue this theme of strong statements. The story begins with all North and West-facing apartments that come standard with airconditioning. The interiors of all apartments feature a high level of fit and finish. You can look forward to exposed concrete ceilings, bulkheads with downlights, timber-look vinyl floors and exposed brickwork. The kitchens are fully imported and cutting-edge, and they boast high-quality built-in appliances. Every apartment is hard-wired for super-fast fibre internet connectivity. Additionally, you can expect high security at Matrix. The building features 24-hour access control and security, and there’s secure basement parking with direct access to your apartment using the lifts.
These residences are designed to appeal to niche tastes that seek something other than what is available in the broader market. There is an ongoing high rental demand here and great capital growth.
Little Moorings is a gorgeous little boutique apartment complex tucked away between the canals and the entrance to Ashton Park. We love it for its convenience and scenery.
The apartments at Little Moorings overlook Intaka island bird sanctuary, and many have views of Table Mountain as well. There is direct pedestrian access to Intaka Island in less than three minutes.
The interiors of these homes offer modern finishes, with many boasting the latest in laminate or vinyl flooring. Kitchens include granite tops and the large appliances are all well-appointed. The living areas are typically open plan and include sliding doors onto a balcony. Parking is underground and highly secure. The new Century Village shopping centre and the private Curro school are both within a short walking distance.
The Mayfair was designed to wrap around an enclosed garden environment that includes paths and quiet seating areas. The property includes one, two and three-bedroom apartments with modern fittings in the kitchens and bathrooms. Apartment kitchens feature open-plan layouts with a gas hob with an extractor, an electric oven, and water/drainage facilities for both a washing machine and a dryer/dishwasher. Lounge and dining areas open onto a private balcony with views of either Table Mountain or the lush internal garden. Parking facilities are available in a basement parking area which is accessed via security gates on a side street. The property is very well maintained by the trustees committee, and security is well controlled through its manned security gate.The Mayfair is located close to the popular Bootleggers coffee shop and restaurant. Another fantastic nearby option is the ‘Bricklane’ restaurant that nestles under a leafy area on the canal, only a 3-minute walk from Mayfair.
Quayside is a smaller but beautiful, luxury apartment development right on the banks of a large canal. It consists of 57 large, modern apartments and luxurious penthouses, as well as six double-storey townhouses. All of the apartments boast views of the water. Quayside is extremely well-situated, being centrally located amongst Century City’s key amenities. These include Canal Walk mall itself, as well as pharmacies, coffee shops, a spa, a restaurant, and various other facilities and outlets.
It is within only a short walk from Intaka Island, the famous protected wetland where birdlife is abundant and fresh air is never in short supply. It is a quiet haven from the bustle of everyday life.
Watersedge is positioned right on the water overlooking Intaka Island. It has a curved design to ensure that views of the island are substantial. This property consists of one, two and three-bedroom apartments. All of them are sunny open-plan homes and are extremely well appointed. Kitchens feature white granite tops, an electric oven, a gas hob and an extractor.
There is a concierge on the ground floor and secure access to the apartments. Parking is spread across the basement and ground-floor covered parking which includes ample visitors parking.
Canal Walk shopping centre with all of its retail outlets and restaurants is only a short walk away. Waters Edge is truly a modern complex with great lifestyle options.
Waterstone EAST & WEST
This apartment complex is situated on the Century City Canal waterway and forms one part of the Waterstone East and Waterstone Isles complex. The property consists of one, two and three-bedroom apartments served by basement parking. All interior finishes are modern. Kitchens have granite tops and come with an oven, a hob and an extractor as standard. Lounges are open plan and include sliding doors that open onto a balcony with views of Table Mountain or the canal.
Security is tight, with a permanently manned access gate as well as foot patrols inside the estate and surrounding areas. Schools and shopping centres are nearby and the whole area is well serviced with public transport. There’s easy access to and from the N1 freeway.
Waterstone Isles offers island living in the middle of a first-world urban precinct. This complex is located on a secure private island in the heart of Century City. The island forms part of the award-winning Intaka Island bird sanctuary and is unique due to its views of both Table Mountain as well as the nearby Durbanville hills.
The property consists of 54 beautifully designed two and three-bedroom villas and townhouses. Large open plan living spaces open out onto patios and balconies that overlook the beautiful Intaka Island. Waterstone Isles is conveniently located within walking distance of coffee shops and restaurants, as well as schools, a hospital, and churches. The renowned Canal Walk shopping centre is also only a short walk away. The lifestyle here is truly unique.