New luxe development: The Beach House

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New luxe development: The Beach House

Every single unit is ocean-facing, apartments start from R2.95mil

Last updated: Tuesday, 7 November 2023 

Where can you still get an apartment right on the beach in Cape Town?

These ocean-facing apartments will look over surrounding mountain landscapes, sand dunes dotted with fynbos, the Atlantic Ocean and Chapman’s Peak; plus no neighbours (ever).

Pre-register (it’s free) before launch day on 15 November 2023 to shortlist your apartment. Prices start from R2.95 million.

The Beach House is designed by award-winning practice Bomax Architects. Image: The Beach House


The Beach House Hout Bay is a new boutique development with only 18 luxe apartments, set to be completed in 2024. 

Designed by award-winning Bomax Architects, the exteriors are a mix of light wood and chic white that blend in seamlessly with the surrounding sand dunes and fynbos bush. 

And it’s because of these dunes that buyers won’t have to worry about future neighbours blocking the view – the surrounding nature areas are protected and no new developments may be built on them. 

The clean natural exteriors blend seamlessly into the beach and mountain surroundings.  Image: The Beach House


There’ll be one bedrooms (from R2.95 million), garden apartments (R3.25 million) and penthouses (R6.85 million) available, and every single unit will be ocean-facing, with expansive views of the surrounding mountains, fynbos greenery and the endless ocean horizon. 

From one bedrooms to penthouses, every single unit has a sea view. Image: The Beach House

Buyers will feel totally at ease thanks to 24/7 security with access control, solar and backup power and even a backup water supply. Other perks of The Beach House include in-house laundry, designated parking bay and even a tea garden. 

A seaside pool will stretch along the front of the property, creating a true seaside living experience.

Imagine swimming with this view. Image: The Beach House


Hout Bay’s restaurant and nightlife scene is just a short walk or drive away from The Beach House. For an elevated night out, you’re spoiled for choice: Cheyne's, La Colombe, Chef’s Warehouse at Tintswalo and the Chapman’s Peak Hotel to name a few. 

The penthouses have an almost-panoramic sea view. Image: The Beach House

The Hout Bay Harbour Market is close by for a more casual outing with live music, food stalls and goods from local businesses (the night markets are especially popular). 

And of course, you can’t speak about Hout Bay without speaking about Deus Café – one of the trendiest bars in this beachside suburb with live music and iconic Deus Ex Machina merch. 

Hout Bay beach is also on your doorstep (literally) for early swims, walks and runs on the beach, sunset surfs and more. 

First floor apartments offer a garden, perfect for alfresco living or entertaining before heading out for the night. Image: The Beach House


Thanks to its beachside location, the potential for high occupancy rates in short-term rentals is really high. This makes an apartment at The Beach House a great investment opportunity, especially since short-term rentals are handled through Totalstay. 

Bespoke furniture packs are available too, meaning that a ready-to-rent property will be possible soon after building completion. Plus, there are no transfer duties and only a 10% deposit is required. 

Buyers will benefit from Section 13sex of the Income Tax Act, which allows any taxpayer that owns five or more new residential rental units to claim up to 55% of the purchase price as a tax deduction. 

Buy an almost instant investment opportunity, complete with furniture packs and short-term stay management. Image: The Beach House


The Beach House is launched by the same company whose property developments tend to sell out on launch day. The Valour sold out on launch day. Even more impressive: The Braemar in Greenpoint sold out in just 4 minutes

Before launch day:

  • There are only 18 units available – make sure to register via The Beach House website

  • View and browse the available units 

  • Shortlist your favourite apartments

  • Get pre-qualified with BetterBond

On launch day (1pm, Wednesday, 15 November):

  • Log in to the interactive price list

  • When sales go live at 1pm, a reserve button will appear

  • Secure your preferred unit/s by pressing the reserve button 

  • Pay R5 000 reservation deposit 

  • Sign the Agreement of Sale within 48 hours 

There are only 18 units available, so make sure to pre-register to secure your preferred unit. Image: The Beach House


The Beach House launches: Wednesday, 15 November 2023 at 1pm
Address: 18 Princess Street, Hout Bay
Price: From R2.95 million
Have a look, register and/or enquire: via The Beach House website

By Julia Rowley



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