Thinking of Investing in Sectional Title in Rondebosch?

The tranquil suburb of Rondebosch (“the round tree”), in the southern suburbs of Cape Town, is well-known for its old oak trees that create a park-like setting. Rondebosch is home to a number of historical attractions. Guided tours and milling demonstrations are available at Mostert’s Mill, originally built on a farm in the valley of the Liesbeek River in 1796 and the President...
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Holiday Safety

Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone, but ensuring your home is properly protected against festive crime should be made a priority. Many of us will be spending time away from home visiting family or travelling abroad. It is also a time when the house is full of valuable items such as gifts, food and wine. Because of this, Christmas traditionally sees a sharp increas...
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15 of the Very Best Braai Side Dishes

The Rondebosch blog and Chas Everitt wish all our Rondebosch residents a very happy Heritage Day. We have rounded up 15 of our favourite braai side dishes for you this Heritage Day! Enjoy! 1. Creamiest potato au gratin 2. Grilled sweetcorn 3. Creamy mushroom potato bake 4. Buttery, cheesy garlic bread 5. Creamy potato bake with caramelised onion 6. Butternu...
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Marimba Festival

The Cape Town Marimba Festival will take place on Friday 24 April 2015,  at 19h45 at the Baxter Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre Complex, Rondebosch. The Cape Town Marimba Festival is a joint venture between the Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival and Woodworx Marimbas. Woodworx Marimbas is involved in the development of African music on the marimba. The organisation provides ma...
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Rondebosch Potters Market | 21 March 2015

It’s that time again. Twice a year, in March and November, the Rondebosch Potters Market is held at Rondebosch Park. This super-popular market features the works of both professional and amateur potters from Cape Town and elsewhere in the Western Cape. The market is the perfect place for finding unique, locally-made gifts and there are always fantastic bargains to be had, pa...
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The Burning Hills of Cape Town

The massive fire raging in the southern peninsula mountains is set to burn for at least another two days – perhaps longer. With the Cape Town Cycle Tour taking place on Sunday, the battle to contain the fire raged on on Tuesday, with helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and ground teams fighting the blaze spread out over a vast area – fuelled by thick fynbos that has not been bu...
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2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon - Online entries for Fun Runs on Good Friday now open! On Good Friday (2 April), runners and walkers of all ages are invited to come along and take part in the annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Fun Runs, which will take place at the University of Cape Town (UCT) rugby fields, Upper Campus, Rondebosch. Choose from: 56m Nappy Dash (kids must...
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Potters Market Rondebosch

The Potters Market Rondebosch is the biggest gathering of potters in Africa, featuring over 100 potters, ceramicists and sculptors. Held twice a year on the second-last Saturday of March and November and hosted by the Western Cape branch of Ceramics Southern Africa, this dazzling display of exquisite earthenware is happening at Rondebosch Park on 22 November from 8am to 4.30pm....
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Marsh Memorial Homes Annual Fete 2014

The Marsh Memorial Homes Annual Fete will take place on 1st November from 09:00 - 14:00 in Rondebosch. Marsh Memorial Homes is a residential care facility for 60 children & youth of various cultures & backgrounds.  All of their children have been removed by the Children’s Court from their homes of origin & have suffered from abuse, abandonment and neglect in ...
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Wishing you South African Pride this Heritage Day

The Rondebosch blog and Chas Everitt wish all our Rondebosch residents a very happy Heritage Day. On Heritage Day we are encouraged to celebrate the cultures, belief and traditions that make us proudly South African. "When our first democratically elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did so because we knew that our rich and varied...
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