Bishopscourt is a small, wealthy, leafy, residential suburb in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, about 15km from Cape Town City Centre. It has approximately 350 houses most of which are on more than 4,000 square metres (1 acre) of land. Bishopscourt is renowned as one of Cape Town’s oldest and most prestigious suburbs, well known for its elevated lush green location and grand homes set on huge grounds with manicured lush gardens.
Bishopscourt is home to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, well known as one of the most beautiful and greatest botanical gardens in the world. Positioned on over 500 hectares on the slopes of Table Mountain. Activities at Kirstenbosch include exploring the gardens and enjoying the beauty, or packing a picnic and enjoying one of the world’s renowned Sunday evening concerts in the park, popular among locals and tourists.
Properties in Bishopscourt can be described as baronial, and are popular choices among diplomats and politicians. Although secluded and exclusive in every sense of the word, Bishopscourt is conveniently close to many of Cape Town’s locations, making it the perfect choice for the discerning traveller looking for a private Cape Town holiday.