Claremont Upper at a glance
Certainly, one of the most popular suburbs of the Southern Suburbs, is located just a 10-minute drive out of Cape Town City Center. This suburb is a hub of activity as this vibrant area is made up of commercial buildings and residential properties alike. With its origins dating as far back as the 18th century when the area was given its name, the houses are well known for their characteristic wooden floors and high ceilings. Having emerged over the years as one of the commercial hubs in Cape Town, much development has taken place in order to meet an ever-increasing need.
Claremont is surrounded by a variety of golf clubs, luxury hotels and is also situated very close to the Newlands Forest, which offers hiking and running trails for the outdoor enthusiasts; who may also be well served by the proximity to Arderne Gardens, an arboretum featuring many exotic trees.
The convenience of the proximity to the Constantia Vineyards cannot be underplayed.
Cavendish Square https://cavendish.co.za, features more than 180 stores for the retail enthusiast who may also be spoilt for choice by the proximity of Kenilworth Shopping Centre https://kenilworthmall.co.za. When refuelling is required, the well-reviewed Starlings Cafe http://starlings.co.za/? is always a popular choice for healthy and vegetarian options. The Reverie Social Table http://www.reverie.capetown/? - a winner of a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - is an experience worth savouring.
Whilst various superior medical facilities are found across the city the The Sports Science Institute Of South Africa https://www.ssisa.com is found in adjacent Newlands.
Claremont is well served by a variety of both primary and high schools: Rosemead Central Primary School http://rcps.co.za, Herschel Girls School http://www.herschel.org.za, Abbott's College https://www.abbotts.co.za, Claremont High School http://claremonthigh.co.za and Sans Souci Girls High School https://www.sanssouci.co.za . Tertiary needs are well served by the proximity to UCT http://uct.gov.za