Century City is one of Cape Town’s great success stories.
The Residential Estates and commercial offices grew around a large natural water way and canal system, offering a unique luxury lifestyle that is highly sought after today.
Residential property in Century City has grown exponentially with the demand for quality office space and the relocation of Blue chip corporate companies, like Vodacom, Discovery, Liberty Life, Mercedes, Jeep, BMW etc. Today more than twelve thousand people work in Century City and live in the luxury lifestyle estates.
These secure residential estates comprise of approximately 500 freestanding houses and 3000 apartments. Many of these apartments and luxury penthouses have panoramic views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, or they overlook navigable waterways.
All of the residential property estates in Century City have a Multi functional integrated security system linked to the main control centre which also monitors the roads in and around Century City.
Century City also boasts the only 16 hectares of pristine natural wetlands ‘Intaka Island’ in close proximity to Cape Town. It is carefully maintained, and today offers a safe haven for more than 100 different bird varieties and in excess of 200 plant species including otters and small buck.
‘Intaka Island’ has become a popular attraction for bird and nature lovers with modern facilities for education and bird hides for viewing.
There are in excess of 8km of navigable canals, with water taxi’s ferrying visitors around ‘Intaka Island’.
Century City also hosts a very active running club; the runners use specially designed routes around the nature reserve.
A canoe paddling club and Stand up Paddling (SUP) club are able to use the
8 kms of navigable canals for racing and training.
Other sports and entertainment facilities are the 5 a side football centre and of course the famous Ratanga Junction theme park.
Virgin Active has a prominent site at the entrance of Century City, and is frequented by residents and employees working in the area.
The parking facilities are dotted around Century City and the Myciti bus route services these Park and Ride areas.
Hotels are an integral part of the makeup of Century City and a wide varied of hotels are on offer to the traveller. i.e. Colosseum Hotel, Crystal Towers Hotel and Easy Stay Hotel. There is the new Century City International Conference Centre (CCICC) being built and this will be ready to host thousands of visiting dignitaries at conferences by 2016.
Canal Walk shopping complex, part of the Century City environment is one of the most enjoyable and varied shopping centres in Southern Africa, incorporating 400 shops and a host of well known restaurants and Nu Metro Cinemas.
There is easy access from Century City via the National Road and other connecting routes to Cape Town, the airport, the Wine lands and of course the Atlantic Ocean with its Blue Flag beaches (only 1,4km from Century City.)
Century City has approximately 8 more years of development before it will reaches its full potential. In the mean time it is increasing school capacity; it has its first day care hospital with the most modern equipment, as traffic flows increase into and around Cape Town.
Century City will become more and more the place to live and to have a business, offering ease of transport, short runs with kids to schools and entertainment at your finger tips.
Make the move now and avoid disappointment.