Tokai, Cape Town

Tokai was named after a range of hills in Hungary, Tokaj. This suburb started off with wine farms and smallholdings, however, only some of the Cape Dutch houses remain today.  There are many schools in the Tokai area, including the prestigious Reddam House.  The Tokai Forest forms part of the Table Mountain National Park and contains over 274 species of trees. This forest has mountain bike trails, hiking trails and is a popular picnic spot.  Tokai comprises of freehold properties with very few sectional title schemes and freehold properties in private estate. Most of the recent buyers into the area have been middle aged, with most recent sellers being pensioners. This area has been very active in terms of sales over the past 12 months, with 57 properties being sold. 55 of these properties were freehold houses, with an average sales price of R3 800 000, and the remaining 2 sales being in a sectional title scheme with an average price of R4 750 000.