Green Point at a glance
Green Point is a neighbourhood of Cape Town, South Africa located to the north west of the central business district and borders De Waterkant, Sea Point and Three Anchor Bay. Green Point lies between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean offering some unique properties. Green Point Village has quaint cottages and Upper Green Point offers larger properties with panoramic views. It is a popular residential area for young professionals and has seen several apartment developments over recent years. Somerset Road forms the main thoroughfare lined by a number of restaurants, cafés, boutiques and nightclubs. It is also situated in close proximity to the V&A Waterfront.
The Cape Town Stadium was constructed on Green Point Common for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. There are also several sporting facilities available including Rugby, Tennis, Golf, Bowls and Cycling.
The public park area around the Cape Town Stadium has been successfully transformed and become a new favourite among local and visiting families. Known as the Green Point park and Biodiversity Garden it enables people to explore, be active and learn about biodiversity. The park has wide paved paths that allow for both pedestrians and children on bikes to navigate safely around each other, and there are little ‘islands’ with shady trees and a variety of structures to rest on or have a picnic.
The Green Point Market held every Sunday is a long standing open-air market tradition attracting traders both locally and from across Africa.