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Goodwood Houses Flats For Rent
Goodwood is a nice Cape Town suburb with interesting history, such as a race track that was used only once, and the fact that its first railway station went up in 1905. Tourists and locals can visit the Goodwood Museum, a 1930s style home with an illustrated history of the town. Families will be happy to know that Goodwood, with its population of about 50 000, has three high schools. It also has three railway stations, each on the main Cape Town - Johannesburg line. It lies south of the city centre, and is just an 18 minute drive away from the University of Cape Town (UCT), or 2 hours by mass transit. If you are a UCT student, you had best have a car to live in Goodwood.
Flats for Rent
Most Goodwood houses flats for rent are reasonably priced, though are likely more affordable for professionals than for students. One bedroom flats rent for between about R2 500 and R4 500. Two-bedroom flats rent for between about R4 300 and R5 400, which may be a good choice for flatmates. Expect to pay R5 500 or more for a three-bedroom flat. The higher the price, the more likely it is that the home is furnished or has an extra half bathroom, so read each listing carefully to find out. The advantage of renting furnished homes is that you do not have to move a bunch of heavy furniture every time you get a now place.
Houses for Rent
Family housing is also relatively affordable in Goodwood. A two-bedroom home will rent from about R6 200 to R7 500, and a three-bedroom place for from about R9 500 to R11 500.
There are a fair number of Goodwood houses flats for rent, but there are more advertisements by individuals and families looking for a place to live. The advertisement ratio is about four home seekers per one place available, and you can be sure that more people who did not advertise are also looking. So, if you have your heart set on Goodwood, start your search now. If you have a job in the area, or are a student, consider expanding your search into nearby suburbs.