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Sectional Title Living Course

The SMG Body Corporate is a member of the National Association of Managing Agents (NAMA).
NAMA is offering a Sectional Title Living – Nuts and Bolts short course, which is for all community scheme residents, including owners, trustees, tenants, or anyone interested in learning more about Sectional Title. Click here for more information.
If you would like to benefit from the member rate please contact or

Information Access and Privacy 

The trustees of St Martini Gardens (SMG) are aware of the need to protect the privacy of its members, residents, visitors, employees, service providers and the general public in line with the South African constitution and the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (POPIA). They have appointed Patrick Veermeer (Chairman) as Information Officer, and have developed a Privacy Policy, a PAIA Manual and a Security Information Manual which are available on the download page.
All owners have been requested to verify their e-mail addresses, in order to continue to receive communications from the Managing Agent and trustees. 

COVID-19 update

Any resident who would like assistance with vaccine registration or attending their appointment should speak to Ashley Morkel, Security Manager. 
The trustees and management thank the staff who have been working regularly and diligently during this difficult period, and appreciate the continued cooperation of residents.
Residents’ information and the SMG Workplace Compliance Plan are available on the download page.

Welcome to St Martini Gardens

St Martini Gardens is very centrally situated, close to the city centre as well as shops and restaurants, and most of the city is easily accessible on foot.

    • The Company’s Garden with the Iziko SA Museum and Planetarium, the SA National Gallery, the Houses of Parliament and the recently revamped Company’s Garden Restaurant is just over the road.
    • The Labia Cinema (the oldest independent cinema in South Africa), the historic Long Street Baths  and the Gardens Shopping Centre are within easy walking distance.
    • The MyCiti bus route which serves the whole city and its surrounding areas passes one block away (closest stop: Michaelis)
    • The City Sightseeing “hop on / hop off” tour bus stops almost outside our main entrance.

The St Martini Gardens complex has 24 hour security, a full-time building manager and its own beautiful private garden with a large pool.

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St Martini Gardens was designed by Pius Pahl, the last architect to qualify at the Bauhaus, Germany’s revolutionary and influential design academy. Pahl moved to Stellenbosch in the 1950s after marrying his South African wife. He started his own practice and received many awards locally and internationally for his work. Go to our Downloads page for more information on Pahl, Bauhaus and the design of St Martini Gardens.

Residents’ Information

For information for residents – both long and short term – about life in and around St Martini Gardens click here…

Owners’ Information

For information for current or prospective owners about your investment in St Martini Gardens click here…


Are you looking for a flat in St Martini Gardens?

St Martini Gardens is a sectional title scheme: all the units are separately owned and there is no central sales or letting agent. The Trustees and Building Manager do not know about available flats. To find flats for sale or to let try Gumtree, Property 24, Cape Breaks or the other established Cape Town estate agents and websites.

We are aware of rental deposit scams and recommend that prospective tenants work through a reputable agent (check that the advertiser really belongs to the agent) and do not pay a deposit until they have seen the flat. They may contact the Managing Agent or Building Manager (see Contacts page) to check the bona fides of a prospective landlord.

GPS Coordinates: S33 55 39.0 E18 24 56.0

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