Also known as Jacaranda City, property for sale in Pretoria (GPS: 25°44′46″S / 28°11′17″E) gives investors the opportunity to own real estate in the capital of the country. As the central hub of the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and the official home of the South African government, Pretoria has always been synonymous with leaders.
The establishment of Pretoria in 1855 was marked by declaring it the new capital of South Africa and is considered the turning point for the Boer’s of the Great Trek, marking the end of their movements. Steeped in South African war history from both Boer Wars, you can still find many forts and ruins which were built for defence against the British. In October 1931, Pretoria achieved city status and is still one of the three South African administrative capitals.
The city of Pretoria measures approximately 687,54km², while the metro is roughly 6,298km². The residential suburbs of the city are lined with the iconic purple Jacaranda trees, which add to the charming atmosphere of these areas. Houses for sale in Pretoria are very appealing to growing families, retirees and young professionals alike. The suburbs in Pretoria are divided into 5 regions:Pretoria East, Pretoria North East, Pretoria North West, Pretoria Central Western, Centurion,
Each of these regions have their own affluent suburbs within them and are centrally located to major highways that lead in and out of Pretoria towards Johannesburg and beyond. This makes residential investments here the gateway to the rest of the province’s rich natural splendour and bustling commerce alike.
From places of worship and research hubs to National Departments of government and commerce, Pretoria is home to a cosmopolitan of integral services, amenities and places of interest, making it a comprehensive location for property investments.
If you have a condition that needs to be monitored or you simply have peace of mind knowing that a doctor is nearby, you can find several independent GP’s and other specialists such as mental health specialists, chiropractors, physios and ENT’s are readily available in and around Pretoria. As a central hub for academia, the Steve Biko Acedemic Hospital is here, which is a fundamental institute for training future doctors and nurses.
There are several other private and government funded facilities here, making medical care accessible for everyone in and around Pretoria. Jakaranda Hospital, Tshwane District, Mediclinic Heart Hospital, Eugene Marais and Netcare Pretoria East are just some of the hospitals in the area that can assist. There’s also support services readily available such as pharmacy dispensaries and rehabilitation centres.
Whether you’re expecting, you already have small kids or your teens need to matriculate, there are a host of exceptional educational facilities in and around Pretoria. Both private and government establishments are here, each of which employ qualified and nurturing educators in a safe, stimulating environments.
Single-sex and co-ed schools are available along with boarding houses for children whose parents live outside of the city. For regular schooling, there’s a host of facilities here including Pretoria Secondary School, Willowbridge High School, Pretoria Preparatory School, Loreto Convent and Northridge Primary. Alternatively, Pretoria Technical High School is available for those who prefer non-traditional forms of schooling.
For tertiary education, Pretoria is synonymous with excellence. Its home to the largest distance learning university (UNISA), the largest research intensive university (TUKS) and the largest residential high education institution (TUT) in the country.
Gauteng is easily considered the shopping capital of the country. Many flagship stores, international high-end brands and local boutique outlets have store-fronts here, making it a desirable location for shopaholics and fashionistas alike. For weekly grocery shopping, you can find a host of franchise convenience stores in and around the area, each stocking your favourite branded items. Alternatively, if it’s a spending spree you’re looking for, there are several high-end malls and centres in the neighbourhood for you to peruse at your leisure. Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, The Grove, Parkview Shopping Centre and Hillcrest Boulevard are just some of the handful of facilities available here.
As the capital of the country, property for sale in Pretoria follows a steady trend of buying and selling. The average estimated value of a house here is approximately R 1 200 000 (as of publishing 2018) whereas apartments are roughly valued at R 780 000 (as of publishing 2018). As a central business and student hub, the recent buyers statistics show that just over 30% of new property owners are between the ages of 18 and 35. However, the current real estate owners here are still dominated by the 36 to 49 year old age bracket and the 50 to 64 respectively.
Houses are the leading type of real estate purchased here, second to apartments – which corresponds to the buying age brackets. With the combination of business and student population, apartments or houses for sale in Pretoria can easily be rented out to corporate employees or students, generating an extra income for investors.
As the capital of the country, investing in property for sale in Pretoria means making an investment in an area that’s constantly developing. Unlike coastal provinces,Gauteng has the ability to develop further to accommodate buyer’s interests. Additionally, thanks to innovative transport solutions like the Gautrain, getting around the major parts of the city is even more accessible for those who rely on public transport. Young professionals and executives follow urbanisation to be closer to the action, while families choose to live in the more suburban areas of these cities and property for sale in Gauteng is a prime example of both.
Property for sale in Pretoria or Gauteng appeals to a broader market of students, families and retirees alike. As a cosmopolitan capital, many first-time buyers have been known to make their mark in real estate here as opposed to coastal property. So, if you’re thinking about selling your property in Pretoria or looking to purchase, get in touch with the professionals. Contact your nearest RE/MAX area specialist today for more information on property for sale in Pretoria.
Lovely Spacious Townhouse in a Sought - After area. PRICED TO SELL , offers ;
A spacious open-plan living and dining room area that opens up onto a lovely covered patio with a built-in-braai
A lovely kitchen with ample cupboard space and sufficient...
RE/MAX Infoglobe (Pretoria East, Constantia)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-30688
Looking for an Estate close to main routes, schools and shopping centers?
Then look no further, Zambezi Manor Lifestyle Estate is the right place to start a new safely life. The stand seats between fully developed home along a nicely quiet street
Normal bank lending criteria is applicable. You will need a 40% dep...
RE/MAX Eagle (Pretoria West)
Enquiry about property Ref:EAPW-4984
Living in Luxury with beautiful views!
For the Discerning Buyer
Welcome to an astonishing 4 bedroom, north-facing, double storey French Villa with lots of character, spacious open plan living and beautiful views over the famous Silver Lakes golf course!
Step into style with a generous size open plan des...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-31588
UPMARKET OFFICE SPACE FOR SALEThis 250m2 office is available for sale in the popular and secure Business Park, Newmark Estate, Pretoria East.This full title office comprises of a entrance hall and various open & private office suites.Included in sales price is a total of 8 exclusive use parking bays, consisting of 4 of...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-24940
This character filled old home has wooden floors and beautiful pressed ceilings and is set in a quiet area in Villieria.
Although it is currently used as an office, it boasts 3 Bedrooms with Build in Cupboards,1 Bathroom, a living room and kitchen.
Single Garage with Covered Parking
RE/MAX Blue Chip Realty (Moot)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXES-7788
A beauty in the heart of Faerie glen - Located in a Sought after gated community
The main house offers a study, 4 bedrooms, 2 upstairs and 2 downstairs, the main bedroom offers a full en-suite, both rooms upstairs leads out to a balcony with a build-in braai.
Downstairs you will find a spacious lounge with open plan d...
RE/MAX Jacaranda (New East) (Pretoria East, Faerie Glen)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-10474
This stunning home for sale is situated in a unique estate in Faerie Glen in Pretoria East.
As you enter the home there is a clean porcelain tiled interior with a modern feel.
There is a spacious lounge and kitchen which are all open-plan to each other and also a formal lounge, that leads out onto an enclosed...
RE/MAX Capital (Hazelwood)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXTR-3273
4 Bedroom house with 1 Bedroom cottage in Mountain View
4 Bedroom, 1 on suite bathroom, guest bathroom, spacious kitchen, lounge, dinning area, built in cupboards
1 Lockup Garage, 3 Carports, well established garden
1 Bedroom cottage with open plan k...
RE/MAX Capital (Montana)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBW-8108
Exclusive Sole mandate for Remax Infoglobe!!!!!! Excellent Price for this unit!!! Pretoria East has become one of the most valuable areas in Gauteng.
Six Fountains Estate next to Silver Lakes is a high security and lifestyle estate of the East of Pre...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-30289
A blend of modern and classic. Cherry wood floors and period features throughout most of the home. An eye-catching marble and wrought iron staircase takes you to the middle level where the living and entertainment areas flow out to the pool and spacious undercover built-in braai area with pizza oven. Adjacent to...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-11077
Calling all serious buyers looking for a family home with lots of potential
Perfect family home with large stoep – perfect to entertain family and friends
Situated near Eduplex Private School, Primary Schools Totiusdal, Voorpos, High School Oos-Moot ,Technical High School JohnVo...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-32077
This spacious home is located in the sought after suburb of Equestria in an excellently maintained and managed 24h security Estate. Privacy, space and peace of mind included.
The property offers a double garage and a beautiful, private and pet frie...
RE/MAX Jowic (Wierda Park, Centurion)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-20542
Welcome to this beautiful top stack unit located in Elarduspark. Boasting safety and security along with access control and a convenient location, this apartment is the epitome of a perfect 'lock-up and go' unit.
Make your way upstairs and through th...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-32074
Welcome to this exclusively marketed apartment located in the highly sought after Northern Views Estate in upmarket Rietvalleipark. Boasting access control, 24/7 security and a prime location close to all amenities, this is truly a perfect lock up an...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-32073
Faerie Glen is a large suburb of the city of Pretoria, South Africa. It is a well-developed area, lying to the east of the city centre. When it was first established in 1974, it was the most eastern suburb of Pretoria, but the city has since considerably expanded eastwards and southwards.
Well-kept double level f...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-32027
Situated in the Game Reserve of Silver Lakes Golf Estate, this elegantly designed home has a lot to offer.
Upon entering you are met by the symmetrical staircase in the double volume entrance hall.
On the ground floor you will find a lounge; study; guest toilet; guest bedroom with full en-suite bathroom; kitchen with...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-20541
This apartment is located in a sought-after location within a 24h security complex.
As you enter the apartment you will find the spacious dining room, lounge area and kitchen all connected giving it an open plan feel. The balcony has a built in braai and is also enclosed making the lounge area feel a lot bi...
Caelen de Wet
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-32070
This newly renovated home is ready for a new owner!
4 Bedroom House, spacious en-suite Granny Flat, outbuildings and two strong boreholes. This property is situated in a boomed off area.
The house offers a main Bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-20529
If lush gardens, working from home and additional income is what you are looking forwhen looking for the perfect family home, this is the one for you!
This beautiful property is nestled just off the slopes of the majestic Magalies, faraway from the bustling city centre of Pretoria North, but close enough to reach...
Corne van der Merwe
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-32072
As soon as you enter this property from the front gate you get welcomed by a lovely tiled entrance with a featured garden at the front door.
Open plan living and dining area that flows through to the covered patio area.
Enquiry about property Ref:RXTR-3261
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