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.
Location! Location! Location! This very neat 5 bedroom property in a security complex (4 units) is the ideal address if you want to be near the n1, menlyn or university of pretoria. Offers you 2 bathrooms, one en-suite, lounge, dining area, staff quarters with bathroom, double garage, big kitchen with gas stove, bi...
RE/MAX Destiny - Sinoville, Pretoria
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBW-6241
Competitively priced stand! Located in savannah country estate with excellent 24/7 security, this is your opportunity to build/develop the perfect home. Surprisingly large piece of land, 1213 square meters. The estate is situated near the n4 highway and in close proximity of major shopping centers, schools and hospitals....
RE/MAX Jacaranda - Faerie Glen
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-8468
Three bedroom house with study, three living areas, two bathrooms and double garage on a 1038m2 stand in faerie glen. Every part in this family home forms a unique lifestyle and creates an atmosphere for a perfect family home. The main bedroom with full en-suite bathroom and walk-in cupboard opens onto the pool area th...
RE/MAX Jowic - Wierda Park,Centurion
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-16426
A 3 bedroom house with a large lounge, kitchen, bathroom in big stand,the main bedroom has en-suite. The yard is partially paved and has a high security wall. This house has a potential for extension as much as you want. Its not far from shopping center and n4 highway.
RE/MAX Blue Chip Realty - Moot
Enquiry about property Ref:RXES-6607
This spacious triple-storey apartment in a sought-after lynnwood complex is situated in a secure boomed-off area with access-control and 24-hour security personnel. Elevated on a hill with breath-taking views over the natural surroundings. Consisting of 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the top level. The main en-s...
Francois van der Merwe
RE/MAX Property Merchants - Pretoria East, Mooikloof
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCP-2627
Stunning modern family homethis modern stunning family home is located in nelmapius in a very quiet area. For a very private familyarea with excellent transport facilities 24 hrs a daylibrary nearnext to sports ground, and community hallschools nearby...
RE/MAX Blue Chip Realty - Val De Grace
Enquiry about property Ref:REBC-2026
Very neat townhouse with 4 bedrooms, big open plan kitchen and living area, situated next to the botanical gardens in pretoria. This unit is ready to move in, well maintained with loads of cupboard space and a study nook or pajama lounge.
Enquiry about property Ref:REBC-2024
Situated in die wilgers boomed-off area: a home ideal for a growing family, this lovely 3 bedroom, 2 full bathroom home has a big open plan dining and living area that flows into the tv-room. The property has a lapa, swimming pool, staff quarters and...
Enquiry about property Ref:REBC-2025
Modern contemporary homesituated in close proximity to the garsfontein gatehouse and the private school, this home is ideally located within the development. A brand new contemporary home which offers its new owners the opportunity to start on a blan...
Sheldon de Waal
RE/MAX Infoglobe - Constantia Park
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-26053
Spacious family home!!! This beautiful property is well located in faerie glen pretoria east. It offers the following -4 large bedrooms with enough cupboard space and wall to wall carpets. 3 bathrooms ( 2 x en suite) and all 3 with walk-in showers. Beautiful kitchen with dark wood cupboards, granite tops and separate scull...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCP-2586
Beautiful top floor unit in lynnwood ridge pretoria east. This stunning unit offers the following -3 bedrooms with enough cupboard space. Main bedroom with laminated floors. 2 full bathrooms with walk-in showers. Open plan kitchen with cherrywood cupboards with large living area. Living area and main bedroom with doors lead...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCP-2618
This warm and inviting family home exudes a charming ambiance. The 564m2 stand has been cleverly utilized to gain maximum use. Spacious enclosed entertainment with a built-in braai leading to a covered patio and into a tranquil green setting. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (2 en-suite), open and airy living, dining and kitche...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-15733
Dream home in secure estateif you are after space, but enjoy the luxury of suburban estate living, this is for you. This three bedroom (main en-suite) home has been perfectly designed to give you a sense of open space. The front door opens to a double...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-16402
Epitome of comfort. 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (mes). Classic finishes. The well ventilated open-plan kitchen and living area flows through to a captivating private entertainment area. Modern kitchen with granite countertops and a breakfast nook. Beautiful manicured garden with a sparkling pool. Thatch lapa with...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-15856
A beautiful little simplex, situated in willow park manor, close to the grove mall, schools, n4 and die wilgers private hospital. The unit consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms a open plan dining and living area. The patio has a build-in braai and is pa...
Enquiry about property Ref:REBC-2003
A stunning modern family homelocated in the most popular suburb mamelodi gardensnext to schools, mall. Easy access to highwaythis beautiful home with 3 bedrooms2 bathroomsmain on suiteall bedrooms fitted with built in cupboardsseparate toilet and bathroomdining room sitting roomfitted kitchen with granite tops.
Enquiry about property Ref:REBC-2016
A lasting impressionthis spacious, 400m2 single storey residence is located in a private, quiet street close to the entrance of the popular woodhill college. The house is fitted imported tiles, chrystal chandeliers, marble counter tops & a breakfast nook in the kitchen, a wooden fire place, an enclosed sunroom with a b...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-25556
Chateau d'classiquewith beautiful french-architecture, you will find this immaculate residence is positioned in a top location with breathtakingly stunning views. This truly is the cream of the crop. Living areas consist of an entrance hall, a family tv room, a dining room, a formal lounge, a large gentleman's study an...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-19346
Sole mandate solid and modern split level house with large separate office that can be very easy converted to a granny flat. The property was recently upgrade with new tile roof and all the windows and doors are replaced with aluminium. Situated in the boomed off area this property is perfect for extended family or t...
RE/MAX Capital (Waterkloof)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXTR-0978
Breathtaking game reserve stand, located at the end of a cul-de-sac this amazing stand is the very last located in a cul-de-sac which ensures no homes to be built in-front of you. Privacy ensured!!!!!! The hills game reserve estate is an upmarket, sec...
Werner de Waal
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-24731
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