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.
The unit is situated on the first floor of the glen park view complex and is walking distance from menlyn maine. The unit consists of two bedrooms with built-in-cupboards and two bathrooms of which one is a main-en-suite to the master bedroom. The fir...
RE/MAX Infoglobe (Pretoria East, Constantia)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-27602
Beautiful 2 bedroom apartmentthe unit is situated in mayville at the parktown place complex and is walking distance to the shopping complex. The unit consists of two bedrooms with built-in-cupboards and 1 bathroom with a shower, basin, and toilet. The open-plan kitchen has cupboards. The unit has covered parking and the...
RE/MAX Destiny - Sinoville, Pretoria
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBW-6855
Two bedroom apartment with one full bathroom and garage to rent in la montagne. This apartment within a secured complex has a magnificent view. The kitchen has an open plan into the dining area with lounge. On the upper level are two bedrooms and a f...
RE/MAX Jowic (Wierda Park, Centurion)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBC-17680
Comfortable family home
located within a picture perfect crescent of this sough after development lies this well appointed family home on a large 690sqm stand. Gorgeous features of this home include 3 spacious bedrooms, the main is en-suite and offers...
Sheldon de Waal
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-27600
This beautiful home is ideally situated in a highly sought after complex in the heart of brooklyn offering three lovely bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a modern open plan kitchen, a spacious living area and dining room. The complex also offers a stunning swimming pool and entertainment area great for those who love to socialize...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-27597
Magnificent modern double storey property is located close to tygerpoort primary school. It’s on a one-hectare plot close to hazeldean shopping mall, lynnwood road, n4 and wilgers hospital. Upmarket villa lifestyle in this breathtaking 6 bedroom 3 bathroom family residence. 4 bedrooms downstairs with solid rosewood floo...
RE/MAX Jacaranda - Faerie Glen
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-9011
Town house in woodhill golf estate. Open plan lounge and dining room. 3 bedrooms and 2 half bathrooms. Open plan dining, lounge walking out to the patio. Woodhill residential estate & country club came into being on 1 march 1999 and stands as pretoria's premier estate of choice. Once a dairy farm, its origins are refl...
Marinda Van Der Merwe
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-9049
Beautifully furnished property a must-see. Kitchen with lots of cupboard space and granite countertops with a walk-in pantry and separate scullery. 2 lounges with one with a fireplace. This property will give you a patio with built-in braai and pool outside and lush garden. The second floor will give you 4 bedrooms an...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-9238
This luxurious, fully renovated house with modern finishes, is noted as one of brooklyn's most prestigious and charmful properties and a unique find. The lush garden and swimming pool form part of the tranquil setting of the 2550m2 property. The dutch gable roof, oregon pine flooring, and fireplaces will take you back...
RE/MAX Capital (Waterkloof)
Enquiry about property Ref:RXTR-1788
This beautiful neat renovated home offers you more than expected! Upon entering the large irrigated and well maintained garden, you are welcomed with the tranquility of a water feature, large patio with built-in braai. With a large open plan dining / lounge area, this home offers you a kitchen with granite tops, pantry,...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-27595
Beautiful and newly renovated! Walk into a stunning kitchen, with a brand new oven/stove, modern light fittings and taps with a double sink. Offering space and fittings for two appliances. The kitchen joins an open plan dining and living room area, that opens up into a covered patio and entertainment slab. The sunny mai...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-9226
This property will give you 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The kitchen has an open plan into the lounge with a gas stovetop and granite countertops. This property also has 2 lounges and a study. This lovely house also has a wonderful entertainment area. Woodhill residential estate & country club came into being on 1 marc...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-8639
Very well priced large 3 bedroom property to rent in waterkloof ridge. Secure with burglar proofing, gates , intercom and alarm. Entrance hall, formal lounge with a built in fire place, open plan family room adjacent to dining room and kitchen leadi...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCU-27594
A neat downstairs corner unit with a private garden in a popular secure complex. Close to all amenities such as the dischem centre, boardwalk office park and major access routes such as atterbury road and solomon mahlangu drive. This unit consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living/dining-room, open-plan kitchen and...
Francois van der Merwe
RE/MAX Property Merchants - Pretoria East, Mooikloof
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCP-1353
Come and visit this cluster unit on the top floor in the sought after suburb of montana tuine in northern pretoria. The complex has a communal pool and braai facility for all to enjoy. The unit has 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom. Open plan kitchen an...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXBW-6665
Offering you a 5-bedroom house, 1965sqm stand, in a good area within weavind park. The property comes the following features:2 x automated garages2 x covered parking baysadditional open parking space available for visitors, for up to 4 vehicles. 1 x reasonably large office space with built in shelving. It comes with its...
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-8590
This house is situated less than 1 km away from watermeyer offramp. Pre-paid water & electricity. Huge newly renovated home. This house has everything you need. Perfect for a large family who needs space. Finishes are beautiful & house is very secure....
Lisa van der Westhuizen
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-9352
Luxury office space in wapadrand - immediate occupation - sole mandatemodern, freestanding thatched roof double story building. Incorporating numerous offices, boardroom, reception area and kitchen and storage facilities. Well situated on the intersec...
Buks Van Der Linde
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-7599
Retire with peace of mind at the retreat hazeldean. Lovely sunny 2 bedroom house. The home offers a open plan living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and one bathroom. The home is wheelchair friendly and opens up to a covered patio and view of the garden.
Enquiry about property Ref:RXCD-9455
This lovely home is situated in a brand new tranquil complex comprised of eight units. This modern 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home got an open plan kitchen, living and dining room area with a build in braai. Allowing entertainment to come first come rain or shine with no one left out. The kitchen is fully equipped with an elec...
Jean-Pierre Du Preez
Enquiry about property Ref:RXTR-1519
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