Blog posts filed under Suburb

West Beach, Blouberg, Western Cape

17
Jan
2020

The suburb has a dual purpose property usage which is clear from the number of apartment buildings on the beach front serving as holiday apartments and permanent residence to young couples seeking this laid back tranquil lifestyle. Apartments are the ideal holiday investment prospect with high demand in and out of season with reasonably high seasonal rental income from tourists.

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Vredelust, Bellville

15
Jan
2020

The suburb of Vredelust in Bellville is a sought after well-established suburb. The prime location is one of the attraction points of suburb as it is close to close to three hospitals, major roads, and all the popular schools in Bellville, commercial and industrial hubs.

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Steenberg, Western Cape

13
Jan
2020

The suburb has it all on offer being close to the important amenities like schools, malls and commercial hubs with the benefit of being close to Muizenberg and its white beaches and warmer waters which is a major tourist attraction most year round.

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Sonstraal, Durbanville, Western Cape

10
Jan
2020

The property usage of the suburb comprises retirement villages, freehold homes and clusters which is another reason why the suburb enjoys such popularity. The presence of retirement villages is a good indication that the suburb is tranquil, has child safe environment and community centered.

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Oude Wetshof, Western Cape

08
Jan
2020

This developing suburb is very much for the astute property investor with exclusivity in mind. Bellville suburbs have reached their potential and the suburb is now expanding into the Durbanville Hills and onto small holding properties namely Oude Wetshof.

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Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape

06
Jan
2020

The use of property in the town offers various opportunities including holiday home investments which are popular with local and up-country buyers and investors. The rental income of apartments as well as town-house fares well in this market segment. Especially with a high degree of demand all year round from tourists abroad wanting to explore the Western Cape wine farms and white beaches which surround the town and region.

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Amsterdamhoek, Port Elizabeth

03
Jan
2020

The suburb of Amsterdamhoek is located in the greater Port Elizabeth municipality. Residents describe the suburb as tranquil and even though it is only 10 minutes’ drive from the major centers.

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Melodie, Hartebeespoort

01
Jan
2020

Melodie is a suburb of the ever expanding town of Hartebeespoort. More and more people are opting to live in more remote regions of Gauteng to escape the hum-drum of city life and Melodie offers residential living in an almost country like lifestyle as close to nature as can be.

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Pecanwood Golf Estate, North West Province

30
Dec
2019

Property surrounding the Hartebeespoort Dam has become prime property in recent years due to its proximity to the dam, which creates a sense of outdoor living and community.

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Athlone Park, Amanzimtoti

27
Dec
2019

The suburb can be described as a middle to upper-class suburb with a mixed use comprising townhouses, apartments, clusters and freehold homes. This mixed use attracts potential investors which increases demand for the suburb and as a result stable growth in property values.

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Camperdown, KZN

25
Dec
2019

Camperdown is a town in the KZN Province. This is a town which is still very much under development which means there are loads of property investment prospects from farms, small holding, commercial and industrial property to choose from.

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Dawncliffe, Westville, KZN

23
Dec
2019

The picturesque and tranquil suburb of Dawncliffe is located in KZN. The setting of the suburb upon rolling hills makes for some spectacular architecture for those who can afford the expanse. Most of the stands in the suburb are large which offers further development of the property by way of cottages which add to the property value.

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Drummond, Hillcrest, KZN

20
Dec
2019

With the number of country and lifestyle estates in the greater Hillcrest region it is a further indication of the high degree of demand for homes in the suburb and this may also translate to some of the vacant land being developed as more security and lifestyle estates and this in turn will have both a stabilizing and strong yield on property values.

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Hillcrest, Pinetown

18
Dec
2019

Properties in the suburb are of a mixed use comprising freehold homes, townhouses and apartments. There are a number of vacant stands in the suburb waiting for the right design which, in the suburb ranges from conventional to modern and ultra-modern. This means the suburb can be classified as a middle to upper-class suburb with large grounds of most of the homes.

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La Lucia, KZN

16
Dec
2019

Apartments are favored by permanent residents and out of town investors alike for the convenience and security they offer with the added benefit of walking access to the beaches and malls.

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Everton, Kloof, KZN

13
Dec
2019

Residing on the fringes of the hustle and bustle of the large metropolitan area of the greater Durban certainly has its benefits such as large open spaces, manicured tropical gardens and the use of the natural surroundings which all add to the demand for these stately homes.

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Malvern, Queensburgh, KZN

11
Dec
2019

The suburb of Malvern became one of the sought after suburbs and this led to the demand the suburb now enjoys. This has been the factor in ensuring that the property values in the suburb have increased steadily and now yields market related growth within the greater eThekwini municipality.

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Paradise Valley, Pinetown, KZN

09
Dec
2019

Apartments have a strong foothold in the market in the buyers and the rental market alike. This is mainly due to the proximity to pre-schools, schools and malls, commercial and industrial hubs and of course the security that comes with living in remote access control. Apartments are well priced depending on the number of rooms and living areas.

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Hilton, KZN

06
Dec
2019

Leaning towards the upper-class segment within the market place means many of the homes are situated on large grounds with some properties on smallholdings and there are a number of vacant stands and townhouse complexes which does open up the market to the middle-class income group and young families entering the market along with a number of farms which could serve as lodges, B&B’s or guest houses as the region is a tourist destination apart from the beachfront of the Durban coastline. This means there are commercial property usage opportunities for investors in the tourism industry in the suburb.

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Munster, KZN

04
Dec
2019

Property usage in the suburb varies from farm land, smallholdings, townhouses, freehold homes to vacant stands. This means there is ample room in the market to cater for every need.

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Point, KZN

02
Dec
2019

The Point caters for a diverse market which consists of young families, well-heeled business men and holiday property investors. This translates to a stable seasonal rental market with high seasonal income.

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Port Edward, KZN

29
Nov
2019

The mixed property use comprises apartments, townhouses and freehold homes and the price range will suit most pockets which are one of the reasons the market is stable with a fair degree of demand.

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Port Shepstone, KZN

27
Nov
2019

The suburbs of Port Shepstone, as in any other town, has its various niche markets which also adds to the general demand as there are affordable homes, middle-class suburbs and more upmarket suburbs. In suburbs like Umtentweni there are new townhouse and apartment developments being undertaken which is a further indication of the growing market.

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Himeville, Underberg, KZN

25
Nov
2019

Himeville is a tranquil picturesque town which caters mostly to the leisure home owners market. Properties in this sleepy hollow are mostly smallholdings and farms and demand for these properties have increased since 2014.

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Mtwalume, KZN

22
Nov
2019

The understated village/ town of Mtwalume is located on the KZN South coast. It is an unassuming village which has been spared the large scale development with sky scraper beach front hotels and the glitz which translates to a much laid back tranquil atmosphere. It has been mostly a holiday retreat for many years and therefor property values have not increased as much as the more popular markets of say Durban of Umhlanga.

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Park Rynie, KZN South Coast

20
Nov
2019

The town can be described as a middle-class town with a varying architecture from conventional to modern and as the town expands with a number of newly developed townhouse complexes that are more modern it will stimulate the architecture of town towards the modern end of the spectrum.

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North Beach, KZN

18
Nov
2019

Pricing ranges from affordable to middle-class and upmarket values depending on what the individual apartment buildings offer in terms of amenities like private gyms, pools and the degree of security which is convenient as it is a lock-up and go convenience.

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Port Zimbali, KZN

15
Nov
2019

Located on the Dolphin Coast facing the white beaches and blue seas makes the perfect backdrop for the exclusivity of Port Zimbali Estate.

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Pennington, KZN South Coast

13
Nov
2019

Property values are within the middle-class income group and this is reflected in the sectional title and freehold homes market with prices ranging from the mid R800’s for apartments and town houses and freehold homes starting at around the R1 mil mark.

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Clovelly, Fishhoek, Cape Town

11
Nov
2019

The rustic earthy Fynbos setting of Clovelly is highly appealing and tranquil. Today Clovelly is a fully fledge suburb with all the important amenities that give a suburb the status as a residential suburb such as nearby schools, malls and in the case of Clovelly, a holiday property market.

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River Club, Sandton

08
Nov
2019

Demand for homes in River Club further stems from its prime location with easy access to the various commercial hubs located in the Sandton CBD, Rivonia, Bryanston which is its neighbour, Woodmead and as near or far as Midrand. The median property values is certainly a convincing factor to keep in mind when selecting a suburb of residence and River Club is on an upward curve at present making it a stable suburb.

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Bloubergrant, Cape Town, Atlantic Seaboard

06
Nov
2019

So firstly buyers from within Cape Town seek property in Bloubergrant for the exclusivity status and secondly for the growth in property value due to the high demand and the extended market of second holiday homes and apartments and not discounting the holiday rental market which is a lucrative all year round income generating asset with local tourists as well as foreign tourists. The other factor which appeals to most people residing or visiting Bloubergrant is of course the laid back cosmopolitan lifestyle.

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Dunkirk Estate, Durban North Coast

04
Nov
2019

The mixed property usage of the estate consists of freehold homes , townhouses and townhouse apartments which still fall within the prestigious end of the market. There are of course justifiable factors that determine the property values as mentioned above and this in within market standards for property in estates. Other contributing factors to the pricing structure are the interior finishings which, needless to say, is of the current high fashion end of accessories.

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Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape

01
Nov
2019

The sun, sea and white beaches of Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape is a favoured holiday destination but also a residential town.

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Mossel Bay, Western Cape

30
Oct
2019

What started off as a small fishing village with a harbour has expanded to firstly a holiday destination and then progressed to an independent and self-sustaining town with commercial and industrial hubs and growing suburbs.

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Paarl, Western Cape

28
Oct
2019

Paarl has some of its status attributed to the many wine farms and wine estates which has set a standard in property values and from here eco and lifestyle estates picked up from this cue and further developed the market bringing more value and increased demand for homes in the town.

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Wilderness, Western Cape Garden Route

25
Oct
2019

The architecture of homes in Wilderness is equally spectacular with homes constructed on the slopes of the mountain which many make full use of for ocean views and light exposure. It is also in some sense an added security feature with homes constructed on multilevel spaces.

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Bishopscourt, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

23
Oct
2019

The historical age of these magnificent homes contributes to the general property values as many are or have been in families for generations and fittings and fixtures have been preserved or restored like the Teak wood flooring or the pressed ceilings and the estate like grounds many of the homes rest upon. The other factor which has a long term growth influence on many of the properties in Bishopscourt is the famous architects that have designed the homes adding a further stamp of exclusivity to the homes.

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Constantia, Cape Town, Southern Suburbs

21
Oct
2019

Constantia is a purely residential suburb and a tranquil serene lifestyle is evident from the tree lined streets with old well-established oak trees and stately gardens amidst estate like grounds.

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Durbanville Hills, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

18
Oct
2019

The suburb of Durbanville Hills is a highly sought after residential suburb. The factors which contribute to such a high demand are things like the status of the suburb, the mixed property usage, its prime location and the growth in property values.

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Eversdal Heights, Cape Town, Northern Suburbs

16
Oct
2019

The suburb is well-established but the general age of the residents to the suburb speaks of a younger generation within the executive segment. The architecture of homes in the suburb can be described as aesthetically appeasing with a generally more contemporary modern flavour and the homes are generally spacious with large stands. Tree lined streets and clean sidewalks are some of the evident signs that the suburb is well-run and residents have huge respect and pride in their homes with their manicured and landscaped gardens which is almost common sight to the suburb.

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Uitzicht, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

14
Oct
2019

Situated on the border of Durbanville means the suburb is far from being developed completely which translated to property values being increased due to more modern architecture and elevated building costs. Vacant stands in Uitzicht are still relatively affordable given the status of the suburb and may be a consideration if time is not a major factor for residential needs.

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Welgedacht Security Estate, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

11
Oct
2019

Set on the Tygerberg Hills adds to the uniqueness of the estate compared to other estates which have the natural surroundings as a backdrop. The proximity of the estate to the Durbanville Hills Wine Estate does add some nostalgic connection to the Dutch Settler era by name.

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Tygerdal, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

09
Oct
2019

The mixed architecture visible in Tygerdal gives an idea of the transformation through time the suburb has experienced from its inception. This means there are older more conventional homes and then homes of a more contemporary and modern architecture which means the market has a wide range to choose from and this fact also allows for a broader income spectrum to purchase property in the suburb.

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Dune Ridge Estate, Big Bay, Cape Town, Western Seaboard

07
Oct
2019

An architectural style reflecting the Tuscan lifestyle is the predominant design cue for the estate. This of course being a current trend means there is a hefty price tag and added to that the status that comes with an estate means property values fall within the prestigious end of the market.

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Fish Hoek, Cape Peninsula, False Bay

04
Oct
2019

The diverse use of homes in Fish Hoek also attracts a large second holiday home market which many seek for due to the tranquil sedate lifestyle and the mixed architecture, some of which is reminiscent of the fisher’s cabins of the turn of the century. Some have a modern twist on this architectural theme which is in both cases aesthetically appealing and blends in with the general setting of Fish Hoek.

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Kenilworth, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

02
Oct
2019

The prestigious suburb Kenilworth, Southern suburbs of Cape Town has that old world charm and appeal which is a lifestyle completely unique to Cape Town.

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Sunningdale, Table View Cape Town, Western Seaboard

30
Sep
2019

The middle-class suburb of Sunningdale offers a myriad of residential property uses serving first-time home buyers, the second holiday home market and established families seeking the tranquil sedate lifestyle at the oceans edge.

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Sunset Beach, Milnerton Cape Town

27
Sep
2019

With unobstructed views of Table Mountain, the South Atlantic Ocean and sun kissed beaches the tone is set for a suburb with a prestigious status and homes that make full use of these natural factors to lure the executive market into Sunset Beach Milnerton Western Cape.

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Brighton Beach, Durban South Coast

25
Sep
2019

Spacious homes and large tropical landscaped gardens are the order of the day with the almost obligatory British Colonial and Georgian architecture and of course there is the good collection of conventional and contemporary modern homes just for good measure.

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