Blog posts filed under Suburb

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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Rondebosch East, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

23
Sep
2019

The mixed property usage in Rondebosch East affords a large spectrum of demographic to own property in this tranquil suburb. Apartments are perfect for single people and newlyweds and even students and freestanding homes which are fairly spacious or large will suite established families.

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South Beach, Durban Central

20
Sep
2019

With all the highly rated hotels in South Beach and North Beach means that status rubs off on the residential market to some extent benefiting property owners in the long-term.

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Wynberg, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

18
Sep
2019

There is much to be said about property in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. Various images are conjured up like old oak trees lining cobble-stoned roads, Cape Dutch and British Colonial, Georgian and German Gothic architecture sprouting from an age old Settler’s history to present day.

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Umzumbe, KZN

16
Sep
2019

The picturesque rolling hills and woodlands with the backdrop of the India Ocean is the idyllic place for the second holiday home. Not as overcrowded as holiday resort towns like say Port Edward or Shelley Beach in peak tourist season, which means it is a sedate getaway.

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Red Hill, KZN

13
Sep
2019

As for the prime location of the suburb, not enough can be said as it is in a well-developed commercial hub and of course the industrial hub making travel to the office convenient. People working further afield have easy access to the N2 freeway and other roads such as Umgeni Road, the Inanda Highway and Queen Nandi Drive.

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Klevehill Park, Sandton

11
Sep
2019

The vibrant lifestyle of Sandton spills over into its suburbs which could be viewed as an asset for people that enjoy entertainment and nightlife and of course the benefit of Monte Casino being almost on the doorstep adds to the entertainment experience.

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Bryanston West, Gauteng

09
Sep
2019

The architecture of the suburb is a good mixture of homes dating back to the establishment of the region to modern and ultramodern. This has created a possibility for a mixed income group to enter the market in this tranquil suburb with homes that utilize manicured gardens to display unique architectural features. Freehold homes are generally located on large stands which will please families with children and for families oriented towards outdoor entertainment.

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Craighall Park, Johannesburg

06
Sep
2019

Even at the high property values of the suburb there is also a huge demand for rental property in the market with foreign executives working in the commercial hubs of Rosebank, Rivonia, Sandton and Hyde Park. Thus the prime location of the suburb is utilized to its full potential and this factor further add to the high demand homes in the suburb enjoys.

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Cedar Lakes, Johannesburg North

04
Sep
2019

The architecture in the suburb tends more towards the modern end and this generally means it is a younger investor or young families residing or renting in the suburb. The mixed property usage of the suburb comprises townhouses, clusters and freehold homes of all sizes and this also means the rental market is in high demand.

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Sea Point, Cape Town

02
Sep
2019

The suburb of Sea Point has for a long time been the haven for tourists both in and out of season. The mixed property usage of the suburb comprises mostly apartments facing the seafront and beaches with the boardwalk from Sea Point to Green Point.

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Plattekloof, Cape Town

30
Aug
2019

The suburb is classified as an exclusive suburb as is indicated by the high property values. The are many features to the suburb which are beneficial and add to the general value of the properties like the fact that the suburb is located on rolling hills on the northern side of Bellville, easy access to amenities and the views the homes offer.

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Berario, Johannesburg

28
Aug
2019

Property usage in the suburb consists of freehold homes, apartments and townhouses and the demand the suburb enjoys springs from factors like the utter tranquility and stable growth in property values. Tree lines streets and well-maintained roads speak of pride and this is echoed in the manicured and lush tree rich gardens which translate to a sense of community and family. The rental market in the suburb commands a high degree of demand due to its prime location and for investors this is the ideal market segment to consider as an investment.

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Rondebosch, Cape Town

26
Aug
2019

Rondebosch is classified as middle to upper-class suburb with a mixed property usage which comprises apartments and freehold homes. The fact that many of the homes are located higher on the slopes of Chapman’s Peak gives them a vantage point over to the north and also adds to the dramatic architecture.

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Parktown North

23
Aug
2019

The mixed property usage in Parktown North comprises commercial property, freehold homes and apartments. Because it is such a mixed vibey young culture that flock to the suburb it has brought with it the demand from this young executive culture a need to find exclusive homes in the suburb.

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Melrose Estate

21
Aug
2019

The attraction to the estate and suburbs is also driven by its central location as you could almost walk to the office, access to major roads like Oxford Road, the M1 north and south and 11th Avenue east and west, access to the Gautrain Terminal in Rosebank, schools and malls which for part of the estates needed infrastructure.

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Melrose, Johannesburg North

19
Aug
2019

Like its neighboring suburbs Melrose is an affluent suburb with palatial homes and breathtaking architecture and wise use of land. Property usage in the suburb is diverse which consists of freehold homes, apartments, cluster homes and townhouses. None of the properties are inexpensive by any definition of property values but the location, up-to-date architecture, growth in property value and surrounding amenities make up for this.

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Fourways Gardens, Sandton

16
Aug
2019

Property usage in the suburb consists of freehold homes, cluster homes, duets and townhouses. For people starting out in the property market townhouses and clusters would be an ideal staring point with slightly lower values but offering stable growth in value and for resale their value is supported by the high degree of demand for homes in the suburb in general.

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Waterkloof Heights, Pretoria

14
Aug
2019

Townhouses in Waterkloof Heights is one good way of entering the suburbs competitive market which are still reasonably high priced but this reflects the exclusive status of the suburb.

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Nieuw Muckleneuk

12
Aug
2019

The suburb of Nieuw Muckleneuk is a diverse and evolving suburb although it is a well-established suburb. One of the major reasons for this is its prime location in relation to amenities like schools, commercial and retail hubs along with main roads in the suburb that offer commercial property usage for gust houses and B&B’s.

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Dunvegan, Edenvale

09
Aug
2019

Property usage in the suburb is diverse with a make-up of freehold homes, cluster homes and townhouses which all lean towards the exclusive end of the value spectrum. The main driving factor in property values is the architecture which mostly modern and sizes of the homes which in many respects compare to homes in the north of Johannesburg in suburbs like Fourways and Bryanston and Sunninghill with the added benefits of the close proximity to major highways and access to the industrial and commercial hubs located in Sandton, Bedfordview and Bucchleuch.

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Blythedale Beach, KZN

07
Aug
2019

The architecture which tends more towards the modern end of the spectrum is one strong feature in setting a high degree of demand for homes in the suburb within the permanent residential market and second holiday home market.

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Atholl Gardens, Gauteng

05
Aug
2019

The rental market in Atholl Gardens is always in high demand which is ideal for investors as this ensures a stable growth in rental income and then the increase in property value added to that. The other added attraction to owning an apartment in Atholl Gardens is the views many of these apartments offer over the Johannesburg skyline.

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Muckleneuk, Pretoria

02
Aug
2019

Most of the apartments offer secure living with access control via electronic gates which also means it is the ideal suburb to enter the property market in. Coupled to the high degree of demand and stable growth in property values it is the ideal young address.

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Maroelana, Pretoria East

31
Jul
2019

Maroelana is a middle-class suburb located in the highly sought after Pretoria East region. This factor is truer for suburbs like Maroelana as it is in a prime location which is one factor in determining the stable growth in property values and then the property usage which consists of freehold homes, cluster homes and townhouses.

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Lukasrand, Pretoria East

29
Jul
2019

Properties in this region of Pretoria are highly sought after due to their property values, the exclusivity which originated from the fact that there are a number of embassies which have taken up residence in the suburbs and its prime location in relation to amenities like schools malls, universities and major roads.

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