The impression that one gets when driving around in the suburb of Claudius is opulence and prestige. Modern architecture and landscaped gardens are in the order of the day. With an almost exclusively freestanding property usage may seem to limit the market but it is a prestigious market which is driven by the same factors as middle and upper-class suburbs. Those factors are location, access to amenities, growth rate and architecture. So it is obvious to see that the suburb conforms to all these requirements.
The suburb is a niche suburb that maintains its own identity which means surrounding suburbs or extensions do not impact that much on the median property values.
There are still a fair number of vacant stands in the suburb which is not or should not be viewed as a negative indicator but rather that there is still space for development in the suburb.
What are the benefits of residing in Claudius? It offers direct access to the industrial nodes of Pretoria West which are Pretoria Industrial, Predustria and Booysens and then there are higher and tertiary education institutions Tshwane University of Technology, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, UNISA and University of Pretoria.
For residents employed further afield like Sandton, Bryanston, Fourways and Centurion have the option of using the R55 which connects to Old Johannesburg Road and onto the N14 or alternatively onto the N1.
Schools close to Claudius are El Asr Educational Institute, Himalaya Secondary School and Hillside Primary School and private schools Pretoria Hindu School, PMT Sunni School and Al Ghazali College.
Malls catering for retail needs and entertainment are Centurion Mall, Mall@Reds Shopping Centre and Eldo Square Mall.
The greater Laudium is of course also stooped in its own traditions and cultural history which is worth exploring and then there is also Zwartkops Raceway just a few minutes away.