Centurion is a metropolitan area which has a vast number of suburbs. The town has expanded to the stage where it now meets up with Midrand which is a major commercial and industrial node and naturally its own residential suburbs.
One of the more affluent suburbs is Die Hoewes which has a mixed property usage consisting of freestanding homes, apartments, townhouses and scores of commercial properties.
The status of Die Hoewes is middle to prestigious when taking into account the current sales figures achieved for properties. Three lines neat sidewalks and manicured and landscaped gardens add to the overall appeal of the suburbs homes and also speak of a familial atmosphere.
The prime location of Die Hoewes is something both young professionals and established families take into account when choosing the suburb as a residential address.
Naturally, young professionals enjoy the suburb for many reasons; it offers convenient access to the Gautrain terminal, nightlife entertainment venues and more importantly, the suburb offers this income group an opportunity to enter the market at a level that will bring growth to their investment. This income group would typically go for townhouses and apartments as they have a good resale value and the levels of demand are consistently high.
Established families have different criteria to consider such as the proximity to schools and convenient access to industrial or commercial nodes which are accessed via various modes of transport.
Major roads offering access to places like Midrand, Fourways, Sandton and Buccleuch are Pretoria Main Road, Old Johannesburg Road, the N14 and the Ben Schoeman Freeway.
Schools close to Die Hoewes are Southdowns College, Doringkloof Primary School, Lyttelton Primary School, Laerskool Hennopspark, Hoerskool Centurion and Veritas Akademie.
Malls that cater for retail needs and entertainment are Jean Crossing, The Highlands Shopping Centre, Centurion Mall and Lyttelton Shopping Centre.