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.
The architecture is classic, conventional and modern, which is also in small part what makes the suburb so desirable.
The well maintained roads and homes with their manicured gardens speak of a strong sense of community, well-being and a reasonable amount of safety.
Many of the families that have taken up residency in the suburb have been there for years, raising children from infancy to the stage where they attend universities. Thus homes come onto the market mostly from older couples downsizing to retirement villages.
The tranquility of the suburb is another factor which many see as a benefit and the spacious gardens which generally measure in excess of 2000 m2 can be utilized to their full extent for outdoor entertaining and enjoying the gardens and rich bird life.
The suburb offers access to surrounding suburbs like Brooklyn, Menlyn and Hatfield which contain commercial hubs along with good access to the Pretoria CBD along roads such as Waterkloof Road, Lynnwood Road and George Storrar Drive.
There are a great number of reputable schools servicing the suburb such as Crawford College Pretoria, Pretoria Boys High School, Courtney College, Afrikaans Hoer Seunsskool and Afrikaans Hoer Meisiesskool.
The suburb also offers easy access to major roads like the R21 south via the Fountains Circle interchange which also leads to suburbs like Centurion.
Malls close to the suburb are Brooklyn Mall, Design Square and the various retail outlets in Hatfield.
Take a tour of the homes in Lukasrand via the Myroof web-site.