What is it that attracts people to this tranquil town? Well, it has that resort type of atmosphere and it is also where many of Vereeniging’s wealthy take up residency.
The property usage in Three Rivers is diverse, consisting of freestanding homes, townhouses, apartments, smallholdings and farms. Naturally, this would mean the pricing structure caters to first-time buyers, established families and property investors in the rental market.
The suburb is equidistant to Vereeniging, Meyerton and Vanderbijlpark which means commuting to work is convenient along the major routes connecting to these towns. These are three major towns which add to the household income of residents in Three Rivers which are employed at Mittal Steel formerly ISCOR, mining of Lime and several coal mines.
The architecture of property in the suburb is a balanced mixture of classic conventional, period homes and modern architecture which is also a yard stick to measure the age of the suburb.
Property located on the waters’ edge of the Vaal River are naturally much more expensive than the general property values as they offer direct access to the outdoor water sport and leisure activities.
For established families that have children attending tertiary educational institutions the North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus is on the doorstep and this also means students do take up residency in apartments and townhouses.
There are a fair number of schools catering to educational needs of residents namely Milton Primary School, Hoerskool Drie Riviere and Riverside High School.
For retail needs, there are River Square Shopping Mall, Riverwalk Shopping Centre and Village Square Three Rivers Vereeniging.
Outdoor leisure enthusiasts have more than enough activities to choose form like enjoying water sport activities, hiking the nature trails a visit to the Emerald Resort and Casino.