The popularity of Vaal Marina has long since been established. This dual use suburb is firstly a resort because it is situated on the banks of the Vaal Dam and this offer all the water sport and leisure activities of a resort and then as its popularity increased it grew as a residential suburb.
The properties in Vaal Marina can be classified as a middle to upmarket suburb with a mixed property usage which consists of smallholdings, farms, freehold homes and townhouses.
This leisure market is expanding when one considers the amount of new townhouse complexes being developed in Vaal Marina. Considering the distance to the nearest town which is roughly 1h30 minutes’ drive away then it is obvious that the primary property usage is related to leisure.
The appeal to owning a resort home in Vaal Marina is not only the activities coupled to the dam but also the surrounding nature reserve like Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve.
If the budget is to limited to buy an existing home there are a number of vacant stands at reasonable prices which offer the opportunity to build that dream leisure home less than 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg with the benefit of all year use and the growth that these exclusive properties hold.
For those who choose to call Vaal Marina home access to towns like Vanderbijlpark or Vereeniging is roughly and hours’ drive away, but then for those who choose this tranquil sedate lifestyle this minor inconvenience is worth it.
Educational needs have been considered as there are a number of schools quit close such as Vaaldam Primary School, Hoerskool Drie Riviere and Milton Primary School.
It would be advisable to plan and keep a shopping list for retail needs. Here is a list of some relatively nearby malls; Vaalgate Centre, River Square Shopping Centre and Riverside Boulevard.
Take a tour of the homes in Vaal Marina via the Myroof web-site.