5 reasons why moving to Pretoria East is a great idea
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Pretoria East continues to grow as one of the most affluent suburban areas in the whole of South Africa. Suburban locations in Pretoria East such as Lynnwood, Garsfontein, Brooklyn and Faerie Glen have kept interest around the expanse high, with many property analysts having sighted this locality to slowly but surely become a suburb which is considered to be more desirable than some of the most exclusive residential areas in the country, including Sandton in neighbouring Johannesburg. Here are five reasons why moving to the Eastern parts of Pretoria could be the best decision you could ever make. This is why leading real estate company Century 21 has a vested interest in the greater Pretoria area including its Eastern region.
Although Pretoria East is a built-up urban area, this doesn’t mean that nature isn’t in abundance around every corner. It's keenly located to various beautiful parks which are famous throughout the entire high-veld expanse. One such park which is highly regarded is the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens. The Pretoria National Zoological Gardens is another highly sought-after attraction dedicated to nature. Its believed to get over 600 000 visitors yearly.
Great shopping nearby
The whole of the Pretoria East area is strewn with world-class shopping facilities. This is another formidable reason why so many people have decided to make the suburb their home. Whether it's bargains you’re after, leading fashion or world cuisine, Pretoria East has it all in terms of retail therapy. Some of the more well-known shopping centres include Parkview Shopping Centre, Lynnridge Mall, and Monument Park Shopping Centre.
World Class Infrastructure
The Eastern Parts of Pretoria are famous for their world-class infrastructure, which includes The Gautrain Service, excellent schools, public roads and hospitals. This is why it's also considered to be a great area for residential reasons. Pretoria East is also well connected via buses and minivan taxis, making getting around the region a cinch.
A world of history, heritage and wonder
Pretoria East is also within close proximity to some highly regarded historical locations which have played a huge role in the development of South Africa. It's also the main political epicenter of South Africa hence the Union Buildings are located a stone’s throw from Pretoria East. It also home to one of the only 4 meteorite crater museums on the planet, entitled The Tswaing Crater and Museum which is a short 40 km drive from Pretoria East.
Entertainment and music
Pretoria East is well known as an entertainment and cultural hot-spot. Many of South Africa’s leading bands and artists have performed in Pretoria. Its also given birth to some top-selling artists most notably Desmond and the tutus and Isochronous. The Voortrekker Monument hosts an event called Park Acoustics every month to thousands of live music supporters. One can also visit the Atterbury Theatre for world-class theatrical entertainment.
With so many fantastic reasons to move to this popular residential area, it would seem it's a great time to invest. Century 21, are here to make that move to the Eastern parts of Pretoria that much easier. Properties come in various sizes and prices and there is surely something to suit any new homeowners budget. Get in contact with one of their highly skilled and professional brokers today and become a homeowner in one of South Africa’s most affluent and sought after residential suburbs. This has brought many property experts around South Africa to believe that within the next few years certain locations around Pretoria East could even overshadow some of the most affluent areas in neighbouring Johannesburg.
Author: Century 21 South Africa