Find out more about this Centurion East neighbourhood from estate agents who work in the area.
What types of properties are available in Zwartkop and who is buying them?
Zwartkop residential area, situated in the western parts of Centurion, provides easy access to Pretoria, Midrand and Johannesburg. The leafy streets are lined with new residential estates, townhouses, villas and apartments all in security communities, which are ideal for families and those looking for a lock-up-and-go property alike. Attractions include various museums such as the South African Air Force Museum, Voortrekker Monument, Freedom Park and indoor venues such as the Heartfelt Arena, which hosts live music concerts and exhibitions. Zwartkop Country Club is for those golf-loving residents. Those with a need for speed can enjoy the Zwartkops Raceway, which is a mere 3km from Eldoraigne.
What attracts buyers to Zwartkop?
Zwartkop is a well-established neighbourhood in Centurion where one has the choice of full-title, cluster or townhouse living with beautiful views over Centurion and the eastern parts of Pretoria. Properties are well in demand due to the locality of the suburb and the peaceful lifestyle. Enjoy easy access to highways via John Vorster Drive or Jean Avenue on-ramps whether you work in Pretoria CBD, Midrand or Johannesburg. Most amenities can be reached within a five-minute drive, whether it’s Netcare Unitas Hospital, Die Bosvelder, for traditional South African food, or shopping at the newly revamped Centurion Mall. The area will definitely not disappoint you.
Gavin Bampton, Property consultant, Aida
What do you love about Zwartkop?
Zwartkop is a lovely area that offers secure living to a wide range of residents. It is the most central area in Centurion conveniently located close to several shopping centres and the well-known Centurion Mall. Zwartkop offers easy access to the Gautrain and highways in the area. The suburb offers a wide range of properties from affordable flats, secure townhouses, established family homes and designer upmarket properties. Zwartkop has boomed-off areas for those who are security-conscious. Many sought-after daycare facilities are easily accessible and the area offers good options for primary and high schools. The neighbourhood is home to young, old and everyone in between.
This article originally appeared in Neighbourhood, Sunday Times.