Find out about the property market in Raslouw, Centurion West from local estate agents.
How has Raslouw changed over the past five years?
Raslouw was initially a small-holding suburb with great developments happening during the last five years, especially with Forest Hill City Mall being built and the area surrounding Raslouw being developed. The suburb falls into a zone known as suburban density which allows for 25 units per hectare to be built, which is great for future development. Due to the spacious land available in Raslouw, large family homes and security estates for lock-up-and-go lifestyles have been developed allowing different lifestyle demands to be met. There are more municipal services available such as roads that have been tarred, establishments for legal advice, vets, schools and guesthouses that have been developed in the area.
What are the highlights of Raslouw?
With estates dotted around Raslouw, the gated village lifestyle in this affluent neighbourhood is a popular choice as the suburb experiences a rapidly growing property development phase. The area has a sense of tranquillity and community and everyone seems to know each other at local hangouts. The local NG church is involved in the community, reaching out to the poor and holding gatherings where residents can feel they belong. Raslouw Lifestyle Centre offers a superior range of convenience, home and health stores as well as restaurants. I love Raslouw for the farm-style atmosphere, goodness of the people, community involvement and its dynamic growth.
What attracts property buyers to the area of Raslouw?
Raslouw is an established area offering the tranquillity of country living and security of estate living with beautiful gardens, large stands and an abundance of trees. It has easy access to the N1 and N14 highways for travelling to Pretoria, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Krugersdorp, the Gautrain or airports, and is close to shopping centres and schools. Properties include houses, townhouses, duets, vacant land, guesthouses and security estates. Stands are priced between R750,000 and R30m and houses cost between R1m and R13m. Popular estates in the area include Raslouw Lifestyle Estate, Raslouw Glen Estate and Raslouw Manor.
This article originally appeared in Neighbourhood, Sunday Times.
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