Magical Living in Midstream Estate

Private Property South Africa
Cath Jenkin

Living in a secure estate is the dream for almost every family. Midstream Estate, however, offers so much more than just idyllic living.

Centurion style living

Centurion is one of Gauteng’s most popular residential areas, thanks to its convenient location and incredible quality of life. Far enough away to feel more relaxed than big city living, Centurion is also close enough to the commercial hubs to ensure you have an easy commute. Within the larger Centurion region, thousands of family have made several gated estates their home. And the demand for more homes in Centurion is growing.

Location, location, location

Centurion’s convenient location is half the reason why so many businesspeople, families, and singletons, call this region home. But it’s not just the convenient location that makes this an in-demand property hotspot: it’s the lifestyle too. Part of this picturesque lifestyle begins in the gated estates. You’ll find Midstream Estate situated in Centurion East, conveniently close to everywhere you need to be. But, thanks to the exceptional facilities and magnificent living spaces, you may not need to leave the estate very much. Home to more than 5000 families, Midstream Estate offers your family almost everything it needs, without having to drive beyond the gates.

The lovely lifestyle

With recreational, sports, leisure, and entertainment facilities right on your doorstep, it’s easy to believe that you don’t need to leave the estate for much! Education is a key priority here. Midstream College is an independent school, that was originally the brainchild of the developers too. Now catering for children of all ages and grades, Midstream College’s educational facilities are top-notch and child-centred. For your little ones, there are fabulous daycare and preschool facilities. You don’t need to go far to pick up your daily groceries too, as a shopping centre is situated within the estate boundaries. If you don’t feel like cooking dinner, it doesn’t matter: there are 5 wonderful restaurants located within the estate, well-equipped to cater for even the pickiest eater’s palate.

Pick your perfect home

There are seven separate estates located within the larger Midstream Estate boundaries. Each of them offer a range of abodes that could be your family’s perfect home. Take your pick from luxury apartments, gorgeous townhouses, full title stand alone homes, or live large in one of the beautifully-appointed mansions. Across the six residential areas, homes are carefully built with your family’s needs in mind.

Retire @ Midstream

And in the seventh residential area, a very special place exists. Retire @ Midstream is an exceptional retirement facility, that encourages an active lifestyle, and cares for your additional needs as you age. Comprehensive medical care and assisted living facilities form part of Retire @ Midstream’s offering, along with a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities.

Affordable family living

The benefits of living in Centurion speak for themselves, but there’s one big bonus we’ve not told you yet: it’s quite affordable to live there too! The median house price in Centurion Estate, where Midstream Estate is located is just R3million. If your perfect family home needs to be located within a Centurion estate or complex, you can take your pick from 3-bedroom houses, that’ll cost you just R1.4million to own.

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Shop in Centurion

If you do feel the need to take a trip beyond the gates of Midstream Estate, Centurion’s shopping malls have everything you need to sate your shopper desires. Each of Centurion’s malls are located just a quick 20-minute drive away from your front door in Midstream Estate:

  • Centurion Mall boasts more than 260 stores and restaurants.
  • Irene Village Mall is home to just over 90 specialty, luxury goods, boutique, budget, and grocery, stores.
  • Mall @ Reds is the perfect spot for a little lunch on the piazza, after exploring their stores, or seeing a movie.

Fun for the kids in Centurion Irene Farm is the ideal family outing. Enjoy a lazy lunch on The Deck, and head over to the dairy farm to learn more about how their organic milk production line. Or, let the kids play while you enjoy something to eat at The Barn. Acrobranch Centurion is the ultimate outdoor fun, where your kids can explore the world with a unique tree-top adventure, or enjoy a mini-bungee experience.

Explore nature in Centurion

Centurion’s sweet and natural setting means it’s also close to a variety of nature reserves. Start exploring by:

  • Taking a hike through Africa’s very first official nature reserve: Groenkloof Nature Reserve. You’re sure to spot giraffes, jackals, impala, and wildebeest, along the way.
  • Hopping into the car for a 30-minute drive to Rietvlei Nature Reserve - a must for birdwatchers and game drive enthusiasts.
  • Heading to Zwartkops Resort for a picnic and a day of play in the sunshine.

If Centurion style living sounds like your style, then check out these Midstream Estate homes for sale right away. Your family’s perfect home is a click away.

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Centurion East
From countryside to city in minutes
This suburb has become a ‘lifestyle of choice’ for many who don’t want to live in Johannesburg or Pretoria, yet need easy access to both. There are many lifestyle estates in the area which offer residents a good selection of safe, high quality property options. These gated villages have attracted a cosmopolitan community and Centurion functions as something of a mini city of its own. Although it retains a country-feel, residents can be on one of the major roadways to the big cities within minutes.
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Family friendly convenience
With many estates dotted around the area, the gated village lifestyle is a popular choice. A sense of community and family abounds, and everyone seems to know each other at the local hang-outs. Situated near the N1 highway between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Centurion West offers a country living ambience not far from the big cities. Sparkling lakes and rolling hills make this area a golfer’s paradise. It’s a great outdoorsy way of life, with all the comforts of a city life.