Six Fountains property guide

Private Property South Africa
Lisa Dewberry

The upmarket Six Fountains Estate offers secure living with bushveld surroundings just east of Pretoria.

About the area

Six Fountains is a prestigious and stylish, secure suburb with bushveld surroundings and is situated in the east of Pretoria. The Six Fountains Residential Estate is the main estate of the area and is 6km from the N4 highway, 20km from Pretoria central and less than 30 minutes from Cullinan.

The estate is made up of 192 stands with four small sectional title villages with properties such as apartments, townhouses, cluster homes and stands of over 1,000m². The suburb falls between Von Backstrom Boulevard in the north, Solomon Mahlangu Drive to the west, Ferreira Street and Silverlakes Road in the south, and Gleneagles Drive on the east.

Properties in Six Fountains are modern with top-notch finishes and are built around three inland lakes with hiking trails, tennis courts, swimming pool and clubhouse. Security is a priority in the suburb with strict access control using the latest security measures and security guards patrolling the estate 24 hours a day.

Home in Six Fountains Estate

About 140 bird species and game such as kudu, springbok and impala inhabit the natural sanctuaries in the area. Sounds of wildlife can often be heard from the neighbouring Farm Inn Country Hotel & Wildlife Sanctuary, where visitors can view lions, leopard and cheetah or go on a game drive with a game ranger.

The large open spaces of Six Fountains enable children to play outside, and the nearby championship Silver Lakes Golf Estate ensures golfers can conveniently enjoy playing a game. The suburb is also within walking distance to schools, medical facilities, shopping complexes, office parks, the gym, beauty salons and restaurants.

Six Fountains presents the ideal opportunity to live in nature while being close enough to the city with all important amenities reachable within just a few minutes. The suburb is perfect for buyers wanting to invest in a comfortable lifestyle in a community of residents who care about how and where they live. It is also perfect for buyers wanting a good return on their investment.

A home east of Pretoria

“The hands-on approach of the board of governors contributes immensely to the beautiful upkeep of all areas of the estate. Runners, cyclists and walkers can enjoy exercising safely within the estate. Residents have access to a beautiful dam with many trees, and the estate has quick access to national roads and essential shops.” Michael Manamela, resident.

Top schools:

  • Curro Hazeldean Primary/Independent School
  • Laerskool Tygerpoort
  • Tyger Valley College
  • Silver Woods Nursery School

Nearby medical facilities:

  • Intercare Sub-Acute Hospital Hazeldean
  • Life Wilgers Hospital
  • Silver Oaks Life Medical Centre

Things to do:

  • Shop at Hazeldean Square, Six Fountains Lifestyle Centre, Makro store, Silver Lakes and Silver Oaks Crossing.
  • Play golf at the Silver Lakes Golf Estate.
  • Enjoy a game drive at Farm Inn Country Hotel and Wildlife Sanctuary.

This article originally appeared in Neighbourhood, Sunday Times.

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