Waterkloof Glen area and property guide

Private Property South Africa
Lisa Dewberry

This well-established suburb near Pretoria offers large properties and scenic views for the families and retirees that flock to the area.

Waterkloof Glen is an established suburb southeast of Pretoria city with large houses on big stands and townhouses among indigenous greenery, against scenes of mountain ranges in the distance. This quiet, secure suburb is close to the N1 highway providing value-for-money properties between Frikkie de Beer Street to the north, Verdi Street to the south, Gay Street and Lois Avenue to the west, as well as Beethoven and Keeshond street to the east.

Home prices in Waterkloof Glen have steadily grown over the years and properties remain popular with families and the elderly. The Constantia Park and Waterkloof Glen Residents Association care about the well-being of residents and assist with crime prevention, and ensure facilities in the suburb are maintained.

Waterkloof Glen is known for quality schools such as Hatfield Christian School, The Glen High School, Glenstantia Primary School and Laerskool Constantiapark offering full academic, cultural and sporting programmes. When it comes to health, Life Faerie Glen Hospital and Kloof Mediclinic are situated to the north and south side of the suburb, so residents have access to the best in medical treatment.

Convenient shopping centres in the area include Waterglen Shopping Centre, Newlands Shopping Centre and Menlyn Retail Park offering a variety of everyday products and services to residents on their doorstep. Residents of Waterkloof Glen can keep children entertained with a trip to the putt-putt course, a picnic at Jimmy Aves Park, Zita Park or a visit to the skate park.

The suburb offers a pleasant environment with spacious properties among picturesque scenic views of luscious vegetation and convenient amenities such as schools, parks, and shopping centres. In Waterkloof Glen, your property should continue to enjoy growth in value in the future as you enjoy a relaxed pace of life among friendly neighbours.

Waterkloof Glen is a green area with its own natural source of water flowing through the suburb even in winter months, and many residents of Waterkloof Glen have boreholes. This area has friendly neighbours who care about the well-being of each other.

Kobus du Toit, resident

Top schools:

  • Hatfield Christian School
  • The Glen High School
  • Glenstantia Primary School
  • Laerskool Constantiapark

Shopping centres nearby:

  • Waterglen Shopping Centre
  • Menlyn Retail Park
  • Newlands Shopping Centre

Best in food:

  • Crawdaddy’s
  • Grafters Tavern
  • Good Times Cafe

This article originally appeared in Neighbourhood, Sunday Times.

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