Pretoria East offers a tranquil escape for those that work in the city. The leafy streets and well established gardens give the area a sedate, village-like feel. Everything is close-by and residents don't have to go far for shopping or recreation. It's a popular suburb, largely due to the fact that it's easily accessible from major highways - the N1 and the N4. This neighbourhood attracts a good mixture of young professionals and young families, with kid-friendly activities widely available. There are large, open spaces in this area, allowing for big gardens and freestanding houses. However, this area has many townhouses, clusters and security estates as well.
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Experience Pretoria East
The Pretoria East neighbourhood is made up of suburbs like Faerie Glen, Equestria, Boardwalk and Willow Glen. Life functions almost like a village, and the community in this neighbourhood are friendly and helpful.
Recreational activities and shopping are all within a short distance of this suburb. Outdoor activities such as playing golf at Kimiad Golf Club, or cycling or walking within secure estates are popular. Tennis is played often due to the number of estates with clubhouses and tennis courts available.
The Boardwalk Lakeside Shopping Centre is a popular entertainment and shopping spot, with the lake forming a tranquil backdrop for an evening meal. The Atterbury Theatre at the Lynwood Bridge is another amazing venue for evening activities. Many restaurants and bars are located next to the City Lodge, for those wanting a more upbeat evening.
Shopping at the Grove is a popular past time for anyone wanting big brands, variety and value for money. The kids can stay entertained at the movies or at the large ice rink. Atterbury Value Mart is another convenient shopping centre that focuses on brands, value and variety. For groceries, a large Pick ‘n Pay in Atterbury is the favourite amongst residents, with a flower market for fresh flowers every day, and it's popular to stop by at iCoffee, for a quick cuppa.