These neighbourhoods are known for their Retirement Villages
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Calmness and community
As the typical "bedroom community", this neighbourhood has a peaceful, residential character. The larger cities and suburbs surrounding Alberton are easily accessible via the highways, either for commuting or entertainment purposes. Houses and building in this area are very well built and spacious. This is a blissful place to retire, with a close-knit community that look out for each other.
Country life in the city
For the those who love to feel that they are living a country lifestyle, but are still in a big city, this is the place to live. This is a vibrant area and most of the residents living here are friendly and helpful. Bloemfontein is also a big tourist attraction city as it is so rich with South African history. The residents of this city are big sports lovers and it's the home of the Free State Cheetah’s rugby team.
Between the rocky coastline and the green mountains lies "the village", as it is referred to by the locals. The residents of Hermanus have tried to keep the fisherman's village style of this town in tact, over the years. This neighbourhood is famous for Southern Right Whale watching during winter and spring, and is a popular retirement town. With a relaxed lifestyle, Hermanus is a fisherman's paradise and perfect for those who appreciate a slower pace of life, surrounded by majestic natural wonders.
A Family First Community
Meyerton is a town with a lot of history, culture and beautiful, green scenery. The locals are well mannered, and this area has a very caring and involved community. Houses are generally well built and spacious, with large gardens. The majority of residents work in the surrounding area as there are various industries present.
Life in a unique urban village
Pretoria Moot is North of central Pretoria. It is bordered by Meintjieskop to the south, Skurweberg or Vlakkopies to the north. The Pretoria Moot area has a strong sense of community with generations returning to live in the unique ‘urban village’ setting. The current Home Owners and Residents Association strives to maintain the restful atmosphere and currently employs a private security company, on behalf of the residents, to aid with crime prevention. This is proving to be effective and is supported by the South African Police. This unique atmosphere and the semi – rural setting of the suburb contribute strongly to its ongoing popularity and good capital growth. A further unique factor is the Academic Hospital which is located 3kms beyond the area. A number of specialising doctors leave and arrive annually and seek to buy property close to the hospital for the period of their specialisation.
Northriding to Lanseria
Farm town to bustling hub
What was previously agricultural land, has been transformed into a bustling residential and commercial hub. The Ticketpro Dome is a well known landmark that provides constant nightlife and live entertainment, drawing people from neighbouring cities. Numerous shopping centres provide locals with opportunities for retail therapy and socialising. Luxurious estates, private schools, top-class healthcare, retirement villages and other facilities are contributing to the upward trend in this bustling, rapidly developing area.