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The 7 hottest new developments in Pretoria

An emerging middle class, proximity to Johannesburg, and a wide selection of new developments in Pretoria make the peaceful city ripe for investment.

Article summary

  • Kotara: Village-style living on a secure and family-friendly estate.
  • The Capital Trilogy: A state of the art modern hotel in an upmarket area of Pretoria.
  • Mont Acres: A secure estate with flats and townhouses.
  • Makarios: A residential estate in the beautiful suburb of Karenpark.
  • Waterkloof Heart: Spacious homes equipped with smart technology.
  • Brookwood 2: Luxurious apartments equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.
  • The Mantle: Upmarket student accommodation close to the University of Pretoria.

Peaceful Pretoria may not be the fashionable location, but it has a lot to offer. Wide open spaces and a warm climate allow for regular outdoor recreation. Proximity to Johannesburg makes it a realistic option for young professionals. A wide selection of secure estates in close proximity to schools and hospitals make it ideal for family living.

What’s more, a rapidly emerging middle class makes Gauteng ripe for investment (and if you want an idea of what you can afford, use our Bond Calculator to determine what home loan you would qualify for).

Here are 7 hot new developments in Pretoria.

1. Kotara

New Developments Pretoria: Kotara

A village-style atmosphere in a vibrant residential area. Kotara offers affordable, family-friendly living on a secure estate.

Size 49m2 to 65m2
Price From R5600 per month.
Apartments 2- & 3-bedroom units on a sectional title property; patio; covered parking; fibre ready; solar heating geyser.
Amenities A village setting with a fit trail circuit, kid’s play area, swimming pool, club house, braai & picnic areas, and a perimeter electric fence with 24-hour security.
Neighbourhood easy access to the N4; close to the Grove Mall and Silver Lakes Golf Estate.

2. The Capital Trilogy

New Developments Pretoria: The Capital Trilogy

A state of the art modern hotel in an upmarket area of Pretoria. Luxurious rooms and a wide array of facilities.

Size 38m2 to 85m2
Price From R2745 per night
Apartments Studios, 1- & 2-bedroom apartments. High-speed internet access, DSTV, secure parking, laundry service.
Amenities Rooftop restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, gym, board room, 24-hour security
Neighbourhood In close proximity to Menlyn Maine Central Square and the Time Square Entertainment Centre. Nearby attractions include Menlyn Park Mall, and an array of retail outlets and restaurants. Close to Life Faerie Glen Hospital.

3. Mont Acres

New Developments Pretoria: Mont Acres

A secure estate with apartments and townhouses. High-quality finishes and furnishings make for comfortable living whether for families or young professionals.

Size From 455m2
Price From R925 000 to R2 250 000
Apartments Simplexes (3 bedrooms), duplexes (4 bedrooms),2-bedroom apartments and loft apartments available in a range of sizes and designs. High-speed internet, backup power and solar solutions, patio and braai area.
Amenities Communal clubhouse, perimeter electric fence and 24-hour security.
Neighbourhood In close proximity to Virgin Active and Kolonnade Shopping Centre, Montana Hospital, schools and creche, and Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve. Easy access to N1 and N4.

4. Makarios

New Developments Pretoria: Makarios

A residential estate in the beautiful suburb of Karenpark. In close proximity to shopping  centres and restaurants. Ideal for family living.

Size From 96m2
Price From R1 285 000
Apartments 3-bedroom double-storey homes with patios, braai area, gardens, open-plan living, parking area and solar heating.
Neighbourhood In close proximity to Wonderpark Shopping Centre, restaurants, Netcare Akasia Hospital, Virgin Active, Akasia Golf Club and a number of schools.

5. Waterkloof Heart

New Developments Pretoria: Waterkloof Heart

Spacious homes equipped with smart technology and located on an estate with pet-friendly facilities.

Size From 57m2
Price From R1 250 000
Apartments Luxury apartments with gardens and patios. Pet-friendly (they’re actually designed for the benefit of pets). Single and double units. Smart homes that can be controlled from your smart phone. Internet options available.
Amenities Pet park on site.
Neighbourhood In close proximity to Menlyn Maine, Menlyn Shopping Centre, Faerie Glen Hospital, Waterkloof Dog Park, The Village, Times Square Casino, and Glenstantia Primary School

6. Brookwood 2

New Developments Pretoria: Brookwood 2

Currently under development, this modern apartment block will offer high-class apartments equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.

Size 65m2
Price TBC
Apartments Open-plan kitchen and living area; private balcony; 1 gig fibre and HD satellite; off-the-grid power supply; integrated appliances; covered secure parking.
Amenities Communal entertainment and braai area.
Neighbourhood Located in Brooklyn, Pretoria; an upmarket residential area in close proximity to the city centre. Borders the University of Pretoria.
Launch date February 2023

7. The Mantle

New Developments Pretoria: The Mantle

Upmarket student accommodation close to the University of Pretoria. Offers comfort and fibre-ready facilities in a communal space.

Size From 58m2
Price From R15 000
Apartments 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom sectional title units with private gardens and balconies. Fibre already installed. Available furnished or unfurnished.
Amenities Braai facilities, electric fence and access control.
Neighbourhood In close proximity to the University of Pretoria, Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Sunnypark Shopping Centre, and the Pretoria Art Museum.

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