With no end in sight to our current electricity woes, homes that offer solar or other backup systems are becoming increasingly popular. We take a look at some properties currently on the market that are entirely off-grid to homes with backup systems in place that will help you beat the loadshedding blues!
5 bedroom house for sale in Boskruin, Randburg
Architecturally designed 5-bedroom home with solar, filtered borehole, and a cottage. 12 solar panels with 2 batteries and a 5.5 KVA inverter (60% - 70% off-grid with solar) and the system is designed so that extra panels can easily be added on.
As an additional power backup, this home also has a generator switchover already installed (generator not included in sale).
The borehole is filtered into the home, 100% off the grid with water.
5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | R3,700,000 | See the full listing details
6 bedroom house for sale in Benoni A H, Benoni
Stunning six-bedroom home that has everything a big family would like to have. It has six bedrooms (all fitted), six bathrooms, a guest toilet, stunning modern kitchen and scullery, Dining room, lounge, family room (with a gas fireplace for those winter nights) open plan with a folding door opening up to a beautiful garden, bar, Study/Office, three automated garages leading to the main house.
Staff accommodation, one bedroom, kitchen and lounge.
Outside you have heated swimming pool, well-manicured playground, tennis court, Doll house, Fishing dam, Braai area, covered patio, Fire pit.
- Solar backup, solar geyser, gas stove, borehole.
6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms | R6,800,000 | See the full listing details
5 bedroom house for sale in Milnerton,
This beautiful fully renovated corner position residence is the ultimate WOW factor home, perfect for moving in and living without making any changes.
- Solar panels with 4 Victron units and Lithium batteries of 500kw capacity each, making this home 92.8% off the electricity grid - an excellent cost saver!
- 4 Jojo tanks, totaling 11 000 litres of water storage capacity
5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | R5,695,000 | See the full listing details
3 bedroom house for sale in Bettys Bay
This newly built ,stunning family home offers great value for the right buyer. Quality finishes (vinyl floors guaranteed for 30 years, granite tops!) throughout the house. Off the grid! No load shedding because an inverter keeps running all equipment and a gas stove for the chef.
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | R4,600,000 | See the full listing details
5 bedroom house for sale in Irene, Centurion
It is a cosy family home with a well-manicured and secluded garden. This one level property is perfect for children. Large reception rooms provide an element of space and offers sufficient accommodation as well as a beautiful and separate entertainment room with a built-in bar. Security includes an alarm system, electric fencing, security gates, solar system and an inverter. The boundary wall is equipped with a solar panel for the electrical fence.
5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | R3,950,000 | Ref: See the full listing details