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Church Square in Pretoria
The Union Buildings in Pretoria
Purple Jacarandas in bloom on suburban streets in Pretoria
View of Pretoria CBD

Pretoria at a glance

Situated in the Northern part of Gauteng, Pretoria offers residents a melting pot of culture, tradition, history and first world commerce.

Home to thousands of Jacaranda trees has given the city the nickname ‘Jacaranda City’ and when the trees are in bloom the streets across the city are littered with the distinctive purple flowers.

The city is the administrative capital of South Africa and serves as the de facto capital of the country. Apart from the Voortrekker Monument, it is also home to the Union Buildings and many foreign embassies. This lends a certain atmosphere to the city as many Ambassadors and their families make this their home, bringing with them their culture and traditions.

Pretoria is connected to other major cities by the N1 highway and the N4, this allows residents working in areas such as Midrand or Johannesburg to commute to work. The newly built Gautrain has made this option more attractive as Sandton is now only a 20-minute train ride away and OR Tambo International Airport 45 minutes.

Pretoria is also known for its high education level as many students flock to the world-renowned universities such as the University of Pretoria (Tukkies) and The University of South Africa (UNISA). The influx of students to Pretoria each year means that the city has a bustling nightlife with various live venues, theatres, and other entertainment options.

Property in the city is a mix of old school charm and the ultra-modern, while still having generous gardens as residents in this city tend to be more outdoor driven. This is due to the subtropical climate of the area which allows for long hot summers and short cold winters.

Property closer to the central business district (CBD) is smaller and is usually apartments, while property close to the Universities is a mix of communes, apartments and small houses. Property situated further away from these centres are usually larger in size.

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Alphen Park (3), Amandasig (1), Andeon (15), Andeon Ah (4), Andeon Ext 6 (1), Annlin (46), Annlin Ext 37 (1), Annlin-wes (1), Arcadia (102), Ashlea Gardens (21), Atteridgeville (33), Baileys Muckleneuk (3), Bashewa Ah (1), Berea Park (2), Blyde Riverwalk Estate (78), Boardwalk (15), Boardwalk Manor (2), Boardwalk Meander (6), Boardwalk Villas (9), Bon Accord (2), Booysens (15), Boschkop (4), Boschkop Ah (1), Bronberg (9), Bronberg Close (1), Brooklyn (44), Brummeria (5), Buffelsdrift (3), Bultfontein (5), Capital Park (29), Christiaanville Ah (1), Claremont (14), Clearwater Flyfishing Estate (6), Clydesdale (3), Colbyn (6), Constantia Park (10), Country View Estate (7), Danville (31), Danville Ext 1 (4), Danville Ext 3 (1), Daspoort (9), Daspoort Estate (1), Derdepoort (7), Die Wilgers (64), Dinokeng (4), Donkerhoek Ah (4), Doornpoort (38), Dorandia (16), East Lynne (17), Eastwood (1), Eersterust (18), Ekklesia (1), Elandsfontein Ah (7), Elandspoort (15), Elardus Park (1), Elarduspark (29), Eloffsdal (7), Equestria (223), Erasmia (1), Erasmus Park (2), Erasmuskloof (13), Erasmuskloof Ext 1 (1), Erasmuskloof Ext 3 (1), Erasmusrand (5), Faerie Glen (135), Faerie Glen Ext 24 (1), Flora Park (1), Florauna (9), Florauna Ext 3 (1), Garsfontein (75), Garsfontein Ah (1), Garsfontein Ext 10 (1), Gem Valley (1), Gerardsville Ah (1), Gezina (26), Glenway Estate (2), Greencreek Lifestlye Estate (7), Groenkloof (15), Grootfontein (1), Grootfontein Ah (1), Grootfontein Country Estates (1), Haakdoornboom (1), Hatfield (103), Hazeldean (39), Hercules (3), Hermanstad (2), Hesteapark (1), Hesteapark Ext 9 (1), Hillcrest (14), Honingneskrans (3), Ikageng (1), Jan Niemand Park (10), Kameeldrift (4), Kameeldrift East (13), Kameeldrift West (7), Kameelfontein (4), Kilberry (1), Kilner Park (27), Kilner Park Ext 1 (1), Kirkney (11), Kleinfontein (2), Koedoespoort (4), Krauseville Ah (1), Kromdraai (1), Kwaggasrand (9), La Montagne (48), Leeuwenhof Estate (2), Leeuwfontein (1), Les Marais (3), Lindo Park (2), Lombardy Estate (21), Lotus Gardens (35), Lukasrand (2), Lydiana (3), Lynnwood (35), Lynnwood Glen (33), Lynnwood Manor (19), Lynnwood Ridge (14), Mabopane (4), Magalieskruin (17), Mahube Valley (23), Mahube Valley Ext 2 (1), Mamelodi (10), Mamelodi Buffer Zone (1), Mamelodi East (25), Mamelodi Ext 5 (1), Mamelodi Gardens (5), Mamelodi West (9), Maroelana (1), Mayville (6), Menlo Park (60), Menlyn (73), Meyerspark (24), Montana (106), Montana Ah (2), Montana Estate (1), Montana Park (22), Montana Park Ext 1 (1), Montana Tuine (25), Monument Park (24), Monument Park Ext 5 (1), Mooikloof (17), Mooikloof Equestrian Estate (2), Mooikloof Glen (1), Mooikloof Heights (3), Mooikloof Ridge (75), Mooiplaats Ah (3), Moregloed (6), Moreleta Park (134), Mountain View (17), Muckleneuk (48), Muckleneuk Heuwel (2), Murrayfield (25), N4 Gateway Industrial Park (21), Nellmapius (24), Newlands (23), Newlands Ext 2 (1), Newmark Estate (6), Nieuw Muckleneuk (14), Olympus (39), Olympus Ah (65), Olympus Country Estate (2), Olympus Heights Estate (1), Olympus Ridge (3), Onderstepoort (6), Onderstepoort Ah (2), Oukraal Estate (5), Paramount Estate (1), Parktown Estate (6), Patryshoek (1), Pebble Rock Golf Village (6), Persequor (3), Philip Nel Park (40), Pretoria Central (64), Pretoria Gardens (11), Pretoria North (82), Pretoria West (55), Pretorius Park (2), Pretoriuspark (9), Proclamation Hill (10), Pyramid (2), Queenswood (11), Rietfontein (21), Rietfontein Ah (2), Rietfontein Sh (1), Rietondale (20), Rietvalleirand (4), Rietvlei Heights Country Estate (3), Rietvlei Ridge Country Estate (1), Rietvlei View Country Estates (22), Riverwalk (1), Riviera (15), Roodepark Eco Estate (3), Roodeplaat (11), Rose Acres Estate (2), Roseville (2), Rynoue (1), Sable Hills (3), Saulsville (4), Savannah Country Estate (11), Schurveberg (2), Shere (3), Shere Ah (1), Silver Lakes (12), Silver Lakes Golf Estate (6), Silver Stream Estate (3), Silverton (87), Silverton Ext 1 (9), Silverton Ridge (1), Silvertondale (4), Silverwoods Country Estate (8), Sinoville (21), Six Fountains (10), Six Fountains Residential Estate (36), Sterrewag (6), Strydfontein Ah (1), Suiderberg (5), Sunnyside (188), Sunset View Ah (1), Swacina Park Ah (2), The Hills Game Reserve Estate (84), The Meadows Estate (1), The Orchards (2), The Retreat (4), The Ridge (2), The Wilds (25), Tiegerpoort (3), Tiegerpoort Ah (6), Tierpoort (2), Tijger Vallei (10), Tileba (2), Trevenna (2), Tyger Valley (2), Val De Grace (4), Valhalla (2), Vasfontein (1), Verresig Country Estate (1), Villieria (44), Vlakplaats (2), Waltloo (4), Wapadrand (26), Waterkloof (42), Waterkloof Ah (1), Waterkloof Glen (33), Waterkloof Golf Estate (2), Waterkloof Heights (17), Waterkloof Marina Retirement Estate (1), Waterkloof Park (6), Waterkloof Ridge (68), Waterlake Farm Lifestyle Estate (2), Waverley (28), Weavind Park (21), Welgedacht (1), West Park (10), Westview (1), Wilgers (3), Willow Acres (3), Willow Acres Estate (3), Willow Glen Ah (2), Willow Park (2), Willow Park Manor (33), Wingate Park (12), Wolmer (4), Wonderboom (6), Wonderboom South (19), Woodhill Golf Estate (4), Woodlands (1), Woodlands Lifestyle Estate (2), Zambezi Country Estate (4), Zambezi Manor Lifestyle Estate (4), Zeekoeigat (1), Zwartkoppies (4), Zwavelpoort (7), Zwavelpoort Ah (6)
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