The Voortrekkers, under leadership of Andries Potgieter founded 'Pietersburg', on the farm named Sterkloop in 1884. Polokwane property has a... Read More
The Voortrekkers, under leadership of Andries Potgieter founded 'Pietersburg', on the farm named Sterkloop in 1884. Polokwane property has a long history of prosperity and has grown rapidly. The town of Pietersburg/Polokwane received city status on 23 April 1992, and is now the centre and capital city of the Limpopo Province. The city of Polokwane contains an advantageous location as it is in close proximity to the centre of Limpopo, near the neighbouring countries of Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Swaziland. It is also a convenient travelling distance from Kruger National Park and Magoebaskloof. The city also has excellent accommodation, mild weather and consists of a welcoming population. This makes the city a perfect location for business or holiday purposes, and with historic destinations, or educational establishments such as Bakone Malapa, Bush Craft and the Chuene Crocodile Farm, this is truly a destination worth visiting.
Polokwane, the vigorous capital of the Limpopo Province, is one of the fastest expanding cities in the southern hemisphere. It was founded in the 1880’s, and has endorsed Stone Age Nomads, Iron Age settlements, European migrations, wars and political upheaval. For travellers in these peaceful times, it promises a magnitude of spectacular historical sites and attractions. Out of the vast expanses of bushveld, an abundance of wildlife, mountain ranges, indigenous forests, tranquil streams and waterfalls can be found. Most of the Limpopo Province is unspoilt, providing large varieties of fauna and flora, which makes it a perfect destination to settle in. With assets like the Middestad Centre and Savannah mall containing a wide variety of shops, restaurants and services, one can experience a shopper’s dream. A new shopping mall is also in planning, which is in the league of shopping centres such as Menlyn Park. Polokwane also has one of the most prestigious higher education facilities in the land, namely the University of the North, as well as other high standard education institutes like Damelin, Unisa and many more. There is also a wide variety of schools, which are all of high reputation. And as one of the host cities for 2010, the local economy is booming and infrastructures are being set to the highest standards, including most of Polokwane.
As for the real estate available in Polokwane property, you will once again not be disappointed, with a wide variety of farms close to town, or plots in town or just outside of town, you can still enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. One can still have the convenience of not being too far from society and all that the city offers. For the more sophisticated individual who craves luxury and elegance, Polokwane property boasts a number of elite security estates, and because of the cities rapid expansion, there is an endless variety of new estates in development. Townhouse complexes are also rapidly being developed, to accommodate to the growing population of the city, this is in comparison to the excessive expansion of Polokwane itself. All of the real estate properties are well priced and affordable. Each individual area of the city offers a wide variety of different building styles, varying house sizes as well as stand sizes. So if you are looking to buy a Polokwane or a stand to build your own dream house, the variety and possibilities are endless.
Many ravishing historic buildings such as the Irish House, which functions a museum and the Roman Catholic Church (which dates back to 1934), is considered as one of Limpopo’s finest forms of architecture. Apart from its extensive art collection, Polokwane has more public sculptures per capita in its parks than anywhere else in South Africa. Polokwane was also the first to unveil a bust of the ex-president Nelson Mandela in its City Square, and it was authorised by Nelson Mandela himself. The Game Reserve in Polokwane conserves is one of the last remaining, undisturbed localised vegetation type, and it is known as the Pietersburg Plateau false grassland. The Zion City at Moria is a significant landmark which during Easter Weekend each year sees millions of followers congregating to its grassy steps. The climate is superb, as the city lies on a plateau thirteen hundred metres above sea level, which provides moderate temperatures and permits outdoor living all year round.
The area of Polokwane is one of South Africa’s best kept secrets, and is situated in the heart of nature, making it a superb choice for your real estate property needs. So contact Rawson for all of your Polokwane property needs. Finding property in South Africa has never been this easy. Read Less