Rustenburg at a glance
Rustenburg is situated in the north eastern part of SA’s North West Province. The city is located to the south of Sun City, to the west of Hartbeespoort and Brits, to the east of Mafikeng and Zeerust and to the north of the likes of Ventersdorp. Found also at the foot of the famous Magaliesberg Mountain Range.
Rustenburg property owners are also spoilt by the close proximity of various game parks and nature reserves. Residents, tourists and all-round outdoor lovers can make a trip to Pilanesberg Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserveand Groot Marico Park for unforgettable tours and game drives.
What is the Rustenburg property market made up of?
The area is unsurprisingly dominated by freehold properties which make up around 69% of the total composition according to national property sales reports. The rest of the area is made up of sectional titleand estates, which account for about 27% and 5% respectively. A reasonable number of well priced vacant stands are also available. Area trends suggest a general increase in freehold and sectional scheme Rustenburg property prices over the past 10 years, with property prices appearing to level over the past 3 to 4 years.
What are the major attractions in Rustenburg and what makes the town unique?
The city of Rustenburg thrives off of its mining sector and plays host to the world’s two largest platinum mines. In fact, one might say that the city is so besotted by the areas dominance in platinum, that even the local professional football team is named Platinum Stars! Many locals and tourists alike make use of the tour groups that allow the public to gain intimate access to the mines.
Most of the game parks and nature reserves that litter the town’s outskirts have ample stock of some of SA’s most adored creatures, including leopard, lion, elephant and rhino. For those looking for something other than outdoor activities Sun City, South Africa’s most popular resort and casino – also considered by many to be the jewel in the North West Province’s crown – is located just 45 minutes north of Rustenburg.