Vereeniging at a glance
There are a wide variety of styles and sizes when it comes to selecting houses for sale in Vereeniging and the properties in these suburbs vary in specification from freehold stands ranging from 800 m2 to 1000 m2 in suburbs of Three Rivers (extensions), Risiville, Arcon Park, Duncanville, Sonlandpark, Falcon Ridge to larger 2000 m2 stands in Three Rivers East and Arcon Park Hospital Side.
There are the stands ranging from 4000 m2 (acre) in Three Rivers properties (Proper) to 8000/10000 m2 and larger on properties in Unitas Park A.H. and the various other Small Holdings including the likes of Mooilande, Buyscelia, Boltonwold, Risi S.F. and others.
The average residential freehold Vereeniging property in the above residential areas would be around 150 m2.
This size of home will offer the popular 3 bedrooms, 2 receptions, 1 or 2 bathrooms and lock up garage - your a-typical Vereeniging property.
In the more upmarket areas usually 3 or four bedrooms, 3 receptions, study, double garage etc. with a footprint of anything from around 250 m2 plus.
There are also a variety of sectional title developments offering good value for money for those seeking town houses for sale in Vereeniging. These include traditional blocks of flats, simplex townhouses, duplex units, as well as a handful of exclusive river access complexes, such as the Riviera International Villas (next to the iconic Riviera on Vaal Hotel) and Country club and Jazella Del Rio and Summerview Estates in the sought after Three Rivers Proper and Three Rivers East suburbs.
The waterfront Vaal River properties for sale, many of which are weekend or holiday homes with Johannesburg owners due really fall into their own category as such and it is almost impossible to categorise them or range them in prices due to the variety.
A handful of new sectional title properties in Vereeniging have taken place in the last couple of years as the demand for buy to let and entry level buyers has increased, especially in Three Rivers
Certain earmarked areas and Vereeniging properties have also been converted into “Office dwellings”, with some corporates relocating to the suburbs.
Vereeniging Area Information
Vereeniging forms part of the Emfuleni local Municipality situated in Vanderbijlpark and is one of the 3 Sedibeng district Municipalities.
The Vaal River forms the southern boundary with the Metsimaholo municipality in the Free State, Midvaal to the east, Johannesburg Metropolitan to the north, and Westonaria and Potchefstroom (North West Province) to the west; and is strategically located with good road networks including the ever – developing R59 Corridor connecting Sasolburg as well as Meyerton, and also the N1 National route.
Vereeniging formerly was part of the Vaal Triangle, and in its day was the Industrial powerhouse of South Africa, with industries such as U.S.K.O. (Union Steel Corporation), VECOR, DORBYL, MASSEY FERGUSON.
Vereeniging incorporates a large number of large residential, commercial and industrial areas
Vereeniging enjoys a moderate climate with warm to hot summer days with most rainfall as thunderstorms and cool clear winter days with temperatures dropping in the evenings.
- Golf at Riviera on Vaal and Maccauvlei
- Bowls at Riverside Bowling Club
- Virgin Active Gym
- Slater Gym
- Hockey, soccer and cricket facilities at Dick Fourie Stadium
- Water skiing and boating
- Fishing and angling
- Canoeing and kayaking
- Quad bike and 4x4 trails
- Game drives and hiking trails
Shops and restaurants
- River square regional shopping centre
- The River Walk shopping centre
Schools and education institutions
- Arcon Park Primary
- Milton Primary
- Laerskool Risiville
- Drie Riviere Laerskool
- Hoerskool Drie Riviere
- Laerskool Suikerbos
- Riverside High School
- HTS Vereeniging
- Hoerskool Vereeniging
- Laerskool Vryheidsmonument
- General Smuts High School
- Hoerskool Overvaal
- Laerskool Handhawer
- Laerskool Sonlandpark
- Selborne Primary
- Word of Life Christian School
- Vaal University of Technology (Vanderbijlpark)
- North west University Vaal Campus
- Damelin College Vereeniging
Places of Worship
- Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk, Risiville
- Anglican Church, Three Rivers
- Apostoliese Geloofsending van SA
- Assembly of God
- Baptist Church
- Baptiste gemeente Deo Gloria
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
- Church of Naserene
- Delta Community Centre/Church
- Ekklesia Evangelie Groep
- Evangeli gereformeerde Kerk
- Gereformeerde Kerk
- Helenic Community of The Vaal Triangle
- Impact Church
- Jehovah’s Witnesses
- Kerk van die Nasarener
- Lede in Christus Kerk van SA
- Methodist Church of SA
- Ned Geref Kerk
- Ned Herf Kerk
- One Way Community Church
- Pinkster Protestante Kerk
- Presbyterian Church of St Lukes
- Sewendedag Adventiste Kerk
- Spiritlife Christian Church
- Volle Evangelie Kerk van God
- Vereeniging Kopanong Government Hospital
- Sebokeng Hospital
- Mediclinic Vereeniging
- Midvaal Private Hospital, Three Rivers