Where is Midrand Estate?
A lot of prospective property purchasers aren't clear whether Midrand Estate or the popular Midstream Estate is in Centurion or Midrand. The Coordinates for Midrand Estate (incorporating Midstream Estate, Midfield Estate and Midlands Estate) are: GPS S 25' 55.016' E 028' 11.670'
Owning a Midrand Estate / Midstream Estate / Midfield Estate property affords you the opportunity to live in a secure town on the doorstep of the city. For security and lifestyle estate investors - owning property in Midstream Estate particularly means you have bought into one of the best developed security and lifestyle estates in Gauteng.
Midstream Estate (or Midrand estates as it is also referred to) is situated just east of the Old Johannesburg road and N1. The estates within Midrand Estate offer easy access to Centurion (7 km), Midrand (6 km), Sandton (27km) Midrand and Menlyn in Pretoria (21 km) and this unique central position makes it an attractive choice from a Gauteng property purchasers perspective.
The security for owners of property in Midstream Estate is backed up through double electrified security walls, 24/7 guard patrols, CCTV monitor systems, state of the art biometric fingerprint entrances and a security helicopter.
Currently, there are THREE developed lifestyle and security estates within the larger Midstream Estate or Midrand estate development, each with their own pretty distinct character.
Midrand Estates property for sale volumes are impressive and shows the growth and increasing popularity of the area with registered property sales figures in the Midrand Estates for 2013 reflecting that over 850 Midfield Estate houses were sold.
Many people are unsure whether Midstream is in the Centurion area or forms part of Midrand but are attracted by the central position afforded to both Johannesburg and Pretoria commuters.
A prime choice for Centurion or Midrand real estate investors - the Midstream Estate is around 11 years old and is almost fully developed. There are some 1600 families resident in this popular lifestyle estate within Midrand Estate. The “midstream” flows through this estate and because of the water there are an abundance of natural trees with several parks as well as an owl sanctuary.
The biggest concentration of townhouses within the Midrand Estate as a whole is Midstream Estate. There are some 30 townhouses complexes, sectional and full title, consisting of 4 to 6 units each. They sell from R 1 700 000 up to R 2 500 000.
The Midstream Estate houses for sale are all on stands of over 900 square metres and sell from R 2,6 million up to R12 million for some of the palatial mansions on offer.
Midstream rental properties are also very sought after - adding to the appeal amongst Midrand Estate's real estate investors.
The Midstream parallel medium (Afrikaans and English) private college is situated next to. It opened in 2006 and has pupils from Gr 1 to 12.
Midfield Estate Centurion
Midfield Estate was developed adjacent to a 10 hole family golf course and fly fishing dams.
The day spa and a restaurant overlooking the cricket oval are next to Midfield estate.
Midfield Estate is smaller than others in the Midrand Estate with around 350 resident families. This less crowded lifestyle estate has a unique almost “homely” feeling.
The stands or erven within Midfield Estate are from 600m² and the house prices range from R1,9 million up to the lovely houses on the golf course or on the green belts selling for R6-8 million.
Midlands Estate Centurion
Midlands Estate is the estate where the entire “buzz” is happening at present.
Large, lush green areas run through this village and it affords superb recreational facilities.
Around eight hundred houses have already been completed within Midlands Estate to date.
The Midlands Estate radiates a vibrant and modern feel - most of the new development in the Midrand Estate as a whole is happening here - primarily due to their still being some vacant land available.
Stands in the Midlands Estate are affordable (from R600 000) and range from 500m² up to 1200m².
The modern Midlands Estate houses for sale are available from R1,7 million up to R6 million.
Next to and on the boundaries of Midlands estate is the Retire@Midstream. The sectional title units and full title stands here are selling very well.
Author: Barry Davies