The town of Hartbeespoort was named after Hendrik Schoeman, a Boer General who fought in the Anglo-Boer War and also owner of the farm that the Hartbeespoort Dam was built on.
Hartbeespoort is Afrikaans and means ‘gateway of the antelopes’ this name is collectively used for the smaller towns of Meerhof, Ifafi, Melodie, Kosmos and Schoemansville situated around the Hartbeespoort Dam.
The small resort town of Hartbeespoort falls under the Madibeng Municipality; the town is also known as ‘Harties’. The Hartbeespoort town is situated in the North-West Province of South Africa on the slopes of the Maggeliesberg Mountain and the banks of the Hartbeespoort Dam; making it one of the most scenic residential and resort locations in South Africa.
Hartbeespoort has a collective of luxurious holiday and resort homes and also permanent residences which are mainly located around the Hartbeespoort Dam. The town is frequented by tourists, travellers and home buyers because of its idle spacious and beautiful landscapes. The Hartbeespoort area is the home for the famous Om Die Dam or ‘around the dam’ annual 50 km ultra marathon which is held in the first half of the year.
The area has many resort attractions like the Hartbeespoort Dam wall and tunnel, Transvaal Yacht Club, Hartbeespoort Dam Snake Park, Oberon Leisure Resort, Hartbeespoort Dam Aquarium, Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary and a whole lot more of worth-while attractions one can expert. The nearby areas of Kosmos, Magalies Park also offer a wide array of leisure resorts and infrastructure one might need near their property.
The town has an aerial cableway, the ‘Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway’ which provides access to the whole town from above making it easy view and get around the town however the town can be explored on foot. The Hartbeespoort town is conveniently situated near the North-West Province’s border with Gauteng and is an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Property around the Hartbeespoort area has beautiful scenic views of the Magaliesberg and Hartbeespoort Mountains. The views also include beautiful terrain and landscapes of the area. Homes and resort property in this area include court yards and open spacious yards for expansion and other recreational facilities one might want to build on their property. The Hartbeespoort town is very safe and most estates in this area have security patrols and other measures to protect the surrounding area.
Depending on the recurred location, most properties have views towards the North, West and North-West of Hartbeespoort ensuring beautiful views of the sunset. Hartbeespoort offers spacious well designed properties depending on one’s taste for instance the properties in Xanadu located on the top of the hill offer nothing short of amazing and stunning views over the Estate and distant dam views.
These homes have a sophisticated and yet simple veggie and herb patches which are complimented by a modern feel giving them a comfortable country home ambiance. Properties in the Redstone Country Estate also offer exquisite and excellent tastes of the good life with facilities such as the Equestrian Centre, Wedding Venue, Pre-School, 24 Hour Security access and patrols.
Other features in this area consist of Telkom Fibre, Gas Reticulation through-out the estate, Generator Back-up, Swimming pools and a Clubhouse. As a bonus, the estate is within walking distance of Pecanwood College, Mountain Lake Shopping Centre and only 20 to 30 minutes from Lanseria International Airport.
The Hartbeespoort area offers home owners secure, peaceful and pleasant community life with numerous open areas that will enhance one’s lifestyle. Ideally situated, it is close to schools, shopping centres and easy access to main routes.
Various locations in this area of Hartbeespoort have a policy were you have a two year period in which to have your Architectural plan complete. The third year entitles you to begin the building project and to complete. If you immediately start with the building project, it must be completed in a 12 month period.
This is defiantly an idle location to build a dream home and secure luxurious lifestyle many dream of. Some estates in this area offer building packages that suite individual’s requirements. The Hartbeespoort area is surely a place to buy and invest in property.