Hartbeespoort - Escape from the city

Hartbeespoort or “Harties” is an oasis for city dwellers looking for a weekend home or as a retirement option for those who are ready to take life a little slower.

Quick Overview

Hartbeespoort is well known for the dam that provides the perfect setting for many watersports enthusiasts and because it is only a few minutes away from Johannesburg, Sandton and Pretoria many people make the weekend drive to explore its many other activities on offer.

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It is not just weekend warriors that loves Hartbeespoort, many residents here work in one of the major urban centres but prefers the more tranquil lifestyle on offer here. For those that are considering moving out of the workforce and into retirement, the town is also an attractive option.

Property Types

Hartbeespoort boasts with a plethora of property types on offer from small holdings, residential estate developments, houses and due to its resort town status even guest houses.

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Suburbs in Hartbeespoort includes Broederstroom, Schoemansville, Leeuwenkloof and Ifafi to just name a few.

There are many residential estates in Hartbeespoort, each with their own style but all boasting with the stunning natural scenery and tranquility you can only find in this little part of the North West province. Some of these estates include the well known Pecanwood Estate and also Xanadu Eco Estate.

The average estimated home value in Hartbeespoort is R 1 850 000, while apartments are estimated at R 1 050 000. Due to the popularity of weekend breakaways to Hartbeespoort, investment in a holiday rental in key areas could be a smart move.


Even though Hartbeespoort is situated close to major city centres, residents still has world class amenities right on their doorsteps. 

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There is the beautiful Village Mall Hartbeespoort offers a wide variety of shops in an relaxed piazza-style setting, whilst the various restaurants in this foodie town delights the taste buds of residents and visitors alike.


Schools in the area include Pecanwood College, Meerhof School, Laerskool Generaal Hendrik Schoeman and Hartbeespoort High School.  The outdoor living lifestyle prevalent in Hartbeespoort extends to the schools and children are encouraged to spend time outside whether as an athlete or supporter.

Outdoor Activity

With an abundance of activities right outside their doors residents are never at a loss for something to do! From hot air balloon rides to mountain biking to a trip on the dam, there is always something to occupy your time.

Avid golfers are spoilt for choice when it comes to a course they would like to play - Pecanwood, Magalies Park or Seasons Estate all offer world class courses. 

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Hartbeespoort is biking mecca - weekends see road cyclists, mountain bikers and motorcyclists make their way to the area. Either for a breakfast or as a stop-over until their next trip.


Hartbeespoort normally receives about 559mm of rain per year, with most rainfall occurring during summer. The monthly distribution of average daily maximum temperatures shows that the average midday temperatures for Hartbeespoort range from 19.2°C in June to 28.9°C in January. The region is the coldest during July when the mercury drops to 2.2°C on average during the night. 

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