Polokwane at a glance

Polokwane, formerly known as Pietersburg, is situated in the Limpopo province. It is only a three-hour drive from Johannesburg and it serves as a starting point for many travelers to some of South Africa’s most well-known tourist attractions.

Boasting with many amenities such as world-class shopping centres, restaurants, the Gateway International airport and the Meropa Casino ensures that residents and tourists are never without entertainment.

The city lies within some of the most breathtaking landscape that South Africa has to offer, with rich fauna and flora surrounding the fast-growing city. Even if the city continues to grow marks of its historic beginnings can still be seen throughout, enriching the city on a cultural level.

The climate in Polokwane can be described as moderate, with January and December normally being the rainy months. This allows for residents to make use of the many outdoor activities available year round. And its proximity to some of the best game farms and National Parks further allows residents to become one with nature.

The education facilities include 8 schools and two satellite campuses for the Tshwane University of Technology and The University of Southern Africa, while the University of Limpopo is situated a mere 30km outside of the city.

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For a homeowner who wants to renovate their property, there is an endless list of things that can be improved on in a property. “You can literally rebuild the place if you were so inclined (and had the budget for it) but most property owners want to know which renovations ultimately add the most value, as a means of building of their investment,” Floris de Kock, principal at Leapfrog Polokwane, explains.
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