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.
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.
It is not just weekend warriors that love 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.
Hartbeespoort boasts a plethora of property types on offer from small holdings, residential estate developments, houses and due to its resort town status even guesthouses.
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.
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 have world-class amenities right on their doorsteps.
There is the beautiful Village Mall Hartbeespoort offers a wide variety of shops in a relaxed piazza-style setting, whilst the various restaurants in this foodie town delight 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.
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.
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.