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Engel & Völkers Licence Partner Potchefstroom Retief Street

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Welcome to Engel & Völkers, your real estate agent in Potchefstroom

Potchefstroom is known as the Gateway to the North West Province, located on the N12 Treasure Route, about one hour’s drive from Johannesburg.

It is home to various tertiary institutions including the Potchefstroom campus of the North West University. A historical Oak Tree lane of 6,48km contributes to the picturesque atmosphere of Potchefstroom.

20km South of Potchefstroom is the Vredefortdome, the oldest and largest meteorite site that is in the process of being proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


Are you looking for property in Potchefstroom?

Engel & Völkers Potchefstroom can assist you in your property search.

We specialize in residential property for sale, student accommodation, commercial property, business opportunities, farms & auctions. Our dedicated rental division takes care of your investments.

Our Project division takes care of new developments. We assist developers with the process from A-Z including the Mother Bond financing. Contact us for more information on new developments. Our focus is excellent service, agents available 7 days a week. 

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Engel & Völkers
Potchefstroom Retief Street
  • 65 Retief Street
    2531 Potchefstroom
    South Africa
  • Fax: +27 18 297 5877

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Area Overview:​

Potchefstroom is also known as the Gateway to the North West Province and the city of expertise. Potchefstroom offers high quality family life – often the reason why commuters from Gauteng choose Potchefstroom as their home base - especially with the new trend of remote working. The city is home to various tertiary institutions, one of which is the Potchefstroom Campus of the North West University. Potchefstroom is host to the annual Aardklop festival and also home to a historical Oak Tree lane of 6,48km that contributes to the picturesque atmosphere of Potchefstroom. If you drive 20km South of Potch you will find the unique Vredefort Dome, the oldest and largest meteorite site on earth that is in the process of being proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


Area Trends and Activity:

Some unique residential offerings currently on the market include estates like the >3000 ha Lekwena Wildlife Estate, located 10 minutes from the city and only an hour's drive or a mere 25 minutes by plane from Johannesburg - with a landing strip on site. The 30 Ha multi-generational de Land Estate in Potchefstroom also offers excellent security and a high quality lifestyle. Developments are also very active in the area as the demand increases. The latest security estate to hit the market is de Land, which offers a complete lifestyle with an excellent location, the best security measures, hiking and jogging trails as well as a retirement village, with medical care offered and a frailcare facility on site.


Average Property Value:

Properties in the lower price range of R950 000 to R1,1 million remain popular, especially townhouses and homes for first time buyers. Popular areas include Baillie Park where homes are currently selling at around R1,4 million, Van der Hoff Park with an average price of R1,8million and Miederpark around R1,15 million. The more upmarket areas such as Tuscany Ridge Estate can reach prices in excess of R5 million.


Typical Property Type:

​Properties in security complexes are sought-after and also properties that are suitable for small families – with a garage and garden space. Potchefstroom offers a great variety of lifestyle options including an eco estate living with the wild on your doorstep, modern security estates, a new retirement village, small holdings with views on the Mooi River and charming old houses dating from the Victorian era.


About Engel & Völkers Potchefstroom:

The Potchefstroom office joined the Engel & Völkers group over a decade ago and is still providing the same exceptional service their clients have become accustomed to. Carl Venter,  Licence Partner of this territory has a very energetic team of over 30 staff members with vacancies for rental and property agents in 2016 due to the expansion of their offices. The Potch service offering includes residential and commercial sales, developments, auctions,in-house financial services, rentals, farms and lodges and market research.


Suburbs Covered:

Dassierand, Bailliepark, Van der Hoffpark, Sentraal/Suid Miederpark, Ikageng, Heilige Akker, Grimbeeck, Kannoniers, Bult, Mooivallei, Mohadin, Promosa, Dam Industrial, Oewersig, Vyfhoe, Wilgeboom


About the North West Province

North West is a truly diverse province ranging from beautiful landscapes, nature reserves and holding incredible wealth in precious metals. Mafikeng is the capital, with Potchefstroom being one of the most talked about cities due to its offering and growth over the last decade. Hartbeespoort Dam is in close proximity to Gauteng area and has developed into a lavish and elite area with many residents working in Gauteng but choosing Hartbeespoort as their place to reside. North West has a share of 6.8% of the South African population, also known to be the fourth smallest province taking up 8.7% of the total land in South Africa.

Stretching over 106 512 km2, it is a world of investment opportunity with the friendly, inviting and hospitable population of the North West. Boasting tourist attractions like Sun International’s pride, Sun City, which hosts The Million Dollar Golf Tournament annually, and the magnificent game reserve Pilansberg, home to the big five -one will not likely find yourself bored.

Mining contributes 23.3% to the North West’s economy, and makes up more than a 5th of the South African mining industry as a whole. 94% of the country's platinum is found in the Rustenburg and Brits districts, which produce more platinum than any other single area in the world. This beautiful province also produces a quarter of South Africa's gold, as well as granite, marble and diamonds.