Irene View Estate, situated in the suburb of Highveld is the residential home of approximately 210 established households. It is managed by a board of directors, who are elected by property owners. Estate rules are enforced to ensure a harmonious and neighbourly environment, reflecting the village lifestyle of old.
Thanks to the efforts of the residents, the estate has an abundant amount of natural birdlife and the grazing cows are often seen across Nellmapius Drive. Situated on a hill overlooking Irene, Centurion and Southdowns, the estate has magnificent vistas of the surrounding countryside and stunning sunset to sunrise views.
The Estate has excellent private and public schools, sport and recreation facilities in close proximity and the outstanding Irene Village Mall, Southdowns shopping centre and the Centurion Mall ensure that modern, quality lifestyles are maintained. Top private hospitals, two nearby golf clubs and proximity to excellent and popular office parks further enhance the physical position of the estate.
Irene View Estate is understandably a highly desired residential address, where excellent property values are a natural result of this modern yet tranquil oasis. It is an estate where the residents can sleep peacefully at night, knowing that they are safe within a secure perimeter boundary, where ingress and egress is controlled by state of the art technology and an excellent access control system. Professional security guards patrol the streets and the perimeter, both on foot and on golf carts.
In 2014, Property prices in the Estate ranged from R1.9m to R4m. Estate levies are very reasonable @ R840.00 per stand.
The suburb of Highveld is a fairly new middle income suburb in Centurion and was developed on land that originally belonged to Armscor, now Denel in 1995. Today the suburb of Highveld consists of approximately 1,100 houses and 1,700 townhouses. This is a popular suburb and is centrally situated to the Centurion Mall with over 200 shops and restaurants, conference centres, secure parking and entertainment which is the hub of the area. Due to its location, Irene View Estate is a fantastic area to live in with its well maintained and developed environment. Within Highveld are other popular Estates such as Centurion Estate, Montebeli Estate, Highveld Estate and Eco Park Estate.
The suburb is bounded by the N1 to the North and West, John Vorster Drive to the East and Nelmapius Drive to the South. The arterial Roads provide easy access to the Highways leading to Johannesburg, Krugersdorp, Pretoria, OR Tambo International Airport as well as Lanseria Airport.
Highveld has its own bird sanctuary (Luton Valley Bird sanctuary) on the corner of John Vorster Drive and Nellmapius Drive. Directly across Nelmapius Drive the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) owns a large tract of farming land that many people access for biking or walking.
Within 1km of Highveld is the popular Irene Lodge as well as the Irene Dairy farm with its two restaurants and deli which is well known for its sale of fresh milk and cream set in a rural atmosphere. The Irene market is held every second and fourth Saturday of each month within the grounds of the old Jan Smuts farm. Shopping Malls in the immediate vicinity include the Centurion mall (1km), Southdown’s Mall (2km), Eco Park Mall (1km) as well as Irene Village Mall (9km). Supersport cricket stadium is 1km over the N1 highway, and the local Makro and Sportsman’s warehouse is just over the John Vorster Drive (1km). There is also easy access to the Centurion Golf and Country Club as well as the Irene Country Club that offers all sporting facilities. The area boasts two Virgin Active gyms as well as a Planet fitness gym and a Golf Driving range. Schools in the area include Southdown’s College (2km), as well as two nursery Schools and a crèche. A selection of Afrikaans and English primary schools can be found in the surrounding suburbs, all within a 5 km radius in Highveld. Gautrain bus stops are located at a variety of stops close by to the Estate.
The Unitas hospital is about 10km away, the Southdown’s medical Centre about 2km and the Highveld Medical Centre is situated in Highveld. The closest police station is Lyttelton situated in Basden Street. Highveld also has a vet practice. The Gautrain station in West Street is approximately 2km from Highveld, so it will offer a speedy alternative to commuters who do not wish to travel by car.