Faerie Glen at a glance
The well-developed suburb of Faerie Glen sits on the southern slopes of the Bronberg Mountain in between Lynwood and Garsfontein in Pretoria's eastern suburbs. It was first established in 1974 and was the most eastern suburb of Pretoria. However, it has since immensely expanded both eastwards and southwards. The area attracts buyers within the middle-to-high-income market.
Apartments and townhouses tend to sell rapidly in Faerie Glen. The area is well-known for its sectional title properties which attract home buyers who value a secure and easy going lifestyle. Sectional title properties in Faerie Glen offer residents a great community lifestyle as well as the companionship of close neighbours.
There are also some very large luxury homes set high up on the southern slopes of the Bronberg Ridge offering panoramic views of the area. They can comprise of five or six bedrooms with several bathrooms, huge living areas, staff accommodation, three or four garages, pools and entertainment areas.
Furthermore, Faerie Glen is a sought-after area with family buyers because of the excellent schools in the area, access to the freeway network, as well as a variety of shopping, recreation and sporting facilities right on their doorstep.
Faerie Glen also has a host of accommodation available for business professionals who are in town to secure their next deal.
The climate in Faerie Glen can be described as humid and subtropical. Summers are long and rainy while winters are short, cool to cold, and dry. The average annual temperature is 18.7 °C.
Distance from key points (Airport/CBD)
Access in and out of Pretoria is a quick and convenient 15 minute trip, whilst OR Tambo airport is only 30 minutes away (48km) from Faerie Glen. The suburb is also accessible from the N1 and the N4 major highways.
Schools in the area
Morning Star Montessori, Tomorrow's People Nursery School, Tomorrow's People College, Bright Beginnings Pre-School, ommiHoek Nursery School / Kleuterskool, MeanderKids Nursery School, as well as Little Lambs are great schooling facilities that are available for students in Faerie Glen.
Faerie Glen has top-notch medical facilities. They include Life Faerie Glen Hospital, Mooigeleë Clinic, Alt Med Care - Alternative, Integrated Health Care Clinics, Derma Clear - Advanced Skin and Laser Clinic, Optimum Care Faerie Glen, Pretoria Eye Institute, and more.
Faerie Glen Shopping Centre, Faeriedale Shopping Centre, Atterbury Value Mart, Atterbury Boulevard, and Old Farm Shopping Centre are some of the shopping facilities that residents in Faerie Glen can visit to get their goods, services, and entertainment.
Drift Country Inn, La Terrazza Restaurant, Casa Bourguesa Tapas & Grill, Blos Cafe, Steak-Inn, La Fiamma, Wing Wah Chinese Restaurant, and Grayz Coffee Shop and Eatery are a few of the many restaurants enjoyed by locals in Faerie Glen.
Locals in Faerie Glen have a wide range of entertainment and attractions nearby to keep them busy. A visit to the National Botanical Gardens will have you feeling one with nature as you walk the green lawns and pretty footpaths. Medicinal plants, cycads, aloes, succulents and 198 species of bird can be seen here.
The Faerie Glen Nature Reserve is popular for walks, a cuppa at the tea garden and sighting the extraordinary bird and wildlife. A small dazzle of Zebras, Impala and many other smaller animals can be seen grazing and flitting about the reserve.
The Sammy Marks Museum is a beautifully maintained old homestead of the former mining magnate. The venue is a wonderful place to have tea, stroll around the gorgeous gardens or tour the Victorian house. The original farm dates back to the 1880s.
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