Retire in Bloemfontein

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The judicial capital of the nation, Bloemfontein thrives on its relaxed atmosphere. The city attracts families that do not want the rush of the city life yet full access to the necessities that city life offers. People who live in Bloemfontein value the quality of family and life, making it the ideal spot to retire in tranquillity.

Don't mistake Bloemfontein as a dull and boring place. There are many exciting and relaxing activities which the whole family can enjoy throughout the year. From museums, galleries, movie theatres, shopping malls to model train park, zoos and fine dining spots, Bloemfontein has all the facilities and more than you would find in the busy city but with a more laid back lifestyle. You can also visit the Gwen Bali Water World or Maselspoort Resort in the warmer months.

There are many retirement villages in Bloemfontein with the most popular being in the upmarket suburb of Dan Pienaar. Regarded as "one of the safest suburbs in the country", it is conveniently located close to many attractions and amenities. Some of the appealing outings that residents enjoy include the Oliewenhuis Art Museum and Orchard House. For the sporting enthusiasts, there is state of the art facilities like the Tempe Golf Course, Free State Stadium, and Mangaung Oval (previously Chevrolet Park). For the spontaneous and outgoing 'young at heart' retirees there are many cocktail lounges, pubs and dance spots in the city. And if you do not wish to drive then meter taxies are a phone call away for a safe trip back home.

When it comes to the property market, Dan Pienaar roughly consists of 47% houses and 53% sectional title properties such as townhouses and flats. When looking for a fantastic place to retire at most people choose to make Dan Pienaar a home as most popular retirement villages in the Free State are located here. These include Sewe Damme, Serenitas, Gratias and Bewarea.

Make retirement is a bliss in this stunning duplex
This amazing neat and tidy two bedroom apartment in a top notch retirement village in the northern side of Bloemfontein is the epitome of what retirement life is meant to be like. It is the perfect lock up and go apartment with low maintenance required from residents. This two bedroom apartment has a full bathroom and a spacious living room. If you are a food enthusiast, the open plan kitchen and cupboards are a delight. It comes fully equipped with a separate laundry. It furthermore offers a lovely area for a study or workstation. The double automated garage offers ample parking and includes lots of extra built-in cupboards. For those green fingers, a small garden will keep you occupied while you soak up the sun and get some fresh air.

Exclusive living in a leading retirement village
This elegant Dan Pienaar townhouse in an exclusive retirement village boasts well kept conditions at all times. This townhouse has two bedrooms with a full bathroom and guest toilet. It features flowing open plan living areas, a kitchen with a convenient scullery. For those who love a good South African braai every weekend there is an enclosed braai room with a lovely built in braai ideal for entertaining guests. This leads to a beautiful pristine low maintenance garden. This home also has a double electric garage.

If you are planning your retirement in Bloemfontein, RealNet Properties can assist you to find the best suitable home that would enhance your golden years and provide you with a superlative lifestyle. Get in touch with one of our expert property professionals to make your plans a reality.

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Submitted 25 Jun 19 / Views 595

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