Named after the blue skies and open country of its surroundings, the Gary Player designed Blue Valley Golf and Country Estate is the premier Real Estate in Centurion and is a perfect blend of hospitality, sport and nature. Situated conveniently between northern Johannesburg and Pretoria, this residential golf estate covering 300ha offers a location second to none in the Gauteng area.
This upmarket Blue Valley Property development boasts approximately 1,500 freehold residential stands, ranging in size from 500m² to 1200m² and features an 18-hole championship Gary Player signature golf course which was completed in 2001. The architectural theme is predominantly Tuscan. At present the Estate is about 70% developed and prices range from R550, 000 to R1.35m for Vacant Stands and from R2.9m to R12m for Houses. (In 2012)
Location and accessibility
The Estate is situated West of the N1 (Ben Schoeman freeway) and access is via the Samrand Avenue turnoff or Olifantsfontein Road turnoff. The Estate offers easy access to Sandton (25km) and Pretoria Central (15km).
The landscaping theme is indigenous, with extensive use of highveld tree species. The golf course has been designed to fully utilise the natural features of the area.
Features of the Golf course are set out below
• The course is a par 72 layout • Course difficulty is approximately 3/5 • Halfway House • Pro Shop • Driving Range • Four hole chip and putt course with practise bunkers • Golf Academy – including a computerised training facility
The restaurant boasts a balcony and spectator gallery overlooking the 18th hole and provides a spectacular vantage point. Conferences and Functions are catered for by a 250-seat banquet hall, a boardroom for 30 people and two smaller function rooms have been incorporated into the main clubhouse structure which covers 4,000sm.
The Estate also offers the following facilities
• Tennis courts • Squash courts • Spa and wellness centre located at the main clubhouse • Jogging/cycling trails • Superbly appointed members’ lounge • State of the art gym • Convenience Store
Schools in the area include Sagewood, Summerhill Prep, Heron Bridge College, Springvale Primary, Sutherland High School, Midstream College, Midrand Primary and High School as well as a nursery school which is located within the Estate.
Fidelity Security provides the Estate with 24-hour state-of-the-art security. The entire Estate is surrounded by a 2.5m high brick wall with electric fencing and cameras around the perimeter.
Shopping centres nearby include the San Ridge Mall, Grey Owl Shopping Centre, Blue Valley Mall, The Mall at Reds and Centurion Mall. Churches serving all denominations are found within Midrand and Centurion.
For property in Blue Valley Golf Estate consult the Seeff Properties website: www.seeff.com to peruse a magnificent selection of vacant stands and homes.