Monavoni at a glance
Stone Ridge Country Estate is situated in the Monavoni area of Centurion. Centurion is gradually becoming a strategically situated city, closely linked to the Central Business Districts (CBD) of Sandton, Midrand and Pretoria. Stone Ridge Country Estate, Silver Wood Estate, Silver Stone Estate, and Thorn Field Estate are located in the heart of Monavoni and comprise of an area of over 600 hectares! The Estate also comprises a number of smaller Sectional Title complexes including Silver Edge, Stone Terrace, Almond Place, Stone Garden North & South, Hill Stone, Rhine Stone, Villa Rosa Place and San Pablo Place. In addition to the Clubhouse, the Estate boasts Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Children’s Play Area, Braai facilities and a Green Belt area. The freehold stands range in size from 400sm to 1,000sm whilst the Sectional Title stands vary from 130sm to 200sm. The price of houses ranges from R1, 600,000 to R3, 300,000 (2012) and the price of townhouses from R820, 000 to R900, 000 (2012), with Vacant Stands commanding a market value of R350, 000 (2012). These Estates combined consist of approximately 300 houses and 1,500 townhouses and are bordered by Lochner Road in the North, the Krugersdorp/Pretoria Road (R114) to the South, Voortrekker Road (R55) to the East and Monavoni Agricultural Holdings to the West. The property owners in the area extremely stable as 65% of the owners have lived in their homes for more than 5 years.
For this mega development, new exciting generation thinking in mixed-use property planning was used. Mixed use units for both Residential and Commercial property includes small scale convenience shopping facilities solely to provide for the requirements of residents living within the area. This concept not only benefits residents and shop owners; it also benefits the environment, sustainability, security and land use planning. The mixed use area will boast ample parking, professional landscaping with indigenous plants and a traditional boulevard that also caters for pedestrians
Stone Ridge Country Estate is carefully designed to complement the existing crest that signifies the preferred place of residence for many Gauteng residents currently commuting between Pretoria, Midrand, Krugersdorp and Johannesburg. The upgrade of one of the main roads through the area namely the R55 (linking Pretoria West with Sandton) is now complete, offering easy access to the main highways, whatever your destination is! The other main road close to Stone Ridge is the existing Krugersdorp (N14) freeway. The K52 (linking Centurion West with Pretoria East) and the PWV9 (which will be a major freeway from Rosslyn to Sandton) are proposed routes that will continue to effectively manage traffic flow through the area.
There is also easy access to the N1 and N14, for commuters travelling by car to either Pretoria, Midrand, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Krugersdorp, Gautrain, OR Tambo International Airport as well as Lanseria Airport.
There are plans for a new school in the area, however due to the economy no final plans or date has yet been set! Other plans on the table for the area include a regional shopping centre, sports facilities and a hospital.
Shopping Centers in the immediate vicinity include Celtis Ridge, Mall @ Reds and the Raslouw Lifestyle Centre, offering a full range of retail outlets, restaurants and entertainment!
The Mall @ Reds & Celtis Ridge Shopping Centre’s, have a Post Office on site, whilst the Mall @ Reds offers a Virgin Active Gym and cinema!
Facilities in the Centers also includes all the major banks & Forex dealers, leading restaurants and take away , major retailers such as Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay, Woolworths, Clicks, Pep, Ackerman’s, Mr. Price Home, DISCHEM, Edgars plus smaller independent outlets offering jewelry, hair and beauty products, footwear, audio, electrical music and entertainment. For the concerted Golfer, Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate designed by our very own Ernie Els is in close proximity.
Schools in the area include Laerskool Wierdapark, Bakenkop Laerskool, Springvale Primary, Eldoraigne Hoërskool, Sutherland Secondary School, Centurion Christian School and Doxa Deo (South Campus). Nursery schools include Froggies, Kleuterhoekie, Ietsie Bietsie and Ietsie Bietsie Crèche (all in Rooihuiskraal), Pieriewierie, Kabouterland, Little Village, Bambi, Maranataland, Waterland and Klitsie (all in Wierdapark)
Places of worship include Great Hope Baptist Church ( Wierda park), NG Church (Wierda Park South), West View Methodist Church ( Wierda Park), AFM New Life ( Raslouw), Eldoraigne Musallah, Centurion Vineyard Christian Fellowship (Celtisdal), Doxa Deo South Campus ( Raslouw), Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk ( Wierda Park), Church of the Nazarene ( Wierda Park), Saint Stephens Anglican ( Eldoraigne) and Centurion Presbyterian Church( Raslouw).
The UNITAS hospital is a short distance away and the area boasts the following; Wierdapark Day Clinic, Bakenkop Medical Clinic, Rooihuiskraal Provincial Clinic, Medipark Clinic, Eldoraigne Provincial Clinic, Medicross Eldoraigne, Clicks Clinic in the Mall @ Reds Centre and the DisChem Clinic in the Raslouw Lifestyle Centre.
The closest police station is the Wierda Bridge Police Station situated in Valhalla.