Heritage Estate - Secure residential estate in Modderfontein
Heritage Estate. The ultimate lifestyle investment for the mature buyer.
Heritage Estate is a mature lifestyle estate situated nearby the tranquil Modderfontein Nature Reserve in eastern Johannesburg. “This multi-million rand project, which involves the redevelopment of a charming historic site, brings in line a range of different kinds of retirement accommodation” says Dr Golding, Chief Executive of the Pam Golding Properties Group. These include penthouses, simplex units and a variety of different sized apartments.
Designed in an appealing style reminiscent of a bygone era, the units are fitted with all the latest mod cons, including fully imported kitchens. The estate features lock-up-and-go residences ideal for the mature person looking to travel or spend time in secure, elegant grounds and it moves away from the traditional Life Rights retirement model to Sectional-Title ownership.
David Coutinho of Pam Golding Properties’ Johannesburg East franchise, says that the Modderfontein area is undergoing such rapid commercial and residential development that it is becoming an important new growth hub within the greater Johannesburg area. A massive R84 billion ‘New York of Africa’ development, which includes a financial hub, education centre, hospital and medical centre as well as sports stadium, has recently been mooted for the area. A Unique Offering in a Prime Location. Heritage Estate is designed to have a serene old-world charm in which residents will be able to enjoy a comfortable mature lifestyle in beautiful landscaped surrounds, to enable residents to age gracefully and with minimal concerns.
Steeped in History, this historic site includes the Heritage House which was built in 1910. Heritage House was developed by the Chamber of Mines’ as a sanatorium and was opened in 1911. The Pavilion was added as a concert hall in 1925 and this is now being refurbished so that it can be used as a clubhouse for residents. Parts of the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’ were filmed on location in 2004. The developers are committed to restoring and refurbishing Heritage House and surrounding historic buildings to their original glory. Guided by the Heritage Association, the architects have aimed to restore the character of Heritage Estate, while opening up the development to light and creating attractive living spaces for residents.
The Modderfontein area is steeped in history and now finds itself becoming a commercial and residential hub, easily accessible from Sandton and Midrand, with the Gautrain running directly through it. Heritage Estate is also strategically located on main routes to OR Tambo International Airport, Rosebank, Sandton City and Melrose Arch.
Healthcare: This luxury mature lifestyle estate offers 24-hour home-based assisted care facilities to all residents. This includes primary healthcare services. The healthcare provider also offers cleaning and laundry services.
Sports & Recreation: The area has a number of sports and recreation facilities, including the Modderfontein Golf Club. The course consistently rates in the top 100 South African golf courses and hosts numerous amateur tournaments each year. Nature’s Paradise Modderfontein Reserve, the second largest private park in Gauteng, is 10km away. A number of restaurants are located within the reserve and it’s wonderful for cycling, running and guided walks.