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Property in Fernbrook Estate is popular and it’s not difficult to understand why. Bordered by the Klein Jukskei River, Fernbrook Estate provides a secluded haven from the stress of the outside world. It is hard to believe that Fernbrook Estate is so close to the surrounding cosmopolitan areas in Johannesburg because within the estates walls, residents will feel as if they are living in a picturesque country setting.
Fernbrook Estate is a relatively small and closed community, limited to only 235 plots. The select number of plots gives the estate an atmosphere of exclusivity that is highly sought after by real estate investors. As with many gated communities, security is paramount and taken very seriously. One of the reasons that Fernbrook Estate is so popular is because residents are able to walk about the premises with a feeling of safety.
Fernbrook Estate property is varied and boasts a large variety of different architectural designs. Custom building provides many houses with their own style while remaining consistent with the high standards of the Estate.
Property in this estate is ideal for families with children of all ages. Apart from the luxury of the on-site facilities, the estate is located near to many schools. Venturing outside, residents will find a wide selection of shopping centres and other activities.
Fernbrook Estate is greeted by the Klein Jukskei River throughout the estate and is part of the Klein Jukskei Conservancy. This wealth of diverse flora and fauna includes spotted eagle owls, hawks and Egyptian geese as well as bushbabies, harriers and many other animal species – all of which residents have the chance of spotting. Fernbrook Estate is committed to playing an active role in the conservation of these valued natural resources.
One of the perks of being a property owner at Fernbrook Estate is having access to its many facilities. The clubhouse has many appealing facilities including a braai area, a pool deck that overlooks the Klein Jukskei River and many children’s park facilities and equipment. Homeowners also benefit from the 24 hour access control, security patrols, electric fencing and camera surveillance throughout the entire estate.
The clubhouse at Fernbrook organises activities such as the Nannies & Toddlers program that operates twice a week. This educational program is run by qualified nursery teachers and is a fun environment in which to help toddlers along their path of development. Other activities include ‘Funball’ once a week for children, ‘Bootcamp’ three times a week and occasionally Pilates classes.
One of the best selections of entertainment can be found at the well-known and Tuscan-inspired Montecasino, just 10 minutes from Fernbrook Estate. There is something for everyone at this world-class entertainment venue, providing a Bird Garden, restaurants, a bowling alley and, of course, a casino. The theatre at Montecasino offers a plethora of entertainment options ranging from stand-up comedy shows to large-scale production musicals.
Areas near to Fernbrook Estate
Douglasdale, Fourways Gardens, Lonehill, Monaghan Farm, North Riding, Sunninghill,
Parents have a wide breadth of schools from which to consider, as schools teaching Grade 0 to 12 are plentiful in the area and all offer quality education. Local schools include Heron Bridge College Dainfern, Crawford College, Fourways High School and St Peter’s Preparatory School for Girls. There are also a large number of nursery and pre-primary schools that are conveniently close by.
The quality health care facilities nearby Fernbrook Estate prove to be one of the many advantages that homeowners have access to while living at Fernbrook Estate. Fourways Netcare Clinic and Fourways Life Hospital are both a short drive away and offer facilities like a 24 hour trauma and emergency unit, intensive care units, high care, paediatric and maternity units as well as a comprehensive radiology unit and much more.
Although there is no shopping centre within the complex itself, Fernbrook Estate is close to many local shopping centres including Fourways Shopping Centre which is just 5 minutes away by car and Monte Casino which is a 10 minute drive away. It is certainly an advantage to be in close proximity to Johannesburg and Sandton, both of which are bound to provide many extensive and exciting shopping outings.
Surrounded by main roads such as Witkoppen Road, Cedar Road and Malibongwe Drive, living at Fernbrook makes it easy to merge onto major highways like the N1 and the N14 from. It takes roughly 35 minutes by car to reach either the O R Tambo International Airport or Johannesburg’s city centre – making Fernbrook Estate a convenient place from which to commute and travel.
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