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It’s official: Midvaal is best – The DA and Fine & Country (Walkerville property experts) are both proud to be part of it. A report from the Gauteng Planning Commission’s ‘Quality of Life Survey’ ranks the DA-run Midvaal Municipality, the only DA-run municipality in Gauteng, as the province’s top municipality for quality of life.
The report also shows that more than half of all residents are very satisfied with local government, which is extremely noteworthy, as municipal governance is the coalface of service delivery, without which development efforts will collapse into service delivery protests as we see daily in South Africa.
Unemployment in the Midvaal is far below that of other run municipalities in Gauteng.
This in turn reflects the municipality’s ability to attract investment – by companies such as Heineken and Ferrero Rocher, which in turn creates employment for local residents. Midvaal also has the lowest rate of absolute destitution and alienation.
All the above is positive proof that the DA’s vision of an Open Opportunity Society is the path to a bright future which will result in tangible and lasting benefits to all South Africans. Walkerville is proud to be part of the Midvaal Municipality. It offers a distinct flavour of peaceful rural living, within easy reach of Johannesburg. The greater Walkerville property area comprises the communities of Walkerville, Walkerville Manor, Walkers Fruit Farms, Homestead Apple Orchards, Golfview, Blignautsrus, Hartzenbergfontein, Drumblade, Blue Saddle Ranches, De Deur to the South and Eikenhof to the north.
Walkerville property in South Africa is approximately 35 km south of Johannesburg and can be reached by both the R82, the "Old Vereeniging Highway" (via Mondeor, Kibler Park and Eikenhof) or from the R59, taking the Walkerville turnoff just after passing Kliprivier. Walkerville has no shortage of bird life and anything from finches to Cape robins, African hoop hoops and barn owls have been spotted in local gardens, and African orioles have also been sighted.
Near your chosen Walkerville property is the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve of 12, 000 hectares, which is a hiker’s paradise with hikes that take anything from a few hours to a few days. The new dual highway from Eikenhof through to Vereeniging will be running past Walkerville and a new burst of life is expected for the area. The aim is to create a tourist haven that is similar to what has been done at Hartebeespoort Dam, Parys, Dullstroom, Clarence, Cullinan and others.
Existing businesses in the area include: retail shops, garage/filling station, workshop, plant hire, nursery/garden centre, estate agents, hair dresser/beauty salon, antique dealer, pubs/restaurants, electronics/surveillance retailer, engineering works, fencing contractor, carwash, specialized auto spares, auto museum, koi fish breeder/retailers, security company, furniture factory, tea garden, veterinary clinics, auction venue, equestrian centre, exotic birds and aviaries.
Some of the businesses that are encouraged are: restaurants, pubs, tea gardens, raft markets, farmers markets, garden centres/convention/wedding, party venues, bed and breakfast, guest houses, sports venues, archery range with clubhouses, artists in the sun, venue for hikers, runners and cyclists, offices, driving range, putt- putt course, children’s’ petting zoos, day spas, antique shops, hotel and other tourist attractions.
The Walkerville property area has become a popular location for cyclists over weekends and major cycling competitions have been arranged from time to time with vast numbers of entries.
Walkerville property in South Africa is definitely the best kept secret in Gauteng!