Pinetown at a glance
Pinetown is located inland of Durban and is within a 20 minute drive of the city centre. The suburb with the most sought after property in the Pinetown area is Cowies Hill. This tranquil area has elegant homes ranging from original farmhouses to modern architecture. It offers an excellent alternative to those property renters wanting to escape the humidity belt along the coastline of the Durban Metropolitan area. Pinetown has many other suburbs with prime property to rent. These suburbs include Ashley, Farningham Ridge, Hatton Estate, Highland Hills, Manors, New Germany, Pinelands, Pineside, Preston, Padfield Park, The Wolds, Caversham Glen, Marianhill Park, Moseley Park, Berkshire downs, Paradise Valley, Bloodbank, Wyebank, Glen Park, & Northdene.
Property Rentals in Pinetown
Pinetown is a vibrant and convenient place to live with excellent schools, a large variety of sports facilities and upmarket shopping complexes. All types of residential property and real estate for sale and rental including houses, villas, apartments, townhouses, cluster developments, security complexes are available to the thriving rental market.
The boon for Pinetown is that the demand for its services has grown and the houses, flats and apartments left vacant by the wealthy were filled overnight by middle-class types with solid jobs in government or the industrial areas of Westmead and New Germany, on the fringes of the suburb.
Geography has a lot to do with Pinetown’s success. Historically it was on the old wagon route between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. Now it’s in the middle of greater Durban area, with easy access to the N3 between Durban and Johannesburg (and the popular Pavilion mall), the M13 which runs between the CBD and Hillcrest, and a four-lane highway that connects to Springfield Park, Durban North and the N2.
Climatically Pinetown is also blessed in that it is 300m above sea level and is often spared the sweltering humidity of Durban. The suburb is serviced by numerous schools including Pinetown Boys’ High,Pinetown Girls’ High, St Benedict’s, Thomas More College, New Forest High and primary schools in Gelofte, Ashley, and Sarnia to name but a few.
Shoppers are amply catered for by Knowles Super Spar, St John's Checkers centre and Pinecrest shopping Centre, which are huddled in a five-kilometre radius of the civic centre, library and bus and taxi ranks off the Old Main Road. About 26% of recent buyers in Pinetown are aged between 18-35 years old and 35% are middle aged, between 50-60 years old.
There are plenty of takers and plenty of people for the different places within Pinetown. It’s a value-for-money, middle-market suburb that is attractive because of its diversity. The old boys of Pinetown Boy’s High are witness to this. Steve Atherton, the former Springbok rugby player, is an old boy, as is Kevin Perkins, aka Michael Naiker, one of South Africa’s top comedians.
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Types of Property Available in Pinetown
• Townhouses and simplexes
• Flats and apartments
• Garden Cottages
• Residential Homes
Popular areas to rent in Pinetown
• Marianhill Park
• Berkshire Downs
• Farningham Ridge
• Pinetown Central
• Moseley Park
• Hatton Estate
• New Germany
• Padfield Park
• The Wolds
• Glen Park
• Caversham Glen
• Paradise Valley
• Cowies Hill
Renting Property in Pinetown
Pinetown offers Accommodation to rent, ranging from Residential Houses, simplexes and townhouses to small flats. Our houses range in rental from R5,000 to R15,000 per month. Property Rental pricing is affordable in comparison to rentals obtained in other major cities of South Africa. Easy access on many main routes via the M13, M7 and N3 Highways make this a popular residential area for property letting. Centrally located and close to the upper highway Hillcrest area to the West, and Durban beaches to the east, situated just out of the humidity belt of the hustle and Bustle of Durban, Pinetown is the place for you and your family to put down your roots. Many property investors prefer investing in Pinetown’s property rental market as it offers value for money, and good return on investment (ROI)
Pinetown Flats to Rent
For us to say that there is an abundant supply of flats to rent in the Pinetown area would be an understatement. Very popular for its security is the TOWERS which are ideally situated close to Knowles shopping centre. Paradise valley has a number of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom flats available, because of the sheer scale of these developments both in Paradise Valley and the TOWERS there is a constant supply of flats available to rent. New Germany property to rent has also become very popular, this area also offers a number of blocks of flats, close to New Germany primary school and a large industrial area, this is a sought after area for those looking for flats to rent in the Pinetown area. Need to rent a flat in central Pinetown? Flats in central Pinetown bring you in close proximity of Pinecrest shopping centre, Crompton hospital and many more businesses in this busy part of Pinetown. Flats in Pinetown range from R3,100 pm for a 1 Bedroom flat to R6,000 pm for a 3 Bedroom unit, and anywhere in-between.
Pinetown Townhouses to Rent
A number of security developments with townhouses have sprung up in the Pinetown area in the recent past. Most of these offer security as the main feature, and a lock up and go lifestyle. New Germany townhouses and simplexes are some of the newest in the area and offers an up market lifestyle and living experience. Close to the famous Thomas Moore College at the top of field’s hill. New Germany people seem to have it all.
Marianhill and Caversham Glen also offers a number of new sectional title developments with Townhouses, The Glen & Mariandale offer 2 Bedroom townhouses for R4000 to R4500 per month rent. There is easy freeway access out of this area via Caversham road or Richmond road exist to the N13 or N3 highways.
Pinetown Houses to Rent
Looking for a quiet hassle free lifestyle, there are a number of houses to rent in Ashley/Pineside/Padfield Park/Caversham Glen/Hatton Estate. Set a few minutes outside central Pinetown, you are still close to the shopping areas for that urgent Saturday morning shopping. These areas have quick freeway access for those wanting to visit the lovely beaches in Durban just 20 minutes away. The Pavilion theater of shopping experience is just a 10 minute drive away along the N3. Pinetown houses range from R5,000 to R15,000 per month. The most expensive area in Pinetown would be Cowies Hill/Hatton Estate/New Germany and Padfield park areas where the choicest selections can be had.
Schools such as St Benedicts’ private school caters for learners from Grade R to 12 are close to Ashley and Hatton estate. Gelofte Afrikaans primary and secondary school is also a popular school close to these areas.
There is no doubt that Pinetown is where you want to be!
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