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Something to retire to

March 13, 2019

So! You’ve done the math, the family nest is empty, and you’re ready to retire. But you’re young at heart. You don’t just want to retire from something; you want something to retire to! A Balwin lifestyle estate is the perfect place to live an active, vibrant, secure and fulfilling retirement. Conveniently located close to

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March 11, 2019

A three-story tall, spectacular piece of artwork featuring a majestic sea turtle, is the creation of a Balwin Foundation-funded artist, Giffy Duminy. Painted on a wall at the WESSA Treasure Beach Education Centre on The Bluff, the artwork aims to not only celebrate these wonderful creatures, it also intends to spotlight the huge threat that

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Invest in a rental property

March 5, 2019

There are myriad ways to invest your hard-earned cash. One way worth considering is to invest in a property that has the potential to earn you rental income. A top quality apartment in a fully secure, reputable and attractive Balwin lifestyle estate is such a property. The big trick is to charge a rental that

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February 27, 2019

Balwin’s quest to build developments of undisputed beauty and quality, has been greatly complemented by the acquisition of a prestigious new partner, The King’s Collection. We will be honoured by your presence at the exclusive launch of The King’s Collection at The Polofields, Waterfall.  

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February 12, 2019

Two Balwin lifestyle estates, The Polofields and Kikuyu, are waiting for you amid the breath-taking beauty and world-class amenities of Waterfall, Midrand. The apartments of these two top quality Balwin estates are designed to flow seamlessly from indoors to outdoors, enabling everyone to enjoy the naturally beautiful, landscaped and secure surroundings. Resident safety is top

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February 11, 2019

B – BUILT IN CUPBOARDS. Every apartment boasts new, modern built in cupboards in the bedrooms and kitchen. The epitome of convenience, Balwin’s built in cupboards minimise wasted space and maximise the open plan, aesthetically beautiful design of each apartment. A – APPLIANCES ARE FREE. Immaculate finishes complement each Balwin apartment and come standard with

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Home is where the heart is

October 28, 2018

Especially if your heart is in the right place. When choosing a home, the most important thing any buyer must consider is location, location, location. To make sure that the location is right for you and your family, obvious questions are; is the house affordable, does it have an excellent resale value, is it in

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Win apartment 947 at The Polofields!

October 11, 2018

Unlock the door- unlock your dreams! Enter the Win an apartment at The Polofields with Balwin Properties competition. You could be the winner of a fully furnished home, with SMEG appliances, worth R2 000 000!!  Ts and Cs apply. To enter, click here. Will you be the one to unlock the door? Tune in to Anele’s Breakfast

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Let’s walk, hats and all!

October 2, 2018

Come one, come all! It’s that time of the year when we get our Christmas hats out for The Balwin Charity Walk. Join us at this fun family event: Durban: Sunday 18 November 2018 Somerset West: Sunday 25 November 2018 Johannesburg: Sunday 2 December  2018 So, let’s get walking, sharing and tails wagging!   Discovery Vitality members will

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Win an apartment at The Blyde!

September 18, 2018

Stand a chance of winning a 1 bedroom fully furnished apartment worth R1.2 million at  The Blyde! All you need to do is listen to JacarandaFM or click here for more information. Ts and Cs apply. Terms and Conditions 1.The promoter is Balwin Properties Limited (Registration no. 2003/028851/06) whose registered office is at 1 Townsend Avenue, Townsend

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You INVITED! Beach Carnival Party

August 22, 2018

Join us for a day of fun at the opening of  The Blyde and it’s amazing crystal clear lagoon! Click here to RSVP To find out more about The Blyde here

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Celebrating Mandela Day 2018

July 19, 2018

Yesterday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of the father of the South African nation, Nelson Mandela. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”  – Nelson

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Lifestyle Centre now open!

June 28, 2018

The luxurious development in the exclusive Waterfall area, The Polofields boasts stunning 2 and 3 bed apartments also includes a magnificent signature Lifestyle Centre with unparalleled facilities and services focusing on quality leisure activities, opening on the 5 July 2018. View what The Polofields has to offer in the below video: For more information click

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View Paardevlei Square videos

May 15, 2018

Built around a large landscaped square, these well-appointed apartments are fitted with top of the range SMEG appliances and all have spectacular north-facing views of the Hottentots Holland mountains overlooking the vlei with its abundant flora and bird life. Each apartment is WiFi and DSTV ready, and has prepaid utility meters. This pet-friendly estate includes

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View The Polofields videos

May 4, 2018

State of the art SMEG appliances, modern practical finishes, and prepaid gas, electricity and water meters, this is what each Fibre ready Polofields’ apartment includes; as well as stunning north-east views over the beautiful Waterfall area. This secure development also includes a magnificent signature Lifestyle Centre with unparalleled facilities and services focusing on quality leisure

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View Kikuyu videos

April 20, 2018

This development is within the beautiful Waterfall area with its world-class amenities. Each of The Kikuyu’s fibre-ready apartments includes a Scandinavian style kitchen, free eco-friendly appliances, a balcony for outdoor entertaining and comes standard with solar-supplemented electricity, and pre-paid water and electricity meters. The secure estate also hosts a Lifestyle Centre with magnificent facilities.

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How to make a home

March 4, 2018

Walking into a home and immediately feeling a sense of warmth and welcome is one of life’s great pleasures; especially if it’s your own home. A home you love to visit or live in is invariably welcoming, comfortable, convenient and secure. Welcoming First impressions are important. Great lighting, art or a mirror, plus a rug

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The view at Kikuyu

February 22, 2018

Situated in the beautiful Waterfall area, this stunning development offers world-class amenities. See Kikuyu in all its splendour by watching the video below: Get a closer look at what Kikuyu has to offer when you visit one of our show days! Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays between 2-6pm. For more information click here Keep

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What happened in 2017

December 20, 2017

What a year for Balwin Properties! From the fun-filled Charity Walks in Johannesburg and Cape Town to our amazing competitions! Let’s do a recap of 2017 just in case you missed out on the action … NEW LOOK FOR 2017 Change is as good as a holiday! 2017 came with a brand new look website!

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Waterfall developments get 99 Year Lease

December 15, 2017

Two prestigious lifestyle estates in the sought-after Waterfall area, The Polofields and Kikuyu, are being sold leasehold on a 99 year lease. To find out more about the wonderful benefits of investing in one of these Balwin Property estates, please click here: Waterfall 99 Year Lease   

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October 31, 2017

Balwin Properties invites you to our 21st birthday celebrations by entering the Big Birthday Game on Kfm Mornings show with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs, where you could WIN a brand-new apartment at The Sandown worth R900 000. All you need to do: Tune in to KFM’s Morning show every morning. Hear if the new birthday announced matches

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Step out and step up for charity

October 18, 2017

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Balwin Annual Charity Walk event in Johannesburg and the 4th anniversary in Cape Town. Balwin prides itself on giving back to the community and with your support all funds received for this event through the Balwin Foundation are donated to various charities. Click on the below links

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October 11, 2017

Balwin Properties invites you to our 21st birthday celebrations by entering the Big Birthday Game on 947 with Anele where you could WIN a brand-new Westlake Eco-Estate apartment worth R700 000. All you need to do: Tune in to Anele’s Breakfast Club show every morning. Hear if the new birthday announced matches your birthday. If

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Balwin breaking ground on South Africa job crisis

September 27, 2017

South Africa currently finds itself at a precarious juncture. Unemployment is at its highest in 14 years with the annualised unemployment growth rate sitting at double the country’s employment growth. This year alone nearly half a million people were added to the job-seekers list and a further 1 million South Africans are expected to be

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Stand a chance to WIN 1 of 10 Toyota Aygos

September 21, 2017

Buy a 1, 2 or 3 Bedroom apartment in Westlake Eco-Estate and stand a chance to win 1 of 10 Toyota Aygos!  

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September 4, 2017

Kikuyu and The Whisken are of the first developments in South Africa bringing cheaper and cleaner energy to residents Gauteng, South Africa, 10 August 2017: JSE listed Balwin Properties has partnered with SolarAfrica to introduce solar energy to its upmarket developments. Kikuyu and The Whisken are modern and elegant, and come standard with prepaid electricity

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Balwin Builds Local Community Skills

August 25, 2017

The excitement was tangible as 30 learners gathered on the 1st of August, at Balwin’s Polofields site in Waterfall, to commence a tiling course. The accredited tiling training sponsored by the Balwin Foundation NPC, is part of an extensive programme aimed at equipping 200 previously disadvantaged individuals by July 2018, with a skill that could

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The Blyde Crystal Lagoon Construction

August 2, 2017

A South African first, The Blyde introduces a beach-like crystal clear lagoon in Pretoria! Residents will be able to take full advantage of the amazing view and water activities. Click on the gallery below to view how this wonder phenomenon is taking shape!   Click here for more on the Crystal Lagoon at The Blyde

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Kikuyu under construction

April 12, 2017

View the construction gallery of the Kikuyu. Please contact Slade Brookes 083 612 2515 or or find out more here.

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The Whisken under construction

April 11, 2017

View the construction video and gallery of The Whisken. Please contact Jason Heywood 083 327 6434 or or find out more here.

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Balwin launches mobile app

April 6, 2017

Now, with the Balwin Properties’ App, the convenience of living in a Balwin home is literally in your hands. Quick to download from Google Play and the App Store, and even easier to use! With the Balwin Properties’ App, you can: Pay your prepaid utilities Contact your estate manager View your gym training schedule Browse

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Crystal Lagoons signs first project in South Africa, bringing beach life to Gauteng

March 13, 2017

Johannesburg. Multinational water innovation company Crystal Lagoons has partnered with Balwin Properties for the construction and operation of South Africa’s first Crystal Lagoon, the world’s top amenity that will bring beach life to Gauteng. Balwin Properties’ new R4.2bn residential development, The Blyde at Riverwalk Estate, located in Pretoria East, Gauteng, will showcase Crystal Lagoons’

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The Polofields under construction

March 10, 2017

View the construction gallery of The Polofields below. For more information contact Kim Brookes on 083 775 9055

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Photos: Balwin Charity Hat Walk – Johannesburg

December 7, 2016

Loads of fun was had at The Balwin Charity Hat Walk on Sunday the 04th of December. View the gallery below to see what happened on the day! Thank you to all participants, sponsors and donors.

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Balwin Properties sponsored KJGBI clean-up

June 10, 2016

Balwin Properties sponsored the KJGBI clean-up on 04 June at Robyn Park and helped clear alien invasive species, rubbish and filled two skips.

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Balwin Properties supports Greenstone Hill Community clean-up

April 28, 2016

Balwin contributed and supported the Greenstone Hill Community clean-up on the 16th of April.

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Balwin Properties Sponsors Klein Jukskei Green Initiative

Balwin Properties sponsored the clean up of the Klein Jukskei green initiative on the 2nd April.

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Vrouekeur Magazine features De Velde

April 21, 2016

Vrouekeur Magazine wrote this beautiful article on a De Velde apartment. The article highlights how the home owner created a beautiful living space, by not compromising on quality, keeping the interior design clutter free and using the apartment’s modern design to complement her lifestyle. Read more    

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Balwin gyms are pumping!

February 12, 2016

Most of Balwin Properties’ developments have an on-site gym and swimming pool, with some even offering a multipurpose sports field and squash court; all for the exclusive use of residents. View our gallery below and get motivated to get into shape, and get in contact with one of our development executives today!  

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