Student Accommodation in Hatfield

PUBLISHED 23 AUG 2016   

Hatfield, home to the world-renowned University of Pretoria, has matured into a suburb that boasts with large embassy homes, modern student apartments and luxurious sectional title developments.

Each year sees thousands of new, and returning, students flock to the main campus of the University of Pretoria. The main campus is situated in the heart of Hatfield and has become a major catalyst of economic growth in the area, from new property developments to transportation upgrades.

Residents in the area are mainly students and development in close proximity to the university has thus been centred on the needs of this fast-paced generation. Newly built or upgraded apartments are scattered around the suburb, usually in walking distance from the campus.

Property investors can’t go wrong with communes as this remain a firm favourite with students who prefers to stay a bit further away from the hustle and bustle, while still being close enough for a quick ride on their bicycles to the campus.

A short bus ride from the Hatfield Gautrain station will get you to campus on time for that first class in the morning if you are traveling from outside of Hatfield - but why would you want to live far away from this melting pot of culture?

This is what sets Arlon Properties apart from the rest - we understand that students and parents alike would prefer to be in close proximity the university and, therefore, we have concentrated our efforts to provide walking distance student accommodation.

The average asking price for an apartment in Hatfield is around R850 000 while the average rental price is around R5 000. Due to the high demand for quality student accommodation, the area is a prime location for buy-to-let investment - whether it is sectional title or apartments.

Make sure you start your search for student accommodation early to avoid disappointment!