Situated just 45 minutes from Johannesburg, Heron Banks River and Golf Estate invites you to discover the freedom of 3km river frontage on the Free State bank of the Vaal River. Surrounded by beautiful natural parklands, Heron Banks offers an exclusive safe haven for corporate executives, young families or retired couples alike.
Live to the rythym of the river
Heron Banks is perched on the banks of the Vaal River, meaning that the soothing sound of naturally flowing water is always in earshot.
There’s fishing at sunrise and good old-fashioned braais at sunset. For the water enthusiast seeking the thrill of making waves, there’s ease of access to your playground with jetties and boathouses located throughout the estate. The river is for moments of calm and for moments of excitement.
Your natural habitat
The river life brings nature to your doorstep while walking paths lead you to exploring the estate. Meander around in search of a rarely spotted species of bird from the abundant birdlife on offer or enjoy the sight of springbok and impalas grazing. It’s the kind of environment where children get to explore beyond the living room and discover a variety of friends.
Backyards are for golfing
Avid golfers need look no further for their escape than the Danie Obermeyer designed, 18-hole golf course that incorporates the wetlands to give it a distinct links-style character. Improve your game with putting greens, a driving range or team up with a club professional.
Grab the latest golf gear or keep your current set in perfect condition with the fully operational golf workshop.
With a highly active golf club of over 500 members, regular golf days and a host of tournaments including the Ladies Free State Open and Senior Tour Pro-Am, there will always be opportunities to test your skills.
Play the 19th hole
The open and tranquil setting of the clubhouse at Heron Banks provides the ideal setting for social gatherings. Friends and family can meet for a drink at the fully licensed bar and enjoy panoramic views of the estate. You can always escape for some alone time and sit outside in comfort watching the natural inhabitants of the estate go about their business. For the golfer, it’s the perfect place to replenish and quench your thirst before heading off to face the back nine. The clubhouse caters for everyone. For those looking to start their next adventure and those looking to end their latest one .
Give your lifestyle an escape
Join a crowd and enjoy the wide-open spaces of estate living at one of the many organised parkruns or take to the BMX trails for your daily exercise.
Children can be children in the safety of the play facilities provided at the estate or you can take the entire family to Sienna’s Fair and enjoy the live music over a wide selection of good wine. Heron Banks also plays host to The South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race where pigeon fanciers from all around the world, including the Queen, compete in this prestigious annual event.
Every great adventure deserves a happy ending and where better to enjoy yours than home sweet home. Heron Banks Estate boasts superior 24-hour security with a perimeter fence, strict access control and internal patrols throughout the day. There is a dedicated on-site estate management team allowing you to focus on your next adventure in an environment that ensures your safety.
The estate will also continue to receive constant upgrades that enrich the river life and our partnership with Nedbank means that your home today becomes an investment tomorrow. Escape to your adventure today.
Full title stands, ranging in size from 600m2 to 1100m2 , are available for sale.
An estate backed by the strongest partnership
Craft Homes is a residential developer specializing in quality homes ranging from modern bachelor apartments to luxury, family-sized homes. Our developments span across Johannesburg and Pretoria to the banks of the Vaal River.
As a privately owned company backed by the Abland Group, we are committed to adhere to only the highest standards to create homes that are not only beautiful but also last for generations to come.
We understand that a home is more than just four walls. It’s a space carefully crafted by those who dwell in it, to house special memories and everlasting experiences. As one of your biggest life investments, we put the same amount of care and precision into crafting a house that you would,to call it home.
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