Raslouw - Centurion
The suburb of Raslouw which is situated to the North West of Centurion is one of the more established areas with beautiful gardens, large stands and an abundance of trees! The suburb consists of approximately 381 houses and 466 townhouses. The suburb is popular with the upper middle class as it is very centrally situated in Centurion in terms of accessibility. The type of properties varies and includes houses, townhouses, duets, vacant land, guesthouses, security estates and new developments. Some of the larger stands have been developed into Estates, and the three popular Estates are Raslouw Lifestyle Estate, Raslouw Glen Estate and Raslouw Manor Estate. The freehold stands range in size from 200 sm to 25,000 sm. The price of houses ranges from R1, 430,000 up to and including R6, 500, 000 (2012). The price of townhouses ranges from R790, 000 to R1, 800,000 (2012). Vacant stands vary in price from R330, 000 to R800, 000. The property owners in Raslouw are extremely stable as 60% of the owners have lived in their homes for more than 5 years.
The suburb is bordered by the Wierda Road (M10) to the North, Philirene Road (Heuwelsig Estate) to the West, Gouws Avenue (Wierda Park) to the East and Ruimte Avenue (R114) to the South.
Due to the fact that Raslouw is one of the older suburbs in Centurion, most of the properties have large well established wooded gardens. Residents prefer Raslouw for its convenient location, extra-large stands, style of house built, tranquil environment and the fact that there is very little building activity in the area.
Being an older established suburb, Raslouw has access to many public parks in the area. The closest post office is the Wierda Park Post Office on the corner of Willem Botha Street and Ruimte Road. The nearest library is situated in Eldoraigne on Ireland Avenue. Raslouw has two popular guesthouses, namely Swan Lake and Swans Rest Boutique Hotel. There are two Nurseries in the area, which are situated in Ruimte Road and Lloys Street.
Raslouw also offers easy access to the N1 and N14, for commuters travelling by car to either Pretoria, Midrand, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Krugersdorp, Gautrain, OR Tambo International Airport as well as Lanseria Airport.
Facilities in the Centers also includes all the major banks & Forex dealers, leading restaurants and take away , major retailers such as Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay, Woolworths, Clicks, Pep, Ackerman’s, Mr. Price Home, DISCHEM, Edgars plus smaller independent outlets offering jewelry, hair and beauty products, footwear, audio, electrical music and entertainment. For the concerted Golfer, Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate designed by our very own Ernie Els is in close proximity.
Schools in the area include Laerskool Wierdapark, Bakenkop Laerskool, Springvale Primary, Eldoraigne Hoërskool, Sutherland Secondary School, Centurion Christian School and Doxa Deo (South Campus). Nursery schools include Froggies, Kleuterhoekie, Ietsie Bietsie and Ietsie Bietsie Crèche (all in Rooihuiskraal), Pieriewierie, Kabouterland, Little Village, Bambi, Maranataland, Waterland and Klitsie (all in Wierdapark)
Places of worship include Great Hope Baptist Church ( Wierda park), NG Church (Wierda Park South), West View Methodist Church ( Wierda Park), AFM New Life ( Raslouw), Eldoraigne Musallah, Centurion Vineyard Christian Fellowship (Celtisdal), Doxa Deo South Campus ( Raslouw), Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk ( Wierda Park), Church of the Nazarene ( Wierda Park), Saint Stephens Anglican ( Eldoraigne) and Centurion Presbyterian Church( Raslouw).
The UNITAS hospital is a short distance away and the area boasts the following; Wierdapark Day Clinic, Bakenkop Medical Clinic, Rooihuiskraal Provincial Clinic, Medipark Clinic, Eldoraigne Provincial Clinic, Medicross Eldoraigne, Clicks Clinic in the Mall @ Reds Centre and the DisChem Clinic in the Raslouw Lifestyle Centre. Amongst the 100 plus shops in the Mall @ Reds Shopping Centre is the Mall @ Reds Post Office, the Cine Centre Movie house and the Virgin Active Gym.
The closest police station is the Wierda Bridge Police Station situated in Valhalla.