Having been awarded a 5-star grading and voted The Best Residential Development in South Africa 2017/2018 in International Africa and Arabia Property Awards, The Rest is currently starting the final stage of a four-phase development.
In total, approximately 1 200 residential stands ranging in size from 500 square metres up to 16 000 square metres are planned, divided into four phases located across the estate. Once completed, the estate will consist of 1,000 freehold homes and villas with stands ranging in size from 400 to 16,000 square metres.
The estate is home to large groups of mixed ages and cultures, including working professionals and foreign investors wishing to experience life in the Lowveld. The safe, convenient, and restful lifestyle makes The Rest an attractive option to active retirees still living an active lifestyle.
Amenities at The Rest include more than 20 kilometres of walking, MTB cycling and jogging tracks on the estate as well as five dams. Homeowners have free access to the tennis courts at the Curro Private School within the estate, and a private bird sanctuary created in partnership with BirdLife South Africa. Planning is underway for the establishment of a clubhouse within the next few years.
The highly respected, private school, Curro Nelspruit, is situated at the main entrance to the estate and caters for up to 1,250 pupils from nursery to Grade 12. Children living at The Rest have secure and easy access to Curro Nelspruit without leaving the estate. The Rest maintains a close relationship with Curro Nelspruit and supports it in many ways, including scholarships, sponsorships, prizes and equipment
Just over 100 hectares of the estate have been allocated as a reserve and are home to a variety of wildlife.
There are 24/7 roving patrols, boomed access gates with biometric access control, and thermal CCTV monitoring cameras around the entire perimeter, all backed up by a state-of-the-art electrified security fence