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Caravan parks around Pretoria area for long term stay (Month or 2)

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05 May 2014 @ 15:06:09 pm
Hennie1968
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Hi folks
We are buying house and might be out of the current house prior to moving into the new place. Lucky for us we now have a caravan where we can move into a resort, in and around Pretoria. What do you recommend. I was thinking about Fountain Valley, Centurion area. Is this any good, or is there something else you can recommend. Asking should the day come we are prepared.
We create opportunities to go camping.
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05 May 2014 @ 16:44:44 pm
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Hennie, ek ken nie Pretoria se oorde nie, ek weet net dat Joos Bekker nie 'n goeie opsie is as jy feitlik die heeltyd by jou goete is om dit op te pas nie.
Almal het seker nie dieselfde ondervings nie.




BIG TIME!!

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05 May 2014 @ 19:49:34 pm
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Hennie, ek weet van een person, van 'n ander forum, wat by Joos Bekker gestaan het vir maand en langer, sonder enige problem. Ek sou Fonteine nie aanbeveel, het al daar gaan kyk, wou self 3 jaar terug daar gaan staan terwyl my vrou moes gaan vir operasie, het eerder in gastehuis gaan bly. Dagbesoekers soms by die busse vol word daar afgelaai, jy kan soms nie eers met kar by woonwapark se hek uitkom nie.
Kom ons hoor maar wat ander voorstel.
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05 May 2014 @ 19:55:59 pm
BrianB
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Some options to consider:

Waypoint: Fountains Resort, Position: S25 46.871 E28 11.620, Link: http://www.tshwane.gov.za/Services/Resorts/Pages/Fountains-Recreation-Resort-.aspx

Waypoint: Swartkop Recreation Resort, Position: S25 50.204 E28 07.428, Link: http://www.tshwane.gov.za/Services/Resorts/Pages/Swartkops-Resort.aspx

Waypoint: Smuts House Caravan Park, Position: S25 53.338 E28 13.913, Link: http://www.smutshouse.co.za/index.php?id=23

Waypoint: Joos Becker Caravan Park, Position: S25 41.829 E28 11.037, Link:      http://www.tshwane.gov.za/Services/Resorts/Pages/Joos-Becker-Caravan-Park.aspx

 




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05 May 2014 @ 20:41:21 pm
Hennie1968
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Dankie vir julle terugvoer sover. Smuts huis lyk na 'n opsie. Dit is dan sommer naby werk toe (Erasmuskloof area).
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05 May 2014 @ 21:29:25 pm
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Fonteine is die laaste plek waar ek sal stan !
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06 May 2014 @ 08:36:14 am
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Hennie just read all the feedback reports for these resorts it will help you with your decision.

Fountains, Swartkops and Joos Bekker are all run by the municipality and Smuts House is not.

Remember to ask them for monthly rates - much cheaper.

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08 May 2014 @ 14:11:46 pm
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Hennie, you can also maybe consider Nkwe, East of Pretoria.

www.nkwepark.co.za

But I don't think they have monthly rates...

♥ I love Kruger Park ♥
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09 May 2014 @ 05:51:31 am
Lynn & Cathy
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Hi Hennie
We stayed at Smuts house CP in Irene for a month in February this year.
Very basic but clean never no hot water etc.most people there are in a similar situation to you or otherwise permanents. Never had any security problems during our stay only hiccup was with the heavy rains in Feb the access road flooded a couple of times but of short duration this is not the norm.
Good breakfast served at Smuts house was a bonus.
Would not recommend Fountains and the others are a fair trip if you want to be on Centurion side of PTA
Hope you come right
Cheers
Lynn
On pension & On the move
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26 May 2014 @ 12:12:42 pm
Hennie1968
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Hi Lynn
Thanks for the feedback.
We are on our way this weekend for our stay at Smuts House CP. Kinda looking forward to it.
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26 May 2014 @ 21:31:01 pm
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Hennie let us know how you rate it.

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02 Jun 2014 @ 14:02:28 pm
Hennie1968
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For what you pay not bad, R 2500 per month. Lots of permanent people staying there. It is not a holiday type of resort. It is only a place to sleep and shower. Bathrooms are old, but clean. Hot water works on gas. In general the camp is very neat and quiet. The people are friendly. So yes, if you looking for a place to stay long term, consider Smuts House CP. If we can do it with a one year old any one can.
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02 Jun 2014 @ 14:55:57 pm
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Hennie actually I think R2500 at Smuts house is asking a lot for that park. We stayed there a couple of nights last year and having compared them to others since we have been on the road I actually think they have a cheek asking that much for for a month. That is not much of a discount on the daily rate of R96 which we paid last year. What are their daily rates for pensioners now?

But that is just my opnion. Wink

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02 Jun 2014 @ 16:13:15 pm
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Not sure the pensioners rate, i can ask. I am hopefully a few years away from that, unless i win the lotto, 24 hours and i am on pension. They had a R 150 deposit for the remote, that monthly rate works out to R 2375.
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09 Jun 2014 @ 11:37:03 am
Lynn & Cathy
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Brian as pensioners we paid R1800 for the month of February, I didn't think it to bad given its in a metro area. It's a hard one to compare as it really is not a 'holiday, caravan park as such, I agree that its has little going for it facility wise but is a fair stopgap for Hennies needs and what we needed at the time.
On pension & On the move
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09 Jun 2014 @ 11:39:48 am
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I was just comparing the ablutions to others we have encountered at the price.

I may be back there towards the end of next month just for a few nights or maybe just go to Zwartkops. Hennie will you still be there ?

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18 Jun 2014 @ 20:46:03 pm
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hi Brian. we checked in end of May and it seems as we will be here till 5 July. al we do here is make food, shower, off to bed and out to work. the permanent people here are friendly (most of them anyway). we bough a small heater to keep the caravan warm, as we have a 13 month old baby. doing the washing works out costly, but I must say we enjoy it here.
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18 Jun 2014 @ 22:19:17 pm
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Hennie we will only get back to Pretoria at the end of July or early August so we will miss you 

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09 Dec 2014 @ 15:30:00 pm
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Het enigiemand enige vars nuus omtrent Joos Becker. Dit is om die draai van Heatherdale, Akasia waar ons moet gaan kuier in Februarie.
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13 Oct 2019 @ 14:32:10 pm
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Miskien ideaal vir die permanente kampeerders wat wonder waar om te staan oor Desembers.....

WAARSKUWING:

Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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