Complex offers peace of mind

2017-01-18 06:02

Complex living has become an extremely popular form of home ownership in South Africa due to its security value and the freedom of a lock-up-and-go lifestyle.

This is also prevalent at the Mount Sophia complex in Bloemfontein, where security complexes have become a growing market as crime increases all over the country.

More homeowners opt for complex living for a safe living environment, without giving up on their lifestyle of choice. According to Alice Zhao, principal owner of Lenova Construction and Development in Bloemfontein, people tend to feel safer in an enclosed area where residents can form a close-knit community. looking out for one another, sometimes even forming a neighbourhood watch using social media such as Facebook and WhatsApp-groups to keep residents informed of activities in and around the complex.”

All the houses in the Mount Sophia complex offer an internal alarm system, cell-to-gate operated entrances, CCTV systems, a high perimeter wall with electrical fencing and 24-hour onsite security guards that patrol the whole complex.

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