Flowers and plants are known for giving any home an effervescent and timely boost, and are relatively affordable investments.In Pretoria, in particular, our city is blessed with many flower markets bringing South Africa’s eclectically diverse flora to the insides of millions of city dwellers’ homes.With summer kicking into full gear, as always, there’ll be lots to do in cities across South Africa’s capital over the next few months.When you’re not out enjoying all the great activities and attractions that pull visitors from all over the world to the city, direct your attention to your rental apartment in Pretoria and give it a spruce up for summer.In Scotland, it is called a block of flats or, if it is a traditional sandstone building, a tenement, which has a pejorative connotation elsewhere.Apartments may be owned by an owner/occupier, by leasehold tenure or rented by tenants (two types of housing tenure).The term apartment is favored in North America (although in some cities flat is used for a unit which is part of a house containing two or three units, typically one to a floor).In the UK, the term apartment is more usual in professional real estate and architectural circles where otherwise the term flat is commonly, but not exclusively, for an apartment without stairs (hence a 'flat' apartment).
While they may not last forever, that’s kind of the point, isn’t it?
Technically multi-storey apartments are referred to as 'duplex' (or 'triplex') indicating the number of floors within the property.
Usage generally follows the British in Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong and most Commonwealth nations.
This is our one-bedroom flat, over three shops on the Uppingham Road.
It has a large kitchen with table and four chairs, small bathroom including shower, one bedroom with fitted wardrobes and double bed, connecting passa…