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Gauteng

Johannesburg, Craighall

At First Glance Craighall and Craighall Park are two of Johannesburg's older upmarket suburbs in the north of Johannesburg, situated west of the central business district of Sandton on the busy Jan Smuts Avenue arterial route. Many of the original homes were built on large plots of land and are ingrained with a rich history and stunning architecture which has stood the test of time. Both areas are green and leafy with arguably some of the most beautiful gardens in Johannesburg. These days, whilst some of these expansive free-standing homes still remain, development of sectional-title complexes and townhouses has increased and "older" apartments are now...

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Johannesburg, Parkhurst

About Parkhurst Parkhurst, situated on the northern outskirts of Johannesburg CBD, is one of its oldest suburbs Although it has a quiet, friendly, village-style atmosphere with tree-lined streets, it is densely populated, originally with old style smaller houses which nowadays are being re-modelled and renovated several times into modernised, fashionable homes. Night-life becomes vibrant and teeming where revellers abound in the cluster of trendy restaurants, cafés and bars on 4th Avenue. It is this lifestyle, and its location, that attracts the younger set, whether single, couples, young families or professionals to...

Midrand

About Midrand Midrand, as its original name of Halfway House implies, is a thriving and fast developing hub of residential and commercial properties and interests based halfway between Johannesburg and Pretoria along the N1 Western Bypass. With large corporates establishing their headquarters here, employment opportunities are plentiful. This, coupled with the calm, relaxing lifestyle, the modern upmarket developments with their state-of-the-art-security systems and the variety of entertainment amenities, is attracting young professionals and families to live and buy here. Midrand which only became a municipality in 1981 is one of the prolific growing areas...

Randburg

About Randburg Randburg is an area located north west of Johannesburg in Gauteng. Until the late 1990s, it was a separate municipality, but then its administration was transferred to the newly created City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, along with its neighbours of Sandton and Roodepoort. Randburg consists of over 32 mostly residential, upmarket and well-populated suburbs. The residents are, in general, fairly affluent, and the properties are a variety of quite large houses, complexes of townhouses, apartments and clusters and luxury lifestyle estates.  Schooling   With so many top quality educational facilities, both private and public,...

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Randburg, Blairgowrie

About Blairgowrie Blairgowrie, an older northern Johannesburg suburb, is known for its peaceful atmosphere, its tree-lined streets and spacious stands. Properties are predominantly older style houses with the occasional block of apartments or townhouses. It is popular with young folk who are moving into the area attracted by its convenient location as it is easily accessible from several directions. Many of the older homes have been modernised and refurbished in keeping with fashionable younger tastes. Schooling   Top primary schools in the area are: Blairgowrie Primary (https://blairgowrieprimary.org.za/) and I.R. Griffith Primary School...

Randburg, North Riding

Why is North riding such a sought after suburb?  North Riding, which is situated north-west of the Johannesburg CBD, is an up-and-coming, affordable residential suburb of Randburg located between Northgate to the West, Jukskei Park and Johannesburg North to the East and Olivedale to the South.  About North riding   North Riding is fast becoming a suburb of choice. It offers affordable and varied accommodation types for renting and/or investing and several options for schooling needs as well as easy access to the major transport routes. And, nearby a variety of shopping malls exist in which to saunter and enjoy retail shopping sprees.  View a few of Nono...

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Sandton

About Sandton Sandton, once home only to the wealthy white upper class and their large,sprawling estates, has evolved into a vibrant and exciting hub of big business, luxury residential living, high-end shopping and entertainment.  Now home to the top investment banks and other large corporates, it has become the new financial district of South Africa and Johannesburg's foremost business centre with an ever-developing skyline of in vogue impressive skyscrapers. While Sandton still retains some of its older established residential properties with large, luxurious houses, modern upmarket townhouse and cluster complexes have emerged in recent years.  But...

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Sandton, Bryanston

About Bryanston... Bryanston, north of Johannesburg, is one of Sandton's more upmarket residential suburbs. It lies between Sandton and Randburg with the busy, multi-lane, concrete N1 Western Pass Freeway on its northern boundary.   Some of the original established Bryanston mansions with their large grounds and sprawling gardens still exist. Current lifestyles of lock-up-and-go and population growth have seen many of these properties being converted into high-class sectional-title or cluster complexes, thereby attracting many young professionals and first-time buyers. It is a vibey, homely suburb and ideal for families with children who are attracted to its...

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Sandton, Douglasdale

At First Glance Douglasdale is a village like community which lies between the Fourways and Bryanston areas and is home to the heritage site Norscot Manor. Douglasdale offers residents safe and affordable housing in a wealthy area and is easily accessed from Witkoppen, William Nicol and the N1 highway. Douglasdale is also home to Douglasdale Dairy which distributes dairy products throughout Gauteng. Schooling Being so closely situated to neighbouring Fourways and Bryanston, Douglasdale has a wide selection of schooling options for residents to take advantage of. Schools nestled right in the suburb include: Curro Castle Douglasdale...

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Sandton, Fourways

About Fourways Fourways, originally an outlying suburb of smallholdings north of Sandton and Johannesburg,  has recently seen a sudden spurt of fast development, both commercially and residentially, especially since the extensive redevelopment of Fourways Mall commenced.  Fourways is ideal for safe, secure living with pockets of high-density living. As properties vary from upper-income housing and lifestyle estates to middle-income apartment and townhouse complexes, a mix of residents has been attracted to live or buy in Fourways - from students to retirees, single folk, young families and professionals.   Schooling   Quality education is available in...

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