Johannesburg at a glance
A few suburb profiles in Johannesburg are listed below. For info on others, please contact us.
Craighall and Craighall Park are two centrally located suburbs with a rich history dating back about six years after the founding of Johannesburg. Craighall is a popular area with families looking for security with several boomed and guarded streets. Craighall Park is without a doubt the more vibey of the two sister suburbs offering residents everything from starter home apartments, upmarket townhouse complexes and multimillion Rand homes on par with anything Johannesburg has to offer.
Late afternoon and over weekends the streets are filled with joggers, cyclists and dog walkers and of course residents and people from many surrounding suburbs converge on Delta Park to enjoy the benefits of Johannesburg's green belt.
Houghton Estate, a suburb that has something for everyone....no matter what our preference or lifestyle we have it all! Delightful gems tucked away in tranquil surroundings, character homes steeped in history or modern and contemporary living at its best! Houghton Estate not only offers a central location to local amenities, easy access to M1 highway, Sandton and Rosebank CBD, but also a vast miscellany on prestigious schools.
Orange Grove, a pretty tree lined suburb conveniently situated a mere 20 minute drive away from Sandton and even closer to OR Tambo, featuring a park and a library, plus one of Johannesburg’s oldest bar and grill, The Radium. Orange Grove is ideal for first time home buyers or those looking to downsize as the homes are solidly built and on small easy to maintain sized grounds. Many of the homes have original oregan pine or parquet flooring and pressed ceilings. Within easy access to the area are excellent private and public schools and a choice of shopping centres abound within close proximity. Orange Grove is a conveniently centrally located base from which to get the most out of living in Johannesburg and with the Rea Vaya development along Louis Botha this area is expected to boom with public transport being so accessible.
Sydenham explores the quiet and friendly suburb, with its’ tree lined streets, parks and public swimming pool. Centrally located with easy access to most of the business centres. Close to many places of worship and good schools, with a close knit community and strong security presence of GAP, this area offers graceful homes for young and established families. Giving access to excellent medical facilities and a range of restaurant and entertainment options, the homes in the area are excellent value for money.
Sandringham, originally a farm, became a suburb of Johannesburg in 1944 and was named after Sandringham House in England. The houses were originally built for the World War 2 veterans and while many of the houses were built in the same fashion, renovations since then have heralded a beautifully characteristic suburb with a close knit and safe community. The green well established suburb lies on the border of Glenhazel, Sydenham and the Royal Linksfield Golf Course. A lush park-like area which has easy access to both the Bedfordview and the Sandton city centres. Within and close to Sandringham are excellent schools, a vast array of shopping centres and amenities as well as excellent medical facilities.
Highlands North, if you want to be near everything, this is the area to live in. A stone’s throw away from Rosebank, vibey Norwood and Melrose arch, entertainment options abound. With public transport routes close by, Louis Botha runs through the area and divides it into the Norwood side and the Balfour side. Highlands North is home to an eclectic mix of people and the historic boy’s school of Highlands North High School. With a proliferation of facilities, good schools and shops in the area, this leafy suburb is becoming home to many families. Stand sizes are well sized and big enough to allow for sub division, making for a mix of compact and well sized homes to choose from.