Sandton at a glance
A few suburb profiles in Sandton are listed below. For info on others, please contact us.
Sandown is a suburb of high rise buildings, commercial centres and offices. Consisting of corporate headquarters, stylish upmarket apartments, hotels , chic shopping centres, restaurants, clinics and the Sandton Gautrain station. It also offers tranquil suburbia only a stones` throw from Sandton CBD. Easy access highways, places of worship and private schools.Sought after by first-time buyers, young professionals, families, tenants, investors and developers.
Simply saying the words Hyde Park & Sandhurst conjures up amazing images of London, home to the most exclusive & expensive real estate in the world and in South Africa, home to our newly elected President Ramaposa. Wealth, privilege & affluence abound in the avenues lined on both sides with aged overhanging trees, in the luxurious mansions & clusters covering thousands of square metres of perfectly manicured gardens, with unparalleled security & price tags to match. Residents also enjoy low monthly levy contributions to the suburb due to the well run committee. This highly sought after and desirable suburb is a ‘hidden secret’ and those who live there seldom move out!
“Africa’s Centre of Luxury” is what the Hyde Parking Shopping Centre is known as globally & boasts a dazzling array of top end label boutiques, of top class eateries & restaurants offering food from all four corners of the globe, of cinemas with full length loungers and the full spectrum of medical practitioners and banks.
These two suburbs are on the door step of the Sandton CBD & Illovo business nodes.
Parkmore is a lovely leafy green suburb ideally located within just a few minutes of the Sandton CBD offering prime residential living with fantastic restaurants, shops, doctors, dentists, parks, excellent preschools, a primary school and many private schools within close proximity. It has featured in the top ten most desirable suburbs in South Africa over the years due to its excellent location, amenities, recent road closures and value for money!
Inanda, Illovo and Atholl, these leafy and tranquil suburbs neighbour the “Sandton Golden Mile”- rich in history dating back to the 1930’s, home to captains of industry, sought after top private schools, the Wanderers cricket club and the exclusive Inanda Polo Club including the elite equestrian club. Today these suburbs are part of the Gibbs Business School and close proximity to the hub of Rosebank. These beautiful suburbs are reminiscent of country living.
Bryanston is a wealthy, residential suburb and fast becoming home to high-profile corporate clients, the preferred position for residence, neighboring Sandton CBD, home to top-end residential and business communities that drive the economic, social and retail pulse-point of the African continent. It’s a great investment to find houses for sale in Bryanston or even to go for Bryanston rentals, not only for the upper class appeal, but also for the various spectacular entertainment facilities in the area. The desirability of the suburb is boosted by facilities and amenities, and yet retains its suburban feel. There are many original country homes on acre stands, newly renovated farm house type homes, spruits and rivers, cycling trials and the well known Hamilton Park, popular for dog lovers. There are boomed off streets with mature trees, creating a housing estate environment. A large part of the area is set high up where homes cater for spectacular views.
Hurlingham, named after the famous polo grounds in England, was proclaimed a residential suburb in 1938 & quickly became an upmarket pastoral-like area known for its beautiful tree- lined avenues, large grounds & imposing residences. It is an “old money” family area smack, in the middle of good state & private schools. Residents have a community spirit and are either out walking their dogs or for nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts there is easy access to the Braamfontein Spruit. The neighbourhood has a very active Residents Association which takes security seriously resulting in the suburb being partially boomed but monitored 24/7 by a network of surveillance cameras including licence plate recognition. The suburb is conveniently located just outside of the Sandton CBD, Hyde Park, Illovo and Bryanston office nodes.
Hurlingham Manor and Willowild, the suburbs listed are gold for those who work in “The Golden Mile”, those who want their children to have a good education at one of the top schools available and those who just enjoy living in areas where they are safe to walk, can picnic in one of the many parks available and are in close proximity to the many amenities which surround their suburbs. The range of homes varies from townhouses, to exclusive cluster complexes and spacious homes.
Wendywood is a multi-cultural and multi-racial suburb with properties still in the ’affordable’ range. It’s conveniently situated close to freeways such as the M1, N3 and N1 as well as being close to the Sandton CBD. It’s well serviced with good schools, shopping centres, hospitals/medical centres and other necessary amenities. The river boasts beautiful bird and wildlife (Dassies, Genets and otters) and there are wild rabbits in one of the suburbs enclosures. Many streets in the Wendywood area are ‘boomed’ off and the crime stats in the CPF Sector 4 area (in which Wendywood falls) are the lowest in the whole of the Sandton precinct making this a very desirable area to reside. Come and see what this secret in Sandton has to offer you!