Randburg Property and General Area Information
Randburg is one of the largest cities in Gauteng. It was founded in 1959 as a combination of over 30 suburbs, and is located about 10km North West of Johannesburg Central. The area offers an upmarket epicentre of ‘family friendly’ residential homes and associated activities, while industrial and commercial buildings are separated from the residential areas. Residents of Randburg property tend to fall into higher earnings categories compared to many other parts of the greater Johannesburg area.
Although community oriented Randburg still offers an “urban and hip” undertone. Randburg presents a focus on new age entertainment, with shopping malls and entertainment zones galore, plus it offers only top quality amenities!
Properties in Randburg are often home to the sophisticated and even techno-savvy, who enjoy modern forms of entertainment such as shopping and lively nightlife. Randburg has good access to all major roads and highways, including the N1, and is only a short 30 minute drive away from Johannesburg.
Randburg Property Market
The makeup of the real estate in Randburg comprises close to 60% full title or freestanding Randburg houses and some 40% sectional title properties made up of townhouses, flats and apartments.
Price and volume trends are also looking optimistic as observed from the Randburg property sales from 2010 onwards, with a gradual, but steady increase in the prices of residential real estate. The number of sales for the first part of 2013 already exceeds the annual figure of 2011 – and a similar case with Randburg property prices.
Trends suggest that about half of the freestanding houses for sale in Randburg are 3 bedroom and around 40% of the full title properties for sale in Randburg are between 200 square metres and 300 square metres. Some of the more popular suburbs such as Ferndale Ridge, Blairgowrie, Robinhills and Cresta will have more freestanding houses, whereas North Riding, Sonneglans and Bromhof are majority sectional title units.
Randburg Property Prices
Home sizes in Randburg
Sectional title Randburg property tends to follow a similar pattern but on a smaller scale, with the majority of sectional title properties in Randburg ranging between 50 square metres and 300 square metres, again as per FNB’s Randburg suburb report.
Those professionals and executives working at WesBank headquarters, MTN Park, Standard Bank at Constantia Kloof and so forth, will also find Randburg properties for sale most ideal. When it comes to elderly care, in the vicinity you will also find the Darrenwood and Elm Park Retirement Village most suitable.
Families or those looking to start a family won’t be disappointed with Randburg property. There are schools catering for all ages as well as access to various tertiary institutes. This includes Northcliff Primary, North West Christian School, Northcliff High, many of the finest private schools, Abbots College, U.J., Wits, Trinity House, Aurora and Damelin College among others.
Randburg Shopping Facilities
Residents of Randburg can indulge in leisurely shopping at Cresta, Pick & Pay Heathway Centre, Randridge Mall, Mountain View Centre or the Verdi Centre to name but a few.
Olivedale Clinic Randburg
Randburg Family Activities
Although not much focus is set on nature walks or wildlife reserves, the regal Lion Park can be found just outside of Randburg and features lions, various other carnivores and herbivores. Visitors from all around come to the Lion Park as it is not only home to lions but also to “Cub World”. Here guests are allowed to interact with some of the less dangerous animals, like lion cubs and giraffes. The Lion Park also has a large braai area with a children’s playground so if you’re looking at moving into one of the beautiful properties in Randburg, expect to have a great time at the Lion Park.
Golden Harvest Park
Located in North Ridge, Golden Harvest Park is a natural haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Designed originally as a green belt for locals, this open and spacious park has become a delight for walking pets and having picnics. The picturesque beauty of the public park has also offered the perfect setting for wedding and engagement photography.
The Johannesburg municipality provides water and electricity. Refuse is collected once a week. For more information visit www.joburg.org.za
Postal delivery is available to most homes in the Randburg area.
City Power (011) 375 5555
Buying Selling or Renting Property in Randburg
Purchasing real estate in Randburg doesn’t have to be a difficult process. Randburg is the original home of Chas Everitt which started up in Randpark Ridge Randburg over 30 years ago and we have a wealth of experience in the area.
Chas Everitt Randburg estate agents are veterans when it comes to helping homeowners sell their Randburg properties and buyers find and secure the best deals possible; notwithstanding renting and leasing assistance too! Contact us today to purchase your dream home, apartment or if you are looking into other properties in Randburg.
Tel: 011 801 2500 (National Number)
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