Alberton at a glance
Alberton is a town situated on the East Rand in Gauteng. It is one of the larger towns considered to be mainly residential and family oriented. Alberton is ideally located along the beautiful banks of the Natal Spruit, within close proximity of major highways as well as urban centres like Johannesburgand Pretoria, which are about 15km and 76km away, respectively.
This makes life much simpler for the many Alberton property owners who commute to and from surrounding suburbs and business centres.
What types of property are there in Alberton?
The market stock of Alberton as per recent Lightstone reports is comprised in the main of freehold properties which account for around 64% of the homes in Alberton, with over 20% being units falling into the sectional title property portion and around 14% in the residential Estates sector.
History of Alberton
The story of Alberton as a town is quite fascinating and remarkably humble. In short, General Alberts is the war veteran officially regarded as the founder of Alberton.
However, the town does also honour the Meyer household name, which played a significant role in Alberton’s existence from very small beginnings. Their original farmhouse mansion still stands behind Meyersdal Koppie today.
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