Edenvale at a glance
Prospective home buyers are certain to find the right Edenvale property, whether it’s a security estate, a cluster, one of the older Edenvale houses for sale, a modern townhouse complex or even an apartment.
Edenvale formed part of the farm number 9, Rietfontein. This farm was owned by Tobias Mynhardt who subdivided the farm in 1890 into four major areas, namely: Eastleigh, Edenvale, Modderfontein Boundary to Elandsfontein station, and the last quarter he retained.
In 1903, Edenvale was a cosy village, where a small group of Cornish miners settled. This year also saw the first land being sold by John Eden. Eastleigh was subdivided into ¼ acre stands. Stands were sold at 20Pounds, or 2Pound deposit and a monthly instalment of 1Pound. The low prices encouraged the public to purchase, build and settle. The majority of purchases were by the miners from the Rietfontein Mining Company.
Edenvale was proclaimed a village in 1939 and in 1954 a municipality. With water and electricity being made available and land being cheap, the area experienced a building boom. Industrialists and entrepreneurs took the opportunity to purchase land and so the Sebenza Industrial Areas were formed. Sebenza is a Zulu word which means “to work”.
Bordering onto upper-class areas such as Bedfordview, Marais Steyn Park, Dunvegan and Dowerglen, Edenvale is situated in the heart of the Eastern suburbs.
Modern day Edenvale boasts a diversity of properties, businesses (Industrial and commercial), famous private schools, popular public schools as well as very good Medical facilities.Centrally positioned, easy access to high ways which link up to major businesses and Airports such as Rand and O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Large, popular and modern shopping centres, such as Stoneridge and Greenstone Malls are in the vicinity as well.
Churches in Edenvale include Edenvale Methodist, New Life Churchand Saint Theresa Catholic church.
In 1907 the first school opened its doors and today Edenvale hosts a number of well-known private and public schools such as Hillview High, Holy Rosary , Laerskool MW de Wet, Eastleigh Primary, Edenglen High, and Dunvegan Primary. There are also many day care centres and crèches such as Toddlers Workshop, Linksfield Castle and Disneyworld crèche.
Buying Property in Edenvale
Edenvale property has loads to offer any prospective home-owner. Come and make your appointment today with one of our Edenvale estate agents who will be delighted to introduce you to our great selection of Edenvale property for sale.
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