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Boskruin

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The small suburb of Boskruin is situated on the West side of Greater Johannesburg beside the M5 route that leads to Honeydew. Boskruin falls within the jurisdiction of the Randburg Municipality which, in turn, falls within that of Johannesburg.

The village-like suburb of Boskruin is mostly comprised of new up-market housing and security complexes and has a village shopping centre. Properties in Boskruin are spacious and the suburb is considered by many to be one of Randburg’s’ most exclusive, with some of its top houses in the likes of Boschkop Avenue bordering the conservation area fetching top prices.

Boskruin also has a flourishing tennis club.

Boskruin Kopje is one of the few remaining “green lungs” left in the northern part of the Johannesburg area. With indigenous trees hundreds of years old, the vegetation is rich and beautiful.

Over 144 different species of birds and small animals (including hedgehogs, tortoises and mongooses) have made this their home. Dassies can often be seen basking in the sun on top of the picturesque natural outcrop of ancient granitic rocks.

Where is Boskruin situated and what makes its location popular?

Boskruin is a sough-after, upmarket suburb found within the greater Randburg area of South Africa’s Gauteng province.

The area offers property owners the perfect mix of fast-paced city life and relaxing suburban or country living yet it lies within close proximity of Sandton.

The strategic location makes Boskruin a popular place of residence for busy working professionals and businesspersons; whilst also being close enough to the amazing Hartbeespoort Dam and the enchanting Magaliesberg Mountains. This easily makes for one of the most tranquil and beautiful surrounds in the country.

Take a peek at some of our stunning Boskruin Houses For Sale.
 
What do Boskruin properties sell for and what is the market made up of?

The Boskruin property market has experienced significant growth over the last ten years, with average property prices having almost doubled since 2004 as per Lightstone reports. This is great news for pure investors as well as new residents in terms of value.

Boskruin Freehold (full-title) Property
Freehold Boskruin properties comprise about 29% of the market composition. Recent Lightstone data further indicates that there have been around 40 freehold property sales over the current year to date.

Sectional Title Property Boskruin
The market composition for sectional title properties is approximately 36%, making this the largest composition of the market.

Residential Estates in Boskruin 
The stock composition shows that estate properties make up a considerable 35% of the market.

With prices ranging from the lower bracket for smaller apartments to higher amounts for more generously sized and developed freehold properties and estate homes – those on the market for property here will not be disappointed.

What is unique about Boskruin as a suburb?

The area dates back to the early 1860’s with the original farmhouse – the Hymany House – located in nearby Randpark Ridge. It is thought to be the oldest brick-made building in Johannesburg and one of the oldest in South Africa.

Boskruin is also one of the few places in Johannesburg where natural and urban life collide so stunningly.

In fact, the suburb is found on the doorstep of the Boskruin koppie, a protected nature reserve that boasts a wonderfully rich biodiversity.

What amenities can Boskruin property owners expect?

Boskruin has all the necessary amenities demanded by modern family living within reach:

Education: Schools in the area include Hoerskool Randburg, Trinity House Preparatory and High, Charter House, Aurora, Laerskool Boskop, Randpark High School and Randpark Junior School. Residents also have relatively easy access to WITS University as well as the University of Johannesburg.

Healthcare: The Wilgeheuwel Hospital, Randburg Medicross Centre and the Randburg Municipal Clinic both offer excellent healthcare to residents. There are various private practitioners, specialists and medical facilities dotting the area and nearby suburbs.

Shopping and entertainment: With its close proximity to Johannesburg CBD, Boskruin ensures property owners enjoy the best in entertainment. From the lively nightlife of the area to the calmer settings of Johannesburg National Botanic Gardens - the entire family is well catered for.

For those who prefer a shopper’s paradise, Northgate, Randridge Mall, Clearwater and Cresta Centre are a short drive away as well as the plethora of shopping malls located in Sandton and nearby suburbs.

Places of Interest near Boskruin 

Pre-Primary Schools

  • The Panda Pen
  • Wendy's Playgroup
  • Wiggles and Squiggles (special needs school)
  • Bushill Hill Pre-primary
  • Trinity House Pre-primary

Primary Schools

  • Randpark Primary

High Schools

  • Aurora Private School
  • Randpark High
  • Trinity School

Shopping Centers near Boskruin

  • Boskruin Village
  • Northwold Junction
  • Randridge Mall
  • Summerfield Shopping Center
  • Trinity Village

Sport Facilities

  • Bowling Club
  • Tennis Club

Parks near Boskruin

  • Fairland Park
  • Emmarentia Dam and Botanic garden
  • Melville Koppies Close by

Libraries

  • Boskruin Library

Medical Care near Boskruin

  • Flora Clinic                              
  • Olivedale Hospital
  • The Health Worx
  • Wilgeheuwel Hospital
  • Medicross Ranburg
  • Sandton Medi-Clinic

Places of Worship near Boskruin

  • Church of Christ
  • German Church
  • Honeyridge Baptist Church
  • Rhema Church
  • The Barn
  • United Church
  • Catholic Church

The Boskruin property market has experienced significant growth over the last ten years, with average property prices having almost doubled since 2004 as per Lightstone reports. This is great news for pure investors as well as new residents in terms of value.

Properties in Boskruin are spacious and the suburb is considered by many to be one of Randburg’s’ most exclusive, with some of its top houses in the likes of Boschkop Avenue bordering the conservation area fetching top prices.

With prices ranging from the lower bracket for smaller apartments to higher amounts for more generously sized and developed freehold properties and estate homes – those on the market for property here will not be disappointed. 

Author: Barry Davies

Submitted 24 Nov 16 / Views 257