Where is Ormonde located, and what makes its positioning ideal?
This suburb is just 7km’s away from the city centre, which is a hive of activity steeped in a cosmopolitan lifestyle. Ormonde’s nearest neighbours include the likes of Mondeor, and it is also situated just south of the City of Gold. For those looking to live in a superb area that is perfectly located to serve a whimsy of activities, Ormonde is for you. An added convenience is its proximity to the OR Tambo Airport, as it is just 15 minutes away.
What are some of the activities one can expect to enjoy in Ormonde?
Looking for fun and entertainment for the whole family? Ormonde has it all. Gold Reef City Amusement park is five minutes away and it offers exhilarating rides and activities. To take a break from the excitement of the amusement park you can take a relaxing 10km drive to the Johannesburg Zoo. For over 100 years the zoo has provided a tranquil and stunning environment to escape from the concrete jungle. This is ideal for family outings and even offers a reptile enclosure as well as an interesting collection of farm animals. These include the Crested Duck, Chinese Goose and Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pigs to mention a few.
What are some of the amenities Ormonde property owners can look forward to?
This list is by no means exhaustive as residents have great access to basically all necessary amenities.
Shopping and Entertainment: Shopping in Ormonde is pure bliss. There is a range of local shopping centres to choose from, so residents are well catered for without travelling far. Some of the shopping facilities include the Xavier Boulevard Shopping Centre and Ridgeway Gardens Shopping Centre. Besides shopping the area is also close to various museums, including the Apartheid Museum and the Mandela House Museum.
Schools and Hospitals: There are reputable schools catering to all ages in the immediate area. These include Winchester Ridge Primary School, Theo Wassenaar Primary and President High School. For medical care residents are close to Clinic South Day and Riverlea Clinic, not to mention the host of hospitals in neighbouring suburbs and Johannesburg CBD.
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Author: Barry Davies