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Randburg at a glance

Residential property for sale in the Randburg area can be classified into houses, townhouses, clusters, flats, apartments, small holdings and vacant land. The large variety of property available in the area means that Randburg and its suburbs have seen a steady growth in property sales.

Plenty new developments, mainly clusters, and townhouses, in the Randburg area not only means that investors see a good return on their investments but that up-and-comers are able to take their first step into the property market by renting properties close to the bustling Sandton without breaking the bank.

Randburg consists of over 32 suburbs, these include the popular residential areas of Ruimsig, Bloubosrand, Boskruin, Bromhof, North Riding, Chartwell, Northcliff, Sonneglans, Cosmo City, Sundowner, Fairlands, Windsor, Olivedale, and Fontainebleau. Randburg is flanked by Sandton and Roodepoort.

Residents of Randburg has a plethora of shopping experiences to choose from as it boasts with more large shopping malls than any other town in South Africa. These include Cresta Shopping Mall, the upgraded Brightwater Commons, Northgate and the Randburg Square.

Property in the Randburg area is highly sought after because residents enjoy an “everything on your doorstep” lifestyle. Apart from the wide range of shopping centres available, Randburg is also perfect for those with a taste for outdoor living. Some recreational areas include the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens which is situated next to the Emmerentia Dam, in recent times many well-attended open air concerts have been hosted here. The Melville Koppies Nature Reserve, Westdene Dam, the renowned Delta Park and Environmental Centre and the highly regarded Kelland Bird Sanctuary adjacent to the Randpark Golf Course. Sporting venues include Marks Park. Emmerentia, the Northcliff Country Club, and the Randburg Sports Centre.

Schools in the Randburg area includes both Afrikaans and English schools which are steeped in histories such as the well known St Stithians and Trinityhouse.

Rental prices in the Randburg area are still below the neighbouring Sandton and the upgrade of the Randburg commercial area will see more first time homeowners and tenants flock to the area.

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Albertskroon (2), Albertville (5), Auckland Park (4), Bellairs Park (9), Berario (5), Beverley Gardens (1), Blackheath (25), Blairgowrie (50), Bloubosrand (65), Bordeaux (20), Boskruin (42), Bosmont (4), Boundary Park (2), Bromhof (52), Bryanston Ext 3 (1), Cedar Creek (1), Cedar Lakes (1), Chartwell (8), Cosmo City (17), Cresta (25), Crown Mines (1), Darrenwood (12), Fairland (64), Farmall A H (3), Fernbrook Estate (2), Ferndale (334), Ferndale & Ext (3), Fontainebleau (17), Greymont (5), Hoogland (3), Jacanlee (2), Jackal Creek Golf Estate (118), Johannesburg North (10), Jukskei Park (28), Kelland (1), Kensington B (26), Kya Sands (23), Lanseria (16), Linden (27), Linden & Ext (1), Malanshof (12), Maroeladal (22), Montgomery Park (9), Moret (1), Needwood (2), Newlands (9), Noordhang (32), North Riding (158), North Riding A H (14), North Riding Ah (13), Northcliff (61), Northcliff Ext 15 (1), Northcliff Ext 20 (1), Northgate (54), Northwold (62), Oerderpark (3), Olivedale (58), Olivedale & Ext (1), Osummit (1), Pierneef Park (1), President Ridge (7), Randburg (22), Randpark (1), Randpark & Ext (1), Randpark Ridge (79), Randpark Ridge Ext 1 (1), Randpark Ridge Ext 41 (1), Richmond (2), Risidale (1), Robin Acres (2), Robin Hills (8), Robindale (30), Ruiterhof (3), Sharonlea (16), Sonneglans (30), Strijdompark (26), Strydompark (10), Sundowner (58), Sundowner & Ext (1), Vandia Grove (1), Victory Park (3), Waterford Estates (3), Waterval Estate (2), Windsor (13), Windsor East (34), Windsor West (27), Zandspruit (2)
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