Greenstone Hill at a glance
Situated within the East Rand of the Gauteng province, Greenstone Hill is a newly developed suburb with much to offer. It neighbours the popular suburbs of Edenvale and Modderfontein and grants easy access to all three major arterial routes, namely: the N3, the R24 and the R25.
Greenstone was founded in 1896 and formed part of the burgeoning mining community at the time. The working class became predominantly German after the area saw an influx of German craftsman looking to profit from the mining culture.
Today, the area boasts a strong German influence, which can be seen in the distinctly German architecture and brickwork of the older building designs. Greenstone Hill is quickly becoming a bustling residential community due to its new-world, modern feel and ongoing developments.
Greenstone Hill is home to the recently built shopping centre, Greenstone Shopping Mall which boasts over 150 local and international stores in a modern, airy environment. Visitors are spoiled for choice as the mall includes a Ster Kinekor as well as famous names such as: Mr Price, Woolworths, Foschini. The expansion of this mall and nearby shopping malls such as Stoneridge Mall, is a large drawcard for shoppers and entertainment seekers from the city and surrounding suburbs.
Greenstone Ridge is a new residential lifestyle complex which has gained the attention of both foreign and local investors alike. The development includes a range of lavish, high end apartments which are complemented by a variety of amenities. From shopping at Greenstone Valley Shopping Centre to relaxing by the spectacular pool area and working out at the onsite fitness track and gym facilities, this development has you covered.
There are numerous hospitals within close proximity to Greenstone Hill, all of which are fully equipped to address a range of medical issues, from common injuries to extreme complications. Edenvale hospital, Netcare Linksfield and Life Bedford Gardens are popular choices amongst Greenstone Hill residents as they offer a variety of world class treatments and procedures. The favoured suburbs also enjoys a range of gym and fitness institutions, for those looking to stay in shape. These include: Curves Edenvale, Crossfit Gym and NutriHub BodyFlo Gym.
Residents of Greenstone Hill are spoiled for choice in terms of schooling options as the area boasts a range of renowned high schools, primary schools and preschools. The highly esteemed Laerskool Nobel Primary, situated in the heart of Greenstone Hill, offers the perfect balance of academics, sports and culture. Edenglen High School is also an excellent high school option in the area as it enjoys a 93% pass rate, making it a popular choice amongst local residents.
There is a myriad of activities surrounding this prime suburb to suit a diverse variety of tastes, from nature lovers to avid shoppers, to food enthusiasts. For those who love the outdoors, the Modderfontein Nature Reserve can be the perfect place for a trail run or hike through the wilderness.
For an eventful and scenic outing, visit Classique Aviation and step into a vintage aircraft that will fly you through the Johannesburg Skyline. In addition to this, if you are interested in arts and crafts, why not visit Deli Arts and Crafts market in Kempton Park and offers a range of products from local artwork, cuisine and handcrafted goods. Greenstone Hill also boasts a fantastic range of eateries and restaurants, of which include: the famous Cafe Billi Bi and Van Bonne Country Estate.
For the perfect balance of work, live turn your attention to this lovely suburb, nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg. For more information about our properties in Greenstone Hill, contact one of our agents.