Finding Family-Friendly Property in Edenvale

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Ideal for families of all sizes, property in Edenvale puts you in the heart of Johannesburg. Edenvale began in 1903 as a small settlement named Rietfontein that was erected around the Rietfontein Gold Mine. Today, this suburb has become one of the most sought-after areas for families, with many excellent schools found here along with a diverse range of Edenvale properties on offer.


Lying roughly halfway between O.R. Tambo International Airport and the Johannesburg city centre, Edenvale is about 12km from Sandton and less than 10km from the nearest Gautrain station. While the suburb itself is quiet and primarily residential, locals enjoy easy access to nearby shopping centres, restaurants, attractions, and facilities. Nearby highlights include Gillooly's Farm, Horwood's Farm, Oakes Brewhouse, Eastgate Mall, and East Rand Shopping Mall. Linksfield Golf Club is located in the area, along with Adventure Golf Stoneridge, Hunyani Snake City, Edenvale Action Arena, and a few coffee shops.


One of the biggest things attracting families to this area is the proximity to good schools. Whether you are seeking a family home that is in an excellent school district or you are planning ahead for the future and searching for an area that will be suitable for your future family, Edenvale is known for its access to educational facilities. There is a large number of schools in Edenvale and its surrounds, catering to all ages and stages. Notable schools in the area include Modderfontein Montessori, King Edward VII School and the National School of Arts. Wits and the University of Johannesburg are also in easy reach, making this area a prime choice for families.


This area is also known for its diversity of property options. Forming a larger area, which a number of smaller suburbs found within the area, Edenvale boasts a diverse selection of homes for sale that are ideal for families. Spacious family homes set on lush gardens with swimming pools and patios give kids a safe place to grow, with a variety of styles to choose from, including classic and contemporary. Compact townhouses and secure flats are also offered for those with small children, while vacant plots are also available for those dreaming of building their dream family home.

To find out more about finding your dream family home in this area, contact us today. We will help you find the perfect property in Edenvale that ticks all of your boxes.

Author: Sotheby's International Realty

Submitted 03 Oct 18 / Views 572

Edenvale, Gauteng

Nestled in the heart of Johannesburg’s suburbia is Edenvale, one of the most sought after areas in the city. Inhabited predominantly by families, the suburb is a great place to settle down, as it is also home to a number of Gauteng’s... More Info