Why Choose Property in Craighall?
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Considering property in Craighall, Johannesburg? This leafy suburb is central, scenic and relaxed, with a variety of property options available. Whether you are considering a move to this area with family or you are aiming to invest in the area's potential as a short term accommodation destination, Craighall caters to a wide range of requirements. In this short guide, we take a look at what makes property in Craighall so sought-after on the residential real estate market.
Craighall is located in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, in easy reach of Sandton, Rosebank and Hyde Park. Established in 1902 by Scotsman William Rattray, who owned the farm Klipfontein, the area began as a farm that was turned into a residential development. The suburb was named Craighall after Rattray's birthplace in Blairgowrie, Scotland. Attractions in Craighall range from restaurants, craft breweries and bars all the way to markets, golf clubs, shopping centres, and many other things to see and do. Sandton and its attractions are minutes away, while a number of excellent schools are also found in the area.
Despite the area's central location, it manages to feel far removed from the city, making it a peaceful hub that is close to everything while still feeling far removed from the hustle and bustle. The area is known for its peaceful, scenic surrounds, with an abundance of birdlife to be found in the neighbourhood. Nearby attractions such as Braamfontein Spruit, Cumberland Bird Sanctuary, Melrose Bird Sanctuary, Killarney Country Club, and other scenic spots add to the greenery found in the greater area. Properties typically have large, spacious gardens and are set on quiet tree-lined roads.
A wide range of properties can be found in Craighall, appealing to a diversity of buyers, from first-time home hunters all the way to experienced buyers seeking lucrative property investment opportunities. Whether you are buying to rent or looking for a tranquil family home, this area offers a selection of properties that include contemporary design homes, classic homes, family homes, compact flats, and vacant plots. Depending on your requirements and budget, this ensures plenty of choice when it comes to finding property in this suburb. View our full range of Craighall property to see what we have available at present.
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Author: Sotheby's International Realty