Brakpan at a glance
Brakpan property: A profile of Brakpan property from a prospective buyer’s perspective, with information on facilities and attractions.
Situated between Benoni and Springs, Brakpan is an industrial centre in the Witwatersrand mining area of the Gauteng province. It’s home to over 305,000 people.
Brakpan properties cover a range of attractive residential options, from family homes with gardens to city-style apartments.
Brakpan’s history as a mining town dates back to the late 1800s, when the British established a coal mine known as the Brakpan Collieries and an associated coal power station. Then gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand, and in 1905, Brakpan opened its first gold mines and a steady stream of new residents followed. It was considered a suburb of Benoni until 1912, when it was declared a town.
Brakpan Attractions and Facilities
Today Brakpan is more than just a mining settlement. It’s a vibrant town that incorporates many distinct areas and residential communities, as well as a bustling centre. It’s connected to the other big cities of the Witwatersrand via railroad and road connections.
Brakpan properties offer access to a selection of schools and a technical college, as well as good medical care options.
One of the top attractions for Brakpan property owners is Carnival City - a casino and entertainment complex that’s open 24 hours a day. As well as slot machines and gaming tables, Carnival City includes cinemas, restaurants and a hotel.
Top Suburbs in Brakpan
Top suburbs for Brakpan real estate include
- Atlantis City
- Dalpark Proper
- Dalpark Extensions 1 and 5
- Kenleaf and extensions
- Dalview, and
- Sunair Park
Find out more about purchasing Brakpan property by contacting a real partner at Jawitz Properties Brakpan today!