Midrand at a glance
Midrand property: A profile of Midrand property from a prospective buyer’s perspective, with information on attractions and where to buy in Midrand.
Midrand is situated halfway between Johannesburg and Pretoria and is one of the fastest growing commercial and residential hubs in the country. Due to its proximity to Gauteng’s major cities; business owners, particularly in the textile and automotive industries, are relocating to Midrand in an effort to tap into both markets.
This shift in alliance has attracted large numbers of new residents to an array of modern, well-planned residential areas. Today, Midrand property is in high demand and property investors can expect to realise excellent capital appreciation over both the short and long terms.
This vast metropolis, which links two cities, comprises the suburbs which faithfully follow the N1 highway north of the Jukskei River. Officially, Midrand stretches from Sandton in the south to Centurion in the north and Kempton Park in the east to Kyalami in the west.
With the major north/south highway forming the spine of the area and the Gautrain rapid rail network - linking the Johannesburg CBD to Pretoria via Sandton and Midrand stations – in close proximity, Midrand property owners are able to access all the major business centres in the Greater Johannesburg area as well as OR Tambo and Lanseria International Airports.
Dainfern College, Reddam and Sun Valley Primary are just a few of the excellent schools, whilst the Midrand Graduate Institute and Unisa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership are located in Midrand.
Midrand attractions include the Kyalami Racing Circuit, Gallagher Estate, one of the largest convention venues in South Africa, the Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary and the world famous South African Lipizzaner performing stallions as well as one of the largest Malls in Africa, Mall of Africa.
Why Buy in Midrand?
Midrand properties cater to a wide range of buyers, varying from small, affordable houses in modest suburban areas to stylish townhouses in trendy cluster developments, spacious apartments in new blocks, and opulent family homes in secure gated estates.
As a popular equestrian centre, prime Midrand properties in the Kyalami area include small holdings, farms and upmarket equestrian, golf and lifestyle estates.
Where to Buy in Midrand
Sought after Midrand real estate, appealing to all income groups, can be found in
- Waterfall Estate
- Kyalami Hills
- Kyalami Estate
- Carlswald Estate
- Country View
Find out more about purchasing Midrand property by contacting a real partner at Jawitz Properties Midrand today!