Johannesburg East is somewhat different to the other areas in Johannesburg as some may feel that it pales in comparison to the glitzy North, historic South and scenic West, but with closer inspection many will find that this area encompasses glamour, history and charm – making it the best all-rounder. 

Johannesburg East includes the East Rand and its areas of Kempton, Benoni, Boksburg, and Brakpan to name a few. Bedfordview, Edenvale, Greenstone and Linksfield are also encompassed within Johannesburg East which has more than a few gems up its sleeve. Whether buyers are looking at culturally and historically rich areas or areas providing fun activities for families, they are likely to find many suitable options in the widespread and unique Johannesburg East area.

Having been active in Johannesburg for many years, Pam Golding Properties has the expertise and experience required to meet buyers’ needs. Pam Golding’s extensive property portfolio includes a broad selection of highly sought-after houses for sale or rent in Johannesburg East.

The position of East Rand and by extension Johannesburg East provides residents with convenience and sophistication. Its proximity to OR Tambo International Airport, many impressive shopping centres and entertainment venues as well as its accessibility to nature, great educational institutions and family activities makes buying property in Johannesburg East a sound property investment. 

Areas within Johannesburg East

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Bedfordview Rentals

Bedfordview

Conveniently located between Johannesburg and OR Tambo International Airport, Bedfordview sports a number of superior facilities and amenities. It is a perfect upmarket suburb in which to own Gauteng real estate.

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Property for Sale in Benoni

Benoni

Famous for being the home of Oscar winning actress, Charlize Theron, the suburb of Benoni lies in the eastern part of Gauteng’s Witwatersrand (known as the East Rand), neighboured by Boksburg, Kempton Park and Brakpan. Learn more

Houses for Sale in Boksburg

Boksburg

On the East Rand in Gauteng, alongside Brakpan and Benoni lies the industrial and residential district of Boksburg. 

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Houses to Rent in Brakpan

Brakpan

Home to over 350,000 people, Brakpan is a desirable residential area with a burgeoning town centre.

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Rentals In Edenvale

Edenvale

Edenvale boasts a peaceful, small-town atmosphere; making it easy to forget how centrally located Edenvale is to several malls as well as the O.R. Tambo International Airport.

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Greenstone Hill Properties

Greenstone Hill

A now bustling residential community, Greenstone Hill nestles within the wider East Rand region of Modderfontein, and hums with a combination of old-world heritage and new-age modernism. 

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Rentals In Linksfield

Linksfield

Linksfield is an upmarket area situated just off the N3 highway in Johannesburg. It is close to many shopping centres and schools, and is only 10 minutes away from Sandton, Rosebank and Melrose Arch.

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Maboneng Precinct

Maboneng

The urban lifestyle, cosmopolitan and chic, is what is promised from Maboneng Precinct’s residential and commercial property for sale. 

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Explore Johannesburg East

Heritage and Nature

Heritage and Nature

Boksburg is home to beautiful heritage sites including old law courts and the angelic St Michael and All Angels Anglican church. Alberton offers the Rietvlei Zoo and Nature Reserve as well as the Rondebult Bird Sanctuary. These wetland areas are natural havens to many different bird species and wild animals like antelope, zebra and ostrich. Gillooly’s Farm in Bedfordview also offers a combination of history and nature suitable for families.

Family Activities

Family Activities

Benoni is well-known for its abundance of lakes, and is fittingly known as ‘The City of Lakes’. There are a number of picnic and braai spots in the area including spots along the banks of at least five lakes, which are perfect for use on a relaxing Sunday. Other great picnic areas in the Johannesburg East area include Boksburg Lake and Le Grange Bird Park. Wild Waters in Boksburg is popular place to spend a sunny Saturday with family & friends.

Markets

Markets

The Boksburg Flea Market, held every weekend, and East Rand Mall are popular destinations and are often buzzing with activity. Horwood Farm – the oldest farmhouse in Edenvale and a well-liked place to visit – hosts a weekend market in its gardens. Bokkie Park in Boksburg is a fun destination for families with children as it offers the experience of farm life and farmyard activities for children such as milking cows.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Emperors Palace, situated near OR Tambo International Airport, combines sophistication with excitement. It boasts a world-class casino, four luxury hotels, an impressive health and beauty spa as well as an array of excellent restaurants and shops. Greenstone Mall offers many fun activities including go-karting, a cinema, bowling, bingo and a jimmy jungles venue. 

Living in Johannesburg East

Education

Johannesburg East encompasses a large area and thus a large number of educational institutions including pre-primary schools, primary and high schools – some of which are boarding schools - and tertiary institutions. Some well-known and reputable schools in the Johannesburg East area include St Benedicts (all boys), St Andrews and St Dominics (all girls), and Benoni High School, Bishops Bavin and Veritas (co-educational). 

Healthcare

Owning property in Johannesburg East ensures that residents will have access to many health care facilities that will meet all medical needs. Facilities ranging from private hospitals and day clinics to general practitioners in the area are plentiful. Many facilities are also capable of providing specialised treatment.  

Shopping

There are no shortages of shopping options in the Johannesburg East area with shopping centres like Eastgate, East Rand Mall, Bedford Centre, Lakeside Mall and Festival Mall available. Sandton City, a renowned shopping centre, is situated in nearby Johannesburg. Residents will have no trouble finding outlets for their daily shopping needs with shopping experiences enhanced by the many fine eateries and coffee shops found in these centres.

Travel

Owning or renting property in Johannesburg East puts travellers in a very convenient position as the O.R Tambo International Airport is at the centre of East Rand. This area is also serviced by the Gautrain and bus services, especially around the airport. The extensive network of highways and major roads make it easy and simple to move in and around the Johannesburg East area.

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