Rich in natural beauty, with a greater part of it remaining untouched and untamed, houses for sale in Johannesburg West are an ideal choice for those who appreciate an outdoor lifestyle with easy access to urban areas. Stretching from Randfontein in the west to Roodepoort in the east of Johannesburg, property rentals and sales vary to meet the needs of families, investors and first-time home-owners alike. From spacious homes and vacant plots to compact apartments for first-time buyers, we’ll help you find a property that’s perfect for you. 

Also commonly known as the West Rand, property rentals in this part of Johannesburg afford residents the opportunity to enjoy views and easy access to two mountain ranges in the area; the Magaliesberg and the Witwatersburg. Property rentals can be enjoyed by residents as well as weekend visitors who are drawn to the area’s stunning scenery which encompasses Skeerpoort and Crocodile River Valley. The West Rand is also affectionately known for its impressive Highveld thunderstorms. From rock climbing and hiking to art galleries, picnic spots and family adventure, there’s a wealth of fun to be had in Johannesburg West.

Looking for houses for sale in a specific area in Johannesburg West? Take your pick from Bromhof, Northwold, Poortview, Northcliff, Fairlands or the secure Eagle Canyon Golf Estate among other green and welcoming suburbs for something that meets your needs. View our available properties to rent or let the Pam Golding Properties team help you find the perfect house for sale in the West Rand. 

Popular areas in Johannesburg West

Northcliff, Ruimsig, Eagle Canyon Golf Estate, Emmarentia, Fairland, Melville,

Popular developments in Johannesburg West

Explore Johannesburg West

Culture and history

Culture and history

Visit the Alice Art Gallery (one of Africa’s largest privately owned galleries), the Roodepoort Museum or take in the impressive artworks on show at The Nirox Sculpture Park. Just 50kms northwest of Johannesburg, you can discover the Sterkfontein Caves and the Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities

Escape the urban buzz by visiting the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, the Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Honeydew Mazes or the Garden World Nursery Centre. Nature lover? Don’t miss out on a visit to the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. 

Sport and recreation

Sport and recreation

The multi-purpose Ruimsig Stadium in Roodepoort plays host to various sports matches while the Kinglets and Queenies Adventure Centre offers hours of fun for the little ones. Enjoy BMX bike tracks, horse riding or a round of 18 holes at the Ruimsig Country Club. 

Dining and entertainment

Dining and entertainment

There is a generous smattering of pubs, tea gardens and picnic spots in the West Rand. For a bit more excitement, head to the Silverstar Casino to catch a movie, a family meals or try your hand at the slots.

Living in Johannesburg West

Education

There are a number of highly recommended schools in the West Rand for scholars of all ages. Maragon Ruimsig Pre-School, Primary School and High School are some of the areas flagship schools along with Trinity, The Kings West Rand School, Charter House and Monash University. 

Medical

In the area you’ll find Wilgeheuwel Hospital, Florida Clinic, Life Clinic (Psychology/Psychiatry) Mental Healthcare and Centre Poortview. 

Shopping

Pop in to Clearwater Mall, Cradlestone Mall and Retail Crossing Centre for all your clothing and grocery shopping needs or enjoy perusing the various antique shops that are dotted around the area. For even more choice, venture into Sandton or Rivonia for world-class retail therapy.

Travel

Access surrounding suburbs via Hendrik Potgieter and Beyers Naude Drive, hop on the Gautrain for convenient commuting or catch a flight from Lanseria Airport or the slightly further afield OR Tambo International Airport. 

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius