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. Not only are the properties world-class, but the streets are lined with leafy trees that complement the community atmosphere of the suburb's neighbourhoods.
Property in Bedfordview comprises of predominantly large, well-equipped houses with expansive gardens. However, as with property in Edenvale, Bedfordview real estate also includes luxury apartments in areas such as Bedford Gardens and St Andrews. For many years the Bedfordview area encompassed mainly Elandsfontein farm, which was in the possession of the Van Der Linden family but over time it was subdivided.
Bedfordview’s other neighbourhoods include Senderwood, Upper and Lower Bedfordview, Morninghill and Essexwood. Bedfordview is another area within the vicinity of Johannesburg that was excluded from the designated mining areas when gold was originally discovered in Gauteng. Instead it was de-proclaimed and used for agricultural and farming purposes. The town is now part of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council, along with the nearby towns of Alberton, Bedfordview, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, Germiston, Kempton Park, Nigel and Springs.
Bedfordview has a thriving business community and is home to many manufacturing, retail and construction businesses’ head offices. Bedfordview’s proximity to the airport, many schools and the extensive road network ensures that Bedfordview remains an area in demand for property.