Are you looking to enjoy the benefits of country living, but want to stay close enough to the city for business? Look no further than the rural Midrand suburb of Crowthorne. Our estate agents praise the large plots and farm-styled houses for sale in an area that is, ironically, promising more development than most of the suburban neighbourhoods nearby. Dirt roads, expansive fields of beautiful flora and an indescribably fresh morning smell all add to the area’s ‘plaashuis’ charm. Top class horse breeding societies, exotic nurseries and agricultural activities are not uncommon and all this is less than an hour from Johannesburg’s Central Business District.

Houses for sale in Crowthorne exude the country lifestyle but our estate agents can assure you pursuit of professional goals is bolstered by easy access to major central business districts. Of all the developments that have boomed in the Midrand area, Crowthorne boasts some serious advantages, which include convenient access to major shopping centres, golf courses, nightlife highlights and nature reserves. Houses for sale in Crowthorne come in many shapes and sizes but one truth ties it all together – this is an idyllic area enamouring its residents and visitors alike.

Explore Crowthorne

Adventure

Adventure

Visit the Crocodile and Reptile Park or Pines Resort Water Park nearby for family-friendly adventure. The Mapatiza Underground Gemstone Mine is as much an educational activity as it is an enjoyable one while Mike’s Scuba Club will turn anyone into a seasoned diver.

Recreation

Recreation

The Kyalami Country Club and Centurion Country Club are among dozens available in the area and as Crowthorne is in the heart of horse country, there are numerous stables such as Penny Place Stables and Brenlynne Stable serving the public. The South African Lipizzaners are an association that often present prestigious horse shows.

Nature

Nature

Just a few of the numerous nature reserves in the area include the Rietvlei Dam Municipal Nature Reserve, Groenkloof Nature Reserve with the Kruger National Park further out. For hiking, 4x4 safaris and bird-watching are but a few of the activities you will enjoy. The Johannesburg Botanical Gardens are also a must visit for nature lovers.

Culture

Culture

Attractions include the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, SAB World of Beer and Johannesburg Art Gallery. Explore Soweto, a significant township linked to South Africa’s democracy and the former home of Nelson Mandela. Crowthorne lies between two important cities in South Africa, Pretoria and Johannesburg, both providing ample opportunity to explore.

Living in Crowthorne

Areas near to Crowthorne

Beaulieu Country Estate, Blue Hills Country Estate, Carlswald North Estate, Country View Estate, Glen Austin, Kyalami, Kyalami Estate, Kyalami Glen, Noordwyk, Saddlebrook Estate, Vorna Valley, Waterfall Country Estate,

Education

Just a few of the private schools in the area include Blue Hills College, Cornwall Hill College and British International College. There are literally dozens of alternative options in the area and all benefit from being easily accessible. The same can be said about the universities in the area which include the University of South Africa, the biggest of its kind in Africa. The University of Wits is often lauded for its research and academic excellence. Both of these lie less than 35 minutes from Crowthorne.

Shopping

Fourways Malls, The Boulders Shopping Centre and Menlyn Park Mall all offer high-end convenience goods and specialty items while Crowthorne boasts quick, easy access to all these shopping options. Every month the Midrand Urban Market invites residents to experience traditional cuisine, jumping castles, puppet shows and concerts making it perfect for the entire family.

Healthcare

The Netcare Waterfall City Hospital and Carstenhof Clinics are two well-respected private hospitals that offer both general and specialised treatments.

Travel

The O.R. Tambo International Airport is 35 minutes away from Crowthorne. The Gautrain is an exciting rapid rail transport system that services the entire province while public bus routes have seen immense upgrades to compete with international standards.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius