Are you looking for a home in Sandton? One of the most popular suburbs in the area is Douglasdale which features affordable property for sale suited to just about any need. Currently there are approximately 1,000 free-standing homes, 1,200 cluster homes and 2,500 sectional title properties available, which illustrates that Douglasdale has variation. Typically, the area appeals to young couples and professionals, yet many older couples actively seek out property for sale in Douglasdale’s more upscale sections. Douglasdale is situated 30 minutes north of Johannesburg’s CBD which makes commuting convenient.

Adding to the appeal of Douglasdale is the active and tight community, with many residents here working together to develop forums that enforce bylaws and alert infringements to authorities. In Douglasdale, the residents take pride in their homes with some impressive landscaping that certainly adds to the individual value of homes and to the suburb in general. Douglasdale was originally established on a dairy farm, which is unmistakably what gives it a rural charm in a developed suburb. Property for sale in Douglasdale presents more than just an attractive place to live but an opportunity to integrate into a charming community – view our listings today.

Explore Douglasdale



Aside from the many parks in the area, nature reserves and safaris are a popular destination for residents to immerse themselves in the outdoors. The Rietfontein Ridge Municipal Nature Reserve is the largest and closest of its kind while further off, The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve and Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site make for fascinating experiences.



Sandton is a well-developed business district in its own right with what is considered Africa’s richest square mile as development continues. Many major companies host their head offices in Sandton which all serves to heighten the financial potential the area offers.



The very popular Montecasino is a 5-minute drive away and is billed as Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination. Gold Reef City can be quickly accessed via the M3 and the nearby Coca-Cola Dome hosts many exciting events. Douglasdale also has a number of upmarket restaurants and a bustling nightlife with various options to choose from.



The area boasts access to many country clubs, the closest of which is the Bryanston Country Club. For soccer and rugby fans, the FNB Soccer City, Ellis Park Stadium and Loftus Versfeld are a must-see with their weekly sporting fixtures. The Orlando Towers features wall climbing and bungee jumping while The Woods Paintball hosts leagues to get your adrenaline pumping.

Living in Douglasdale

Areas near to Douglasdale

Fernbrook Estate, Fourways Gardens, Lonehill, Monaghan Farm, North Riding, Sunninghill,


A number of outstanding primary and secondary schools are available nearby including Dainfern College, Crawford College, St. Stithians College and the Michael Mount Waldorf. The University of Wits is nationally respected for their academic research and 5 campuses are located nearby.


Sandton City is one of the biggest shopping malls in Africa and only 20 minutes away by car. For something a bit closer, you can head to Fourways Crossing Mall for all your monthly groceries and a large selection of speciality goods.


While many private and public hospitals are found in the region, the nearest two are the Olivedale Private Clinic and the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital. Both specialised and general treatments are available including fully-equipped ICU facilities.


The nearest airport is Lanseria International Airport a mere 20 minutes away. O.R. Tambo International Airport can also be accessed directly via the Gautrain, Africa’s first and only rapid rail transport system, which has its flagship station in Sandton which connects with many destinations across the province.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius