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. 

Explore Bedfordview

Popular Attractions

Popular Attractions

Bedfordview offers attractions such as the Johannesburg Art Gallery, ABSA Money Museum, Emperors Palace Casino, SA Museum of Military history and the Johannesburg Zoo. It is also home to a number of world-class shopping centres such as the popular Eastgate mall. Several sports facilities are located in Bedfordview, and venues like the Coca Cola Stadium, Wanderers Cricket Stadium and Ellis Park Stadium are all accessible from Bedfordview. 



There are many fetes and festivals held in the Bedfordview area that can be enjoyed in the spring such the Wine Tasting Festival held by St Benedict's College and many Spring Fetes. The restaurant culture in Bedfordview emphasises great-tasting food and includes restaurants like Allora (Mediterranean style cuisine), Olives Bistro, and Oyo (Asian cuisine). There are also many music and performance venues accessible from Bedfordview.

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

There are many fine golfing venues conveniently located within a 5 km radius of Bedfordview including the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club (East and West) which is highly regarded as one of the top ten golf courses in South Africa. The East course is a championship layout and holds many major tournaments. The Glendower Golf Club is a classic gold club with the status of one of South Africa’s best 18-hole parkland courses.

Gillooly’s Farm

Gillooly’s Farm

Gillooly’s Farm offers a serene retreat in nature and is popular amongst local residents and families. The farm has over 50 different bird species such as the white stork, Cape wagtail, white-breasted cormorant and many more that can be seen while along the farm’s many walking trails. There are recreational areas to entertain children, picnic areas around the dam and a restaurant offering tasty food.

Living in Bedfordview

Areas near to Bedfordview

Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, Greenstone Hill, Linksfield, Maboneng,


Bedfordview is near to excellent private schools such as St Andrew’s School for Girls, St Benedict’s Catholic School for Boys, Bishop Bavin, Saheti School, Leeuwenhof and Reddam. Additionally, it is in the vicinity of some good government schools including Bedfordview Primary, Dunvegan Primary and Edenvale High. The University of Witwatersrand or ‘Wits’ is a highly regarded research university within driving distance from Bedfordview.


Bedford Gardens- Life Healthcare is the most popular hospital in the area. Netcare Linksfield hospital which has established itself as one of South Africa’s leading Medical Oncology Centres of Excellence is also situated close by. 


The established premium Super-Regional Shopping Centre, Eastgate, is situated in Bedfordview. Eastgate is recognized as a retail-leader in branded fashion trends and has retained a first-class reputation by constantly evolving and progressing. Bedford Centre is also situated in the area, known for their elegant living and dining experience in the heart of Bedfordview.


A mere 15 minutes from O.R Tambo International Airport, Bedfordview is ideally positioned. The area also provides easy access to the N3 Highway, while Pretoria is only a 45 minute drive away. 

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