On the East Rand in Gauteng, alongside Brakpan and Benoni lies the industrial and residential district of Boksburg. Part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Boksburg serves as the administrative centre of the East Rand and has developed from a small mining town to a hub of industry in recent years. Architectural styles are thus influenced by the town’s history and more recent modern developments. For this reason, property in Boksburg has become very popular within the rental market and sought after by both locals and investors who are seizing the opportunity to own properties close to their place of work or just a short drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria.

If you’re looking for property in Boksburg, you’ll find everything from stately houses and stylish cluster homes to townhouses and apartment blocks. Ideally positioned to offer easy access to a number of schools, shops and restaurants, Boksburg property is popular amongst families and working professionals alike. If you’d like to learn more about available property for sale in Boksburg or what it’s like to live in this suburb, keep reading.

Explore Boksburg

Family entertainment

Family entertainment

Take the family to the East Rand Mall, to take in a movie, or to have fun at the Wild Water Theme Park. 



The Le Grange Bird Park offers a great day out. You can enjoy a hiking, camping or kayaking trip with the team from the Boksburg Hiking Club. The Dinokeng and Melville Koppies Nature Reserves are also less than an hour away. 

A taste of history

A taste of history

Stop by the Old Boksburg Law Court, the Hechter-Shulz Museum or the Old Boksburg Post Office to learn how the town came to be established. 

Outdoor recreation

Outdoor recreation

In nearby Benoni, dams mean fishermen will never be short of places to cast a line. Boating is also a popular pastime among visitors and residents as are the equestrian activities available. Also suggested is a walk around the Korsmans Bird Reserve, where over 100 types of birds have been spotted and recorded.

Living in Boksburg

Areas near to Boksburg

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


Schooling options include Boksburg High, Goede Hoop Primary, St Dominics Catholic School for Girls, Christian Brothers College, Woodlands International College, Hoerskool Dr EG Jansen and Hoërskool Voortrekker to name a few. A number of universities and colleges are also easily accessible. 


OR Tambo Memorial, Sunward Park Hospital, local clinics, pharmacies and doctors service the community. In neighbouring Benoni, you’ll find The Glynwood as well as Netcare Linmed Hospital. 


The East Rand Mall is one of the area’s premier shopping destinations with well over 170 stores, from boutique clothing outlets to national retailers. If big centres aren’t your cup of tea, stop by the East Rand Traders Market which is right next door to take your pick of local handcrafted goodies and homemade wares. 


O.R. Tambo International Airport is a 10 minute drive and also accessible by the Gautrain modern rapid rail and bus service. Johannesburg is also just 20 minutes away and the city of Pretoria roughly an hour’s commute.

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