Dainfern is a premier residential and golf estate offering a secure lifestyle and many varied recreational activities. Set on 302 hectares along the Jukskei River, Dainfern hosts 1200 homes in a secure natural environment. Dainfern is an area of real estate interest for many buyers due to its family orientated atmosphere, beautiful surrounds, many facilities and high-end security.

Dainfern is divided into 11 villages with 8 children's playgrounds fully equipped with jungle gyms and swings, as well as the Village Green which hosts the Dainfern Soccer Cup and tennis tournaments. Dainfern addresses the responsibility of security acutely and is the only residential estate in South Africa with an ISO 9000 rating for security.

Dainfern Golf Estate boasts an 18-hole golf course, with tarred roads for easy golf cart access and manoeuvrability, offering a good test of skill to all levels of players and a well-manicured course year round. Dainfern homeowners and tenants automatically become members of the Dainfern Country Club which also offers weekly functions and family-oriented events. Residents also receive an electronic ‘Dainfern Weekly’ newsletter to stay in the loop about the latest activities and events.   

Dainfern Ridge is an estate next to the Dainfern Golf Estate, 5km from Monte Casino and Fourways shopping centres and other great attractions. Dainfern Valley is located next to the Golf Estate and Dainfern Ridge Estate. Known for selling its tranquil lifestyle, these three combined areas are filled with beautiful homes and alluring amenities. The featured Dainfern property for sale offered by Pam Golding Properties, along with our experience and expertise, will help you find the ideal Dainfern rental or family home to suit all residents’ needs.

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At the Dainfern Golf Estate, homeowners can enjoy sports such as golf, swimming, tennis, soccer, squash, volleyball and cycling. Other activities include a running club, pilates, prayer groups, karate, skateboarding, hiking and yoga. The multi-purpose oval on the estate is used for soccer, rugby and cricket and often brings the community together for sports games and tournaments. 



Residents will find a wide selection of dining options along Cedar Road, including many chain restaurants and eateries at the Broadacres Shopping Centre. Celestino’s has a varied and popular menu offering dishes to suit every palate, with weekly specials and happy hours. Piatto Restaurant Grill, on the estate’s doorstep, is an Italian chain restaurant offering an eclectic mix of cuisine including grills, seafood, platters and burgers.

Dainfern Golf Course

Dainfern Golf Course

As mentioned before, the Dainfern Golf Course has 18 holes (72 par) of champion standards. With its Kikuyu fairways bent grass greens and the Jukskei River flowing throughout the layout, this Gary Player designed course offers elevated tee positions with views of the surrounding Highveld. The layout is one of Gauteng’s ‘must-play’ courses with an exclusivity that has yet to be paralleled. 



Dainfern Golf Estate facilities include a Clubhouse overlooking the fairways and river with a restaurant and golfers' halfway house/bistro as well as conference and function rooms and a pro shop. The 18-hole golf course, designed by Gary Player, is surrounded by nature trails and walking paths where residents can spot some of the 200 species of indigenous birds. There are also two squash courts, four tennis courts and two swimming pools.

Living in Dainfern

Areas near to Dainfern

Dunkeld, Fourways, Killarney, Melrose, Midrand, Parktown North, Parkview, Parkwood, Randburg, Rosebank Johannesburg, Sandton, Saxonwold, Westcliff,


Dainfern College is an elite private co-ed school within the limits of the secure estate, offering the IEB system of the highest standard from Grade 0 to 12. Known for sports excellence as well as for being forward thinking and on the cutting edge of learning, most of the residents in Dainfern send their children to this prestigious college, making a Dainfern rental or owned property all the more appealing.


Dainfern is in close proximity to a network of health care facilities linked to the Life Fourways Hospital. The High Care Unit, general theatre, family vision centre, infection control unit and a cardiac ward, to name just a few, are all spread throughout the area making it convenient to meet residents’ various health care needs. The Netcare Sunninghill Hospital and the Olivedale Hospital are both in nearby neighbourhoods.


On Dainfern’s doorstep residents will find the Valley Centre and the Fern Shopping Centre, providing convenient and easy access to meet residents’ shopping needs. A little further away, residents will find the Broadacres Shopping Centre, Cedar Square, Fourways Mall which has over 170 stores and extended shopping hours, and lastly Fourways Crossing which is home to the world’s largest travel shop and the biggest sporting goods warehouse.


Dainfern is in close proximity to the main roads of Cedar Road, William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, with the closest major highways being the N1 and the N14. It takes just a 40 minute drive to reach the OR Tambo International Airport and roughly the same time to reach Johannesburg’s city centre.

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