The energetic and populous area of Melrose is flanked by Rosebank and Dunkeld in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg. While there are host of residential properties for sale in Melrose, this area is also a thriving centre of business with various offices and commercial buildings which predominantly occupy the north of the district. 

Home to a diverse community, Melrose property for sale is varied enough to suit any home-seeker’s taste. Whether it’s a cosy flat for one or a spacious modern penthouse that you’re after, you’re sure to find a property to fall in love with. Many flats to rent in Melrose are also ideally situated near a host of restaurants, trendy cafes and galleries and for this reason, are constantly in demand by working professionals, business owners and investors. Similar to the street side culture prevalent in Parkhurst, Melrose continues to delight residents and visitors alike with an energising fusion of European sophistication and African chic. If you’d like to call this unique suburb home, take a look at the available properties for sale in Melrose below.

Explore Melrose

Nightlife and entertainment

Nightlife and entertainment

Melrose is littered with an exciting array of clubs, bars and places to see and be seen. From suave cocktail lounges to trendy restaurants and music venues, there’s always an opportunity for fun. 

Outdoor fun

Outdoor fun

Enjoy a day out visiting the Melrose Bird Sanctuary, home to 120 wild bird species and beautiful natural wetlands. Zoo Lake, the city Zoo and Johannesburg’s Botanical Garden all offer sprawling green lawns and scenic walkways. 

Arts and crafts

Arts and crafts

No weekend is complete without a visit to the Rooftop Market in Rosebank to mingle with a trendy crowd and share in delicious food and fashion. The more traditional African Craft Market is open daily, offering a selection of beautiful beadwork, ceramics and other crafty goodies. 



Melrose is literally surrounded by golf courses in every direction, with the closest being the Killarney Country Club followed by Wanderers Golf Club and slightly further afield Parkview Golf Club and Fair View Golf Estate. 

Living in Melrose

Areas near to Melrose

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


Kingsmead College, Rosemede Private School and Pridwin Preparatory are a 5 minute drive from any property in Melrose. Other institutions in the surrounding areas include Hyde Park High and Greenside High and Primary Schools. 


Less than 5 minutes away you’ll find the Netcare Rosebank Hospital and a short drive along Oxford Road is the Melrose Medical Centre. Pop in to a local pharmacy or GP for any daily healthcare needs. 


If it’s retail therapy you’re after, you’re in the right spot! The shopping centres of Melrose Arch, Rosebank Boulevard, The Zone@Rosebank and Mutual Square are just about on your doorstep offering designer boutiques, lifestyle stores and everything in between. 


Connect to surrounding suburbs and the M1 highway via Oxford Road or catch the Gautrain from the Rosebank station to reach the airport, business district of Sandton and even Pretoria.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius