Parkhurst is nestled in the heart of Johannesburg’s Northern Suburbs. This vibrant neighbourhood, not dissimilar to that of Greenside and Melville , is characterised by cafes, a close-knit community and narrow streets which are constantly abuzz with activity. The area, reminiscent of European street side culture with a dynamic African flavour, has transformed over the years into a sought-after and trendy village to live, socialise and work. 

Predominantly a residential suburb, houses for sale in Parkhurst are favoured for their affordability and enviable location close to the CBD and surrounding suburbs. You’ll find a variety of properties in Parkhurst such as compact flats to rent and stand-alone homes which are ideal for first-time home owners or house shares. The architectural styles on display are just as diverse as the people who call Parkhurst home; here you can find everything from refurbished old residences with a touch of eclecticism to more modern homes and apartment buildings. Parkhurst property for sale continues to be favoured by locals and tourists alike, so take a look at what’s available in our portfolio to find something that’s perfect for you.

Explore Parkhurst

Wining and dining

Wining and dining

You’ll be spoilt for choice when you visit Fourth Avenue, where you can take your pick from delis, cafes, restaurants and bars. Popular both day and night, you’re sure to find something to sate any taste.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities

Craving a bit of fresh air? Visit Verity Park, the Johannesburg Botanical Garden or Zoo Lake. Emmarentia Dam is also close by and a top weekend spot for by dog-walkers, runners and families. 

Markets and crafts

Markets and crafts

The ever-popular Rosebank Rooftop Market and African Craft Market are both less than 15 minutes away while the local Seedpod Studio offers a beautiful collection of ceramics to admire. 



The Apartheid Museum is less than 30 minutes away while the National Museum of Military History can be found in the neighbouring suburb of Saxonwold. For a taste of theatre, head downtown to the Newtown Theatre or Civic Theatre. 

Living in Parkhurst

Areas near to Parkhurst

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


Parkhurst Primary School, King David High School, Kingsmead College, Hyde Park High and Parktown Girls’ School are all within 15 minutes of Parkhurst while the University of Johannesburg and Wits University can be reached in less than half an hour. 


Along with locally practicing doctors, residents’ needs can be seen to at the Parkhurst Municipal Clinic, Houghton Medical Centre, Life Healthcare Centre in Illovo or the Netcare Rosebank Hospital. 


Amble along Fourth Avenue to explore the shops and stores on offer, including beauty boutiques, fashion outlets and design studios. Hyde Park Shopping Centre is also just across the highway, along with the world-class malls of Rosebank. 


OR Tambo International Airport is about 40 minutes away while the CBD can reached in about 30 minutes (traffic depending). There’s also a Gautrain station located in the neighbouring suburb of Rosebank.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius