The distinguished neighbourhood of Saxonwold is one of Johannesburg’s oldest suburbs which lies alongside the city Zoo and the surrounding areas of Parkwood, Parkview and Killarney. Houses for sale in Saxonwold are sought-after for their suburban appeal and close proximity to a number of schools and shops as well as their easy access to the highway and the CBD. 

This established area is comprised of a mix of architectural styles where modern mansions are interspersed with original homesteads, offering a balance between traditional charm and exclusivity. Properties for sale in Saxonwold are favoured among families and home-seekers who are drawn in by expansive plots with beautifully-manicured gardens and space for entertainment. Find your dream home along the tree-lined streets of Saxonwold and settle into a property that couples convenience with colonial elegance. Take a look at the available properties for sale in Saxonwold below or read on to get a better acquainted with the area.

Explore Saxonwold

Family fun

Family fun

Take a trip to the Johannesburg Zoo and amble along the beautiful walkways to discover over 320 animal species. At Zoo Lake you can enjoy running, picnicking or some gentle rowing. 



Saxonwold is perfectly situated for residents to enjoy the greens of the Houghton Golf Club, Killarney Country Club, Parkview Golf Club and Fairview Golf Estate. 

Art and culture

Art and culture

Being just 15 minutes from the culturally-charged area of Braamfontein, you can enjoy shows at the Civic Theatre or the equally impressive Newtown Market Theatre. A popular weekend pastime is a visit to Rosebank to browse the African Craft Market. 



Located just alongside the Zoo is the National Museum of Military History while a little further toward the CBD, you’ll find the Constitutional Court and Constitution Hill. 

Living in Saxonwold

Areas near to Saxonwold

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


Catering to tiny tots to teenagers; schools in the surrounding area include Saxonwold Primary School, Convent of the Holy Family, Kingsmead College, The Ridge Preparatory School, Parkview Senior, Junior and Primary Schools and Parktown Girls’ High. 


The whole family’s needs can be seen to at the Parkview Medical Suites, Graystones Medical or the Netcare Rosebank Hospital. Also in Saxonwold, you’ll find locally practicing doctors as well as the Genesis Clinic which specialises in private maternity care. 


Owning a property in Saxonwold means you’ll be just a short drive away from the well-appointed shopping centres of Rosebank, Hyde Park and Killarney. The world-famous shopping malls of Sandton are also easily accessible offering everything from daily groceries to high-end fashion items.


Slip on to the M1 highway or Jan Smuts Avenue for quick access to surrounding suburbs or the CBD. OR Tambo International Airport can be reached in 30 minutes by car or just over an hour via the Gauteng rapid rail system which departs from Rosebank.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius