The pleasantly green suburb of Fairland lies in the north west of Johannesburg near Northcliff and Weltevredenpark, bordered by the N1 highway. Known as the garden suburb with tree-lined streets, many houses for sale in Fairland offer the welcome appeal of landscaped gardens while remaining close to schools and shops. 

The style of architecture is contemporary and chic, with many modern cluster homes offering neutral, clean cut open plan designs. Free-standing property for sale in Fairland is mostly comprised of large homes on spacious plots, making it a popular spot for families to settle down. There are also smaller townhouses and flats to rent, favoured by working professionals who enjoy living close to arterial roads while benefitting from a suburban lifestyle. Fairland also presents opportunities for renovations and subdividing, so it’s an appealing choice for developers and investors alike. If you’d like to find the perfect property in Fairland, whether to rent, buy or even rebuild, take a look at what we’ve got on offer.

Explore Fairland

Nature and recreation

Nature and recreation

Take a trip to Emmarentia Dam or Zoo Lake to enjoy a picnic or walk with the dogs. This area is also surrounded by small green belts which make the perfect play areas for the little ones while the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens can be reached in about 10 minutes.



Enjoy a set or two at the Fairland Tennis Club or a round of Golf on the Randpark Golf Course just 5 minutes away. 

Eating out

Eating out

Here you’ll find a range of restaurants to suit any taste – from local family-suited pizzerias, easy fast food outlets and more formal spots to enjoy a meal. 

Family fun

Family fun

Visit the Johannesburg Zoo, the local swimming pool or the Clamber Club for some fun-filled exercise. 

Living in Fairland

Areas near to Fairland

Blairgowrie, Bromhof, Eagle Canyon Golf Estate, Emmarentia, Greenside, Melville, Northcliff, Northwold, Robindale, Ruimsig, Sundowner,


Schools in the surrounding area include Cliffview Primary, Radford House and Brandcliff Private Schools, Laerskool Fairland, Northcliff High School and for the little ones; Happy Chappies and Pinocchio Nursery School. There is also a Boston City Campus, Abbots College and Technikon SA close by. 


On Market Street, you’ll find Fairland Wellness Centre and Exceptional Living (Psychologist) while the Flora Clinic can be reached in 5 minutes. 


Take your pick from Cresta Centre, World Wear Fashion Mall, Blackheath Plaza, Fairland Centre or Mountainview Shops where you’ll find a selection of stores, restaurants and cinemas. 


You’ll have easy access to the N1 highway and Beyers Naude Drive which connects to Melville and Johannesburg CBD. From here, OR Tambo and Lanseria International Airports are both 45 minutes away respectively.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius