The enviable suburb Greenside sits alongside Emmarentia and Parkview, just north of central Johannesburg. Living up to its name, Greenside properties are known to offer a charming suburban character and leafy green gardens. Similar to that of Parkhurst and Melville, Greenside offers a vibrant strip of shops, cafes and restaurants along Gleneagles Road which are popular among locals and visitors alike. 

Properties for sale in Greenside are comprised of free-standing houses on tree-lined streets, lock-up-and-go flats and upmarket cluster homes. These smaller options are perfectly suited to first time buyers, working professionals and flat sharing residents who seek easy access to surrounding suburbs such as Rosebank or Hyde Park. Largerhouses for sale in Greenside are sought after by families who enjoy living close to schools and recreational parks. The older more traditional homes here offer an exciting opportunity to blend old world charm with modern additions through renovations or touch-ups. Take a look at the available property for sale in Greenside within Pam Golding Properties’ listings.

“Leafy green avenues and gardens – a wonderful, quiet suburb”

Willem-Jan van der Laag, Area Specialist

Explore Greenside

Outdoor fun

Outdoor fun

Emmarentia Dam and the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens are on your doorstep where you can enjoy family picnics, relaxing walks or a run with the dogs in tow. Also close by is the Johannesburg Zoo and Zoo Lake. 

Entertainment and nightlife

Entertainment and nightlife

A popular spot on the social scene, Gleneagles Road is rife with bars, pubs and clubs offering live music and night-time entertainment. 

Eating out

Eating out

Greenside is a delightful culinary hub, offering places to eat that range from high-end restaurants, coffee shops and quick and easy take aways to decadent bakeries and street side delis. 

Sport and recreation

Sport and recreation

Parkview Golf Club borders Greenside and Pirates Sports Club in nearby Parkhurst offers rugby, hockey and bowls facilities and a well-equipped clubhouse and bar which also plays host to the Jozi Food Market every Sunday. 

Living in Greenside

Areas near to Greenside

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


Greenside High is less than 5 minutes away while in the surrounding area you’ll also find Emmarentia Primary School, Parktown Girls’ High and Roosevelt High School to name a few. 


Local doctors can see to the whole family’s needs while Millpark Hospital and Netcare Rosebank Hospital can be reached in roughly 10 minutes. 


Pop in to the local Woolies, Checkers or the Village Green Shopping Centre for all your daily essentials or explore the malls of Rosebank for even more variety. You can also amble along cobbled side streets of the Gleneagles strip to explore art galleries and boutique fashion outlets. 


Get to Melville in 10 minutes via Beyers Naude or access the city centre without having to take the highway. There is also a Gautrain station in Rosebank which connects to surrounding suburbs, stretching all the way to Pretoria.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius