Randburg at a glance
Bordering the ever-popular shopping destination of Fourways, North West of Johannesburg rests the vibrant city of Randburg. Coinciding with the implementation of South Africa’s currency, changing from Pound Sterling to the Rand, Randburg gained status as a municipality and its name (which is derived from South Africa’s currency) in 1959. This predominantly residential area comprises a total of 32 established suburbs including the likes of Ferndale, Fairland, Blackheath, Northcliffe and Emmarentia.
Enjoying a superb location, Randburg is situated in close proximity to many other popular areas, these include:
• Johannesburg (10km)
• Sandton (10km)
• Fourways (19km)
• Krugersdorp (25km)
• Roodepoort (14km)
Randburg is the ideal place to raise a family as this node boasts many prestigious pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. All within a short drive from the heart of Randburg, these schools and places of learning include:
Striving to fully harness the potential of each pupil, the notable Curro Aurora is located in the suburb of Sundowner. This world-class institution embodies its motto of ‘Carpe Diem’ (Seize the Day) and offers a wide range of wonderful academic, cultural and sporting opportunities to all of its pupils.
Other established schools in Randburg include:
• Radley Private School
• SPARK Cresta
• Swan Nursery & Prep School
• Trinityhouse Northriding
• Radley College
• Amazing Grace Private School
• Robin Hood Private Secondary School
There are also several university, college and other tertiary options available:
• Boston City Campus
• Vega School
• Orion College
• Varsity College Randburg
Brightwater Commons Shopping Centre
Synonymous with the unique and vibrant shopping experience that can be found here; the park-like centre of Brightwater Commons is truly spectacular. Built in 1994, this retail and entertainment complex comprises fantastic stores and restaurants that overlook a lake, fed by the Jukskei River.
Found in Randburg CBD, a short distance from many residential suburbs, this 40 767 m2 shopping centre has served the Randburg community for nearly four decades. Boasting dozens of carefully selected stores and restaurants – Randburg Square is a convenient one-stop-shop solution.
Other convenient shopping opportunities can be enjoyed at:
• Cresta Shopping Centre
• Ferndale Village Shopping Centre
• Randridge Mall
• The Terrace Mall
• Blackheath Pavilion
Attractions and Activities
Randburg has many fun activities to enjoy with friends and family, as well as many interesting attractions to visit. Due to its position, Randburg residents can experience all that surrounding areas such as Sandton and Johannesburg has to offer.
Randpark Golf Club
Embracing its urban surroundings the Randpark Golf Club is the ultimate destination for golfing enthusiasts who can look forward to pristinely manicured courses - suited to players of all ability levels. With a modern clubhouse, a five star spa and hotel the Randpark Golf Club is a popular destination for visitors and locals alike.
Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary
Found in Delta Park, the Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary was established in 1975 and is one of the oldest bird sanctuaries in the whole of Gauteng. This 7.5 ha safe haven is home to approximately 250 different species of birds and is the perfect place to come observe these feathered friends.
Other recommended activities and attractions in Randburg include:
• South African National Museum of Military History
• Melville Koppies Nature Reserve
• Delta Park
• Voortrekker Memorial
Emerging as an area which is attracting a younger homebuyer, due to all of the fantastic offerings, amenities and activities to be found here, Randburg is definitely a sought-after residential destination for a reason. If you are seeking accommodation in this prime area contact RE/MAX Masters to find a Randburg address that will suit your property requirements.