Ruimsig Attracts Family Buyers Due to World-Class Education and Amenities

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The location of reputable schools and other amenities plays an important role for people purchasing a home that will suit the needs of their family. When investing in property, buyers have to consider how their children will be raised and what type of education they will receive – this is why the competition for properties within a catchment area of a popular school creates a booming demand amongst parents, homebuyers and investors alike.

Prestigious Schools and Modern Lifestyle Amenities to be found in Ruimsig

For some time, the suburb of Ruimsig in Roodepoort has enjoyed an excellent standing for prime primary and secondary schooling options and is home to some of the most prestigious schools in the Roodepoort. One of these highly respected institutions, to be found in Ruimsig, is Maragon Private School. Situated a mere 5 minutes walking distance from residential estates such as the Ruimsig Golf Estate, Fever Tree Estate, and Zomori Estate, it is also a short drive from other residential areas around the suburb. Maragon upholds an uncompromising academic standard of excellence and provides each pupil with access to an abundance of exceptional academic, cultural, sports and other facilities –creating a sought-after learning environment. 

Other top-rated schools that parents can choose from in and around Ruimsig include; Ruimsig Montessori School, The Gateway School, The King's School West Rand and EduFun4Kids.

The many convenient lifestyle amenities which are located in Ruimsig, also contribute to the popularity of this suburb. From several shopping centres, medical facilities and transport options Ruimsig is the suburban ideal. Additionally, Ruimsig is perfectly situated for those who commute for work as Johannesburg, Sandton, and Midrand are all approximately 40 minutes away – parents who work and the city can easily travel to work, place their children in great schools and enjoy the convenience of Ruimsig.

Ruimsig’s Residential Property Landscape

According to recent Lightstone reports, Ruimsig’s residential market stock was predominantly made up of sectional title units (70.59%), although freehold family homes were obtainable, forming 29.41% of the market. Often due to the security found in apartment blocks/complexes (sectional title properties) parents seek accommodation in these gated estates. This statistic was further substantiated by recent buyer figures. 50% of recent buyers in Ruimsig ranged between the ages of 18-35, while the second largest demographic at 33% (36-49-year olds). Generally, these age bracket consists of many parents with children of a school-going age.

Meeting the strong demand for well-located property and providing these much-needed accommodation options in Ruimsig, RE/MAX Masters boasts many suitable residences in close proximity to lifestyle comforts and schooling options. Currently on the market is a spectacular four bedroom home on a golf course in Ruimsig listed at R12 800 000. Overlooking the 18th hole, this abode boasts many unique features, perfect for a family that loves entertaining. A pyjama lounge, fitted lounge, breath-taking views, a borehole and bright open spaces make this home an investor’s dream.
Education is certainly a huge factor for families buying properties in Ruimsig, drawn by the coveted schools in the area. If you are seeking accommodation for your family, close to schools and amenities in the ever popular Ruimsig, look no further. RE/MAX Masters’ team of highly skilled and experienced agents are dedicated to finding you the right fit. Contact us today and view your next Ruimsig address.


Author: RE/MAX Masters

Submitted 25 Jan 18 / Views 113