Abbotsford is a suburb located north of Johannesburg. It is an affluent suburb which is in a prime location both in relation to amenities and in relation to other suburbs.

The suburb is very individual in architecture and also spacious with many of the grounds measuring in excess of the normal 2000 m2 of conventional suburbs. Lush designer gardens are the one feature if the homes that invites occupants to the outdoors.

Some of the older homes are deemed “heritage” homes for architecture or for the fact that some noteworthy people of yesteryear have occupied the properties.

The prime location comes to the fore when there is a need to travel as the suburb is located on Athol Oaklands road which is a major road north and south from the suburb. The street name also denotes the reputation of affluence in the region.

The mixed property use which comprises freehold homes, clusters and apartments are aimed at executives with prices above the R3 mil mark as a starting point. Property value growth is within market norm which is currently at 6% y/y.

Other benefits to the suburb are firstly the proximity of the Gautrain Station located in Rosebank which is convenient to travel to Sandton, deposing the drudgery of parking. The second factor is the fact there are a number of large commercial hubs near to the suburb making travel to the office a breeze.

The affluent market is also interested in the right schools and the suburb is surrounded by popular schools with good academic achievements.

For retail needs the suburbs is also in a prime location with a myriad of exclusive malls to choose form.

Here is a list of some of the popular schools close to Abbotsford;

Norwood Primary School

Saxonwold Primary School

Waverley Girls High School

Parkview Senior School

Here is a list of some of the exclusive malls nearby;

The Zone @Rosebank

Norwood Mall

Balfour Park Shopping Centre

Major roads which are ideal to miss the traffic are;

Athol Oaklands Road

Louis Botha Avenue

M1 Freeway

Glenhove Road

Take a tour of the homes in Abbotsford via the Myroof website.

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