Birchleigh is a suburb located on the East Rand within the Ekurhuleni municipality.
The suburb is part of the expansion that took place as the industrial hubs of Isando, Johannesburg, Germiston and Jet Park grew, thus the need for more residential property arose and the suburb came into being.
This east rand area is well established with all the amenities in place like schools and infrastructure. Suburbs such as Birchleigh also draw on the surrounding suburbs and together they form a hub which is sought after for residential homes of varied use and architecture.
Form the older homes erected when the suburb was established to the current architecture of Balinese and modern will be found which has the advantage of catering for a broad spectrum of income groups. This relates to property value directly in that there is a mixture of townhouse complexes and freehold homes in the suburb with prices varying from the mid R600,000 and above the R 1,500,000 bracket in the market place.
The suburb is well located for access to major venues, malls and transport hubs like the OR Tambo Airport, train stations of both Metrorail and the Gautrain station in Rhodesfield and the airport.
The major and less major routes close to Birchleigh include Elgin Avenue, Pretoria Road, the R24 highway and the R21 highway.
Schools in Birchleigh which are well known for their academic and sporting achievements are Hoërskool Birchleigh, Norkem Park High School, Sir Pierre van Rynefeld High School, Norkem Park Primary School and Laerskool Riebeekpark.
Malls in and around Birchleigh are Norkem Mall, Elgin Mall and Pick & Pay Birchleigh North Center.
Industrial hubs are close to Birchleigh, and include Isando, Isandovale, Elandsfontein and Spartan.
Travel to other major suburbs is convenient on the highways in all directions which adds to the demand for homes in Birchleigh.
Take a tour of the homes in Birchleigh via the MyRoof website.