Croydon is an old and well-established suburb with a mixed property usage consisting of freestanding homes and townhouses. Being and old and well-established suburb means the architecture of homes in the suburb tends more towards conventional and this factor also places Croydon in the middle-class income bracket.
This is also beneficial to the market value of properties in Croydon as the middle-class is where the most sales are recorded currently making it a much more stable market. The prime location of Croydon is something that also works in favour of sales and the high degree of demand the suburb commands. Croydon offers real value for money as many or most of the freestanding homes are large and were constructed in an economic period where space was taken as a matter of fact.
Croydon speaks of a familial and jovial atmosphere with neat sidewalks and well-maintained homes.
Croydon has the additional benefit of having easy access to the commercial hubs which have moved from the Jo’burg CBD to Sandton, Rosebank, Rivonia and Bryanston which means residents employed in the commercial sector travel less.
Croydon was established as a suburb for residents in the industrial sector, employed in Isando, Elandsfontein, Jet Park, Tunney and Tunney Industrial to be as close as possible to the office. Spartan has also grown in size as an industrial hub and is also only a few minutes’ drive form Croydon.
To reach these various industrial suburbs is a matter of seconds’ drive time.
The prime location of Croydon is not limited to industrial or commercial hubs but the suburb also has easy access to schools such as Cresslawn Primary School, St Matthews Primary School, Laerskool Creft, Hoerskool Jeugland and Rhodesfield High School.
Croydon has access to some of the more exclusive retail outlets such as Eastgate Shopping Centre, Festival Mall, Greenstone Mall and Kempton Gate Mall.
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