Emmarentia is a well established northern Johannesburg suburb, which should be an indication of the nature of the suburb being highly sought after for its location. Emmarentia is a mixed use residential suburb with schools and day care centres, where industrial and commercial hubs sustain the residents.

Suburbs which surround Emmarentia are just as exclusive and sought after including Greenside, Melville, Parktown and Westdene.

Emmarentia is located close to the Johannesburg CBD which is a bonus if travelling there for business or work.

There are also many schools in Emmarentia including Emmarentia Primary School, King David VII School, St John’s College, Roosevelt Extension Nursery School and Parkview Junior School.

Retail hubs which service Emmarentia are The Zone of Rosebank, Sandton City, Sandton Square, Cresta Shopping Centre, Killarney Mall, Clearwater Mall and Westgate Mall.

Things to do in Emmarentia other than shopping would be a visit to the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens.

This is the ideal place for family bonding and to learn more about the different trees and vegetation. A piece of nature in the centre of Johannesburg, the gardens boasts over 30 000 trees and a collection of 4500 rose varieties. The gardens have a chapel for weddings and the setting should be just perfect for those unforgettable photos.

There are music concert performances in the garden which is a huge cloud pleaser, pack the picnic basket, blankets and the family and enjoy Johannesburg Central North.

A day at the picturesque Emmarentia Dam is worthwhile. Lush green grass for picnics or a braai and a leisurely stroll around the dam.

For evening entertainment Melville with its eclectic collection of regulars will delight.

You could also visit Monte Casino if you’re feeling lucky.

The homes in Emmarentia are sought after for the value and size, investing here would be a reward.

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