The residents to the suburb have the benefit of Florida Lake which is the ideal family picnic spot on the warmer summer days in Gauteng.
The high degree of demand for homes in this middle-class suburb stems from factors such as the affordable pricing structure and the generally larger homes, its prime location offering access to commercial and industrial hubs and the mixed property usage which comprises freehold homes, townhouses and apartments.
The mixed property usage also means a larger market is catered for as apartments are the ideal entry point into the property market and then the benefit of the strong rental market in the sectional title segment. Many residents to upgrade from apartments tend to hold onto their apartments as a means of additional income which is an indication of the high degree of demand for rental property in the suburb.
The architecture in the suburb is mostly conventional and thus functional, there a number of classic homes which restores favor for their nostalgic ties to the era when mining was at the forefront of development in Johannesburg.
Access to commercial hubs are convenient on major roads and freeways such as the N1 Western Bypass, Ontdekkers Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road, connecting to the northern suburbs of Johannesburg to suburbs such as Bryanston, Sandton, Rivonia and Rosebank.
Popular schools that service the suburb are St Catherine’s Convent School, Arthur Matthews Primary School, Laerskool Florida and Hoerskool Florida.
There are ample malls servicing the suburb such as Clearwater Mall, Randburg CBD with its retail outlets and the Hillfox Value Centre.
Take a tour of the homes in Florida North via the Myroof web-site.