Greenhills is a suburb of Randfontein on the West Rand. The region is serviced by mining with the Harmony Gold Mine being the major player in the region, and it is a major source of sustainability to the residents of Randfontein and its suburbs. There are minor industrial engineering activities which make up a part of the economy to the region with maintenance to the mining industry, thus the town has an industrial hub.
The homes in Greenhills are of a mixed use which attracts a larger pool of interested property owners to the town and suburb. The makeup consists of apartment buildings, freehold homes and townhouse complexes. Architecture is as mixed with conventional and modern styles to choose from.
Property prices range from R250 000 for apartments and up and above R 1,800,000 for free standing homes. This would make Greenhills one of the more up-market suburbs of Randfontein and sought after.
Schools servicing the Randfontein and Greenhills area are Barachel Christian Academy, Brandvlei Bottom Primary Mine School, Hoërskool Jan Viljoen, Hoërskool Riebeeckrand and Randfontein Primary School.
Randfontein is still very much a rural type of town which means there is only the Randfontein City Center catering for the retail needs of the residents.
The West Rand has always had a negative connotation and this is only because the region is slightly off the beaten track.
Neighboring suburbs of Greenhills are Randgate, Hectorton and Randpoort.
Mining strikes that were a country wide event back then has been a slight concern with the strike in 2014 that crippled many towns, but Randfontein and its suburbs seem to have weathered the storm well. For mining workers relocating to the West Rand, suburbs like Greenhills will always be in demand.
Take a tour of the homes in Green Hills via the MyRoof website.