Old and quaint will be the perfect description to accompany the suburb made up of freestanding homes, townhouses and apartments.
The general property values suggest that Hamberg is a lower middle-class suburb which is a very buoyant segment to own property in as this is the income group that are awarded bonds more easily that the exclusive properties.
The architecture of Hamberg also suggests an old but sought after suburb with homes being more practical than architectural in use.
The price gap between sectional title units and freestanding homes is not that much which affords larger families to enter the market with a sizeable home offering that much more space and value for money.
The suburb speaks of a familial atmosphere with neat sidewalks speaking to a sense of pride and value.
Hamberg is in a prime location which is an important factor for households in this income segment where disposable income is more closely watched.
Hamberg is close to many of the industrial hubs on the West Rand such as Manufacta, Stormill, Chamdor and Boltonia which is a huge cost saving for residents.
Major roads close to Hamberg are the R24, the N1 Western Bypass, Main Reef Road and easy access to Christiaan De Wet Road.
Hamberg further benefits from a large number of schools nearby such as Laerskool De Ruiter, Discovery Primary School, Florida Park High School and La Salle College.
For those employed in the commercial sector there are places like Northcliff, Randburg, Constantia Kloof and Roodepoort that are within reasonably close proximity. In the earlier years of Johannesburg’s development the suburb was close to the Johannesburg CBD which was a huge source of income to households of Hamberg, though the numbers have decreased slightly there is still a fair amount of people employed in the Johannesburg CBD which does add to cost saving.
Take a tour of the homes in Hamberg, Roodepoort via the Myroof web-site.