Highlands North is a suburb located
central north of Johannesburg’s CBD.
It is an old well-established middle to
upper-class suburb with mostly freehold homes making up the property use.
The properties are spacious with large grounds
and the streets are tree-lined making it an ideal family oriented suburb. The
architecture is more conventional than modern with space in mind as many of the
homes have more than the standard 3 bedrooms which could relate to work from
home space or doctors consulting rooms in the larger homes.
Demand for homes in the suburb is thus
partly driven by family size and preference but also due to the proximity to
major roads and amenities like schools, commercial hubs and retail malls.
The surrounding suburbs like Norwood,
a lesser degree.
The major roads are the one benefit that
should not be overlooked as roads like Louis Botha Avenue is one road that connects
a large part of the central northern suburbs like pearls right through to the
The road also connects the suburb to
For investors in the remodeling or
restoring market these homes are ideal with loads of potential from letting too
and most of the homes are true, north facing homes.
The average size of the homes means
there is potential for Guest-houses and the benefit of the major roads and the
prime location becomes a long term business opportunity.
The schools in the region come highly
acclaimed and there are a number of private schools too.
Here is a list of some of the popular
schools in the suburb and nearby;
North Boys High School
Girls High School
Torah Academy High and Primary School
Commercial hubs near to the suburb are;
For malls residents are truly spoilt for
choice with malls like;
West Shopping Mall
Town with its eclectic collection of boutiques and shops
Take a tour of the homes in Highlands
North via the Myroof website.