Illovo is a suburb located in the north of Johannesburg. Illovo is one of those mixed use suburbs of Johannesburg where you can still sit on the sidewalk and have a sundowner of coffee amidst the bustle of city life and apartment buildings that attract property investors purely for the property value.

Illovo is in a prime location for those who are working in the commercial sector of employment with all the major hubs almost within walking distance. Retail hubs of which there are too many to mention are on the doorstep and the move towards inner-city revival and living has a huge attraction in suburbs like Illovo where opulence is the key factor.

Apartment buildings offer views over the Johannesburg suburbs with more Jacaranda trees than Pretoria and the amenities and entertainment are of world standards.

Illovo is a well established suburb with schools and infrastructure in place and well maintained. Property values range from the mid R900 000 to above the R5,000,000 mark, thus it depends on your wallet but the demand for property in suburbs like Illovo are high for what they offer.

Some schools and teaching institutes in Illovo include Gordon International Business School, Bella Vista School, Birnam College Melrose, St David’s College and Hyde Park High.

Other suburbs around Illovo which add value to the suburb are Hyde Park, Melrose, Inanda, and Craighall,

The architecture in Illovo has kept up with trends and the homes display well against the small mountains and lush gardens are to some the main feature making for dramatic settings. Illovo is well set as it is also convenient to access major routes in all directions and towns abroad on the various highways.

Take a tour of the homes on offer in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg via the MyRoof website.

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