Kengies is a suburb of the greater Sandton north of Johannesburg. By association, that would imply that the suburb has an upper-class status, and this is seen in the value of properties for sale on the market currently.
The architecture of property in this expanding residential suburb is modern contemporary and there are tracts of vacant land that developers are turning into high-end apartment complexes and residential estates which further increase prices which are currently on a steep upward trajectory.
Developments like Arabella keep pushing the standards of construction and interior fittings to new heights which in turn ensures growth in property value. Professionals expect value for their money when investing in these prestigious apartments and they get their money’s worth. Professionals are not limited to families as there are young single professionals that have chosen to take up residency in this lucrative suburb for the various reasons that are important to a self-contained lifestyle type of suburb.
The prime location of the suburb is another factor that attracts professionals of all ages as all the major commercial nodes in Sandton, Rivonia, Bryanston, Houghton, Morningside and Woodmead are within easy access. The rental market is flourishing as letting investors have found a niche in the market segment for international residents on temporary work visas which also contribute to higher values attached to the properties.
Professionals in the industrial sector have easy access to the major industrial nodes in Lanseria, Midrand, Kay Sands and Wynberg.
Being a prestigious residential suburb means all the important amenities are catered for like schools and malls.
Reputable schools servicing the suburb are Lonehill International Academy, Fourways High School, Broadacres Academy and Witkoppen Primary School.
There are exclusive malls and entertainment venues close to the suburb like The Fern Shopping Centre, Monte Casino, Dainfern Square, Design Quarter Chic Interior Design and Lifestyle Mall, and Xpresso -Merrowdown Plaza.