The south of Johannesburg which includes some of the following suburbs; La Rochelle, Turffontein, Kenilworth and Glen Vista, have a significant contribution to make in the history of the region from as far back as 1200 AD through the Voortrekker times, the mining of gold on the Witwatersrand to present day.
Through these various stages in history the region was inhabited by people who all contributed in part to what the region is today.
As a residential suburb Kenilworth is a lower middle-class suburb that owns its own part of the property market in the greater south of Johannesburg.
Tranquility is one of its many appealing attributes which only comes from age. The timeline of development of Kenilworth as a residential suburb is also recorded for posterity in the architecture which begins with the old world charm of red painted and polished porticos and bay windows to upgraded apartment buildings and modernized freestanding homes.
The general sales values fall within a category that has a large share in the market which will appeal to fist time buyers and young married couples seeking a home in the region.
Kenilworth is in a prime location in relation to industrial and commercial hubs which is highlighted by major roads such as quick access to the N17, Booysens Road, and easy access to the N12 and quick access to Southern Klipriviersberg Road. These roads all connect to industrial hubs in Electron, Amalgam, Booysens and Jupiter and commercial hubs in the Johannesburg CBD, City and Suburban, Glen Vista and Alberton.
The region and Kenilworth have a number of schools to choose from such as Forest High School, Kenilworth High School, Laerskool Voorbrand and Verney College.
Due to the tranquillity Kenilworth offers there are a fair number of pensioners that reside in the suburb and the preference is also due to the prime location.
Take a tour of the homes in Kenilworth via the Myroof web-site.