Newlands in Johannesburg was established before the 1920’s.
Like most of the towns and suburbs surrounding Johannesburg, the suburb was founded on gold mining as a source of income.
Through time support industries in the form of light to medium engineering was created in support to the mining industry which added to the sustainability of life around the mines.
The prime location of the suburb in relation to other suburbs is one of the factors that is a positive for the suburb. Property values are affordable and there are properties that fall within the middle to upper-class bracket. Typical values are from the mid R500’s to above the R1.7 mil mark depending on size.
The mixed property use is another advantage and investment prospect of the suburb with a number of commercial properties that could be converted to sectional title residential use.
The suburb is an ideal buy-to-let suburb catering for the low to middle income groups.
The location of the suburb is ideal for people working in both the commercial and industrial sectors with the Johannesburg CBD being conveniently close as are the various industrial hubs of Industria North and Industria West.
The major access roads near to the suburb mean travel to other suburbs will be convenient on roads like the N1 Western Bypass, Ontdekkers Road, Albertina Sisulu Road and Main Road.
The schools in and near to the suburb are popular and well established like Laerskool Generaal Christiaan de Wet, Westbury Secondary School, Hoerskool Die Burger and Roosevelt High School to mention but a few.
There is no shortage of malls in or near to the suburb like the Newlands Centre, China Mall and Fairland Centre to mention some of the popular malls.
Take a tour of the properties on offer in Newlands via the Myroof website.