There is a perception in the market that there are only mine dumps surrounding Boksburg and its suburbs. This is in fact a fallacy that one can dispel by taking a drive through its suburbs, and one such suburb of Boksburg that utterly dispels this is Parkdene.
Parkdene in Boksburg is one of its more affluent suburbs, which can in part be attributed to the architecture, the property usage and then the number of new lifestyle, security and boomed areas which make up the suburb. One does feel a sense of family when driving through the suburb with its generally neat appearance and tidy sidewalks and manicured gardens. Homes are likewise well-maintained which will certainly warrant a second look from buyers.
The mixed property usage in Parkdene is well-balanced and with the number of newer security estates and some lifestyle estates indicates that demand for homes in the suburb are high. The mixed property usage consists of freestanding homes, apartments, townhouses and then the homes in estates which all make up a strong average median property graph which shows a steady growth. The pricing structure of property in Parkdene puts it in the middle to middle upper-class segment giving the suburb a broad demographic from first-time buyers, single persons, medium and established sized families.
These are of course not the only factors which attract buyers to the suburb, it is in a prime location offering quick convenient access to all the major industrial nodes in Ekurhuleni such as Boksburg East Industrial, Dunswart, Elsburg, Wadeville and Roodekop along roads such as Rondebult Road, Trichardt’s Road and access to the R21 which then connects to the N3 leading to commercial hubs in Sandton, Rivonia and Melrose.
Schools and malls are also within easy access. The list of schools is staggering, here are a few nearby; Parkrand Primary School, St. Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls and St. Michael’s Private School.
Malls catering for retail and entertainment are East Rand Mall, Village Mall and Lakeside Mall.