Architects like Sir Herbert Backer were contracted to design and sometimes oversee construction of these palatial homes. Some of these design cues in their modern guise can be seen in the revamped properties in the suburb which displays a modernistic culture of convenience and opulence.
As the suburb expanded extensions like Parktown North came into being and had its exclusivity status in part due Parktown. The suburb can be classified as middle to upper-class as reflected in the general market values of individual properties which also offers stable growth which is also attributed to the high degree of demand for property in the suburb.
The mixed property usage in Parktown North comprises commercial property, freehold homes and apartments. Because it is such a mixed vibey young culture that flock to the suburb it has brought with it the demand from this young executive culture a need to find exclusive homes in the suburb.
The ease of access to the various commercial hubs surrounding the suburb is an added benefit with travel modes like the Gautrain Terminal in Rosebank which offers access to the various terminals north to Midrand, Centurion and Pretoria.
The nightlife entertainment in Parktown and surrounding suburbs is another focal point which stemmed from the type of property investors to the region in general.
Overlooking the Westcliffe hills with it purple carpet is the perfect focal point for apartments which are tall enough to make use of this feature.
Access roads like Jan Smuts Avenue north connect to suburbs like Randburg, Fourways and Bryanston and to the south towards the Johannesburg CBD and connecting to the M1 Freeway which takes you to Pretoria or the far south of Johannesburg.
For the more established families there are reputable schools servicing the suburb such as Greenside High School, King David High School and Parkview Senior School.
Take a tour of the homes in Parktown North via the Myroof web-site.