When you hear the name St Andrews you automatically think of the famous golf course in Scotland. Thus an picture of affluence is created.
This is typical of the suburb St Andrews in Gauteng which is part of the greater Germiston municipality. With neighbors like Linksfield, Bedfordview and Glendower it is safe to assume the suburb falls within the middle to upper-class income bracket.
This is echoed in the sizes of many of the freehold homes with their large stands, manicured gardens and property values. Demand for property in the suburb is another factor which drives property values.
Bedfordview and suburbs like St Andrews are in a prime location when you look at the access to amenities like commercial and industrial hubs, schools and malls. Major and minor access routes means north, south, east and west of Johannesburg converge on the suburb.
Benefits of the suburb extend to travel abroad with the OR Tambo airport only minutes away meaning the Gautrain terminal at the OR Tambo airport is a convenient mode of transport to commercial hubs like Sandton or even Midrand and Pretoria.
For people working in the Johannesburg CBD access to this commercial hub is convenient through Louis Botha Avenue and onto the M1.
There are a great number of reputable schools servicing the suburb such as St Andrews School for Girls, King David Primary School Linksfield, Holy Rosary School and Saint Benedicts College.
Malls that are close to the suburb are Eastgate Shopping Centre, Greenstone Shopping Centre, Stoneridge Shopping Centre and the Bedford Centre.
The major redevelopment of Bedfordview with its exclusive apartments and commercial property has had a positive effect on an already high demand suburb and the suburb will continue to find favor with families large and small and the rental market for investors.
Take a tour of the homes in St Andrews via the Myroof website.