Westcliff, prominent, exclusive and daring will be an understatement for this Northern Johannesburg suburb. This nook has to be the epitome of what property investment is. Almost a tradition dating back to two of the oldest suburbs of Johannesburg, that were established to house the mine magnates of a bygone era of affluence and abundance which was reflected in the properties.

Being one of the oldest Westcliff has it all and more.

With Sir Herbert Baker architecture in abundance the homes echo the period with Tudor Style homes, Victorian, Colonial and modern, all fitting in with the landscape which is an architect’s dream. The homes on the slopes, like the Westcliff Hotel which followed many years after the suburb was developed, are terraced and dramatic.

The affluence has stuck to this exclusive suburb with property values all above the R 2,000,000 mark.

All the amenities that you would expect are in place such as schools malls, retail and commercial hubs.

There are many schools to choose from in and around Westcliff, including Japari School, Deutsche Schule Johannesburg, Parktown Boys High School, King Edward VII School, National School of Arts and Wits School of Education.

Malls close to Westcliff are Dunkeld West Centre, Sandton City and The Mall of Rosebank.

Westcliff is located close to major highways and roads which make travel convenient. It is located in close proximity to the M1 highway, Jan Smuts Avenue, Bompass Street, Empire Road and Barry Hertzog Avenue.

The suburb has a whole list of recognized lodges, guest houses and hotels which have diversified the property use greatly and stirred international investors into seeking to invest in property in the suburb. Investment prospects are stable and finding an institution to finance an investment here given the right criteria will not be a problem.

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