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Meyersdal: A sound investment

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Meyersdal to the south of Joburg offers a wide range of secure and premium properties and the demand for top amenities, developments and estates has helped to push up property prices

If you are in the market for a high-end property in the south of Joburg, then Meyersdal can be highly recommended for several reasons. 

The first is the area offers a wide range of secure and premium properties, making investment safe by virtue of location in a reputable neighbourhood where properties retain value, says Ryan Kwan of the Kwan Team at Law Real Estate. 

Second, the increase in demand for top amenities, developments and estates, as the area grows, has helped to push up property prices.

Kwan recommends Meyersdal as an area in which to invest in high-end, or luxury, property.

He says Meyersdal Eco Estate is one of the most popular areas of investment for luxury home buyers.

“It is definitely the first choice for most high-end buyers looking to purchase in the luxury market,” says Kwan. 

“I have sold many properties in this estate for more than R10 million. All the record-breaking sales for the south of Joburg are achieved in this estate.”

Kwan says they achieved record sales in Meyersdal last year and in the first quarter of this year.

Meyersdal offers security of investment and is only a short distance south of the CBD. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi/African News Agency/ANA

“Meyersdal property prices are definitely on the rise, with stable growth over the past few years.”

Kwan observes it as an ideal time to upgrade one’s primary residence in Meyersdal, as many families and clients are upgrading or buying. Both activities are seen to be feeding into the cycle of appreciating prices.

He attributes the rise in property activity to an improving economic climate and to the fact that Meyersdal offers extremely good value for money. He says some clients are finding incredible buys.

As well as security of investment, Meyersdal is conveniently situated a short distance to the south of Joburg. 

Meyersdal Eco Estate is definitely first choice for most high-end buyers looking to purchase in the luxury market. – Ryan Kwan, Kwan Team, Law Real Estate Picture: Supplied

“Many clients choose Meyersdal because of its proximity to the Joburg CBD. It is only 12km from the CBD with easy access to local highways and freeways,” says Kwan. 

This convenience covers excellent facilities, including Meyersdal Mall and Meyersdal Square offering great shopping and specialist services, gyms, beauty salons and pharmacies, to mention a few. 

The suburb is also family-friendly with several good schools, says Kwan. 

Meyersdal Eco Estate is popular among luxury home buyers. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi/African News Agency/ANA

He says its offering of a mixed development of properties increases its popularity with families – from sectional title townhouses or cluster homes to huge mansions in the free-standing market as well as boomed-off and secure areas, and the luxury property market in the high-end estates such as Meyersdal Nature Estate and Meyersdal Eco Estate.

The suburbs that most resemble Meyersdal are Bassonia and Alberante, according to Kwan.

Kayla Meyer’s places of interest and things to do in Meyersdal 

Meyersdal is close to everything, including shops, schools and many other amenities. The area is relatively small, making it easy to get around. In my case, I work from home so don’t have to worry about traffic or travel times. I can also say the suburb is quite safe. I feel free to take a walk in the neighbourhood. – Resident Kayla Meyer Picture: Supplied

1 News Café

It’s close to home and convenient. A great venue to meet friends. I mostly like visiting on week days as they run specials. Michelle Avenue, Meyersdal. 011 867 6542 

2 Rietvlei Zoo Farm

You can do lots of things here. It is animal-friendly. 101 Swartkoppies Road, Mulbarton, Joburg South. 011 024 1512 

3 Party Chicks

They do children’s parties, events, candy buffets and party paraphernalia. 061 486 8241 

Rietvlei Zoo Farm is ideal for a family outing. Picture: Supplied

4 Mall of the South

I like shopping here for its variety of shops. Then it’s on to Mythos for my chicken and halloumi wrap. Corner Swartkoppies Road and Kliprivier Drive, Aspen Lakes Ext 12, Joburg South. 011 682 8780 

5 Rock n Sole

Restaurant Michelle Avenue, corner Jochem van Bruggen Street, Randhart. 011 907 0608 

6 Butcher Block

Mall of the South, corner Swartkoppies Road and Kliprivier Drive. 011 682 2871

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