Make your home in Roodepoort

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Roodepoort offers a charm that one doesn’t often find in the city - rolling hills, lush greenery, endless views of Johannesburg and Magaliesburg, wide open spaces and a plethora of outdoor activities for its residents.

It is easy to see why Roodepoort is considered one of the favourite suburbs in the West Rand!

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Over the last couple of years, the sectional title real estate market has boomed in the area, with developments becoming very popular in the Ruimsig, Wilgeheuwel and Honeydew areas.

3 Bedroom House for sale in Radiokop & Ext, Roodepoort

And although the Monash University in the area attracts many students looking for the relative affordability and safety of townhouses, apartments or flats in Roodepoort, the area is not just about the hustle and bustle that they bring with them.

In fact, estates such as the Ruimsig Country Estate emphasises which makes this area so attractive - the prospect of living in proximity to major business nodes without sacrificing the calm of country living!

3 Bedroom townhouse in Honeydew Manor, Roodepoort

The suburbs here have names like Fleurhof, Helderkruin, Honey Hills, Radiokop (radiohead - which relates to the radio mast and not the famous British band), and Little Falls, which lays claim to the only epiphyllum nursery in the country.

The average asking price for a home in Roodepoort is R1 250 000 while you can expect to pay on average R680 000 for an apartment in Roodepoort.


Roodepoort is home to one of the most well-known botanical gardens in the country, namely the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens which offers residents an oasis amidst the daily grind. It is also worth noting that Roodepoort is only 20 minutes away from the bushveld and The Cradle of Humankind.

4 Bedroom House for sale in Little Falls, Roodepoort

Other amenities include world class shopping at the Featherbrooke Village shopping centre and enriching cultural experiences at the Roodepoort Theatre. Spend the day at Tres Jolie Restaurant or browse the Alice Art Gallery


Parents will be delighted to know that Roodepoort boasts with great primary and high schools. With schools such as Weltevreden Park Primary School, Laerskool Horison, Allen Glen High School and Maragon Private Schools it is easy to see why families make this area home.

4 Bedroom House for sale in Florida Hills, Roodepoort

Outdoor Activity

With its vast wealth of outdoor activities, residents are never hard pressed to find something outdoorsy to do over the weekend!

For the golfers, Eagle Canyon Golf Estate (which was voted into Top 100 Golf Courses in South Africa recently) offers some of the best rounds on offer in the area. If golfing is not adventurous enough, then there are some excellent mountain biking trails in and around the area that will ensure a fantastic challenge whether you are a beginner or advanced rider!

4 Bedroom House for sale in Allen's Nek, Roodepoort


Roodepoort receives about 607mm of rain per year, with most rainfall occurring during summer. It receives the lowest rainfall (0mm) in June and the highest (114mm) in January. The monthly distribution of average daily maximum temperatures shows that the average midday temperatures for Roodepoort range from 16.3°C in June to 26.1°C in January. The region is the coldest during July when the mercury drops to 0.5°C on average during the night. 

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