Morningside at a glance

The upmarket suburb of Morningside lies along both sides of Rivonia Road in the heart of the northern stretches of Johannesburg, yet manages to remain peaceful, quiet and relatively unruffled by the surge of Johannesburg’s nightmarish traffic.

Secure townhouses and large post-war homes make up the wealthy suburb which is favoured by those professionals working in the bustling financial district of Johannesburg. Whilst the suburb is only a hop-skip-and-jump away from the bustling commercial node dominated by high rise buildings, glass and chrome finishes, world class hotels, the Sandton Convention Centre and Sandton City’s almost 300 shops, the suburb is a quiet escape.

But Morningside is not all about high living. The Outspan Bird Sanctuary is based in the suburb on the banks of the Outspan Spruit. Home to a number of local species of birds, the sanctuary offers almost two hectares of peace and solitude to bird and nature lovers alike.

The Village Walk shopping centre, in Maude Street, offers a quieter alternative to Sandton City, and the coffee bars and restaurants a more sedate way to pass an afternoon.

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Apartments
  • Townhouses


  • Redhill School
  • Crawford Schools - Sandton Pre-Primary & Preparatory
  • Grayston Preparatory School
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Market & Opinion
Landmark oldest house in Durban sold for first time in 46 years
01 Dec 2020
The famous “Elephant House”, the oldest house in Durban, built in 1849 when the first 600 settlers arrived, has been sold for the first time in 46-years by Rosh Naidoo, an agent with Seeff Berea.
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How is the global property market performing?
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Signs of COVID-19’s Effect on the Property Market
16 Apr 2020
The state of the South African Housing Market is under pressure now more so than ever before owing to the spread of COVID-19. Though the national lockdown only started near the end of March, Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, says that the Housing Report figures for the first quarter of 2020 already reflect the start of COVID-19’s effect on the property market.
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An unexpected uptick in foreign buyers in Johannesburg’s swankiest suburbs
09 Apr 2020
Global economic uncertainty wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has seen an unexpected but extremely welcome spin-off for the local property market; foreign buyers taking advantage of their strong buying power to invest in fixed assets in the form of luxury real estate in Gauteng and further afield.
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