Blog | 21st February 2019

Sunninghill on the Rise for Young Professionals

“The great thing about Sunninghill is being so close to the highway and main roads making trips in and around Johannesburg more convenient. The affordability of the area will allow your money to go even further whether that’s for investing, saving or splurging.”

Sunninghill has become a hub for young professionals on the rise. Mainly known for its trendy vibe, affordability and cost of living it has become the top area to begin the house-purchasing journey. 50% of recent buyers in Sunninghill are aged between 18-35 years, being popular with first-time buyers – given the affordability of property prices in the area.

Life in Sunninghill has a level of transparency that is ideal for a first-time house owner. We’ve based this on the three crucial factors home-buyers look at when deciding which area to purchase: Life, work and chill.

Life

What kind of life comes with living in Sunninghill? The area is secured, with the majority of complexes having fully equipped security systems and patrol cars – security has become something that you don’t have to worry about.

Sunninghill is situated close to main roads and highways such as Rivonia Road, Witkoppen Road, the N1 Western Bypass and Woodmead Road making getting around convenient. A lot of renters or homeowners staying in the area tend to work in Fourways, Bryanston, Sandton or Woodmead. Sunninghill is accessible with prices starting from R1.8 million for a freestanding sectional title home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with R5 million being the highest price achieved for a home over the past two years.

If you have little ones, it’s good to know that there are plenty of good schools around the area including St Peters College, Junior College Sunninghill, Sunninghill Park Nursery School and Rivonia Primary School to make the morning commute that much more convenient.

Netcare Sunninghill Hospital is in the area, ensuring access to world-class healthcare facilities.

Work

The great thing about Sunninghill is it has access to the highway and main roads, making trips in and around Johannesburg more convenient. The affordability of the area allows your money to go even further whether that’s for investing, saving or spoiling yourself. Surrounded by young professionals, the area is a hub for networking especially those in the financial sector. Being an upcoming trendy area; chances are restaurants, clubs and stores of the same calibre will follow.

If you like to start your work day off with a workout, there are many gyms such as Virgin Active in Chilli Lane Shopping Centre or BodyTec on Rivonia Road to keep you fit and healthy.

Chill

The most important factor of the three: chill. There are plenty of fun activities in Sunninghill. Eating out will be a treat with the surrounding variety of restaurants. Monte Casino is not too far out from Sunninghill, where a bowling night, comedy or Sunday afternoon movie could all be on the agenda.

If you’re in the mood to spoil yourself – Woodmead retail park is around the corner where factory store prices are available on brands like Nike and Cotton On. If it’s a night out that you’re after, there’s a barnyard theatre that gains attraction or one of the local clubs.

Whilst the area is still up and coming it’s an opportunity to get the most value for money. Reeflords Property Development is currently building beautiful double-storey cluster homes in Sunninghill. We will be launching in April and it is scheduled for completion mid-2020. If you would like more information on this development, follow this link to get in touch: https://reeflords.co.za/contact/


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