Boksburg at a glance
Boksburg is a city on the East Rand of Gauteng province of South Africa, located about 20 minutes from the Johannesburg CBD.
Boksburg is part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, which forms the local government of the East Rand and is one of the fastest growing urban areas of the East Rand. The area is conveniently positioned between the N12 and N17 highways. Regular commuter trains link Boksburg with all the major centres in the East Rand and Greater Johannesburg area. The OR Tambo International Airport is literally minutes away via the R21 road route.
The properties in Boksburg comprise mostly of modest family homes with established gardens – offering great value for money. The area also offers lavish and modern properties in upmarket cluster developments and an assortment of sought after farms and small holdings that offer outstanding development opportunities.
Boksburg has an array of facilities including Afrikaans and English medium schools, hospitals and medical clinics, excellent shopping facilities at the East Rand Mall and a host of well-maintained recreational areas.
Boksburg real estate owners are able to enjoy numerous attractions
· Le Grange Bird Park is a popular visitor’s park that also breeds species of birds, trades them and has a range of birds and fish on display. You can expect to see some stunning specimens. It features a tea garden with a play area for Children. A trip here will allow you to see some incredible bird species, learn more about these winged wonders and get some fantastic photos.
· The East Rand Traders Square (more commonly known as the “Boksburg Flea Market”) have over 500 stalls that offer a vast variety of wares, from hand-made African arts and crafts, jewellery, ceramics to bargain mass-produced goods from the east
· Carnival City Casino is a stone’s throw away from Boksburg and is a premier gaming destination offering slots, table games and private tables for high rollers
· The beautiful 150,000 square Boksburg Lake is surrounded by lawns, trees, and terraces, is a popular attraction in Boksburg. The town has over 100 formal and informal churches, four primary school, two high schools, and some community facilities, including a public library and swimming pool.