Douglasdale is one of the suburbs with an interesting background and properties for sale are rich in history. The area was home to the famous Douglasdale Dairy in Waterloo Road. It has been in working order for over 70 years. It started out producing milk as a hobby in 1930 and soon became a professional operation in the 1940s. The properties have all been built on actual farmland and it is classified as one of the middle to upper-class suburbs in Gauteng.
Douglasdale is nestled between Fourways, Norscot Manor, Bryanston, and Jukskei Park. It is situated in a tranquil part of Johannesburg which offers many green belts, and it is close to several amenities. Shopping centres in the area are about 10 minutes away and include Fourways Mall, Fourways Crossing, Design Quarter, Cedar Square, and Broadacres. Here residents can find a variety of fabulous restaurants and luxurious retail stores.
Parents living in Douglasdale can send their children to a wide selection of schools with excellent educational standards. Primary schools include Bryneven, Bryandale, Bryanston, Bryanston Parallel Medium, as well as Crawford Lonehill and Crawford Fourways. Older learners have access to several high schools like Fourways, Bryanston, St Stithians, and Brescia House. These schools are easily accessible, so parents won’t have to worry about driving too far to drop and fetch their children.
Douglasdale is a must for nature lovers and those who seek a quiet escape from city living. The area is host to many old indigenous trees, birdlife, and beautiful surroundings. Homes are priced from R650 000 and grander homes can reach up to R5 million. Douglasdale property is in huge demand and considering its proximity to schools, shopping centres, highways, and other big suburbs, it is no wonder.
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