Edenvale is a town on the Central ,East Rand in Gauteng, South Africa. Modern Edenvale has become a very well -known part of Ekurhuleni. It lies about halfway between the O.R. Tambo International Airport and the Johannesburg city centre and is located 12km by road from Sandton and about 9km from the closest Gautrain station.
It started out in 1903, after the Anglo Boer War as a small settlement named Rietfontein which sprung up around the Rietfontein Gold Mine. It was made a municipality in 1942. It was initially populated by Cornish mineworkers.
In the last ten years Edenvale has expanded significantly. Its population is now approximately 50 000.Five malls been newly erected, Greenstone and Stoneridge mall, Eden Meadows, Greenstone Crescent and Green Valley as well as an array of complexes and townhouses, in an area now called Greenstone Hill and Greenstone Park, just west of Illiondale.
The area primarily consists of many smaller suburbs within Edenvale. Many of these suburbs such as Dowerglen, Eastleigh Ridge and Harmelia etc - are boomed, sought after road enclosure suburbs. To the East , Edenglen has many sectional title complexes that are secure and affordable . The area is in demand by Tenants and Home Buyers alike.
The area includes attractions such as Gillooly’s Farm, Horwood’s Farm and numerous large shopping malls such as Eastgate and the East Rand Shopping Mall which is just minutes away. Edenvale boasts a tranquillity that many enjoy when wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. There is a beautiful top rated parklands course- Glendower Golf Course, Huddle Park which is developing into a lifestyle centre and Modderfontein Golf Club here as well as many superb areas which offer a range of sporting and recreation facilities. Edenvale affords one the opportunity to sit back and relax whilst feeling part of a close, tightknit community.
Dunvegan Primary School; Edenglen High School; Edenglen Primary School; Edenvale Hoër Skool ; Edenvale High School; Eastleigh Primary School; Holy Rosary School for Girls; Hurlyvale Primary School; M W De Wet Laerskool; Hartwell Private School; Petra Christian School; RealMe Private School; Egoli Kids; Nursery School of the Arts; nearby educational institutions including; St Benedict's Boys School, St Andrews Girls School, Bedfordview Christian School (co-ed primary), Saheti School (co-ed), Bishop Bavin (co-ed), Reddam House (co-ed), Bedfordview Primary and Bedfordview High Schools (government co-ed) and Leeuwenhof School (co-ed pre-primary/primary & high).
Joan Pienaar (link to contact tab) is our resident, fully qualified Edenvale specialist . Joan has been operating as a Real Estate Practioner for about 6 years with Watson Properties and previously had great Agent experience in the beautiful Eastern Free State .Joan is considered one of the most respected, courteous and hard working Agents in Edenvale. She has many quality listings and is never busy enough to go the extra mile for her clients !
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