Greenstone is a newly established area, catering for a young vibrant market.
The population of Greenstone Hill is generally younger, typically persons who have recently left home or those who have young families. A typical townhouse or apartment complex ranges from 600 to 1100 units where these apartments offer renters or homeowners options from 1 bedroom-1 bathroom through to 3 bedroom-2 bathroom variations. Free standing houses within gated communities are also considered to be a very secure living option. These upmarket housing estates which include Bushwillow Estate, Thorn Valley Estate, Pebble Creek Estate, Waterstone Park Estate and Emerald.
Although the square kilometre radius of Greenstone Hill may seem quite small when compared to the neighbouring suburbs, there is a sense of luxury living associated with the area hence a high level of affluent residents and property investors are found in the area. Greenstone Hill seems to portray a fairly decent active lifestyle where a large contingency of joggers and cyclists are noticeable, this is over and above the advent of a number of gyms and crossfit boxes opening up within the area.
Greenstone is a fairly new upmarket suburb on the East Rand of Gauteng Province in the City of Ekurhuleni bordering Edenvale and Kempton Park in Gauteng It has only recently been developed although much of the surrounding areas such as Edenvale and Modderfontein have been developed and established for quite some time. It is located within a short drive to OR Tambo International Airport, which is Africa's biggest and busiest airport and a major international and domestic transport hub in the region.
Greenstone is within easy access and close proximity to 3 major roads, these being the N3, the R24, which runs from Johannesburg City Centre to O.R. Tambo International Airport, and Modderfontein Road (R25) and is located 12km by road from Sandton and about 9km from the closest Gautrain station. This makes it a very comfortable spot to live in as it is quite close to all the major parts of Johannesburg. Shopping Centers which has made Greenstone Hill a big drawcard for shoppers and entertainment seekers from all over the city are: Greenstone Mall, Stoneridge Mall, Eden-Meadows, Greenstone Crescent, Green Valley Shopping Centre. Lakeside Village Coming soon. Leisure & Entertainment: Modderfontein Golf Course Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Emperors Palace Many restaurants, pubs and fast food outlets including 33 High Street. Nature Loving: Modderfontein Nature Reserve (Weekly Park Run) Healthcare: Busmed Hospital (Opening soon) Public Transport: Gautrain (Coming soon)
Education: Heritage College ( Modderfontein),Founders Hill College; Montessori Thornhill Montessori Learning Centre;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; Eden College; St. Benedicts School for Boys; St. Andrews School for Girls; Saheti School
Andrew Watson is currently operating in Greenstone, but soon there will be a new area specialist operating in Greenstone and surrounds. Andrew has been selling property since 2005 , when he started as a Principal Agent for a leading Real Estate Franchise. He has won numerous Industry awards for Personal Sales (achieving the (Platinum Club award) and well as numerus best Branch sales on a National level. Currently Andrew is also Director of PLN (Property Listing Network) a multi listing group for Joburg East consisting of about 600 Agents.