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Lonehill at a glance

Lonehill is a vibrant and picturesque suburb located in the northern reaches of Johannesburg in Fourways, Gauteng, South Africa. This affluent and well-established community has a rich history, a wide range of residential and commercial offerings, convenient access to key destinations, and a plethora of amenities.

Lonehill gets its name from the Lonehill Koppie which is a distinctive solitary hill situated along the northern outskirts of Johannesburg in Fourways, approximately 28 kilometres north of the city centre. This geological formation serves as a nostalgic glimpse into Johannesburg's pre-settlement landscape, characterized by rocky terrain, meandering small streams, interspersed with shrubs, small trees, and knee-high grasses. In bygone days, this area teemed with guinea fowl and porcupines, but it is now inhabited by a substantial population of dassies. Adjacent to the Koppie lies Lonehill Loch, a small reservoir located approximately 200 meters to the north, serving as a favoured destination for local residents seeking a leisurely stroll.

Lonehill's history dates back to the 1960s when it was a farming area. In the late 1980s, it began to transform into a residential suburb, and since then, it has seen substantial growth with retail and commercial developments to service the area. It is now a thriving, self-contained community known for its sense of unity, security, and opportunities.

Lonehill offers a diverse mix of sectional title and freehold residential properties, including spacious family homes, townhouses, and apartments. The area is characterized by well-maintained properties and tree-lined streets. It is also home to a variety of commercial office parks, making it an ideal location for both living and working.

Lonehill is situated in an excellent location with OR Tambo International Airport only located Approximately 35 kilometres to the east, providing convenient access for travellers. Sandton is a mere 15-minute drive to the south that offers the bustling financial district, shopping, and entertainment. Johannesburg CBD is approximately a 30-minute drive to the south and Lanseria Airport located 20 kilometres to the northwest, catering to domestic and international flights.

Lonehill is known for its array of amenities, including Lonehill Shopping Centre that is well known for Vikrams, a popular restaurant among the residents, Fourways Crossing which is home to Fournos Bakery and Eagles Falls Spur, and recreational facilities including Lonehill Koppie and Lonehill nature reserve. Fourways Mall is nearby, offering a wide range of retail and dining options.

Lonehill Koppie is situated on a plot of approximately 20 acres, enveloped by open grassy veld, with an elevation of around 80 meters, known as Lonehill Loch. It is accessible to the public exclusively on weekends, permitting hikers and picnickers to ascend to its zenith or enjoy a relaxed picnic on the surrounding grassy expanse.

Lonehill Nature Reserve is the perfect setting with a picturesque dam, meticulously manicured green meadows perfect for sunlit picnics, a fully equipped children's play zone, and an excellent space for leisurely dog walks.

Lonehill has a thriving commercial sector with multiple sectional title offices to rent or for sale. Commercial parks in Lonehill are Regent Hill Office Park, Lonehill Office Park, and Studio Office Park. It is an attractive location for businesses with easy access to main arterial routes including Winnie Mandela Drive, Witkoppen Road, Cedar Road and Main Road. The N1 freeway is 10-minute drive away. Lonehill is considered a central location for those commuting from the North, South, West Rand, and East Rand.

The local municipality has invested in infrastructure improvements, including road networks and public spaces, to enhance the overall quality of life and make traffic move.

Residents and businesses in Lonehill have access to high-speed internet connectivity through various fiber providers including Metro Fibre, Telkom, and Vox, ensuring connectivity and access to digital resources.

Public transport options in Lonehill include bus services, taxi’s, private transport with Uber or Bolt and the Gautrain Bus Stop is located at Montecasino which is an 8-minute drive away.

Educational Facilities include Lonehill Preparatory School, which was inspired by the vision to improve the quality of education. Crawford International Lonehill is considered a top private school in Fourways that takes a holistic approach to education and offer young adults more than 20 subjects to choose from. The Bridge Assisted Learning School is located in Robert Bruce Road and accommodates students with a diverse learning need. Additional educational facilities including day care services are offered in and around Lonehill.

Lonehill offers access to a variety of medical facilities and clinics, ensuring that residents have adequate healthcare support. Medical facilities in Lonehill include Lonehill Medical Centre, Concourse Medical Centre, Sunset dentistry and Cure Day Hospital that assists with any in-hospital procedures by specialists that do not require you to stay for the night. Fourways Life Hospital is located just 5.4 kilometres away.

One of the standout features of Lonehill is its strong community-focused security measures. The Lonehill Residents Association is dedicated to maintaining a safe environment, with dedicated patrols and security personnel.

For businesses looking to establish a presence in Lonehill, there are numerous commercial properties available for lease or sale. These properties cater to various needs, from serviced offices to a more spacious office environment.

Lonehill, Gauteng, is an idyllic suburb with a rich history, a blend of residential and commercial offerings, and a host of amenities. Its proximity to key destinations and commitment to security make it an attractive location for both residents and businesses. With ongoing infrastructure improvements and a sense of community, Lonehill continues to flourish as a desirable place to live and work in South Africa.

5th Avenue Properties is a leading South African Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Service Provider with extensive knowledge and experience in the rental and sales of commercial and industrial properties in Lonehill.

Established in 1988, with our headquarters in Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa, we have been delivering world class real estate solutions to tenants and owners for the past 30 years. We specialise in agency and advisory services to both domestic and international corporations as well as the public services sector.

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