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Lyme Park, Sandton


Lyme Park at a glance

Lyme Park is a suburb in Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, that offers an ideal blend of upscale suburban living and convenient access to commercial and business districts. The suburb is renowned for its leafy streets, beautiful gardens, and tranquil environment. While the area is predominantly residential, there are several offices and office spaces in the area providing an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs and business owners.

Lyme Park is a well-established and attractive area with properties that range from small cluster homes to large freestanding houses. Its close proximity to the Sandton CBD makes it a prime location for many professionals, entrepreneurs and executives looking for convenience, while others seeking a more peaceful lifestyle appreciate the area's serene environment, complemented by an array of amenities to cater to all their needs.

Lyme Park takes its name from the Lyme Park in Cheshire, England, which is famed for its Elizabethan mansion and beautiful parklands. The Johannesburg development of the same name was established in the 1950s, and much of the area was initially a farm. The suburb has grown and evolved over the decades to become one of Johannesburg's most sought-after residential areas.

Today, the area comprises mainly freestanding houses, cluster homes, complexes, apartments, and office parks. It is notable for its proximity to several schools, shopping centres, and restaurants, among other amenities.

Lyme Park is known for its high property values, and the area is predominantly residential, although there are office parks and office spaces in the area catering to entrepreneurs, small businesses and corporates alike. The average sale price of a home in Lyme Park ranges from around R4 million to R20 million. Rental rates vary depending on the type and size of the property; however, they tend to be high when compared to surrounding areas.

For those looking to lease office space in Lyme Park, many options are available, including small offices, corporate suites, standalone buildings, and business centres. The area has several reliable property management companies’ such as 5th Avenue Properties, who can assist with leasing office space and provide market analysis, thereby ensuring tenants make informed decisions. There is one serviced office suite facility, plug in and play in Lymer Park which is The Station which offers short term lease periods.

Lyme Park is strategically located near major transport routes and highways, making it easily accessible. The suburb's main access route is William Nicol Drive, which connects to several major highways, including the N1. Commuters can also use the Gautrain, which stops at Gautrain Sandton Station just a short drive away. There are a number of dealerships in the area, namely Jaguar Land Rover and Honda Motors.

For public transport, the Gautrain bus route passes through the area, connecting it to other suburbs in the city. The bus service operates from early morning until late evening on weekdays and has a reduced schedule on weekends and public holidays.

Lyme Park offers residents a broad range of amenities, catering to their health, social, and recreational requirements. The suburb is a few minutes away from several shopping centres, including Coachman’s Crossing Shopping Centre, Bryanston Shopping Centre, and Nicolway Bryanston. Lyme Park boats one of the oldest medical facilities being Sandton Medi Clinic.

Ghazals and The Higher Ground are two popular restaurants in Lyme Park, offering a wide range of delicious cuisines and a comfortable atmosphere. For those seeking an even wider variety of restaurants and coffee shops, Sandton CBD is just a short drive away, offering some of the best restaurants in the city.


Lyme Park is home to a number of popular home improvement showrooms, namely Miele, Easy Life Kitchens and Italtile.

Top schools in the area include St Stithians College, a co-educational college, and Collins Boarding House, offering boarding facilities for students. The college is renowned for its academic excellence, sports, and cultural programs, amongst others. Additionally, there are several primary schools in the area, including Bryandale Primary School, Michael Mount Waldorf School, and Bryanston Primary School.

Lyme Park has attracted a range of companies from different sectors, including DHL, Daisy Business Solutions, and Peaceforce Security Group. These companies offer various services, including IT, security, and logistic services..

Office Parks such as Coachman’s Crossing Office Park and Peter Place Office Park have become established in recent years, with spaces to suit corporates, small start-ups, and digital nomads. The popularity of office parks in the area is due to their modern facilities, expansive parking areas, and centralized location, making them the perfect setting for business owners and their teams.

Lyme Park is home to several lifestyle parks, such as the Crusaders Football Club Park, which offers a variety of sports facilities to its members. The park boasts of a massive field for football, rugby, and cricket. The park also has facilities such as a swimming pool, gym, and tennis courts, amongst others. St. Stithians Chapel is another lifestyle park frequented by locals and visitors alike. This chapel is part of St. Stithians College, and is a beautiful venue for weddings, live performances and church services.

Lyme Park has several accommodation options for visitors, including the Sandton Slippers Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse, which offers visitors luxurious rooms complete with bespoke furnishings and personalized services. Holiday and business guests may also stay at View Studios, situated in the heart of Lyme Park, with access to all the area's amenities and attractions.

Lyme Park also boasts of several event spaces and venues, including The Roof Bryanston and Sky Events South Africa. These venues are suitable for all types of events, including weddings, corporate events, and parties. Both venues offer tailor-made packages to suit individual needs, adding a personalized touch to any event.

5th Avenue Properties is a leading property management company that specializes in commercial leasing. With an extensive portfolio of commercial properties across the country, 5th Avenue Properties has built a reputation for providing tenants with the ideal office space, suited to their specific needs and affordability. The company's insight into the market ensures tenants get the best value for their money and minimize their risk.

The company has been providing property management services for years, and they have extensive knowledge of the real estate market in Gauteng. They have established relationships with numerous landlords and tenants, which means that they have the expertise and market knowledge necessary for an optimal leasing experience.

Lyme Park is a desirable suburb located in the heart of Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa. It offers a great environment ideal for professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesses looking for a serene environment to work and live. With quality residential properties and modern office spaces, the area is an ideal destination for those seeking convenience, luxury, and relaxation. Its proximity to schools, shopping centres, restaurants, and other amenities makes it an excellent location for those seeking a suburban lifestyle with urban conveniences. With 5th Avenue Properties expertise and knowledge of the commercial property market, this is a prime location for entrepreneurs and business owners who want to lease or purchase commercial property in Gauteng.

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