The suburb of Beaulieu, a neighbour to Kyalami in Midrand, is a countrified suburb where the horsey-set live on large estates (Beaulieu Estate), heavily encircled by security fencing, and accessed through one 24-hour security entrance. Beaulieu properties feature a strong Tuscan style with villas featuring large rolling gardens. Beaulieu, which comes from the French meaning “beautiful” is named after the little town of Beauly west of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, and lies on the outer northern limits of Johannesburg in Midrand.
Homesteads here are large with views that remain predominantly green and reminiscent of country living. Beaulieu offers the best of both worlds, with country estate living yet close to the Midrand business area and amenities. Educational facilities include prestigious private schools, Beaulieu Preparatory and Beaulieu College.
The suburb of Carlswald lies in a valley almost midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria in Midrand. Modern townhouses as well as lifestyle estates have blossomed here, and for businesspeople, Carlswald is a popular and trouble-free base from which to access Johannesburg. Carswald is easy to access via the N1, as is Kyalami Main Road and New Road. Carlswald is not only about business but is also scenic, offering sweeping views of the Magaliesberg , The Carlswald Lifestyle shopping centre, a new open mall style complex with a range of restaurants has helped place Carlswald on the map. Kyalami race track is around the corner from Carlswald for motorsport enthusiasts.
Residential Estates in Carlswald
Carlswald Estate, Midrand
In Award winning Carlswald Estate, there is a natural ambiance of peace of mind and relaxation. Carlswald Estate would be best defined as an exclusive, private and prestigious residential Estate. Secluded, comfortable and very secure, Carlswald Estate is still only minutes away from shopping, services, schools business centers and entertainment. A place that embraces the environment. It is, at last, life the way you dreamed it would be and you will be completely at home with nature.
Within the apex of the Carlswald area, with a gradual northern slope allowing unobstructed, sweeping 360 views. Out here you can hear the sounds of the country and nature in abundance. Access to the Ben Schoeman and N1 Freeways linking Pretoria, Kempton Park, Centurion, Midrand, Fourways and Sandton.
Carlswald North Estate
Carlswald North Estate has sweeping views of the Magaliesberg mountain range and provides a perfect vista of those breathtaking highveld sunsets. Demand for this new residential estate continues due to its location and proximity to schooling, easy access to Kyalami Main Road, New Road and the Ben Schoeman freeway – which makes it the perfect home destination. Facilities include squash courts, tennis courts, swimming pool, running/walking trail. Exceptional landscaping and indigenous tree planting combined with major water features and a natural park area. Ultimately, this is what the Carlswald North Lifestyle Estate is about. Its country meet city.
Crowthorne lies north of the Buccleuch interchange and east of where Main Road intersects the R55 as it heads out of Kyalami.
Crowthorne is an attractive suburb part of Midrand, home to agricultural holdings and large country estates defying the popular image of Midrand with its myriad of cluster and townhouse complexes. Crowthorne is adjacent to neighbouring suburbs like Carlswald, Glen Austin, Halfway House, Halfway Gardens and Vorna Valley and is probably the suburb most closely identified with country estate lifestyles. Crowthorne position advantages, such as its access to shopping centres (Fourways, Boulders and Menlyn), golf courses like the Kyalami Country Club, the renowned Sound Stage and the Beaulieu Bird Sanctuary.
Glen Austin is on the north eastern side of Midrand. Glen Austin still enjoys a rural atmosphere despite being part of bustling Midrand.
One of its most salient features is that the stands within Glen Austin are all classed as Agricultural Holdings, with none being smaller than 8500 square meters. Glen Austin is a popular choice for property owners seeking the “horsey” lifestyle. It is commonplace to see horse riders trotting down the tree lined roadsides. Horse riding is an absolute must experience in Glen Austin. Another attraction is the Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary where a diversity of vibrant birds can be seen in their natural surroundings. Glen Austin has maintained its warmth and architectural style and gives a feeling of still being “far from the madding crowd”
North of Johannesburg in Midrand, Kyalami is a popular suburb boasting a mix of amenities. Due to the internationally renowned Kyalami racetrack, Kyalami is a hugely popular grand prix racing area.
The famous South African Lipizzaners are situated in the small holdings of Kyalami. These stunning horses are a must see. In recent years, the area surrounding the race track has transformed into a popular residential and commercial area, offering great coffee shops and classy restaurants. Residential estates like the Kyalami Estate offering upmarket and distinctive properties in a secure estate lifestyle have made Kyalami into a popularproperty investment area for homeowners. Ands theres something for the golfers too, who can test their skills at the challenging Kyalami Country Club.
Nestled on the Western slopes looking out onto the Kyalami Race Track andunforgettable sunsets over the Magaliesburg mountain range. 500m from Allandale offramp, and 2mins drive from the major shopping centres! Schools nearby and wonderful landscaped verges for those lazySunday walks around the suburb. You are spoilt for choiceas theestablished suburb offers you beautiful 2 bed, 3 bed and 3 bed double storeys in either 24hour estates or secure complexes with a 24 hour armed response reaction stationed in the area. Come and enjoy thegood life! Kyalami Hills is waiting just for you!
Kyalami Estate, Midrand
Kyalami Estate is one of the earliest examples of a development enclosed by a security wall with 24-hour controlled access thus Established Sophistication. But it is more than that, combining all the benefits of urban convenience with the tranquility and space of a rural environment thanks to extensive parklands and a natural wetland. Kyalami Estate offers easy access to a wide range of shopping, medical and educational facilities incl. Kyalami Prep School. The choice is made even more extensive by the positioning equi-distant from Johannesburg city centre, Pretoria city centre, the East Rand and West Rand, with Sandton City and Centurion in between. Rules are in place with a view to ensuring harmonious country living, and in an effort to encourage consideration for and understanding of fellow residents. Neighboring Estates incl. Kyalami Crest.