The suburb of Melrose is a trendy area located just over 5 km south of Sandton. Surrounding areas include Hyde Park, Dunkeld, Rosebank, Parkwood and Birdhaven. The entire region of Melrose consists of a few suburbs, Melrose Estate and Melrose North being two of them. The area has a number of main roads nearby including the De Villiers Graaff Motorway and Oxford Street, which runs along the border of Melrose.
Many of the younger professionals have made this area their home, preferring the wonderful apartment’s available and easy access to main roads. Besides apartments, there are also townhouses, freestanding houses and cluster properties. One of the major developments in the area is the Melrose Arch.
The Melrose Arch contains some mixed developments that include residential properties, retail and office properties as well as space for hotels. You have everything available to you on your doorstep if you live in this area from restaurants and cafes to clothing outlets, gyms and much more.
The Rosebank Mall is also located adjacent to Melrose and offers even more shops and restaurants. Of course Sandton City is also only a short drive away. Melrose is centrally located to major roads and areas, offering residents access to a variety of places to visit and things to do. Interesting places nearby include the Wanderers cricket Stadium, the James and Ethel Gray Park as well as the Wanderers Golf Club.
The Johannesburg Zoo as well as the Johannesburg Zoo Lake can both be found only a few minutes’ drive away. There are also more upmarket Golf Clubs in the surrounding areas.
Nearby Johannesburg Suburbs:
Abbotsford, Alexandra, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Bramley, Bruma, Bryanston, Cheltondale, Cyrildene, Edenburg, Elton Hill, Epsom Downs, Fairwood, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenhazel, Greenstone Hill, Gresswold, Highlands North, Houghton Estate, Illovo, Inanda, Kew, Khyber Rock, Killarney, Lone Hill, Magaliessig, Marlboro, Morningside, Norscot, Norwood, Oaklands, Orange Grove, Petervale, River Club, Rivonia, Ruiterhof, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandton, Solridge, Sophiatown, Strydompark, Vrededorp, Waterval Estate, Westbury, Westcliff