Sandown is a very busy and wealthy suburb, which falls within the Sandton area. The suburb consists of an upmarket residential area as well as a very busy and modern commercial region. The area is home to quite a few major Corporations, like SA Breweries. To make travel easier, there are a number of roads running through and close to Sandown. Rivonia Road runs through the area, as well as Grayston Drive. You also have Sandton Drive and William Nicol Drive nearby, which provides easy access to and from the area.
The Sandton Central area within Sandown consists of a number of businesses, banks, convention centres, and restaurants. You will also find many hotels in the region including the Protea Hotel, the Courtyard Hotel and the Radisson Blu Hotel. The Sandton City Mall is also nearby along Sandton Drive. This is a very popular and large Mall; people come from all around to do their shopping here. Close to the Mall in Sandown, is the Sandton Gautrain Station, which can take you through to Pretoria and the OR Tambo International Airport. Schools in the area include the Sandown High School and the Grayston Preparatory School.
The Residential area of Sandown includes large properties with high walls, which have some beautiful houses. There are also some cluster developments and gated communities. Sandown is a very sought after location for businesses and for professionals who wish to live in the area. Depending on the location of the property, some prices can be very exclusive.
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