Edenvale, East Rand
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Edenvale is a suburb situated in the East Rand area in Gauteng, South Africa.
Edenvale started out in 1903 as a small settlement named Rietfontein which sprung up around the Rietfontein Gold Mine. Today, Edenvale has become a very well known part of Johannesburg. It lies approximately halfway between the O.R. Tambo International Airport and the city centre. This makes it a very comfortable spot to live and visit as it is quite close to all the major parts of Johannesburg and a range of fantastic activities. Edenvale is a very quiet town which ranges from the middle class areas such as Eastleigh to the upper class areas such Dowerglen or Bedfordview.
Edenvale boasts the atmosphere of a peaceful town and one often forgets just how close it is to the city and all the bustling routes. Therefore, many places of interest are not in Edenvale but are close enough to take a drive to and are well worth the effort. These places include Gillooly’s Farm, Horwood’s Farm and numerous large shopping malls such as Eastgate and the East Rand Shopping Mall which is just minutes away.
Edenvale boasts a tranquility that many enjoy when wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. There is a beautiful and undulating Linksfield Golf Club here as well as many superb areas which offer a range of sporting and recreation facilities. Edenvale affords one the opportunity to sit back and relax whilst enjoying the tranquil surroundings. Even when you become tired of relaxing, it is just minutes away from all superb amenities and entertainment facilities.
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Bruma Lake Flea Market, very close to Eastgate shopping mall in the southern suburbs, is one of the biggest flea markets in South Africa, and you’ll find almost anything you can think of here. Bruma is an array of West African wood crafts, designer clothing, wire art, homemade toys, plastic gadgets, arts and crafts, curios ... more information
East Rand Mall
East Rand Mall is situated 7km away from OR Tambo Airport. The Mall includes all of South Africa's Major Chain Stores and a host of smaller specialised stores. Extensive entertainment facilities, which include a Games Arcade, Restaurants, Coffee shops, a nine theatre Cinema Centre and an exciting Food and Entertainment Mall.
Conveniently located within 10 minutes of OR Tambo International Airport, Glendower Golf Course is a well designed 6770m course, situated against a tree-covered slope. The fairways are excellent, featuring numerous hazards and narrowing at the greens. Water comes into play on 11 of... more information
Modderfontein Golf Course has Kikuyu fairways and bent grass greens. Water comes into play on 11 of the 18 holes. The club has had a top 20 rating from Compleat Golf Magazine. Modderfontein Golf Club is situated on the East Rand in the Edenvale Municipal area, close to... more information
Formerly officially known as Johannesburg International Airport, the OR Tambo International Airport is a large airport near the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel to or from South Africa. It is Africa's busiest airport, handling over ... more information
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