Property in Norwood, Gauteng
Numerous homes dating back to the 1920s and 1930s form part of the tree lined suburb of Norwood. This multi-ethnic area is comprised of residents from various cultural backgrounds. Popular suburbs such as Rosebank, Houghton, Illovo and Parkhurst are within close proximity to this laid back suburb. With these areas flanking Norwood, residents can enjoy various eateries in Illovo as well as street-side café dining offered in Parkhurst. The African Craft Market housed in the Mall of Rosebank as well as the Houghton Golf Club, offer additional, varied, entertainment options. Not to be outdone, Norwood boasts its own gastronomical mix of restaurants from Ethiopian, European, Italian and Japanese. Paterson Park Recreation Centre on the corner of 6th street in nearby Orange Grove offers gymnastics, dance classes as well as karate, and pottery classes for adults. Norwood Primary School is based in the suburb, as is the Hirch Lyons School. Shoppers are spoilt for choice at the Norwood Mall. Stores range from art, antique and curios to audio, electronics, banks, clothing and restaurants. Houses for sale in this area range from R 1 700 000 to R3 600 000. Once in a while an exceptionally large home is for sale in Norwood, and the price can then reach as much as R7 500 000. Norwood has a selection of modest homes with open plan kitchens, wooden flooring and alcove gardens, as well as homes with a combination of modern finishes and pressed ceilings. Within the walls of classically designed buildings are spacious apartments with built in cupboards and delightful patio and garden areas perfect for relaxing or a braai on a hot summer night. Apartments in the area are fewer, but do sell from around R 900 000 to R 1 500 000. Seeff estate agents are au fait with this area and are able to arrange viewings for interested buyers and renters.