Property in Rosebank, Gauteng
Rosebank is part of the original farm known as Rosemill Orchards. Auctioneer Richard Currie, first sold plots in this area in 1896. Streets were renamed in 1919 by the City Council in honour of British Admirals of World War I. Cecil Behrmann was one of the first developers of Rosebank. In 1945 he purchased the south-western corner of Oxford Road and Tyrwhitt Avenue on behalf of a syndicate, with construction beginning in 1950. Further development continued in 1972 with Swedish architect Max Kirchhoffer, and again in 1976. Rosebank is closely positioned to suburbs such as Parkhurst, Hyde Park, Sandton and Craighall Park. Rosebank is conveniently located just 35 minutes from OR Tambo Airport and a Gautrain station is perfectly situated opposite The Zone Shopping centre, allowing commuters and residents hassle free travelling. St Teresa’s School and Rosebank Primary school are education options in the area. Hyde Park High school is also a nearby alternative. The Zone shopping centre in Rosebank houses not only ATM's, restaurants and clothing stores but a hair salon and cinema as well as music and furniture stores. Residents also have the option of shopping at The Mall of Rosebank, which offers; book stores, clothing and department stores as well as flea markets and a cinema nouveau. Katzy's in the Firs shopping centre is the ideal spot for a classy night out. Patrons are able to enjoy a delectable glass of cognac or whiskey and a selection of the finest cigars. This newly enlarged venue with wraparound terrace and outdoor area, also caters for lunch and dinners. The Bank Nightclub, Capital Music Cafe and the Circle Bar, are just some of the other diverse options for nightlife entertainment. Residential houses and townhouse properties are not generally found in Rosebank. Apartments in Rosebank are a mix of olde world charm and modern elegance. Apartments are on the market for R2 million to around R4 million. Stylishly designed units with spacious interiors along with inviting balconies are available. Seeff Sandton estate agents assist buyers and renters in this area.