Illovo

Illovo is a prestigious and trendy suburb of Sandton, bordering Hyde Park, Sandhurst and Craighall Park and accessed via Oxford Road and Corlett Drive. It is a rather upmarket area where residents enjoy high-end malls, entertainment facilities as well as a diverse selection of restaurants. Illovo property offers a centrally located suburb bordering on Atholl and Inanda; suburbs that match Illovo in convenience of location, beauty and their collection of real estate. Illovo is centred along Fricker and Oxford Road, which is made up of large buildings catering for large and smaller users.

Buildings line both sides of Fricker Road, with the road being pedestrian friendly. Being so close to Rosebank, Atholl Square, Melrose Arch and Sandton City is a key draw card for residents and those looking to buy or rent commercial and residential property in Johannesburg. 

Illovo's close proximity to the M1 as well as to the Sandton and Rosebank CBDs make it an ideal location for businesses and office parks. Illovo rentals are very much sought after for those looking to make their imprint on the economy, as well as those who live outside of Johannesburg but conduct a lot of business here. Companies within Illovo include Morgan Stanley Investment Bank and World Bank. Security is of prime importance for owners of Illovo property and with the effective Sandton South Residents Association patrolling the suburb residents are assured that their neighbourhood is safe. The association facilitates a controlled security network across the suburb with CCTV cameras that are constantly monitored by armed response. Illovo commercial property is made up of a broad range of property types, from numerous office blocks to illustrious office park complexes and grand, old repurposed properties of between ½ an acre & 2 acres in size. Business property available for rent/sale in Illovo is commonly found next to or near the Wanderers cricket ground as buildings in the area are currently undergoing major refurbishments to tenant requirements. 

Illovo is home to the famous Wanderers Stadium, which has a seating capacity of over 34 000. This iconic stadium was built in 1956 to replace the Old Wanderers Stadium and was completely overhauled following South Africa's readmission to international cricket in 1991. It is nicknamed 'The Bullring' due to its design and intimidating atmosphere. Lying alongside the famous Wanderers Cricket Stadium is the scenic Wanderers Golf Course. The beautiful scenery and lush foliage makes this exquisite 18-hole golf course one of the best in the country.

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