Lonehill

Lonehill, named after a solitary hill in the vicinity, is one of the newer suburbs in the city, set on the outskirts of Bryanston. Lonehill is home to a nature reserve - a sliver of nature in the midst of a dense concerntration of townhouse clusters and retail nodes. It is a secure garden suburb encompassing Lonehill East, Beverley AH and Pineslopes. Property in Lonehill is highly sort after for its secure and tranquil suburban vibe. It is within easy reach of Lanseria International Airport and all the main arterial roads to Pretoria and Johannesburg, making it central and convenient.

The ‘Lonehill Koppie' is a seemingly precariously balanced boulder on the top of a koppie within a central nature reserve. The reserve is made up of a rocky outcrop with indigenous shrubs and plants and a resident population of dassies. Hikers and picnickers, families and dog walkers all enjoy the tranquillity on weekends and also enjoy the picturesque dam, park and children's playground. Lonehill has numerous green belts providing endless opportunities for hikers, cyclists and joggers. Lonehill property takes full advantage of the numerous nursery and high schools in the area - Crawford Preparatory and College, St Peter's Preparatory, Fourways High and Beaulieu Colleges are other local options. In terms of shopping, Lonehill and Fourways have become major retail nodes of the northern suburbs. Property owners/renters in Lonehill benefit from excellent shops and restaurants that are found within the Lonehill Shopping Centre, Fourways Mall, Fourways Crossing and Cedar Square. Monte Casino is a mere 5 minutes away and offers a number of restaurants, theatres, cinemas and hotels. There's a Virgin Active gym in Lonehill and several golf courses can be found in neighbouring suburbs. Fourways Life Hospital is the nearest hospital, with Sandton and Sunninghill Clinics within easy reach.

Lonehill is known for its community spirit and the area was voted the Safest Suburb in South Africa in 2010, thanks to the outstanding security service that patrols and monitors the area. The Lonehill Residents' Association is a Section 21 company, led by a full time CEO and team of permanent members. Residents are anything from first-time buyers through to young families and executives, to the more mature person wanting to downsize once the family has left the nest. Lonehill is synonymous with the large commercial estate known as Lonehill film Studios. There are plenty of small to medium size production companies and media agencies in this film and TV hub in the heart of a mostly residential suburb. There is another office park located opposite the Lonehill Village Shopping centre, but other than that commercial property in Lonehill tends to be repurposed townhouse complex units.

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