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An indication of a desirable suburb is the presence of real estate companies and Glen Marais has its fair share. Homeowners in this Kempton Park suburb in Gauteng enjoy large properties on well-maintained streets and within easy driving distance of Pretoria and Johannesburg city.
Main highways criss-cross Glen Marais and the Johannesburg international airport borders the suburb to the south. Visitors can take advantage of the high speed train that transports travellers from the airport to all major centres.
Glen Marais has a number of schools, parks, lakes, churches and wide open spaces. The climate is temperate and averages around 18° Celsius throughout the year. Residents and shopkeepers are friendly and take pride in their suburb, expect a warm welcome from everyone you meet.
Top 8 reasons to visit Glen Marais
1. Take a walk along Monument road to seek out bargains, shop at the two large malls with name brand stores, get your hair... Show more
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.