Welcome to Kempton Park, a large industrial town in the East Rand of Gauteng Province that was established in 1903 after its founder sub-divided his farm, turning another portion into residential stands. The farm was called Zuurfontein but after the division, the residential village was named after the founder's place of birth - Kempten - a Bavarian district in South Germany.
Today Kempton Park, as it is lately known, is one of Gauteng's fastest growing cities boastful with upmarket suburbs and industrial areas, making it an ideal residential area for career driven individuals. It is a home to OR Tambo International Airport, South Africa's largest. Tracks of the popular Gautrain pass through Kempton Park's Rhodesfield station which is situated just about 25 Km North East of Johannesburg and 54km from Pretoria.
Owning a property in Kempton Park puts you 5 minutes away from high schools, entertainment and sporting facilities and is just minutes away from large shopping malls and other amenities.
The demand for office space in Kempton Park has resulted in the development of office parks as well as other commercial development taking off.
Kempton Park has 56 active suburbs.
Between 2015-10-01 to 2016-09-30:
Compared to the previous year(2014-10-01 to 2015-09-30):
Full Title and Sectional Title sales in Kempton Park had a combined value of R 5,974,055,165 with a median price of R 850,000 compared to R 4,891,892,342 with the median price of R830,000 for the prior period.
Full Title sales in Kempton Park had a total value of R 5,046,818,579 with a median price of R 1,050,000 compared to R 3,940,968,188 with the median price of R950,000 for the prior period.
Sectional Title sales in Kempton Park had a total value of R 927,236,586 with the median price of R 600,000 compared to R 950,924,154 with the median price of R650,000 for the prior period.
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Kempton Park is home to the Boulevard Estate in Glen Erasmia, the only local residential estate with a triple-A rating for security, is currently a top destination in Kempton Park for buyers who view a secure lifestyle as non-negotiable. Home prices in the estate start at around R2m and escalate to around R12m for top-of-the-range properties.
At the lower end of the Kempton Park market, buyers are finding good value in starter apartments in the CBD at prices as low as R200 000. Kempton Parkhouses at prices from R560 000 and solid family homes at prices from R1,3m are currently also popular choices.
Like many other South African cities, Kempton Park has a temperate climate with summer days of about 26°C and winters of 16.5°C. Kempton Park, together with little towns such as Alberton, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, Germiston, Springs and Nigel are part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality.