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Glen Erasmia, Kempton Park


Glen Erasmia at a glance

Introduction and history of Glen Marais and Glen Erasmia Boulevard

Being part of Kempton Park, Glen Marais and Glen Erasmia Boulevard offer their residents close access to OR Tambo International Airport and a host of business parks and amenities. The area also offers loads of things to do, and the properties on offer in Glen Marais range from affordable one-bedroom apartments to expansive, luxurious homes. The area is home to an array of lifestyle estates such as Glen Erasmia Boulevard, which are well-loved for the security and family-oriented way of life that they offer.

The story of Glen Marais can trace its roots back to 1903 when German farmer Karl Wolff subdivided a portion of his farm into residential stands and created the area that would later become known as Kempton Park. Today, it is a residential hub sought after for many reasons.

Quick facts about the area

  • Glen Marais and Glen Erasmia Boulevard offer their residents great weather conditions. During the hottest months of the year (December to February), the temperature will rise into the high 20s or low 30s on a typical day. In the coldest winter months (June and July), temperatures will typically rise to approximately 20°C. The area receives most of its rainfall during the summer months.
  • From Glen Erasmia Boulevard and Glen Marais, it will take about 15 minutes to get to O. R. Tambo International Airport. The trip covers a distance of approximately 14 km.
  • A trip to Sandton from Glen Erasmia Boulevard or Glen Marais will take approximately 40 minutes.
  • The area boasts easy access onto the R21, which will take you to O. R. Tambo International Airport or Pretoria.
  • There is a Gautrain bus stop right outside the main entrance to Glen Erasmia Boulevard.

Local amenities

Shopping and convenience are close to home for residents of Glen Erasmia Boulevard and Glen Marais. Shopping centres in the area include Glen Acres Shopping Centre, Woodbridge Square and Glen Balad Mall. Exciting news for residents of Glen Erasmia and Glen Marais is that a new shopping centre - called Harvest Place - will be opening its doors in May 2022. This centre will be situated between Gleneagle Estate and Glen Erasmia Boulevard and will boast an array of shops and restaurants as well as undercover parking.

As a resident of Glen Erasmia Boulevard or Glen Marais, you are spoilt for choice when it's time to choose a school for your children. Primary schools close to home include Aston Manor Primary School, Laerskool Birchleigh, Kempton Park Primary School and Westside Primary School. When it's time for high school, your teen can continue his or her road to success at Hoerskool Kempton Park, Spartan High School or Norkem Park High School. Private schools in the area include Destiny Independent School and Sonrise Christian School. Maranatha Christian School will also be moving to a prime position between Glen Erasmia Boulevard and Gleneagles Estate.

If you're a resident of Glen Erasmia Boulevard or Glen Marais, you're just a few minutes drive from Arwyp Medical Centre, which caters to your every day-to-day need as well as emergencies. Intercare Glen Marais is a great place to go if you need to see a doctor. The centre offers a range of services, including optometry, physiotherapy, radiology and more.

Restaurants and things to do

Goodies Restaurant in Glen Marais has been a firm favourite with Kempton Park residents for more than 20 years. In a home-away-from-home ambience, you can enjoy anything from ribs, a burger or a steak to oven-baked homemade pizzas. The restaurant is set in beautiful grounds where the kids can play, and there's a mini-golf course for the whole family to enjoy.

When you're looking for a taste of the Mediterranean, look no further than Piatto Kempton Park, situated in Glenbalad Shopping Centre in Glen Marais. The eclectic menu includes a range of grills, seafood platters and burgers.

If a game of golf is your favourite way to spend a weekend day, you'll be glad to know that Kempton Park Golf Club is less than 10 km away if you're a resident of Glen Marais or Glen Erasmia Boulevard.

A wide array of entertainment is close to home for residents of Glen Marais and Glen Erasmia Boulevard thanks to Emperor's Palace. With its health and beauty spa, casino, theatres and movie theatres, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

What residents of Glen Marais and Glen Erasmia love about their home

With its many lifestyle estates, residents of Glen Marais - and especially those who live in Glen Erasmia Boulevard - value the level of safety and security that they live in. Life in these residential estates is known for its tranquillity and the peace of mind that's available for residents. Children can safely play outside and there is a strong sense of community for young and old alike to enjoy.

REALGLEN Properties is an expert in real estate in Glen Marais and Glen Erasmia Boulevard. If you are looking to buy property, sell property or rent property in the area, contact us today.

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