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Landing a lovely luxury apartment in Hyde Park


In the past, South Africa and certain of this country’s cities, Johannesburg being one of several, had very strong links with England and Britain in its entirety. This was particularly so during the colonial and post-colonial eras, periods when the ties to and influences of the erstwhile British Empire were strong and close.


Imperial interests


British imperialists typically became interested in countries that possessed natural and mineral resources, which were essential to keep the great British industrial machine working, while maintaining the economy of the British Isles, the lifestyles of the affluent classes, and the livelihoods of the working classes.


Diamonds, gold, and coal


The discovery of diamonds on the Kimberley diamond fields of the Northern Cape and gold on the Witwatersrand were major drawcards for official British incursion into South Africa. It also emerged that the Highveld was richly endowed with coal seams, the substance that was essential to all industries of the period and for a long time thereafter, even today to an extent.


What’s in a name?


It’s to be expected that various places – towns, suburbs and streets – were named after places or features in Britain, some possibly by long-forgotten persons who were homesick while living in South Africa or were simply reminded of an area or landmark in Britain.


Today, it’s not known who named Hyde Park, adjacent to Sandton in Johannesburg, or precisely when this prestigious Johannesburg suburb was so named, but one may presume that Hyde Park’s (Johannesburg) lush, leafy gardens and shady, tree-lined streets played a role in its naming. England’s Hyde Park was established in 1637, a few years before the first Europeans settled in the Cape in 1652


Hyde Park in Johannesburg isn’t a large suburb, spanning only about 2,8 square kilometres. London’s park measures approximately 4,8 kilometres around its outer perimeter.


Older, freehold, free-standing properties in Hyde Park in Johannesburg somewhat resemble those in England. The suburb and its homes were built on the grand scale of yesteryear, standing proudly in expansive gardens. Both Hyde Parks are decidedly affluent areas. In both cities, many people dream of having a Hyde Park address; it’s the right, aspirational address to have.


Because the smallish, quiet, and tranquil South African suburb was established quite long ago, there’s not much vacant land on which more homes can be built within its boundaries. Luxury Hyde Park apartments are the obvious solution to this local conundrum. (The demand for Hyde Park properties is great, but the supply is finite; the former outstrips the latter).


Luxury apartment property sales


Fine & Country South Africa is a reputable estate agency that has a sterling record of selling properties in the luxury sector. We constantly strive to maintain and improve upon our reputation and success in this specialised South African market, which includes luxury apartments in Hyde Park, Johannesburg.


Hyde Park is indeed more than an aspirational area in which to live. At Fine & Country South Africa, we understand that people buy a luxury lifestyle, in addition to an apartment or house that consists of bricks, mortar, and top-quality fixtures. Consequently, our area specialists can inform you of just about everything they need to know about actually living, working, shopping, and playing in the chosen area, as well as commuting to and from the suburb.


We’re multi-award winners in our sector, which is a testament to our professional dedication, expertise, and commitment to our clients who expect and deserve the best service, whether buying or selling luxury apartments in Hyde Park and elsewhere, where luxury lives and thrives in quiet elegance and style.






Our consistent efforts to offer innovative marketing combined with a high level of service have been recognised by the industry for an astounding fifth year in a row, winning Best International Real Estate Agency Marketing at the International Residential Property Awards.


Every Fine & Country agent is a highly proficient and professional independent estate agent, operating to strict codes of conduct and dedicated to you. They will assist, advise and inform you through each stage of the property transaction.


With offices in over 300 locations worldwide we combine the widespread exposure of the international marketplace with national marketing campaigns and local expertise and knowledge of carefully selected independent property professionals.


People buy as much into lifestyle of a property and its location as they do the bricks and mortar. We utilize sophisticated, intelligent and creative marketing that provides the type of information buyers would never normally see with other agents.


Access the lucrative London and international investor market from our prestigious Park Lane showrooms at 121 Park Lane, Mayfair. Our showrooms in London are amongst the very best placed in Europe, attracting clients from all over the world.

Our International Network

Connecting offices on over 300 locations worldwide, our referral system combines local knowledge and expertise with an international network to find the right buyer for you wherever they are, at the same time as finding you your ideal next move

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We interact with customers on the main social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest, giving each property maximum online exposure.


Media Centre

MEDIA CENTRE Our internal Media Centre is a team of experienced press relations managers and copy writers dedicated to liaising with newspapers, magazines and other media outlets to gain extensive coverage for our properties in national and local media.


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