Here’s what R10 000 rent gets you in SA’s upmarket areas

Private Property South Africa
Taryn Isaac

If your goal is to start afresh in a new rental apartment this year, we’ve got a few options in desirable areas that may pique your interest.

Take a look at some of the homes available across South Africa which can be yours on a budget of R10 000 per a month:


1. Big city living in Sandton

Home in Sandton2-bedroom apartment in Rivonia - R10 000 p/m

Fancy calling the richest square mile in Africa your home? Sandton is a vibrant economic hub with so much to offer, from its glitzy shopping centres to its pristine business venues and wide selection of available properties to feast your eyes on.

Rivonia in particular, offers great value for money. The suburb has become known for its beautiful range of modern townhouses and apartments which are located in close proximity to several shops, schools, restaurants and entertainment options.

This stunning two-bedroom apartment currently on the market for R10 000 p/m, is one such option available for immediate occupancy. This blissful abode is furnished with wooden floors and white granite tops, as well as two bathrooms, a kitchen, lounge and dining area, a covered balcony with stacking doors, two garages, two covered parking bays and a sparkling pool.

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2. Exclusivity and entertainment in Fourways

Home in Fourways1-bedroom apartment in Paulshof - R10 000 p/m

There’s a world of fun and enjoyment to be shared in the upmarket area of Fourways. This spectacular neighbourhood provides just about the full spectrum of amenities, ranging from the best eateries in town to its wide choice of entertainment options and beautiful outdoor settings.

Aside from the enviable lifestyle that can be shared in this sought-after neighbourhood, Fourways also boasts an assortment of homes which aim to please even the most discerning renter.

The Paulshof suburb in particular, which stretches between Lonehill and Sunninghill in Rivonia, is a fairly modern and upmarket suburb, offering a wide array of stunning complexes and striking apartments.

This fully furnished one-bedroom apartment in the Matrix are one of the options currently on the market for R10 000 p/m. The chic loft has one and a half bathrooms, an open plan kitchen with ample cupboard space, a lounge and dining area, as well as a large balcony that offers spectacular views of the city. The complex also boasts a clubhouse and large-sized pool to use at your leisure.

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3. Peace and serenity in Johannesburg South

Home in Johannesburg South2-bedroom townhouse in Bassonia - R10 000 p/m

With luscious dense greenery and endless hills disappearing into the horizon, Johannesburg South is a region of great natural beauty, making it the ultimate location for any nature lover to call home. Johannesburg South is divided into two main parts - the older part on the north side of the N12, and the newer part on the south of the highway. This prime location is renowned for its tranquil lifestyle as well as its diverse range of properties, from beautiful townhouses to luxurious villas and garden estates.

Tiffani Gardens in Bassonia is one such place where you can escape the busy city life and enjoy the beautiful outdoors in this stunning two-bedroom townhouse which is currently on the market for R10 000 p/m.
The home has two bathrooms, an open plan kitchen, a lounge and patio area, as well as two covered parking’s. The complex also boasts electric fencing as well as 24-hour security to ensure safe and secure outdoor living.

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Cape Town:

1. Living the dream in the City Bowl

Home in Cape Town1-bedroom apartment in Walmer Estate - R10 000 p/m

Living in the CBD of Cape Town offers a unique lifestyle. The City Bowl provides the best of both worlds, with the beach and mountaintops right on your doorstep, while still remaining within easy reach of business amenities.

This contemporary one-bedroom apartment, located in Walmer Estate for R10 000 p/m is an ideal home for any work hard, play hard individual. The double storey cottage comprises one bathroom, a built in kitchen, an open plan lounge as well as a courtyard with a built in braai area and a lovely wooden balcony upstairs.

If light, bright and airy is your ideal living space, then this bachelor pad is where you need to be.

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2. Nature’s paradise in the Southern Suburbs

Home in Cape Town Southern Suburbs2-bedroom apartment in Wynberg - R10 000 p/m

For outdoor lovers who revel in wide open spaces, the Southern Suburbs which lie south east of the City Bowl is an ideal adventure-spot to call home.

The Southern Suburbs house some of the most popular residential areas in Cape Town with an assortment of properties, ranging from freestanding homes to quaint cottages and beautiful wine estates.

This two-bedroom home located in the leafy tree-lined streets of Wynberg is one particularly stylish apartment currently on the market for R10 000 p/m. The roomy abode is situated on the ground floor of a well-maintained complex. The two-bedroom home has one bathroom, a spacious living room area, as well as a fitted kitchen and a large veranda.

With easy access to the city centre and the beaches of False Bay, Wynberg is an ideal neighbourhood for any individual with an active lifestyle.

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3. Beachside harmony on the Atlantic Seaboard

Home in Sea Point1-bedroom apartment in Sea Point - R9 000 p/m

Running from the V&A Waterfront on the north shore of Table Mountain all the way down to Hout Bay, the Atlantic Seaboard is a coastal paradise offering luxurious living at its best. The area has become world-renowned for its beautiful people, magnificent sea views, classy restaurants and premium accommodation.

Sea Point in particular is an idyllic area with a wide selection of beachside apartments that boast a vibrant urban charm and picture-perfect views of the ocean and surrounding mountaintops.

This quaint and cosy one-bedroom apartment on the market for R9 000 p/m offers secure and affordable seaside living. The home is offered furnished and has an excellent location close to the Sea Point Promenade.

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1. Upmarket convenience in Umhlanga

Home in Umhlanga2-bedroom home in Izinga Estate - R10 000 p/m

Experience affordable and convenient living in the upmarket town of Umhlanga. Umhlanga is home to a wide variety of luxury apartments which offer spectacular views to die for. And while most of these homes come with premium pricing, this quaint two-bedroom apartment can be yours for just R10 000 p/m.

Located in Izinga Gated Estate, this lovely abode is available for immediate occupancy. The home has two bedrooms, one bathroom, an open plan living area, a beautiful patio and balcony as well as one covered parking.

With captivating panoramic views, an active nightlife, private hospitals, world class shopping centres and some of the best schools in town, Umhlanga is an ideal choice, offering the perfect blend between comfortable and contemporary living.

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2. Contemporary outdoor living in Hillcrest

Home in Hillcrest2-bedroom home in Assagay - R10 000 p/m

Nestled in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, with magnificent views and lush dense greenery, Hillcrest is the ideal outdoor suburb to call home. Assagay, situated just north west of Hillcrest, is home to this stunning upmarket two-bedroom cottage currently on the market for R10 000 p/m.

The lovely home includes one bathroom, one dining area, a modern fitted kitchen, an open plan lounge and entertainment area, as well as a beautiful garden patio and a lockup garage with direct access to the home.
This sought-after suburb offers the perfect mix between country and cosmopolitan living and is most ideal for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

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3. Majestic tranquility in Ballito

Home in Ballito3-bedroom apartment in Ballito - R10 000 p/m

If it’s peaceful and secure living you are after, then the coastal town of Ballito is the place to be. Located on the North Coast of Kwazulu-Natal, this pristine sub-tropical paradise is a family-friendly suburb with a number of golf courses, beautiful beaches and quad biking adventures to make sure that there is something to do for everyone.

And the neighbourhood’s property options do not disappoint either – like this three-bedroom apartment in Ballito currently on the market for R10 000 p/m.

This delightful ground floor unit is leased fully furnished. It has two bathrooms as well as a fitted kitchen and a spacious lounge and dining area. The apartment also has its own garden patio and offers covered parking for one vehicle.

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