Sandton, known as the richest square mile in Africa and South Africa’s financial and business centre, has seen a plethora of new developments in recent years, to accommodate for the likes of corporate giants including Discovery, Sasol, and a number of top law firms.
And despite the difficult economic environment, development continued unabated in the affluent suburb, led by The Leonardo, which has steadily been rising above the Sandton skyline over the past two years will become the tallest building in South Africa once complete.
The building is owned by luxury hotel chain, Legacy Group, which already has several hotels and apartment suites in the heart of Sandton including The Michelangelo Towers, Davinci Hotel and Suites, and Raphael Penthouse Suites.
Several of these plush apartments are up for sale at any given time, and can fetch a pretty penny given the location, being close to the Gautrain, Sandton City Shopping Centre, numerous bars and restaurants, and potentially close to work.
Two such properties currently on sale, are located in The Michelangelo Towers, which has direct access to Sandton City Shopping Centre.
The first, a two bedroom (170sq meters) apartment matches high international specifications – and is the perfect property for successful people who demand and expect a quality life style.
The building enjoys direct access to Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City mall and the convention centre. Walking distance to the Johannesburg Stock exchange and Gautrain station, the agency selling the property said.
“The apartment has two bedrooms (both en suite) , stunning open plan living area which spectacular views. The unit has two basement parking. Excellent security. Michelangelo Towers offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, restaurant, concierge, gym – in fact all facilities for an executive lifestyle.”
The second property, is a luxurious 2 bed apartment in The Michelangelo, priced at R6 million.
“Newly renovated, luxurious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with modern kitchen that leads out onto an open plan dining room and living area with balcony, the agents selling the property said.
Residents also have access to an indoor and outdoor pool, two gyms and a 24 hour room service and security. A 5 star spa is also located in the building.
Located in the heart of Sandton, the Michelangelo Towers offers panoramic views of Johannesburg CBD and the Sandton cityscape below and has a direct connection to the most luxurious mall of Johannesburg, facing the convention centre, a few minutes walk from the Gautrain.