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  1. the first letter of the Greek alphabet (Α, α) with a value of 1
  2. the beginning of anything
  3. the name assigned to the brightest star in each constellation


  1. the dominant member of a group

The Alpha sets a new standard in the affluent Sunninghill area by blending impeccable location and contemporary luxury at very affordable prices. The Alpha truly is the beginning of a revolution and the brightest star in the Northern suburbs. Never before has it been so affordable to live in Sunninghill especially in a brand-new development with apartments that are built to rent, with quality and longevity considered in every detail. Situated in Sunninghill, you will find yourself only minutes away from Joburg’s major hotspots including Sandton, Waterfall, Midrand, Fourways and Bryanston.



Basement parking R199.

From R 5,690

*T’s & C’s apply.

1 Bed

Basement parking R199.

From R 6,790

*T’s & C’s apply.

2 Beds

Basement parking R199.

From R 8,590

*T’s & C’s apply.

Flexible deposit options from R2,500 are now available to save you on upfront costs!

T’s & C’s apply.

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1 Bed

2 Beds


Resort Style Living


Resort Style Living


With state-of-the-art equipment, our gym is free for all residents, providing a convenient and cost-effective way to stay active and healthy.


With free, high-speed uncapped fibre standard in every apartment, you will save a lot of money.

One Landlord owns and controls the whole building

Unlike traditional sectional title rental apartments, it is in our financial interest to make sure all our residents are comfortable and not let a few badly behaved residents disturb everyone else.

Business Centre

Working from home or studying for an exam? We’ve got you covered with a large business centre complete with desks, high speed internet and a meeting room.

Community Manager

Feel part of a community with our optional free events and competitions organised for our residents.

Braai areas

Take in the views and enjoy a braai.

Secure tenant basement parking and ample visitor parking

Undercover parking – our residents don’t run through the rain or cold to get to their cars!


Convenient access to a very well priced laundromat downstairs.

Waste Recycling

On-site waste management, Planet Earth loves The Alpha!


Access control, 24-hour security and CCTV surveillance.

Dedicated on-site property management team

With our full time, property managers, we are on a mission to change expectations in the property management industry by offering the fastest and most reliable service.

Games Room

Shoot some pool, become the foosball champion and make new friends in our games room

Maintenance Free Living

All maintenance taken care of by our fulltime on-site, dedicated professional maintenance team.

Sports court

Bring out your inner Messi on our decked out 5 a side soccer field.

Resort Style Swimming Pool

Cool off and dip into our resort-style swimming pool.

Back-up Power

During load shedding we have generators for common areas and facilities at most of our properties.

Cleaning Services

Car washing and apartment services available.

Water Storage

Increased backup water storage capacity.

This is Living



The Alpha offers never before seen value with its brand-new spacious and ultra-trendy bachelor, one or two bedroom apartments that will cater to your every need and expectation. This elegant building with its classic exterior and brand-new super modern interior is an exclusive sanctuary; it is a place to have it all and get away from it all.

New Development

Our apartments offer the best living experience with no expense spared, ensuring the highest quality in every detail.


Stream easy with our free, uncapped, high-speed fibre in every apartment.

Designer Kitchens

Cooking never looked this good with the latest Quartz stone counter tops, ample storage and luxurious white marble tile splashbacks.

Energy Efficient

Our water heating system and LED lighting are energy efficient helping you save on electricity costs.

Prepaid Meters

With prepaid electricity and individual water meter readings, you only pay for what you use. 6kl free water monthly.


Secure basement parking for your baby, no more running in the rain to get to your car

Africrest FLEX

Africrest residents have the flexibility to move to another area, for free, between any of Africrest’s signature lifestyle developments located all over Joburg during their lease.

Unbelievable Views

Our well-thought-out design offers apartments that provide uninterrupted views of Sunninghill.

Backup Water

When the city cuts supply we have storage tanks to keep the water flowing.

Back-up Power

All common areas have backup generators. Work from home and stay connected.

Quality Appliances

Quality built-in appliances: oven, stove and extractor included. Fitted space for a washing machine or dishwasher.

Open Plan Living

Spacious rooms with large porcelain tiling throughout.


Ample, built-in cupboard space and plug points with USB inlets for your convenience.

Modern Bathrooms

Spacious showers with trendy matte black fittings and stylish fixtures

Easier Moving

We’ve negotiated a 15% discount on home moving fees for residents moving into Africrest buildings with reliable furniture moving companies.



Just a few minutes… from everywhere

People who call Sunninghill home love its accessibility, security and beautiful surroundings. Being a relatively new area, everything is modern and well-kept with stunning architecture and landscaped gardens, Sunninghill offers a lifestyle and value for money that is unrivalled. With multiple shopping centres and restaurants all within walking distance, you will be spoilt for choice.

Live close to work. Beat the traffic. Spend your time on things that matter. Sunninghill is minutes away from Sandton, Rivonia, Woodmead, Bryanston, Fourways, Waterfall and Midrand. Welcome to 1 Eglin. Welcome to The Alpha.

  • Sunninghill Square Shopping Center (Checkers, Andiccio24, SASOL) – 400m
  • Builders Warehouse – 600m
  • Chili on Top Centre (Dischem) – 650m
  • Chili Lane Centre (Woolworths, Clicks, Virgin Active etc.) – 850m
  • The Core Shopping Centre – 900m
  • Netcare Sunninghill Hospital – 1.0km
  • Rivonia – 3.1km
  • Waterfall Corner – 4.2km
  • Woodmead Retail Park – 5.1km
  • Mall of Africa – 6.4km
  • Montecasino – 6.9km
  • Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit – 7.0km
  • Nicolway Bryanston – 7.2km
  • Sandton CBD – 9.7km

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The Alpha

Contact Details
Tel: 078 602 2749 | 065 682 6752

1 Eglin Road, Sunninghill


An Africrest Properties development. See the websites below to see more of our flagship properties in the following areas:

Sunninghill The Apollo and The Atlas 

Ferndale, Randburg The Landmark and The Titan

Bramley The Village Bramley


Milpark Stanley Studios

For further information about Africrest, please visit the Africrest Website

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