Situated just over 5km north of the city of Johannesburg is the Bellevue Suburb. Since it is so close to the city centre, you will find a number of major roads nearby. The M31 and Louis Botha Avenue runs past very close to the suburb and provides access to the M1 as well as the Albertina Sisulu Road further away.
Since the suburb is so close to Johannesburg, those living in the area have access to a number of interesting places. The Johannesburg Zoo as well as the popular Zoo Lake; both are within easy reach. There is the Bezuidenhout Park as well as the Wilds Park in Houghton; both are good places for hiking and enjoying the outdoors.
Bellevue Park is a small park situated within the suburb and provides a nice place for the kids to play. There is some play equipment available for the kids and a few trees scattered around the park, providing some shade to sit under. Since the suburb was established in 1890, you will find quite a few older affordable houses. There are also many apartments and flats in the suburb, some being renovated with more modern finishes.
Killarney Mall is the closest large shopping centre to Bellevue. The suburb itself has its own smaller shopping centre, the Piccadilly Centre along Rockey Road. Also along this road are more shops as well as some restaurants and fast food outlets. Traveling along Rockey Road, which becomes Observatory Avenue, you will eventually come to the Observatory Golf Club. The Club offers an affordable yet challenging round of golf to visitors and members.
Nearby Johannesburg Suburbs:
Abbotsford, Alexandra, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Bramley, Bruma, Bryanston, Cheltondale, Cyrildene, Edenburg, Elton Hill, Epsom Downs, Fairwood, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenhazel, Greenstone Hill, Gresswold, Highlands North, Houghton Estate, Illovo, Inanda, Kew, Khyber Rock, Killarney, Lone Hill, Magaliessig, Marlboro, Melrose, Morningside, Norscot, Norwood, Oaklands, Orange Grove, Petervale, River Club, Rivonia, Ruiterhof, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandton, Solridge, Sophiatown, Strydompark, Vrededorp, Waterval Estate, Westbury, Westcliff