Cheltondale is a suburb located only 15 minutes from Sandton in the Johannesburg area. The suburb has access to a few main roads, making it easy to travel to surrounding areas. These include Hawthorn Avenue, Louis Road and the De Villiers Graaff Motorway. There are quite a few smaller and larger areas surrounding the suburb, including Orchards, The Gardens, Rouxville and Maryvale amongst others.
The developer of the area, a Mr H. Dares came from a town called Cheltondale, which is in Gloucestershire in England. The suburb was established in 1951 and was named after this town in England. Today the area consists of well-maintained apartment complexes, townhouses and spacious stand-alone homes.
Those residents who have children have easy access to the Maryvale College Primary and High School. There are also a few schools in neighbouring areas, such as the Orchards primary School and the Torah Academy Primary and High School. The kids in the area can enjoy some play time at the Cheltondale Park, where there is a lovely playground. The Park also provides paths for cycling, running and walking. There are also plenty of trees where visitors to the Park can enjoy a picnic.
The suburb is located close to the Norwood Mall; this shopping centre has a number of fashion stores amongst other interesting retail outlets. There are also a number of Churches in the surrounding areas including the Maryvale Catholic and Rouxville Baptist Churches nearby. The closest medical facility would be the Netcare Linksfield Hospital, which lies adjacent to the impressive Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.
Nearby Johannesburg Suburbs:
Abbotsford, Alexandra, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Bramley, Bruma, Bryanston, 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