Traveling South from Johannesburg along the M9, you will reach the suburb of Forest Hill in about 15 minutes. You will have to travel through Turffontein, which is a suburb adjacent to Forest Hill. Other neighbouring areas include Kenilworth, Rosettenville, Towerby, Gillview and Haddon. The Rifle Range Road and Kliprivier Drive are both main roads nearby. These roads will take you through to the N12 Eastern Bypass as well as to the M1.
Forest Hill is a residential suburb like most of the surrounding areas. The area mainly consists out of houses, townhouses, flats and also cluster homes. Residents have easy access to schools, churches and shops. There are quite a few schools in the region including the Forest High School and Forest Hill Primary School.
Residents can do their basic shopping at the Pick n Pay Mulbarton, which is located along Stamford Street in Forest Hill. There are also a few supermarkets in the surrounding areas; the larger Glen Shopping Mall in Oakdene, offers a bit more in variety of stores and also restaurants. Situated to the south and east of the suburb, is the Rand Water Forest Hill Depot.
The Rotunda Park located to the north of Forest Hill in Rosettenville, is a nice park where you can enjoy a number of recreational activities. The Park has a football pitch, a skate park, a basketball court, and some gym equipment. Other interesting places in the surrounding areas are the Klipriviersberg Nature reserve and the Glenvista Country Club. The Reserve is a beautiful and popular destination for those who enjoy hiking.
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