GautrainThe Rosebank Gautrain Station is 3km from Parkview.
Within walking distance ...Parkview Village is three minutes’ walk from the cottages. Some of the shops which are available are a Spar supermarket, green grocer/butcher, a number of restaurants and coffee shops, an interesting local craft shop, hairdresser, library and post office.
Zoo Lake with its ducks, walks, boating, Zoo Lake swimming pool, well equipped parks for children, the Johannesburg Zoo, Museum of Military History, Alliance Francaise and The Goethe Institut.
All within a few kms from Parkview you will find ...Rosebank Shopping Mall, with an African Craft Market and a wonderful Rooftop Market on Sundays. Hyde Park Shopping Mall, and Sandton City. University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg , and GIBS. Four Hospitals/Clinics, Wanderers International Cricket Stadium, Golf Courses, The Civic Theatre and others, Constitution Hill, Mandela Bridge and a number of art galleries.
Other attractionsSoweto, The Apartheid Museum and Gold Reef City are a 20 minute drive via the M1 freeway.
Slightly further afield are The Cradle of Humankind - with Sterkfontein Caves and world famous fossil sites as well as the Rhino and Lion Park. On the way to Hartebeespoort Dam is Lesedi Cultural Village. The Pilanesberg Game Reserve (two hours away) can be visited in a day trip.