An outstanding feature of Glenhaven is its location and proximity to many activities. It is a short walk to Cavendish Shopping Centre, Newlands Rugby and Cricket Grounds, Virgin Active gym, the Vineyard Hotel, Newlands Sun Hotel, The Park Inn Radisson Hotel, Newlands swimming pool, SACS school, many restaurants, shops and bars, supermarkets, Newlands train station, Cape Fertility Clinic, Kingsbury Hospital, art galleries and speciality shops.
Many businesses are situated within walking distance such as in The Oval, The Terraces, Sun Clare Building, Montclare Place, Boundary Terraces and others. By car the following are a few minutes away: UCT, Kirstenbosch, Sports Science Centre, Kelvin Grove Club, Wynberg Magistrate’s Court, Baxter Theatre and the southern suburb schools such as Bishops, Rondebosch, Wynberg and SACS.
Glenhaven is a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches.