In the 'hood, Craighall Park as a destination

Craighall Park is one of Johannesburg’s upmarket northern suburbs that lie slightly to the west of Sandton, a collection of leafy neighbourhoods that form a belt on the western side of the city between Parkhurst and the sprawling malls of Sandton’s Central Business District. Craighall Park is also one of the oldest suburbs of the city, and Craighall Park’s large properties and epic gardens ... cont.

79 Lancaster Avenue, Craighall Park, 2196, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Directions to Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

From Johannesburg International Airport (38.4 km)
Take the R24 from the airport. Follow the M2 Johannesburg (also Durban / Kimberley) sign and then the M2 to Johannesburg W/Germiston E. M2 W lane to Johannesburg. M1 N Sandton / Pretoria. Take the 4th off-ramp, the M27 N Jan Smuts Ave and turn LEFT to Rosebank.

Proceed on Jan Smuts for 6.1 km passing through 9 sets of robots until 10th robot turn left into Bompas (Dunkeld West shops with large STAX sign). Turn right at T junction into Northumberland. Over Norfolk and 2nd left at circle into Clarence. First right into Lancaster; Liz at Lancaster is about 8 houses along on the right. There is no B&B sign outside but a large curved stone clad wall with 79 Lancaster clearly marked.

From the M1 take the Corlett Drive off-ramp. Coming from town going north turn left up Corlett Drive; coming from Pretoria going south turn right up Corlett Drive. Continue to the top of Corlett Drive past Melrose Arch and Wanderers until it meets Oxford Road in a T junction. Turn left and get into the right hand lane immediately. Turn first right into Bompas Road. Travel all the way down Bompas Road over Jan Smuts and at the T junction at the bottom turn right. Follow directions as above.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bus Line (2 km)
  • Business Services (2 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (2 km)
  • Internet Café (2 km)
  • Laundromat (2 km)
  • Post Office (2 km)
  • Shopping Mall (2 km)
  • Car Hire (5 km)
  • Train Station (10 km)
  • Airport (38 km)


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