This exclusive estate is in the unique position that its close neighbour is a private IEB school which is recognized as one of the most popular and best private schools in Gauteng, namely Cornwall Hill College. The college is in walking distance from many properties within the estate. The estate is also known for their excellent security and is close to all amenities, namely Irene Mall, Southdowns Mall, Southdowns Intercare (medical centre), major freeways: N1 North and South, N14 and R21 Airport Freeway.
There are more private and government schools nearby. These schools include Irene Primary (Grade 1 to 7) (Government), Southdowns College (Grade 000 to Grade 12) (Private), Waterkloof High (Grade 8 to Grade 12) (Afrikaans) Government and also Monumentpark Primary (Grade 1 to Grade 7) (Afrikaans). Cornwall Hill Estate is within close proximity of major shopping malls.