Within walking distance are several restaurants, lovely parks, The National Trust Property - Beaumont House, Burnside Olympic swimming pool and tennis courts.
The Burnside Shopping Village is easily accessible by car.
A bus leaves from across the road for city shopping, theatres, Art Gallery, Museum, etc.
Petts Wood Lodge is near Cleland Australian Wildlife Park and The Waterfall Gully walking trails.
It is ideally located for trips to Kangaroo Island, Victor Harbor & Granite Island, Fleurieu Peninsula, Barossa Valley and other wine growing areas.