Oakdene lies south of the centre of Johannesburg amidst the neighbouring suburbs of Bassonia, Glenanda, Linmeyer and Townsview.

The residents of Oakdene are centrally based with easy access to highways, schools, spiritual centres, gyms like Virgin Active, The Glen Shopping Centre, and The Checkers SP Pavillion. O R Tambo International Airport is a mere 20 minute drive away and Gold Reef City Theme Park is only 5 km away.

Oakdene rests on a hill with beautiful views over the Soutpansberg which turns into a fairyland at night.