Turffontein, with its working class roots, is a suburb in the south of Johannesburg and is home to the Turfontein Racecourse, established in 1887 by the Johannesburg Turf Club.

Turffontein has easy access to highways, shopping facilities and the Johannesburg central business district, for those that work there.

From a shopping standpoint, The Glen, just off Camaro Road, Steeldale Pick n Pay Hyper and a plethora of other shopping centres that have sprung up in the vicinity, are just a few minutes away.