Pontprennau is full of modern houses located conveniently near local amenities like Asda, Waitrose, Aldi, recreational parkland, and provides easy access to the M4 Motorway.

Cardiff Gate services, and Cardiff Gate Retail Park is home to the Emergency Control Centre for South Wales, as well as the fire training centre. The retail park is home to a large 24/7 Asda supermarket and petrol station, a B&Q DIY store, a McDonalds restaurant and several home furniture stores.

The northern edge and highest point in the community is where the community centre, the church and Pontprennau Medical Centre are located. At the bottom of the hill is the western edge, which has a small commercial area, with a large proportion of the land dedicated to industrial use and is now being converted into private sector housing. It also houses Pontprennau's only public house, a Waitrose supermarket, Cardiff's BUPA hospital (now owned by Spire Healthcare), and a Jaguar cars retail garage. 2Let2 Cardiff Letting Agents think Pontprennau is a great area to live!