Location Average distance to GPO is 6km. Origin of suburb name Samuel Davenport named an existing property after the French town Beaumont which means beautiful mount. Public transport Buses along Adelaide Metro route 147 are available near Thirkell Ave in Dashwood Rd, which provides access to the city. There is also route 148 along Gilles Rd, giving access to the city and Glen Osmond. Schools Schools in the area include Seymour College on Gilles Rd, Linden Park Primary School on Hay Rd, Glen Osmond Primary School on Fisher St, and the University of Attractions near Beaumont include the Mt Osmond Reserve, Dashwood Gully Reserve and Mt Osmond Golf Course, as well as the Beaumont Common. There are shops nearby including the Burnside Village and Arkaba Shopping Centre, and there is also easy access to the Adelaide Hills. Zoning and future development Thirkell Ave is located in the Residential zone 27 of the Burnside council development plan. All development must conserve existing significant trees, be designed in a way that minimises visual bulk, and must avoid the disturbance of indigenous vegetation.