Springfield is a hilly outer suburb of the South Australian capital city of Adelaide. It is located in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges; around 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south-east of Adelaide's Central Business District. For the most part; the suburb is encompassed on a sloped portion of the Mounty Lofty Ranges, surrounded by tall oaks and encapsulating sweeping views of the Adelaide Metropolitan area.
Springfield is an affluent area of Adelaide; with many residences and estates being within South Australia's most valuable properties. Springfield is bounded to the North by the suburbs of Kingswood and Netherby, to the west by Torrens Park and Lower Mitcham, to the south by Mitcham and Brown Hill Creek, and to the east by Leawood Gardens and Urrbrae.