A subdistrict of the Laaksolahti district, Lähderanta is located amid the beautiful vistas of Lake Pitkäjärvi. Whether you want to go for a hearty jog, swim in a lake or skate on natural ice, the area provides a wonderful setting for these activities and other recreation. All the necessary services are available at Lähdekeskus shopping centre, which features many restaurants and shops. The area also has a primary school and day care centre.
It is easiest to travel outside the area by car, but good public transport links are also available. For example, it takes about 30 minutes to get to Leppävaara by bus.