11 Jan 2020

Sydney is the capital and most populous City of the state of NSW, with 65% of the states population. Located on Australias east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south west. Residents of the city are affectional known as ‘Sydneysiders”.

Choosing where to live in Sydney depends on the type of lifestyle you desire, from the relaxed shores of the northern beaches, to the hustle and bustle of the CBD, to the gorgeous views of the City and Famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge at Watsons Bay.

Heres just a snap shot of some of the areas to consider:

Kirribilli
The historical Harbourside Kirribilli, located 3km north of the CBD, is one of Sydney's most affluent suburbs and home to Kirribilli House the official residence of the Australian Prime Minister, and Admiralty House, the official of the Governor-General of Australia.Kirribilli is a short 14 min drive or 21min by public transport to the city centre.

The median weekly rent is $540 while mortgage monthly repayments are $2,579.

Woolloomooloo
Located 1.5km east of Sydney’s CBD, Woolloomooloo is a harbour side, inner eastern suburb. Its short drive or bus or train ride into the city and CBD.Originally a working class suburb this suburb is now gentrified like many of it surrounding suburbs.

The median weekly rent is $500, while the monthly mortgage repayments are $2,513.

Balmain
Balmain sits on a small peninsula that juts out of Sydney Harbour, opposite Milsons Point. Located 6km west of the CBD it is a 14 min drive or 21 min ferry journey into the City. It is rich in industrial history, with the Labor party forming here in 1891.

The median weekly rent is $600, and the monthly mortgage repayments are $3,000.

Glebe
An inner western suburb, Glebe is located 3km south west of the CBD, it is boarded on the north by a paved foreshore with views of the historic and stunning Anzac bridge. It;s a sort 12 min drive or longer 25 min on public transport to the city centre.

The median weekly rent is $400, and monthly mortgage repayments are $2,730.

Hunters Hill
You’ll find Hunters Hill, one of Sydneys North Shore suburbs, on a small peninsula separating the Lane Cove River and the Parramatta River. Located 9km north west of the CBD is a 18min drive and 24min by public transport to the city centre.

The median weekly rent is $500 and mortgage repayments are $3,500 a month.

These are just a few places in Sydney to explore when finding your perfect home.

Information based on the areas in the 2016 Census.


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