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Woolloomooloo 2011, NSW

Location and Transport Links

Woolloomooloo is located 1 kilometre east of the CBD in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs in the local government area of Sydney. The suburb is within walking distance of the CBD via the Royal Botanical Gardens, Darlinghurst, Potts Point and Kings Cross. Kings Cross train station on the Eastern Suburbs line is only one stop from Martin Place station in the CBD and also provides access to the eastern beaches via bus from Bondi Junction station.

Property types

Units makeup approximately two thirds of dwellings in Woolloomooloo and Freestanding homes on large quarter acre blocks are commonplace property in Lindfield.  The East side of the railway line in considered more desirable than the western side which has some steeper terrain and blocks, but expect to pay more in the East side.  Housing styles vary from older Victorian and Federation style homes with exposed rafters, Californian bungalows to more modern and larger executive properties.  Apartments and townhouses are more concentrated around the highway corridor and radiating out from the train station and local shops.

Shops and Restaurants

The main shopping strip is along William Street whilst many popular restaurants are clustered along the wharf,

Crown Street and also near William Street. Bars and pubs including the popular Tilbury Hotel can be found near the wharf as well as in neighbouring Potts Point in the Kings Cross precinct. There is a local Foodworks supermarket and Woolworths can be found in Potts Point. There are also a couple of cafés near the wharf and further gentrification will bring a wider selection but until that time, head to Potts Point for a number of options.

Schools and Educational Facilities

Woolloomooloo’s position in the Eastern Suburbs close to the CBD provides it with easy access to a range of sought-after schools. There is also one local school; Plunkett Street Public School. Nearby schools include Ascham School in Edgecliff, St Vincent’s College in Potts Point, Sydney Boys and Girls Schools in Moore Park, Macquarie Grammar School, St Mary’s Cathedral College and St Andrew’s Cathedral School in Sydney CBD and SCEGGS and Sydney Grammar School in Darlinghurst.

Recreation and other Amenities

If you love art, Woolloomooloo is a great place to be. Artspace Visual Arts Centre is a contemporary art gallery in the historic Gunnery Building fronting Sydney Harbour. The Art Gallery of New South Wales is in the nearby Royal Botanical Gardens and you could spend days wondering around both without spending a cent. Finally, Potts Point and Darlinghurst offer a host more galleries and exhibitions.Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool is a health and relaxation facility and offers breathtaking views of the Harbour. Alternatively, the extensive Cook and Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre in College Street offers another option.

Why people live in Woolloomooloo?

Charming period homes and proximity to the beach, CBD, Centennial Park, the University of New South Wales and a wide range of schools in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

Buyers’ Agent for Woolloomooloo

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