The Hills is a haven for nature lovers, as much of area is covered by forest and National Park, including the Hawkesbury River, Cattai National Park, Cumberland State Forest, Maroota Nature Reserve, Bidjigal Reserve, Bella Vista Farm Park.
Most of the suburbs in the area are made up of leafy green streets and large properties with spacious gardens. Popular outdoor activities include bushwalking, mountain bike riding, road cycling, climbing, canyoning, kayaking, sailing, water skiing, bird watching and enjoying a relaxing picnic. The ferry crossing at Wiseman’s Ferry allows you easily explore the expansive National Park north of the Hawksbury River as well.
There are also several golf clubs in The Hills to enjoy, with the scenic Castle Hill Country Club being ranked in the top 100 clubs in Australia.
Towards the southern part of The Hills, there are cinemas in Rouse Hill and Castle Hill. Gyms and personal trainers can be found in every major shopping area. The main hospital is Norwest Private Hospital, but Westmead Hospital is not too much further.
Downsizers are well catered for by a range of amenities and local hospitals, including Ryde, Macquarie and Macquarie University Hospitals. Towards Parramatta, the Children’s Hospital, Westmead Hospital and Cumberland Hospital are also easily accessible.
Some additional attractions in The Hills include the Castle Hill Showground, Sydney Ice Arena, Golden Ridge Animal Farm, TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute (The Hills College – Baulkham Hills and Castle Hill Campuses) and Norwest Business Park.
As you can see, buying a home in The Hills offers access to great amenities, shopping and transport to the CBD. The Hills will become an even more desirable place to live in future years, once the Sydney Metro line is completed and as Parramatta expands, bringing even more jobs into the region.
Our buyers’ agents would love to help you find a property in The Hills, whether that’s your dream home or an investment property close to amenities.