Chatswood is 8.5 kilometres north of Sydney’s CBD on the Lower North Shore. It is conveniently positioned on the North Shore train line and offers access to Wynyard station in only 19 minutes. Express bus’s offer an alternative but slower transport option to the CBD.
Chatswood provides a range of housing styles from a few remaining Federation homes to Californian Bungalows, Post World War II brick houses and apartment blocks and modern townhouses and secure apartment complexes. New developments are popular with the large Asian community in Chatswood and are taken up as soon as they are offered for sale. Building approvals in the Willoughby council LGA have increased from 74 in 2010-2011 to 643 in 2013-2014 and are expected to continue increasing due to strong demand.
There are numerous restaurants and shops in Chatswood from Myer and David Jones to boutique homewares and clothing stores. Westfield Chatswood has over 200 shops including Hoyts cinema while the nearby Mandarin Centre includes Strike ten pin bowling. Restaurants line Victoria Avenue and the streets surrounding Westfield shopping centre and range from formal dining to quick eats and cafés. Mr Jin and Sumrayn Thai Bangkok Street Food on Help Street are popularly popular restaurants in the area.
As mentioned above, Chatswood locals are fortunate to be within short commuting distance to many reputable schools. Chatswood High School and St Pius X College are among the State’s top 100 high schools and nearby Roseville College (for girls) was in the top 30 in 2014. Also in Chatswood are Mercy Catholic College, Chatswood Public School and Our Lady of Delours Primary School.
Other reputable schools in the area include St Ignatius’ College, Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College, Loreto Kirribilli, North Sydney Boys and Girls High Schools, Sydney Church of England Grammar School and Wenona School.
Chatswood’s convenient location ensures sporting and fitness facilities are not too far away. Chatswood has a local park, oval, tennis club and golf club while Killara, Roseville, Castlecove, Northbridge, Cammeray, Lane Cove and North Ryde Golf Clubs are not too far away. The Chatswood Rotary War Memorial Athletics Field is used for local competition and the bushland adjacent to Mowbray Park offers scenic and peaceful walking trails for those that prefer a slower pace.
Chatswood offers all the amenities and conveniences you could ask for including two shopping centres – Westfield Chatswood and Chatswood Chase. Morning commutes to North Sydney, the CBD or Macquarie Business Park are relatively painless due to the efficient train service. There are also many top performing schools in Chatswood or within easy driving distance.
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