Como is located 27 kilometres south of the Sydney Central Business District. It is specifically situated on the southern banks of the Georges River. The Como railway bridge carries the Illawarra railway— connecting Como to the neighbouring Oatley.
Houses are common in Como, comprising of 89% of the dwelling types here. Close to majority are ages 40 and up (46%). It is no surprise how the area is suitable for country lovers and those who are looking for a friendly neighbourhood.
According to Residex, Como experienced a market growth of around 3.22% from January 2016 to December 2020.
A good indication of this healthy market movement is the rail link which makes Como close to good shopping areas and other facilities. One can reach the Sydney Central in approximately 35 minutes through the Como railway station. An added plus is one can enjoy good food with a pleasant ambience, as several food places are located along the beach.
One of the restaurants located by the water’s edge is the Blackfish Café & Grill. The food place boasts of its breakfast options as one can sip coffee or tea while enjoying the sunrise. Once can also choose from their wide array of seafood options.
Picknickers & families can indulge in the expanded play area facilities and lawns around the Como Pleasure Grounds. The Como Hotel is also a good place to watch the local rugby league football and dine in its restaurant called the Burnt Door. So, if you are looking forward to a quick weekend break with the family, there are a couple of things to do here at Como.
The Rowers in Cooks River boasts of its “exceptional restaurant and amazing waterfront views”. Not only that, it is also home to the St George Rowing Club which has earned several State and National Titles. The popular recreational facility is well loved because over the years it continues to provide good food, good views, while giving back to the community through Club Grants.
There are primary and secondary schools within Como. Como Public School and Como West Public School are just a kilometre apart.
According to REA, the median price for houses in Burraneer is at $1,303,880. Growth over the last 10 years have been in good, averaging at 5.8% p.a. for houses and 5.3% p.a. for units. House sales in 2020 have been relatively high compared to the previous years. Residex predicts that capital growth in the next 5-8 years will be high—up to 7% p.a.
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