Erskineville is located in the Inner West region of Sydney, approximately 5km from the Sydney CBD in the local government area of the City of Sydney. Neighbouring Newtown to the west and Alexandria to the east it is a well-positioned suburb with good public transport servicing the busy area.
Erskineville is predominantly a residential area with some commercial buildings located on its southern border with Alexandria. A highly desirable residential suburb, the types of houses in Erskineville are predominantly semi-detached terrace houses, however there are a few low rise unit blocks, constructed throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s.
There are a variety of boutique restaurants and cafe’s catering for a wide variety of tastes along Erskineville road. The diverse range of eateries includes Thai restaurants, cafés and delicatessens. There are also a number of pubs and hotels in the area.
Being a smaller inner west suburb, Erskineville has limited entertainment – the major attraction is the Erskineville bowling club. Due to its central location, Erskineville locals can also easily access entertainment facilities in Enmore, Newtown and Alexandria, which offer a diverse variety of amenities including cinemas, theatres, bars, and clubs.
Erskineville has one public and one private catholic primary school; Erskineville Public School and St Mary’s School respectively. SDN Children’s Education and Care Centre and Gowrie Child Care Centre are also in Erskineville while Erskineville Family Day Care is in Newtown. Combined primary/secondary schools in the area include Newington College (kindergarten to year 12), The Athena School in Newtown, Alexandria Park Community School in Alexandria, Bridge Road School in Camperdown and Key College in Redfern.
Erskineville offers a number of open nature reserves which are very welcoming for outdoor exercise. Healthy Habit Fitness is the local gym on Coulson Street and there are also several others in neighbouring Newtown and Alexandria. Neighbouring suburbs offer a multitude of facilities including tennis and basketball courts, an aquatic centre, as well as a golf course.
Trendy ‘Inner West lifestyle, ‘ good transport options including frequent trains and proximity to the CBD.
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