Located 4km to the CBD, Newtown offers a central location and borders Camperdown, Stanmore, Erskineville, Eveleigh and Darlington.
The majority of houses in Newtown are semi-detached or terraces. Freestanding houses account for only 8.5% of housing. The Victorian backdrop is dominant with only small boutique developments occasionally diversifying the neighbourhood. Apartments make up around 37% of the housing stock and range from old art deco blocks to modern developments.
King Street and Enmore Road offer over 60 dining venues along with another 20 or so cafés. No matter what the desire, there will be a restaurant open to satisfy your taste buds.
It is this blend of food culture that has made Newtown one of the most popular eating destinations in Sydney. There is also a cultural and art scene actively growing in the area. There are several small galleries displaying local art where one can go and spend some time admiring the talent on offer and maybe purchasing a few pieces.
Due to its small size Newtown has limited schooling facilities on offer. There is a public school and secondary school, as well as the Newtown High School of Performing Arts. There are more schools scattered within a 3km proximity. Sydney University is the premier drawcard for tertiary education.
The Camperdown Memorial Rest Park is the largest park in Newtown. For more outdoor activities and sporting facilities the neighbouring suburb of Camperdown offers tennis courts cricket pitches and ovals. There are also plenty of boutique gyms and indoor fitness centers which will cater for all your fitness needs.
Newtown is well known for its café culture and bohemian lifestyle. It has a plethora of cafes and restaurants within walking distance and eclectic mix of specialist shops that line King Street.
This unique suburb is highly integrated with public transport, offering 3 different railway stations (Newtown, Macdonaldtown, and St Peters) as well as major bus routes all heading into the CBD.
Buyers are drawn by the character filled terrace homes and close proximity to the airport, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Sydney University.
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