Paddington is located approximately 2.5 kilometres south-east of the CBD in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs in the local government areas of Woollahra and Sydney. Frequent buses run along Oxford Street and travel to the city and Bondi Junction. Martin Place station in the CBD can be reached in five minutes from Edgecliff station near the north-east corner of the suburb.
The majority of dwellings in Paddington are single and double storey terraces dating back to the mid to late 1800’s, which give the suburb its distinctive look and feel. There are 13 buildings and other items in Paddington on the National Heritage list and another five on the state heritage list including Engehurst; a Victorian Georgian style home (now apartments) constructed in 1835. Apartments make up a further one quarter of dwellings in the suburb with many exceptional art deco blocks and converted Victorian houses.
Oxford Street is the main shopping strip in the suburb and offers boutique and trendy clothing shops, bookstores, record stores, homewares, grocers and cafés. The famous Paddington Markets are usually open every Saturday have an extensive variety of shops. Whether you are looking for something new or old, you can likely find it here. Paddington is also famous for its selection of pubs with reasonably priced meals.
Paddington includes Glenmore Road Public, Paddington Public School, St Francis of Assisi Primary School and Sydney Grammar Junior School. Other nearby secondary or combined primary/secondary schools include Sydney Girls & Boys High and Brent Street in Moore Park, Ascham in Edgecliff, SCEGGS and Sydney Grammar in Darlinghurst and St Vincent’s in Potts Point.
Paddington has several parks and reserves including Trumper Park near Edgecliff (home to Paddington Bowling Club) and Weigall Sportsground in the north-west corner (home to White City Tennis Club). In addition, the waterfront Rushcutters Bay Park is just to the north and the extensive Centennial Parklands including Moore Park, Moore Park Golf Club and the Entertainment Quarter is just to the south. There are also several 24 hours gyms in nearby Darlinghurst and Bondi Junction.
Beautiful period terrace homes, proximity to the CBD, excellent access to public transport and premier schools, great shopping and a wide range of laid back pubs.
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