Rushcutters Bay is a small suburb located approximately 2 kilometres east of the CBD in Sydney’s eastern suburbs in the local government area of Sydney. Kings Cross train station offers quick access to the city and the beaches via Bondi Junction. Busses also service the suburb and travel east, west and south.
Rushcutters Bay mainly contains a mix of art deco apartment blocks (some converted houses) and modern luxury apartments. As the land value in the area has continued to rise, the number of Victorian terraces and Art Deco houses has steadily fallen, replaced with modern apartment complexes. Many higher level apartments in these complexes offer incredible district and Sydney Harbour views.
There isn’t much in the way of shops in Rushcutters Bay other than a convenience store and bottle shop, however there is a good selection of boutique and high end shops and quality restaurants in neighbouring Potts Point, Paddington and Darling Point. The Kings Cross area has you covered if you need to get grab dinner in a hurry. Afterwards, head to Gelato Messina in Darlinghurst for dessert. Many people are also attracted to the many art galleries in the area that can easily offer a day’s entertainment.
Although there are no schools within Rushcutters Bay, there are a wide range of schools nearby. Independent schools within short driving distance include St Vincent’s College in Potts Point, Reddam House in Woollahra, Ascham School in Edgecliff, SCEGGS, Sydney Grammar School and East Sydney High School in Darlinghurst, Cranbrook and Scots in Bellevue Hill and finally Australian Pacific College, St Andrew’s Cathedral School and Macquarie Grammar School in Sydney. Sydney Girls and Sydney Boys High Schools in Surry Hills are both reputable government schools and several public primary schools are also nearby.
Rushcutters Bay Park fills more than 1/3 of the suburb and is a fantastic way to relax and enjoy the view of the yachts in Rushcutters Bay. If you are the more active type, the park also has a tennis centre as well as soccer, cricket and rugby fields. Nearby Weigall Sportsground offers even more tennis courts. For jogging, head through the park and along New Beach Road towards Darling Point. For cycling, Centennial Park is a short 12 minute ride away. If you enjoy sailing or fine dining, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is nearby in Darling Point and runs the annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht race.
Tree lined streetscape, modern luxury apartments and character homes within easy commuting distance to the city and walking distance to parks, ovals and the Harbour.
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