Sutherland is located 30 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of the Sutherland Shire. Walk to shops and the train station and be close to beaches, a National Park, Wononora River and Miranda Westfield.
Units are the most common dwelling style dominating the suburb along with a variety of older & newer semi-detached dwellings. 58% of dwellings in the area are units. 25% are Houses, 11% semi-detached and 6% other/commercial.
Age mix for the suburb is 0 to 29 yo is 36%, 30 to 49 yo is 31%, 50 & above is 34% so it’s a very attractive suburb for families and retirees.
According to Residex, Sutherland experienced market growth of around 6.1% from February 2016 to January 2020.
Admittedly, the central Sutherland Shire suburb of Sutherland isn’t the closest to the CBD, at more than 22km from the centre of Sydney as the crow flies. However, there is a direct rail link to Central station and to Wollongong – trains take about half an hour to reach the centre of Sydney.
The suburb also well served for amenities: there are a wide range of independent and chain stores on the Old Princes Highway and the East Parade. There are four schools in the suburb, a number of churches, and the nearest hospital is in Miranda. Sutherland also acts as a hub to access the wildlife reserves and beaches in the rest of the Shire, and the nearby Royal National Park. Every Saturday there is Shire Farmers Markets. There are also events such as Music in Peace Park with a Tapas Bar and a Wine and Beer Tasting Festival in Peace Park every year. Coles and specialty shops, pubs and cafes. The council also recently announced a Water Park is to build in the Sutherland Leisure Centre.
Prince Edward Park is a large park situated between the Woronora River and Sutherland. Along the river, a cleared area was created as a recreational park, with facilities for boating and fishing. It is also the location for the Sutherland Region Girl Guides canoeing facility, Woronora Scout Group and the Woronora Life Saving Club. Going towards Sutherland, the park is natural Eucalyptus bushland, with some walking trails.
Sutherland Leisure Centre located on Rawson Avenue features a 50-metre heated outdoor pool, an international size water polo pool and a multi-functional family fun and recreation area incorporating both a 50-metre and 25-metre indoor pool, spa and steam room. The pool is home to the swim club SLC Aquadot The gymnasium offers fitness equipment, fitness classes, boxing / fitness circuit, martial arts room and beach volleyball court.
The number of schools in Sutherland. Sutherland Public School, Sutherland North Public School, Minerva School, St Patrick’s College and St Patrick’s Primary School.
Price growth in recent years has been sluggish in Sutherland with prices basically remaining stagnant from 2017 to now. Residex notes Only 0.37% of properties in the suburb are currently on the market which shows there is very limited stock available. Growth has been consistently healthy for houses averaging at 11% p.a and units achieving 10.3% for the last 10 years though so perhaps a change in the market is coming soon.
Residex notes the median house price now sits at around $1.16m. Around $1.2m to $1.35m will buy you a 3-4 bedroom 1-2 bathroom fully detached, on around 600m2 without views. Units vary significantly depending on the age of the building number in the block and proximity to amenities and views.
To get a buyers’ agent / advocate on your side searching for a property in Sutherland, please call us on 1300 655 615, email us, or send us your buyers wishlist today by clicking here. If you would like to know the latest median values and statistics for Sutherland, call us today on 1300 655 615.
Complete A Quick Property Brief To Get Started
Get an expert in your corner.
Step 1 – Tell us your requirements in the short Property Brief to be matched with one of our expert buyers’ agents who specialise in that area. Once you’ve hit send, we will review the Brief and arrange a consultation to discuss your details and the next steps. Please note the first consultation is obligation free.