Woollahra is located approximately 3.5 kilometres south-east of the CBD in Sydney’s eastern suburbs in the local government area of Woollahra. Woollahra is situated on the Eastern Suburbs train line and is also serviced by buses travelling to the CBD and Sydney’s Southern Beaches.
Woollahra contains beautiful Victorian and Federation era houses and terraces as well as a smaller number of luxury modern residences. Units and terraces make up the majority of the housing stock in the suburb due to its proximity to the city and resulting smaller land sizes. Most properties have been smartly renovated, appealing to the refined demographic of the suburb. The East side of the railway line in considered more desirable than the western side which has some steeper terrain and blocks, but expect to pay more in the East side. Housing styles vary from older Victorian and Federation style homes with exposed rafters, Californian bungalows to more modern and larger executive homes. Apartments and townhouses are more concentrated around the highway corridor and radiating out from the train station and local shops.
Woollahra residents love the relaxed weekend lifestyle and therefore the suburb has many cafes offering delicious brunch menus and snacks such as Zabars Delicatessen, Spicer Street Cafe and Pinbone. Woollahra also offers renowned restaurants such as Bistro Moncur and Bar Mia and popular wine bars for later in the evening such as Wine Library and Pinbone.
Jones the Grocer is a popular gourmet style grocer while larger supermarkets such as Coles and a variety of other shops can be found at Westfield shopping centre Bondi Junction.
With its central location in the eastern suburbs and easy access to Bondi Junction train station, Woollahra residents have easy access to a wide variety of quality schools including Scots College, Cranbrook School, Ascham School, Kambala, Waverley College, Sydney Grammar, Sydney Boys and Sydney Girls High School. Woollahra itself contains Holy Cross Primary School, Woollahra Public School and Reddam House Primary School.
The 189ha Centennial Park is adjacent to Woollahra and is perfect for running, cycling, picnics and field sports. The park is the largest of three parks (including Moore Park and Queens Park) that make up Centennial Parklands. Woollahra is also adjacent to Trumper Park in Paddington which includes the Paddington Bowling Club and the Palms Tennis Centre. Gyms can be found in neighbouring suburbs such as Double Bay, Edgecliff and Bondi Junction.
The civilised weekend brunch lifestyle, the sophisticated long-term local demographic, beautiful architecture and easy access to the CBD and quality schools.
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