Suburb Snapshots

Ashfield

Ashfield is a suburb in the inner-west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Ashfield is about 9 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of the Municipality of Ashfield. The official name for the Ashfield Local Government Area was changed to Ashfield Council in November 2011. Ashfield Park on Parramatta Road is one of the finest urban landscapes in Sydney. It features big phoenix palms, a war memorial,…

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Burwood

Burwood is a suburb in the inner-west of Sydney. Burwood is located 12 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of Burwood Council. Burwood Heights is a separate suburb to the south. The Appian Way is a street in Burwood, known for its architecturally designed Federation-style homes. Burwood features many fine examples of architecture from the Victorian and Federation styles. St Paul’s Anglican Church on Burwood Road…

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Croydon

Croydon is an affluent suburb in the inner-west of Sydney. Croydon is located 11 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district. Croydon is split between the two local government areas of Burwood Council and the Municipality of Ashfield. The suburb is nestled between the commercial centres of Ashfield and Burwood. Croydon’s principal commercial area is located around the railway station. The Strand, south of the railway line, features a number of restaurants and cafes while the older Edwin…

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Newtown

Newtown has evolved into a bustling, vibrant hub of the inner west, it is truly a happening place. Its a bustling suburb full of great cafes, restaurants and ecclectic shops, which is the reason many come to visit and reside. It is very sought after for its Victorian terraces as well as modern apartments that are still available at a reasonable price. Dotted throughout the area there are numerous kids’ playgrounds the size of an average houseblock. Most of the residents value their community…

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Petersham

Living in Petersham is full of surprises. Firstly the suburb is undergoing a transformation and the gentrification of the suburb means it has much more to offer than in previous years. The suburb demographic is mixed but mainly inhabited by young professionals with families who wish to remain close to the city. There is a scattering of die hard residents who have lived in Petersham for many years. The suburb has a small amount of affordable housing but the majority of the suburb has owner occupied…

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Stanmore

Stanmore is one of the inner west’s most established suburbs. Consisting of a mix of Grand Victorian and Federation homes and smaller cottages it has a charming ambiance and is well loved by its locals. Situated less than 8 kilometres from the City centre it is a very convenient suburb for busy professionals who want to be close to all that Sydney has to offer. The streets are tree-lined, attractive and being an old suburb it really has an established feel. Situated on the south side of Parramatta…

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