Nestled on small, picturesque peninsula bordered by Lane Cove River and Parramatta River, is this stunning waterside suburb, effortlessly combining heritage charm with contemporary sophistication. Home to a sparkling foreshore, string of high-end eateries, everyday supermarkets and prestigious schools, Hunters Hill serves up a privileged family lifestyle. Transport is a breeze, with frequent buses plus ferries providing a swift commute to the CBD. But it’s the pretty parks, Clarkes Point Reserve with its Sydney Harbour Bridge vista and the village vibes of Woolwich Pier that will win hearts. Peaceful yet connected, this little pocket of Sydney is a place to grow up and grow old in.
Living in Hunters Hill
Luxury living with an old-world charm.
Hunters Hill was settled by colonists in 1835 with many of the original buildings made from local sandstone. Today the suburb is historically rich with more than a dozen heritage sites to be explored and enjoyed in the local neighbourhoods.
As of last census count, Hunters Hill had a population of around 9,600 people. Placed fifth in NSW in Australia’s Top Lifestyle Suburbs, Hunters Hill is known for its peaceful family-focused community which is what draws so many to this unique suburb.
Hunters Hill Village is known for its well-loved local cafes and restaurants including Locantro Fine Foods, Stone Ground Bakery, Bistro 54 and Ottimo Italian Kitchen. The village IGA serves as a great local supermarket as well as the larger Gladesville Shopping Village & Top Ryde Shopping Centre both within a 15 min drive.
Hunters Hill has 3 primary schools, including Boronia Park Public School, Hunters Hill Primary School and Villa Maria Primary School. There are also 3 senior schools a number of beautiful churches, a synagogue and a private hospital. Locals health care needs are catered for at the Hunters Hill Medical Centre.
Things to See and Do in Hunters Hill
With river frontage on both sides, there is plenty to take in for those who enjoy a stroll in nature, including Boronia Park. The local streets are also worth a stroll - bordered by well-established trees and numerous interesting sandstone and architecturally significant properties. Hunters Hill is uniquely positioned to face the headwaters of Sydney Harbour, with the opera house directly in the distance ahead. Recognised as Australia’s oldest garden suburb there are magnificent parks and gardens throughout Hunters Hill as well as many stunning heritage properties that can be visited, including Fig Tree House.
Hunters Hill is known for is sporting and leisure facilities including one of Australia’s oldest clubs, the Hunters Hill Tennis Club, believed to be established in the 1860s. The Hunters Hill Rugby Union club has also earned its historic credentials since its establishment in 1892.
Hunters Hill Accommodation
The majority of households in Hunters Hill are family homes, yet the market regularly offers a range of properties – from 2 bedroom apartments to 5 bedroom and bathroom family homes. Hunters Hill is a great location for buyers, offering the best of Sydney’s lifestyle and location. The median house price in Hunters Hill is sitting above $2.6 million dollars and median unit prices at $1.2 million, as of March 2019.
For those who are looking at property in this stunning part of Sydney, there is a diverse choice of properties to choose from. Heritage sandstone properties with breathtaking water views, sit beside double storey weatherboard homes with picket fences and expansive lawns. Contemporary sleek box like houses neighbour 1960s style architecturally significant apartment blocks and the odd renovator’s delight can be picked up for the bargain price of $1.2 million.
Prices reflect the prestige of the area, where you buy not only A-list neighbours but spectacular positioning and lifestyle options and a slice of quiet village life, less than 10 kilometres from the centre of one of the greatest cities in the world.
If you are interested in learning more about the Hunters Hill property scene, First National Real Estate Agents in Hunters Hill can help. Their local agents can talk to you about renting in Hunters Hill, what’s around if you want to buy in Hunters Hill and even brief you on the local market by running you through some recently sold properties. For all your Hunters Hill real estate needs contact the friendly team at First National Hunters Hill Gladesville Ryde.