9.3 out of 10

Russell Lea

Ranked 32nd best suburb in Sydney (Greater)
-33.8594996615064 151.145022640806
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Schools
  • Safe & Sound
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
Not great for
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Beach Lovers

Reviews

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5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5
Jan 18, 2017

"Russell Lea is the whole package!"

great suburb close to city..17mins on Jetcat express from Abbotsford. Large Italian influence which ensures friendly neighbours and authentic Italian cuisine. Houses are a mix of heritage / California bungalows and modern style. Very garden proud and quite at night.
Pros
  • People
  • Authentic Italian / Greek cuisine and culture
  • Close to city / bay walk
Cons
  • A little aircraft noise at times (dependis on how the wind is blowing)
  • Sunday afternoon car hoons
  • No train access
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Drummoyne's Little Sister"

Russell Lea is a great, family friendly suburb in Sydney's Inner West. A great community with fantastic schools, parks and water front and only a bus ride into the CBD. With a combination of gorgeous period homes along with some contemporary modern builds and apartments along Bay Road and Hampden Road, Russell Lea offers a superb lifestyle for all walks of life.

What to do?

Hit the Bay Run and get fit!
Visit any number of the cafes and restaurants along Lyons Road
Only moments from Drummoyne and Birkenhead Point
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Lifestyle & Convenience"

Located on the fantastic Bay Walk, well maintained homes, good transport, great food and coffee. Lots of waterfront reserves to relax in. Easy to get to City, Olympic Park precinct, Parramatta and North Ryde Corporate Park. Also close to Drummoyne and Birkenhead Point shopping.Lots of good schools in 5km radius.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids

Unranked Streets in Russell Lea

Lamrock Ave

4.5/5
"Little piece of heaven only one way"
-33.86254 151.14009
"Relaxing living close to the city and amenities"
-33.85976 151.1383

Bouvardia St

4.5/5
"Very quiet street in a very family orientated neighborhood"
-33.8556 151.13755

The Pde

4.5/5
"Good street, near some great parks, easy access to the city and local restaurants !!!"
-33.85522 151.1427