Best suburbs in Sydney (Greater)

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Ranked 1st best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Quiet, leafy surburb, close to everything!"

- mistyw
"We are so lucky to have found Kareela, you could drive through Bates Drive bypassing it without knowing its there. We were lucky to have bought when we did because it has quickly moved out of our pri...
-34.0117206752561 151.083490938479


Ranked 2nd best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Small tranquil suburb on the George’s River"

- Ben McCarthy
We moved to Lugarno 2 years ago to start our family, beautiful houses, no apartments, great little village vibe. Close to the M5 can’t wait until the new tunnels come online later this year. Amazing t...
-33.9803673941681 151.046294076998
Ranked 3rd best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Convenient and tranquil living"

- quantumlord
The streets are lined with trees and access to amenities, while not top notch relative to the cities, is not insurmountable. Geographically speaking, this is amongst the greatest suburbs, with the Par...
-33.836443 151.090836


Ranked 4th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Nice quiet neighbourhood"

- Cheryl Mary
A nice quiet pocket of sydney that has been spared from the high rise overdevelopment that is taking place in other parts of the Shire Its elevated position means that part of the suburb enjoys sweep...
-34.0155344498671 151.040574579487


Ranked 5th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Ruse is a great suburb, Close to all amenities."

- tonymifsud
Ruse is a great suburb in the Macarther Region. Lived in Ruse for 39 years. It’s close to Hospital’s major shopping centres and public transport. Half an hour to South Coast beaches.
-34.0688336503704 150.841965438528
Ranked 6th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Good suburb"

- stuartc10
Been here for a long time and very happy.
-33.944953665055 150.843607077555


Ranked 7th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Seriously underrated in comparison to Burwood, Strathfield o..."

- quantumlord
I don't know why liveability indices wish to disparage it so much - possibly some bad experience, because living here is top notch for a family seeking decent costs in the inner west, it's greater tha...
-33.879703459409 151.117478632015

Melrose Park

Ranked 8th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Perfect family suburb on the waterfront"

- leannes25
Gorgeous suburb on the waterfront!! Amazing schools and public transport options
-33.8173943962474 151.072696846071

Kogarah Bay

Ranked 9th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Kogarah Bay - Best bay side suburb in Sydney"

- Tony Ciccero
Quiet area, tree lined streets and you're always a few hundred meters away from the water no matter which street you live in. Kogarah Bay is great. Property values there are high and the demand will a...
-33.9843369717055 151.127449945255


Ranked 10th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Fantastic small suburb"

- Linda Vernel
My family have lived in PUTNEY for six years. It is a fantastic waterside suburb, with plenty of green spaces, parks, walkways and sports fields. It has excellent public transport with Kissing Point F...
-33.8302334775998 151.107303543379
Ranked 11th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Suburb with a great deal of potential"

- franoatkins
I have lrented all over the northern beaches - Narrabeen, Balgowlah Heights, Queenscliff and Fairlight. We couldn't afford a house in the lower northern beaches and did not want to settle for an apar...
-33.7685444282907 151.254390573802

Mona Vale

Ranked 12th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Great part of the world"

- GoMV
Great place to live and bring up a family.
-33.6733074859858 151.307785311601


Ranked 13th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Best suburb in Sydney"

- ernest-ckp
It is so close to everything, south to Olympic park, west to Parramatta, North to the St Ive and northern beaches, and east to the city all within 30mins grasp. I love it because it is quiet in our En...
-33.8000085585077 151.089895458019

Emu Heights

Ranked 14th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"A Quiet family friendly neighborhood."

- raej2
Situated at the foot of the Blue Mountains, Emu Heights is a neighborhood which is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet easy to access when needed. The school is nestled in par...
-33.7374374324973 150.647828515717

Gymea Bay

Ranked 15th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)


- Sophie Castro
A lovely suburb that's close to schools, shops and train station. Have a coffee shop down the road that everybody knows you and you can meet plenty of locals. Nice place for walks. Has a Baths that...
-34.0515786553703 151.086413080957


Ranked 16th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Theres something special going on in Cremorne: its a calm bl..."

- Michael Rava
Walk into any cafe in Cremorne and youll see a quick snapshot of the locals who make up the area. Young twenty-somethings and older sixty-everythings are ordering up caf-lattes to go, but the majority...
-33.8284284849702 151.225934347423
Ranked 17th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"A great suburb in a good location"

- veronicak2
It's not often people know where Macquarie Links is and we find ourselves often saying 'do you play golf? - it's the estate around the golf course' and then the Ah-Hah moment kicks in. We bought a h...
-33.9838890245462 150.868982244354


Ranked 18th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Best suburb in Sydney!"

- lucask1
Great suburb close to everything! Love it!
-33.9077221103656 151.192221702421


Ranked 19th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Leafy & peaceful"

- Marko Radojcic
Blakehurst is its own private sanctuary...leafy suburb with magnificent water views in some streets. Local schools are fantastic & it is a great area to raise a young family!
-33.9957903079656 151.110652466138
Ranked 20th best suburb in Sydney (Greater)

"Quiet, convenient and affordable - a real gem of the Norther..."

Walk to the beach, shops, schools, and excellent parks - plus of course, beautiful Narrabeen Lakes. Good public transport, restaurants that deliver enough variety for even the most ardent take-awa...
-33.7075027717532 151.294455442225
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