Balmain East is at the eastern end of Darling Street, where there is a wonderful tight knit community surrounded by water. There are a number of parks including Illoura Reserve & Thornton Park near the wharf, Origlass Park & Propeller Park.
Those that live in Balmain East use the ferry service from the recently re-furbished wharf or catch the buses which go to the city but also further afield.
There are many beautiful homes, both historic & modern in Balmain East. Some of the best streets are Clifton & William.
Although be warned as the roads are somewhat narrow in some of these sections!There are a number of lovely cafes & restaurants in this pocket, as well as the East Village pub which is very popular.
Balmain East has Nicholson Street primary school, which is famous for its annual ‘Halloween Festival’ & also Little Nicholson Street play centre, which is community run for kids under the age of 6 years. A wonderful space with indoor & outdoor areas, lots of toys, books & dress ups available & also the opportunity for kids to do paint & do crafts.
About Lynsey Kemp
Lynsey has lived on the peninsula & sold real estate in the inner west for nearly 20 years. Lynsey has an impeccable reputation for excellent results and outstanding service. Lynsey has been involved in fundraising for Oxfam for a number of years & also sponsors the local schools. She is also a keen athlete who participates regularly in marathons.