The quaint suburb of Croydon maintains the charm of the past whilst providing residents with all the benefits of modern Sydney living. Located in the vibrant Inner West it is situated between the commercial centres of Ashfield and Burwood, and is only eleven kilometers from the city. The suburb boasts some of the inner west’s most desirable grand homes and offers many larger sized blocks of land positionedon wide leafy streets. The distinctive heritage architecture is comprised of mainly Federation or Californian Bungalow styles, and some small Art Deco flats. The suburb itself is unique as it has maintained its integrity, with little changing since World War 1. The heart ofthe suburb, the fabulous boutique shopping strip The Strand, is even heritage listed in its entirety. Croydon is home to a mixed demographic but is mainly inhabited by young professionals and families who enjoy the convenience of the suburb’s proximity to the city, great schools and village atmosphere. The suburb also has a strong community presence maintained by the older generations who have lived in Croydon for decades. There is a strong scholastic infrastructure in the suburb, which supports the growing young population. A mix of highly regarded public and private schools provide a wide range of academic opportunities. The prestigious Montessori Academy, Holy Innocents Catholic Primary School, Croydon Public School, Burwood Girls High School and Presbyterian Ladies’ College are all within walking distance. Getting around Sydney from Croydon is also a breeze. Croydon train station is centrally located on The Strand and provides access to the Inner West & South Line. This reliable service links Parramatta, Homebush and many other inner west hubs such as Newtown, to the city. The train station is about to benefit from a major upgrade that will increase accessibility and ease of travel for all commuters. Additionally there are also seven bus services that pass through Croydon, utilising the convenient main arterial roadways of Parramatta Road and The Hume Highway. In short Croydon is a suburb that has both beauty and heart and is a terrific place to live.
About Rita Gibson and Claudine Cornall
Rita & Claudine are a highly regarded mother/daughter real estate team. They pride themselves on exceptional customer service to homeowners in the Inner West. Their interests include: interior design, fashion, travel, Italian culture, tennis, music and spending time socialising with family and friends.