What you need to know about buying an apartment in Darling Point

What you need to know about buying an apartment in Darling Point
What you need to know about buying an apartment in Darling Point

Darling Point is a harbourside eastern suburb of Sydney, renowned for its desirable and expensive real estate.

It is mostly residential and regarded as one of the most exclusive and prestigious suburbs in Australia.

The harbourisde locality in the Woollahra Council LGA is bounded by Sydney Harbour to the north, Double Bay to the east, Edgecliff to the south and Rushcutters Bay to the west.

The Darling Point median unit price has jumped over $1 million in the last five years.

For the current median unit price in Darling Point, click here.

What you need to know about buying an apartment in Darling Point

Living in Darling Point

Transport

Darling Point is located four kilometres from the Sydney CBD.

Darling Point Road follows the ridge of the headland that is Darling Point. Mona Road and Greenoaks Avenue act as two other main access roads to the suburb.

New Beach Road runs between the western boundary of the suburb and Rushcutters Bay Park. The 327 bus service used to go through Darling Point but it has been reduced to a lesser route, now called 328. 

Darling Point ferry wharf provides access to Double Bay ferry services. Darling Point is also serviced by the nearby Edgecliff railway station.

Demographic

At the 2016 census, there were 4,190 residents in Darling Point.

The most common ancestries in Darling Point were English (24.1%), Australian (15.1%), Irish (9.7%), Scottish 7.4% and Chinese 3.3%. 54.2% of residents were born in Australia.

The most common countries of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 3.4% and South Africa 3.2%. 72.6% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 27.2%, Catholic 18.3% and Anglican 16.5%.

Parks

McKell Park was originally the site of the now-demolished Canonbury House, but is now a public park.

Situated at the northern end of Darling Point Road, it has panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and is a popular location for picnics and weddings.

It also provides access to Darling Point's ferry stop.

 

 

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Sydney Harbour Darling Point, Sydney

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