Well connected? Check. Perfect location? Check. Harbour views and a famous Australian landmark? Absolutely check! Milsons Point and Kirribilli are the creme de la creme when it comes to
incredible suburbs to call home.
Kirribilli and Lavender Bay (which takes in Milsons Point) are located on the north side of Sydney, along the harbour and pretty much underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It’s most well-known for Kirribilli House, the Prime Ministers’ residence, and you’ll be calling the Australian Governor General your new neighbour.
Established as a suburb in the 1790s, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with history and glamour to call Milsons Point and Kirribilli home.
Current average costs for renting in Milsons Point/Kirribilli are $1,550 pw for three-bedroom houses and $1250 pw for two-bedroom units.
If you’re searching for a premium postcode with accessibility to North Sydney or the CBD, Milsons Point and Kirribilli are ideal choices.
With an 11-minute train ride into Central Station, and sitting directly across from the Sydney CBD, this harbourside neighbourhood offers an upmarket but casual, stylish vibe. Wander past waterfront mansions, old terrace houses and the occasional apartment block on green, hilly streets. With an influx of wine bars and restaurants, Milsons Point is becoming one of the best places for young professionals and their families. Foreshore walks, picnic spots and parklands abound, not to mention one of Sydney’s oldest running and more well-known weekend markets with more than 200 stalls to browse. At Kirribilli Markets, you’ll find emerging artists, creative makers, small handmade businesses, new and recycled fashion, and much more in the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, right next to Luna Park every weekend.
For groceries and essentials, you’ll find QE foodstores, Milsons Point Supermarket and the local IGA. But why settle for the run of the mill when you live in this harbourside location? You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to restaurants and specialty food stores. Kirribilli Village has plenty of multicultural dining options, especially along Broughton Street.
Although parking might be hard to come by, with trains, light rail and the ferry at your fingertips, Milsons Point and Kirribilli are the perfect walking city suburbs.
Three ferry wharves take you directly into the city (with stunning views of course!), two train lines from Milsons Point station go through Wynyard, Town Hall, Central and Redfern, and there are plenty of buses.
If it’s a stunning day and you feel like some fresh air, the best thing is that it’s a simple 30-minute walk across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge into the CBD.
Given that Milsons Point and Kirribilli are a couple of the oldest and most exclusive suburbs in Sydney, the area is well-known for housing more affluent retirees and working professionals. But it’s also a delightfully family-friendly suburb, if you don’t mind a bit of noise from the harbour and traffic. (For a quieter northern suburb, try Mosman or Crows Nest.)
In terms of schools, there aren’t many right in the centre of the Kirribilli and Lavender Bay area, but you’ll find an independent Catholic primary school and a Montessori school if that suits your needs. But don’t worry – Neutral Bay and North Sydney Public Schools are both about twenty minutes away by bus.
The parklands of Bradfield Park at the base of the Sydney Harbour Bridge pillars offer great off-leash and pet-friendly picnic areas, not to mention sweeping views of the harbour. You’ll often see families relaxing and young couples exercising on weekends, with the scenic North Sydney Olympic Swimming Pool close by.
Charming, accessible and sought-after, we’d love to help find your new home in Milsons Point and Kirribilli.