Whether you want to live by the beach, be in the heart of the city, surround yourself with leafy green parks or wake up to spectacular harbour views, there’s something to suit every lifestyle in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

One of the most appealing things about buying property in Sydney’s eastern suburbs is the sheer variety of lifestyle choices on offer – from Vaucluse and Point Piper’s beautiful harbour views to buzzy inner-city areas such as Surry Hills, Potts Point and Darlinghurst or the laid-back beach lifestyle of Bondi, Bronte and Coogee. Explore all of the lifestyles on offer to find the property that suits you best.

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Harbourside

Sydney’s east offers ample opportunities to make the most of the city’s world-class waterways and soak up its spectacular harbour views. From Bellevue Hill, whose name literally means ‘beautiful views’ to the enviable lifestyle offered up by suburbs such as Rose Bay, Double Bay, Point Piper and Vaucluse, these harbourside suburbs offer quintessential Sydney living at its finest, thanks to their leafy streets, iconic views and easy city access.

Areas such as Elizabeth Bay, Darling Point and Point Piper are popular with downsizers wanting luxury, harbour views and single level living, while neighbourhoods like Rose Bay and Watsons Bay are appealing to families seeking larger properties.

Investors enjoy the strong rental returns that these highly desirable areas provide. Sydney’s Harbourside locations are among the safest real estate investment choice you can make, as they promise sustained value growth and reliable interest from overseas buyers.

Highlights include walking trails and parklands such as Nielsen Park in Vaucluse; beautiful Harbourside beaches like Redleaf Beach in Double Bay; excellent public transport access.

Suburbs include Elizabeth Bay, Rushcutters Bay, Darling Point, Double Bay, Point Piper, Bellevue Hill, Rose Bay, Vaucluse, Watsons Bay.

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Beachside

Who wouldn’t want to live by Sydney’s world-famous beaches? Residents who are lucky enough to live here can walk the dog on the beach or take a dip in the ocean before or after work. This blend of laid-back beach bliss and urban attractions makes for a truly unbeatable lifestyle.

Sydney’s beach suburbs attract everyone from young renters keen to live by the sand and surf to families seeking a relaxed lifestyle. From Bondi and Bronte to Coogee, Tamarama and Dover Heights, there are a wider variety of properties to suit all budgets than most people realise. Long-term capital gains can be assured in these ever-popular areas, as well as strong rental returns.

Highlights include cliffside and beachside walking trails; family friendly parklands; beach bars and cafes and an enviable outdoorsy lifestyle.

Suburbs include Dover Heights, Bondi, Tamarama, Waverley, Bronte, Clovelly, Coogee

Parkside

Revolving around Moore Park, Queens Park and Centennial Park, Sydney’s leafy, green parkside suburbs offer a mix of lifestyle choices. From quieter family-oriented suburbs such as Randwick and Kensington, which are still close to the CBD for city professionals to neighbourhoods that combine city convenience and urban appeal with leafy surrounds such as Woollahra and Paddington.

The arrival of the South East Light Rail is only making these areas more attractive, and properties in them more valuable, and has been driving up prices in suburbs such as Randwick.

Highlights include the spectacular parklands of Centennial Park; the bustling shopping hub that is Bondi Junction; access to UNSW and the Prince of Wales Hospital.

Suburbs include Paddington, Woollahra, Centennial Park, Bondi Junction, Queens Park, Randwick, Kensington.

Inner City

Sydney’s inner-city areas, which include Surry Hills, Darlinghurst and Potts Point, are popular with everyone from young renters seeking a cool city lifestyle to mature homeowners wanting luxury properties and cosmopolitan living. Despite their proximity to the city, there are many leafy, green pockets here that are surprisingly tranquil.

These neighbourhoods enjoy enduring popularity for their convenience, city views and strong investment potential — buy here and you are virtually guaranteed long-term capital gains and high rental returns.

Highlights include a buzzing cafe, restaurant and nightlife scene; Oxford Street is currently undergoing a resurgence; city walkability; excellent public transport options.

Suburbs include Potts Point, Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Redfern, Chippendale.

To find out more about the lifestyles on offer in Sydney’s east, contact my team today.

Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs Market Snapshot

A detailed annual assessment of the property market focusing on the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia.

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