LifestyleCharming, sophisticated and languishing in high-end style, Double Bay is truly a blue ribbon address.
This harbourside enclave is all about glamour and lifestyle. It’s perfectly poised just 4 kilometres east of the CBD and has an air of elegant affluence.
In recent years, this prestige spot has undergone some tweaks to freshen up it’s appeal - trendy bars, cool eateries and a fancy new hotel, have all made their debut and added to the area’s chic flavour. And this younger vibe and energy has helped to give the once ‘stayed’ environment, even more appeal.
Wander through wide leafy streets showcasing elegant homes, enjoy alfresco dining in superb restaurants, and give the credit card a decent workout at the designer fashion boutiques.
The main thoroughfare, New South Head Road is a hive of activity with sporting pubs, cafes, florist shops and local businesses. Whilst the charming boulevards of Knox, Cross and Bay streets, and the resplendent Transvaal Avenue, immediately transport you to a european village with elegant cafes, restaurants and boutiques.
Residents love Murray Rose Harbour Pool, the perfect spot for an early morning dip or relaxing in the sun, and the local children who attend the one and only public school, get to enjoy water views with their arithmetic.
PeopleYou’ll find plenty of people indulging in long lunches in Double Bay, but this desirable spot is also a hit with young professionals who love to be close to the city Mondays to Fridays, and surrounded by luxury and harbour views on the weekend.
Double Bay is also cherished by mature empty nesters and older families who enjoy the refined blue-chip surrounds.
HomesTimeless elegance sums up the landscape in Double Bay. Period style terraces and Victorian homes line beautiful well-lit streets that wind gracefully from New South Head Road down to the harbour foreshore.
Art Deco apartments and mid-century unit blocks, popular with the younger set, provide gorgeous character abodes with modern updates.
The emergence of newly sophisticated and stylish apartments are now enticing downsizers and young professionals to stay in this highly desirable locale.
Transport> Centrally located just a few kilometres from the centre of Sydney
> Approx 20 minute journey from Sydney Airport by taxi
> 12 minutes by ferry to Circular Quay
> 7 minute stroll from Edgecliff station on the Eastern Suburbs Suburbs
> Serviced by buses running regularly to the city, Kings Cross, The Rocks, The Opera House and Bondi Junction
Schools> Double Bay Public school, situated in an attractive harbourside location
> Cranbrook, an Anglican independent day & boarding school for boys, pre-school to year 12
> Scots College, one of the oldest & most reputable boys school
> Ascham is a non-selective, day & boarding girls' school
Shopping/Restaurants> Double Bay offers international & local fashion labels housed in chic boutiques along intimate tree lined avenues.
> Elegant dining, side walk cafes, supermarket shopping, excellent asian take away, Vintage Cellars, pubs with quality dining attached, health food to delicatessens, patisseries & chocolatiers
Recreational Facilities> Double Bay sailing Club, providing members with enjoyable, well organised & competitive Laser sailing in Sydney Harbour
>The Australian 18 Footers League has a fully licenced Spectator Ferry, leaving Double Bay Wharf alongside the clubhouse, to follow the 18ft Skiff Racing every Sunday during summer and throughout the international JJ Giltinan Championship.
> Woollahra Golf Club located between Sydney Harbour & the Iconic Bondi Beach
> Cooper Park professional tennis centre