BRONTE At A Glance
Year round this beautiful beachside neighbourhood exudes summer. There’s a reason why Bronte is consistently ranked as one of Australia’s top suburbs to live in. It’s an all-embracing community, where celebrities and trendies mingle with locals who have been calling this pocket of Sydney home for generations. All gravitate around the emerald water and sandy shoreline – there is always a place to just be you.
Coastal living and the tight-knit community.
Parking is at a premium, so don’t be quick to give it up. Plus, Macpherson St has great dining, think Three Blue Ducks.
Peter Dodds McCormick, the composer for the Australian national anthem, lived in what is now Yanko Avenue.
Bronte has an irresistible charm that draws people in for the long-haul. It’s such a beautiful suburb it’s no wonder that everyone from your average Joe to the hottest celebrity feels at home here.
On Bronte Beach there’s a place for everyone, from playful toddlers wanting to splash in the water, to bronzed trendies pounding the pathways, to seniors who have earned their moment in the sun. Ocean swimmers join surfers and paddle boarders year-round, especially during December when the Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim takes place. Little Nippers are a regular feature on the beach on weekends while the ocean baths are popular with fitness junkies and work out enthusiasts.
Away from the sand, the extensive parkland that flows up the hillside is a popular gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. Hilltop pathways form part of the Bondi to Bronte coastal walk and continue to historic Waverley Cemetery perched on the rugged headland.
The aromas from the row of cafés with street side seating opposite Bronte Park entice locals and visitors who can enjoy views over the ocean.
From the sleepy back streets to the thriving beach scene, Bronte is one of Sydney’s most loved suburbs. The diversity of the local architecture reflects the mix of residents and visitors and complements the natural beauty of this wonderful beachside suburb.
One of Bronte’s endearing features is its ability to draw together a mixture of people – from young families, to established professionals, to retirees. Although Bronte proudly retains elements of its working-class roots it is attracting professionals and celebrities who continue to pay more and more attention to this unique community.
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The rugged foreshores, ocean baths and promenade make Bronte a popular hangout year-round.
A cluster of cafés and restaurants with curb-side seating along Bronte Road is the place to be for brunch.
One of the Sydney’s most famous walks passes through Bronte. Many choose to end their walk at Bronte before returning to Bondi Beach, others continue down to Coogee Beach and enjoy jaw-dropping views.
From large family homes to tiny apartments, Bronte has it all, blending various styles of architecture seamlessly – cutting-edge contemporary to Federation style.
Beautiful multi-level homes that sit along Gardyne, Hewlett and Bayview Streets capitalise on views across Bronte, whilst more modest family homes and duplexes line Yanko Avenue and Pacific Street.