LANE COVE At A Glance
Nestled in lush bushland, family-friendly Lane Cove has a vibrant village atmosphere and boasts a thriving arts and festivals scene. Lane Cove steps it up a few notches on the weekends as local families descend on the village and the 50 parks and playgrounds that encompass the greater Lane Cove region.
Village atmosphere, surrounding bushlands, fast commute to the CBD.
Lane Cove Plaza is a good spot for an impromptu picnic with friends. Plus, Sloane Hairdressers is open until 9pm during the week.
Mandarin is the second most spoken language in Lane Cove.
Lush greenery and expansive park and bushlands make up greater Lane Cove – an expansive area that includes Lane Cove National Park.
Lane Cove is pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly. Locals love to get outdoors and explore the 50 parks and playgrounds that are situated around Lane Cove.
The village shopping precinct is the heart of Lane Cove. Situated along Longueville and Burns Bay Roads, the pedestrian-only plaza with its wealth of cafés and restaurants is the social gathering space for locals. Further down Longueville Road, Lane Cove Public School transforms into a thriving Farmers and Produce Market every Saturday.
There is what would seem an overabundance of early education and primary schools in the area – three of which sit side by side along Longueville Road – but they each play a pivotal role in servicing the area’s growing population.
Multiculturalism is celebrated here in an array of events and festivals, including the nine-week Cameraygal Festival which honours the areas Indigenous heritage.
With such beautiful surroundings and only 10 minutes from the CBD, families are eager to keep Lane Cove to themselves.
Lane Cove is proud of its diversity. Mandarin is the second most commonly spoken language in the area and the local Indigenous culture is honoured in a nine week festival.
Young and more established families are in abundance. Retirement villages are spread throughout the area, whilst independent 20-somethings are attracted to the affordable apartments and quick commute to the city.
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Explore LANE COVE
Expansive walking tracks, camping, fishing, kayaking, picnic and barbeque facilities are minutes away in beautiful Lane Cove National Park – a natural retreat where you can truly escape the big city.
The family-friendly and village-like vibe of the shopping precinct is where multicultural cuisine and roasting coffee beans lure locals in. It’s also the heart of community events such as Sunset in the Village.
With both indoor and outdoor pools, a crèche and state of the art gym facilities, families and individuals alike are regulars here, especially during the warmer months.
Lane Cove is renowned for both its winding leafy streets with large family homes, and pockets of apartments clustered together, all serviced by an extensive bus system.