MOSMAN At A Glance
One of Sydney’s most affluent and prestigious suburbs, Mosman boasts grand historic homes with breathtaking views across Sydney Harbour. Military Road boasts miles of boutique shopping, cafés, restaurants and delicatessens, whilst the hidden coves and beaches of Sydney Harbour National Park await exploration.
The coves, beaches, foreshore parks and grand homes, all within arm’s reach of Sydney’s CBD.
Taronga Zoo to Balmoral walk is an amazing harbourside walk. Start early to secure free parking on Athol Wharf Road near Taronga Zoo Wharf.
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Situated atop the rugged headlands of Sydney Harbour, luxurious Mosman encompasses Balmoral, Beauty Point, The Spit, Georges Heights and Clifton Gardens – all boasting grand historic homes and architecturally-designed townhouses with breathtaking views across Sydney Harbour, from Middle Head to the CBD.
Mosmanites linger in cafés and delicatessens in village-like clusters close to home. For a wider choice, they venture to the shopping precinct along Military Road which flows from Spit Junction’s casual shopping vibe to upmarket boutique stores that range from POND and Fourth Village Providores, to major brands, Country Road and Bed, Bath and Beyond. Walk a little further towards Avenue Road and Military Road becomes a lively hub of delicious eateries like Salt Meats Cheese and Swerve & Co.
Sydney Harbour National Park is a natural bushland playground offering harbour-side swimming and a network of biking and walking trails. You can find the remains of military relics, boutique cafés and event destinations, including Mosman’s most famous attraction, Taronga Zoo.
From exclusive Balmoral Beach, renowned for its calm waters and fine dining, to the Spit, situated in Middle Harbour, diners can enjoy the ambiance of waterside restaurants that serve up delectable dishes by day and night and watch as yachts and kayaks glide past.
This highly sought-after postcode is home to executives, young families and retirees, all of whom are drawn to Mosman for its secluded, exclusive lifestyle.
Once they come to Mosman, locals tend to stay put, holding onto prime real estate. And who wouldn’t when you have heritage-listed mansions alongside architecturally-designed homes with breathtaking harbour views?
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BEACHES & COVES
The secluded, small beaches and hidden coves provide opportunities to explore for all ages. Clifton Gardens is popular amongst families with its calm waters, playground and open parkland. On the northern side of Mosman, Chinamans Beach attracts local families who prefer the quieter 250 metre stretch of sandy waters to its famous neighbour, Balmoral Beach.
The breathtaking views spanning the headlands welcome you to luxurious Balmoral. The calm waters of Hunters Bay encourage dolphins which can be spotted playing among the moored yachts. Picnicking is a popular pastime along the foreshore as is dining in one of the many restaurants.
WINE & DINE
Flavours of Europe are found in the variety of delicatessens. Locals have their preference but Fourth Village Providores, a family-owned food market and restaurant, takes it to the next level with the majority of their fresh produce grown and produced at their farm in the Hunter Valley. Its European food market atmosphere includes a cheese room and a selection of olive oils, jams, relishes and sauces.
Locals never tire of the Mosman Bay to Balmoral Walk that winds through the expanse of Sydney Harbour National Park. Jump on and off at various points or stop for coffee along the way and soak up the panoramic views of the harbour.
Small village-like clusters play a role in the café culture of Mosman. Enjoy boutique cafés which offer their own take on high tea.
Meandering hilly streets show off heritage-listed mansions that sit alongside architecturally-designed homes. For luxury waterfront properties, Hopetoun and Burran Avenues have some of the best residences, whilst Iluka Road has harbour views.
Modern apartments atop boutique stores line the main shopping district along Military Road. Modest low-level apartment blocks nestle in amongst sandstone Federation homes along Bradleys Head Road and surrounding streets.