WOLLSTONECRAFT At A Glance
In the quiet harbourside neighbourhood of Wollstonecraft not a whole lot happens, but locals prefer it that way – they like to keep their snippet of water frontage to themselves. When they choose, they can go to neighbouring Crows Nest for a vibrant café, dining and bar scene.
Foreshore parks and quiet ambience.
There is an animal-friendly café (BYO cat and dog) and another café for when you need a caffeine hit on the commute to work.
Over 60 percent of the local population are DINKS (double income no kids)
Quiet and reserved, Wollstonecraft residents like to sit back and soak up the tranquillity. Although tucked away in their own private pocket of Sydney’s highly sought-after water frontage, they can easily be amongst the bustle of Sydney’s CBD – only four stops away on the railway line.
Berry Island Reserve steals the show on a foreshore that’s bordered by beautiful, connecting parks. Walking trails link the parks, with Badangi Reserve being the gateway through to Waverton and Gore Cove Reserve and on into Greenwich. The expansive green space caters to picnickers who enjoy the backdrop of Sydney Harbour.
Although very little happens in Wollstonecraft, locals are very close to the café, dining and bar scene of Crows Nest. But when is all said and done, Wollstonecraft’s biggest drawcard is the quiet leafy streets.
Former Prime Minister, John Howard, calls Wollstonecraft home alongside a large proportion of DINKS. There are a handful of families with executive parents at the helm who have laid down roots, along with established empty nesters who hold on tightly to their highly-prized properties.
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BERRY ISLAND RESERVE
Linked to the mainland by a wide grassed causeway, Berry Island Reserve boasts views over Sydney Harbour. Barbeque, picnic and playground facilities make this a popular spot for families.
There are plenty of walking trails to explore that connect the foreshore parks. Some meander up into the streets so you can take in some of the area’s architecture. Others are a short walk taking you to a lookout over the harbour.
With a mix of architecture styles, this is a neighbourhood where locals take a lot of pride in their homes, many of which are undergoing extensive renovations. Contemporary architecture has also started to appear.