Lower North Shore - The Centre of the Universe?

August 15, 2016
Maureen Johnson

A recent Domain Liveable Suburb report has just sited Lavender Bay as Sydney's most liveable suburb with Milson's Point and McMahon's Point coming close behind. 

The top 10 list was compiled based on sixteen markers of 'liveability', which assess the general qualities of a place that make it agreeable to live in.

As well as looking at, schools, open spaces, cafes and restaurants, tree coverage, employment, retail, proximity to beaches and access to public transport the markers also included crime rate, congestion and access to digital connectivity. 

Apparently other suburbs such as Parramatta and Liverpool rated  highly in some instances as very liveable, particularly when it comes to open spaces and entertainment.

The top 10 suburbs were as follows:

Lavender Bay

Milsons Point

McMahons Point




North Sydney

Millers Point

Elizabeth Bay

Darling Point

Guess what factor was NOT used to measure liveability?

You got it... house prices. :)

Google the 'Domain Liveable Survey' for an interesting read.

And if you're thinking about changing suburbs, book a home loan health check  with Peter and Nathan at MC at Sutherland / Cronulla or call us on 9521 1611. 


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