The height of laidback cool, Alexandria’s transformation couldn’t be more dramatic, now serving as a hub for hipsters and creative types seeking an urban lifestyle. Alexandria is dominated by the Alexandria Park and Sydney Park.
Real Estate: Warehouse conversions, sky-high apartments and a smattering of Art Deco and Victorian-style family homes – Alexandria likes to keep things interesting.
Community Life: Alexandria offers all the charms of hip urban life. Home to some of Sydney’s most popular cafes, the population almost doubles in size on weekends as people from all over Sydney queue to get into the latest cafes. It’s a shopper’s haven, too, with outlet stores sitting shoulder to shoulder with high-end furniture showrooms and antiques auction houses.
Education: Alexandria Park Community School is a dual campus, partially selective, co-educational Kindergarten to Year 12 School.
Transport: The easiest transport to to Alexandria is via train from Green Square Station, alternatively the area is serviced by numerous metro buses.
Local Attractions: The streets are packed with smart Sydneysiders, who flock to the suburb for the latest brunch spot, homewares store or picnics in the lush Sydney Park. Other Notable areas are Alexandria Park and McKell Playground offering Tennis courts and a cricket oval nearby.