With a blend of working-class ethos and a burgeoning creative scene, Alexandria is fast becoming a dynamic and vibrant neighbourhood with an intriguing edge.
Once the home of hardworking factory and shift workers, this inner-city suburb is shedding its industrial past and becoming one of Sydney’s most sought-after addresses.
Great offer of local pubs and bars, nightclubs, live music, theatre and cinemas
Good number of parking spaces, average cost of street parking, average speed and road quality
Easy access to supermarkets, local shops, and convenience stores
Accessing gyms, local parks and public spaces, sporting facilities and swimming centres, walkways and cycleways in the suburb
Quick access to train, buses and ferries
Local lively markets, large shopping centres and boutique shops
For fun and excitement, indoor climbing and trampoline park Sky Zone is the place to go. For more than just books, Green Square Library is driving the energy of the suburb through its urban design, it has a subterranean garden and and open-air amphitheatre.
Alexandria also stands out with its designer brands, boutique showrooms, and outlet stores. Among the industrial landscape, you can stroll along quiet streets with dreamy Victorian and Art Deco style cottages.
The Grounds of Alexandria is a cafe and bakery and urban farm altogether, attracting all the city foodies. Some of the best coffee is served up at Mecca Coffee and Gypsy Espresso. The wholefood and clean eating movements have Bread & Circus and COOH as their must-go places.
And there is still the old Alexandria Hotel, the spiritual home for Swans fans that have survived the gentrification of the suburb.
6 Months +
Close to transport
High speed internet
Close to restaurants and bars