Waitara NSW 2077
LIFESTYLE
TRANSPORT
EDUCATION
MEDICAL
DEMOGRAPHICS
THE MARKET
Welcome to
Waitara
NSW 2077
Waitara, located 23 kilometres northwest of Sydney's Central Business District, is a charming suburb within the Upper North Shore region of New South Wales. With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, Waitara has become a popular residential area, offering a peaceful environment and a high quality of living. The suburb's name is derived from the Maori language, which means "pure water" or "mountain stream."
Welcome to
Waitara
NSW 2077
Waitara, located 23 kilometres northwest of Sydney's Central Business District, is a charming suburb within the Upper North Shore region of New South Wales. With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, Waitara has become a popular residential area, offering a peaceful environment and a high quality of living. The suburb's name is derived from the Maori language, which means "pure water" or "mountain stream."
Key Details
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LIFESTYLE
The suburb features recreational facilities, parks, and local shops, making it an attractive choice for families, professionals, and retirees.
2
TRANSPORT
Waitara is well-connected by public transport options, including trains and buses, as well as major roads.
3
EDUCATION
The area is home to several well-regarded primary and secondary schools, with nearby tertiary institutions providing higher education opportunities.
4
MEDICAL
Waitara is serviced by nearby medical facilities, including a major public hospital, general practitioners, dental clinics, and allied health services.
5
DEMOGRAPHICS
The suburb has a diverse and multicultural community, comprising young professionals, families, and retirees from various cultural backgrounds.
6
THE MARKET
Waitara's property market has seen steady growth, offering strong investment opportunities for both owner-occupiers and investors.
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        1. LIFESTYLE

        Where to eat

        Sultan Turkish Pide & Kebab House

        63 Pacific Hwy, Waitara NSW 2077

        This popular restaurant offers an authentic Turkish dining experience, featuring a variety of mouth-watering kebabs, grilled meats, and traditional Turkish dishes. The warm and welcoming atmosphere is perfect for families and friends, while the friendly staff ensure a memorable dining experience.

        Super Nash Brothers Waitara

        22 Waitara Ave, Waitara NSW 2077

        Super Nash Brothers is a modern Australian café known for its delicious breakfast and lunch options, as well as outstanding coffee. With a focus on fresh and locally sourced ingredients, the menu features a range of creative dishes that cater to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian and gluten-free options.

        Dosa House

        4/100 Pacific Hwy, Waitara NSW 2077

        Specialising in South Indian cuisine, Dosa House Waitara offers a diverse menu of flavourful dishes, with a particular emphasis on their signature dosas. The cosy and casual setting is perfect for a relaxed meal, while the attentive service and affordable prices make it a local favourite for families and food enthusiasts alike.


        Where to shop

        Westfield Hornsby

        236 Pacific Hwy, Hornsby NSW 2077

        Westfield Hornsby Waitara is a prominent shopping centre in northern Sydney's Hornsby suburb, featuring over 300 stores and a variety of dining options. The centre offers ample parking, major department stores, fashion boutiques, specialty shops, entertainment, and kid-friendly areas. This shopping destination caters to a diverse range of needs, ensuring an enjoyable experience for families and individuals alike.


        Where to play

        Waitara Oval Playground

        22 Waitara Ave, Waitara NSW 2077

        Waitara Oval Playground is a vibrant and well-equipped play area located near Waitara Oval, offering a fun and safe environment for children to enjoy. The playground features a variety of play equipment, including swings, slides, and climbing structures, providing a delightful space for families to spend quality time together.

        Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail

        22 Waitara Ave, Waitara NSW 2077

        The Hornsby Mountain Bike Trail is a thrilling and well-maintained network of tracks designed for mountain biking enthusiasts of all skill levels. The trail winds through lush bushland, offering riders a challenging and scenic experience while they navigate the various obstacles, jumps, and terrain features.

        One-day-trip recommendation:

        Morning:

        Begin your trip in Waitara with a stroll through Waitara Park, enjoying its green spaces, playground, and walking paths. Afterward, visit a local cafe for a delicious breakfast or brunch and chat with locals for recommendations on must-see spots.

        Afternoon:

        Head to Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre for shopping and entertainment, or explore the natural beauty of the nearby Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park with its walking tracks, picnic spots, and Aboriginal heritage sites.

        Night:

        Experience Waitara's diverse dining scene by choosing from various cuisines for dinner. Unwind at a local pub or bar, or attend a performance at the Hornsby RSL Club, which regularly hosts live music, comedy shows, and other entertaining events.

        2. TRANSPORT

        Public transport options in Waitara are reliable and easily accessible. Waitara Railway Station, on the North Shore & Western Line of the Sydney Trains network, offers frequent services to the CBD, Chatswood, and Hornsby. Additionally, various bus routes service the suburb, connecting residents to the neighbouring suburbs and key locations. For drivers, Waitara is well-connected to major roads, such as the Pacific Highway and Pennant Hills Road, providing easy access to the Greater Sydney region.

        Bus:

        • Route 575 – travel between Hornsby and West Pymble via Waitara
        • Route 577 – travel between Hornsby and Macquarie Park via Waitara and Turramurra
        • Route 589 – travel between Hornsby and Berowra Heights via Waitara
        • Route 594 – travel between Hornsby and North Turramurra via Waitara and Wahroonga

        Train:

        • Waitara Station (T1 North Shore Line)

        Drive: (25.6km / ~38 minutes to Sydney CBD)

        • Pacific Highway
        • Edgeworth David Avenue

        3. EDUCATION

        Waitara is home to several well-regarded educational institutions. Waitara Public School, St Leo’s Catholic College, and Barker College are among the primary and secondary schools in the area. Nearby tertiary institutions, including the University of Technology Sydney, Macquarie University, and the Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, provide higher education opportunities for students living in Waitara.

        4. MEDICAL

        Waitara is well-serviced with medical facilities in the vicinity. The Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital, a major public hospital, is situated just a short drive away, providing emergency and specialist care. Additionally, the area has several general practitioners, dental clinics, and allied health services to cater to residents' healthcare needs.


        5. DEMOGRAPHICS

        Waitara has a diverse and multicultural community, with a population of over 6,000 residents. The suburb's demographic profile includes a mix of young professionals, families, and retirees. A significant proportion of residents have a background in countries such as China, India, and the United Kingdom, contributing to the suburb's rich cultural diversity.

        2021 Waitara, Census All persons QuickStats | Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2023). Retrieved 24 March 2023, from https://abs.gov.au/census/find-census-data/quickstats/2021/SAL14104

        6. THE MARKET

        The current Waitara property market is experiencing steady growth, making it an appealing location for potential homeowners and investors. A mix of detached houses, townhouses, and apartment complexes caters to various preferences and budgets. The suburb's desirable location, excellent transport links, and high-quality amenities contribute to its strong investment potential. Rental yields in Waitara are attractive, further boosting the appeal of the local property market.


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