Wollstonecraft is a pleasantly prosperous harbourside suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney. It is five kilometres north-west of Sydney’s CBD and is just one square kilometre in area.
It is a suburb distinguished by fine homes and, increasingly, quality apartments that proliferate among the hills. Many have million dollar views across the harbour to the suburbs of Birchgrove, Balmain, Woolwich, Hunters Hill and beyond.
Wollstonecraft is bordered by the affluent suburbs of Crows Nest, North Sydney and Greenwich.
There are a few restaurants in the small area of Wollstonecraft. However, many residents also dine out in nearby suburbs just a short stroll away, such as Crows Nest where cafes and restaurants line the main streets.
Brennan Park is a heritage listed park in the heart of Wollstonecraft on Hazelbank Road. The park is a popular weekend spot for children and families in the region and offers spectacular views of Sydney Harbour.
Berry Island Reserve is another popular recreation area. It features a variety of different playgrounds and a unique Aboriginal interpretive walking track through the bushland.
A number of sought-after schools are located in the surrounding suburbs of North Sydney and Crows Nest including North Sydney Boys High, North Sydney Girls High and Marist College North Shore.
The busy Pacific Highway skirts Wollstonecraft and is the main artery for people heading north out of Sydney. Wollstonecraft is only a short drive from Sydney’s CBD, over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Buses operate frequently to and from the CBD via Wynyard Station.
Wollstonecraft Railway Station is on the North Shore line of the CityRail Network and it’s approximately a twenty minute trip to Central Station. Services run north to Hornsby and south to the CBD before continuing west to Burwood, Parramatta and Penrith.
The predominant age group in Wollstonecraft falls between 30-39 years. 50% of residents are renting their homes, 25% own their homes outright and 23% are purchasing their homes.
The majority of residents in Wollstonecraft are employed in professional occupations, earning salaries greater than $103K per annum.
The average sale price of houses in the area is around $1.8 million. The average sale price of a two to three bedroom, one bathroom unit with car parking is just below $700K.