living in NORTHWOOD

Northwood is a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney.

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about Northwood

Northwood is a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney. Located 8 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Municipality of Lane Cove. Northwood is on the northern side of the Lane Cove River between Woodford Bay and Gore Creek. The closest shops are at Lane Cove. North Sydney and Crows Nest also provide diverse shopping experiences with boutique shopping or clusters of shops for picking up a few items for dinner – fresh seafood, fruit and vegetables, meat and deli items. Whether its gourmet pizza, seafood or good coffee, you’ll find it in nearby Lane Cove.

Amenities in the Northwood Neighborhood

The nearest railway station is St Leonards and buses run frequently through the area. Northwood is approximately 9.5 km from the CBD. There’s a private ferry with links to North Sydney and Circular Quay about seven minutes walk away and the bus route is about five minutes walk away.

Lane Cove Primary, Lane Cove West Public, Mowbray Road, Hunters Hill Primary and Greenwich Primary are the closest state schools. Hunters Hill High, Chatswood High and North Sydney Girls and Boys are nearby. Private schools include St Ignatius College Riverview, Shore, St Josephs College, Villa Maria Primary School, Riverside Girls, and St Michaels Lane Cove.

Contact Etch to Learn More About Northwood

Northwood, like much of the surrounding area is a very popular destination near Sydney. This makes it high in demand but with such diverse properties and so many nearby amenities, you’ll want a partner who can help you decide what options are best for you. Contact Etch to learn how we can help you do just that.

Contact us today and ask to learn more about the next steps in the research and home buying process in Northwood.