Stanmore is a picturesque suburb and one of Sydney’s quietly artistic neigbourhoods where elegant period homes, charming cottages and quaint streets reflect a friendly village hub. A community centric suburb less than 6km to the CBD, Stanmore’s blend of urban charm and lifestyle appeal attracts creative times and young families, and along with it a lively cafe and arts scene.


Village Vibes


It’s a community of long-term residents where everyone treats each other like family. Street parties and neighbourhood barbecues are the norm and there’s a strong sense of belonging that’s rare to find so close to the city. The streets speak to its historic past, lined with Victorian, Federation and Gothic Revival homes while colourful street art in the back lanes gives Stanmore a creative flavour.

Its village charm is matched with fantastic convenience as Stanmore has its own train station making getting around a breeze. There aren’t many places where café owners know you by name (and have your coffee ready to go) and you can jump on a train and be in the city in 10 minutes!

Bordered by Parramatta Road, Stanmore perfectly reflects the notion of new urbanism with a sense of connectivity and walkability. It’s a quick commute to the city and within easy reach of the vibrant hubs of neighbouring Leichhardt, Annandale and Newtown.


From Top Dogs To Fine Dining


For a small village, Stanmore packs a punch when it comes to dining. Clustered around Percival Road, you’ll find everything from the best almond croissants in town at Kaldibaah at 102 Northumberland Avenue to epic degustation dining at Sixpenny at 83 Percival Road. For great Italian food and the go-to Friday night special pizza, hit Adams Pizzeria at 104 Percival Road or enjoy a top-notch pub meal at the recently revamped Salisbury Hotel just a few doors down at 118 Percival Road.

If you fancy a quick bite on the hop, you can’t go past the Mexican hot dogs served up at Mas Tinto at Shop 43/53 Bridge Road. It’s not your average banger with tomato sauce… think chorizo sausage, caramelised onion and homemade pineapple puree.


School’s Out


Stanmore has a long history and was once part of Annandale farm. The suburb was called South Annandale until the 1930s when it was named after the village in England where the founder of Newington College was born. Stanmore is renowned for its schools and has three within its boundaries including Newington College, Stanmore Public and St Michaels Stanmore. Well connected by bus and train, Stanmore is within easy reach of the University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.


Take a drive around Stanmore with Jonathan Hammond, Stanmore’s hyperlocal agent.


To have a chat about the property market or all things Stanmore, please feel free to reach out to Stanmore local and top-selling agent, Jonathan Hammond.


Posted in Community on 30th November, 2017