Newtown is in Sydney’s inner west, located approximately four kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district. King Street is the main street of Newtown and centre of commercial and entertainment activity. The street follows the spine of a long ridge that rises up near Sydney University and extends to the south, becoming the Princes Highway at its southern end.
The quickest way to get there is by train from Town Hall station, which takes around 10 minutes. Buses also run from Hyde Park on Elizabeth Street to Newtown and take approximately 30 minutes.
The inner west suburb of Newtown is arguably Sydney’s most eclectic neighbourhood. By day, the free-spirited nature of its thrift shops, cafés and galleries prevail, while after-hours hordes of students revel in its diverse nightlife – from indie music to avant-garde cinema and bars.
The beating cultural heart of this neighbourhood is the Enmore Theatre, where some of the best musicians and comedians perform.
Preschool: Australia Street Infants School
Primary: Newtown North Public School
Primary: Camdenville Public School
Primary: Newtown Public School
Primary: The Athena School
Secondary: Newtown High School of the Performing Arts
Train: Newtown Train station
Bus: These Bus lines stop near Newtown : M30, 352, 355, 412, 422, 423, L23, 426, 428
CBD: Newtown is 4kms from the CBD
Restaurants such as The Italian Bowl, Lentil As Anything(Vegan) and Ichioku Japanese Teppanyaki. They have also have cafes too like Brewtown Newtown.
Parks include Camperdown Memorial Rest Park and Hollis Park.
Enmore Theatre is also a great place to watch a movie
The predominant age group in Newtown is 20-29 years. Households in Newtown are primarily childless couples.
In general, people in Newtown work in a professional occupation.
Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,300,000.
Households are likely to be repaying $4000 per month on mortgage repayments.
Currently, the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Newtown is $690 per week.
60% of people living in Newtown rent properties.
Newtown is one of Sydney’s most vibrant suburbs. You could spend a whole day eating around Newtown. Newtown is home to a great range of vintage stores, specialty shops and fashion boutiques, which are concentrated along King Street.