Cordeaux Heights

Suburb Profile


A community spirit in a family-friendly location is what you’ll find in Cordeaux Heights and the neighbouring suburbs of Farmborough Heights and Unanderra. Located within equal distance of the mountains and the water, you’re never far from breathtaking views in this part of New South Wales.

Nestled in the eastern foothills of Mount Kembla and the adjoining Illawarra Escarpment, Cordeaux Heights is just eight kilometres west of Wollongong and 89 kilometres south of Sydney. Cordeaux Heights, Farmborough Heights and Unanderra are part of the expansive Illawarra region, a picturesque fusion of farmlands, rugged mountains, country towns and beachside living. Thanks to their elevated position and proximity to Mount Kembla, the ocean and Lake Illawarra, all three suburbs enjoy sweeping mountain and water views.

The rambling acreages that surround Cordeaux Heights, Farmborough Heights and Unanderra were originally used for dairy farming during the early 1900s. While some of the original farmhouses still stand today, much of the land is now used for residential dwellings. Shopping facilities, schools, community centres, nature reserves, and places of worship accommodate residents and visitors to the suburbs. The Country Grocer is a popular cafe and grocer in Unanderra while Derribong Drive in Cordeaux Heights has a selection of cafes and restaurants.

With easy access to reliable public transport networks, local amenities, affordable housing, and breathtaking mountain and water views, leisure and lifestyle are easy to come by in Cordeaux Heights, Farmborough Heights and Unanderra.


Mount St Thomas Public School

Cedars Christian College

St Pius X Catholic Primary School

Farmborough Road Public School

Illawarra Christian School – Cordeaux Campus

Cringila Public School

Figtree Heights Public School

Figtree High School

Edmund Rice College

Mount Kembla Public School


89km from Sydney

8km from Wollongong


Premier Illawarra operate daily bus services


Lake Illawarra

Mount Kembla

Mount Kembla Summit and Ring Track

Illawarra Escarpment

Mount Keira

Country Grocer

Fo Guang Shan Nan Tien Temple

Illawarra Hockey Stadium

Mount Kembla Village Hotel

Five Islands Lookout

University of Wollongong

Wollongong Botanic Garden


Local Listings

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