Figtree

Suburb Profile

Overview

Previously ranked as one of the top 10 New South Wales suburbs that buyers are watching, Figtree on Sydney’s south coast is a peaceful family hub with an attractive lifestyle.

Figtree is named after a giant (and famous) fig tree that took pride of place on the eastern side of the Princes Highway until it was cut down in 1996. While the suburb’s emblematic tree is no longer standing, the suburb itself still is and is a fast-growing inner western suburb of Wollongong. Located just seven kilometres west of Wollongong and 10 kilometres from scenic Mount Kembla and the Illawarra Escarpment, Figtree is ideally positioned to offer both bushland and water views from many of its properties. Along with impressive natural views, Figtree offers families easy access to public transport, shopping facilities, recreational parks, and local schools all within a short distance of Wollongong CBD.

If city shopping is too much of a stretch, Figtree Grove (previously Westfield Figtree) is conveniently located on the Princes Highway and has numerous speciality stores, department stores and boutiques. Dining options and cafes can also be found in an around Figtree Grove.

With the sweeping Illawarra Escarpment and Mount Kembla to the west and Mount Keira to the north, it’s safe to say that breathtaking scenery is one of Figtree’s most attractive aspects and is continually on offer to locals and visitors. 

Schools

Figtree Heights Public School

Figtree High School

Mount St Thomas Public School

St Pius X Catholic Primary School

Edmund Rice College

Keira High School

Keiraville Public School

Distance

88km from Sydney

7km from Wollongong

Transport

Premier Illawarra operate daily bus services

Amenities

Figtree Grove

Moreton Bay Figtree Park

Mount Kembla

Illawarra Escarpment

Mount Keira

Figtree Kangaroos AFL Club

University of Wollongong

Wollongong Botanic Garden

Five Islands Lookout

Beaches

Local Listings

Figtree, NSW

3 2 1

Figtree, NSW

3/5-7 Benney Avenue

3 2 1

$450,000 - $490,000

Figtree, NSW

3 2 3

Figtree, NSW

10/45 Cordeaux Road

3 2 3

$649,000

Mount Kembla, NSW

4 2 2 2098

Mount Kembla, NSW

4 William James Drive

4 2 2 2098

$980,000

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