Kingston

Suburb Profile

Overview

Known as the cultural capital of Canberra, Kingston is home to professionals, couples and families who enjoy living by the water. It’s a leafy, vibrant suburb, and many homes have scenic views of Lake Burley Griffin and Black Mountain.

Kingston Foreshore is the main attraction, with playgrounds, walking paths, cycling trails and a string of restaurants, cafes and bars along the waterfront. It’s the obvious choice for most events and festivals. Residents have plenty of parks and sporting facilities to choose from, such as Telopea Park, Jack Ross Park, Manuka Stadium and Kingston Oval. The Jerrabomberra Wetlands are also close for those who enjoy exploring.

As for shopping, the Kingston Shopping Centre is the main hub, and specialty stores are dotted around the suburb. Canberra Centre is nearby for broader needs. The area boasts some of the territory’s top schools, including Narrabundah College, St Edmund’s College and St Clare’s College. Canberra CBD is five kilometres away, and easily accessed by public transport.

In recent years, Kingston’s property market has flourished, with many modern townhouses, apartments and houses on offer. The Foreshore is a popular spot for buyers and renters alike.

Schools

Forrest Primary School

Narrabundah College

Narrabundah Early Childhood School

St Benedict’s Primary School

St Clare’s College

St Edmund’s College

Telopea Park School

Distance

5km from Canberra

Transport

Kingston is well-connected by public transport

Canberra Railway Station is on Wentworth Ave

Buses run frequently through the suburb

Amenities

Canberra Centre

Jack Ross Park

Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Kerrabee National Equestrian Centre

Kingston Foreshore

Kingston Oval

Kingston Shopping Centre

Manuka Cricket Oval

Manuka Stadium

Manuka Swimming Pool

Ochre Health Medical Centre

Norgrove Park

Telopea Park

Wentworth Ave Medical Practice

Local Listings

KINGSTON, ACT

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KINGSTON, ACT

179/15 Tench Street

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$419,000

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55/20 Eyre Street

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$1,095,000 - $1,145,000

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KINGSTON, ACT

320/85 Eyre Street

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$428,000

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