Nestled in lush bushland, family-friendly Lane Cove has a vibrant village atmosphere and boasts a thriving arts and festivals scene. Lane Cove steps it up a few notches on the weekends as local families descend on the village and the 50 parks and playgrounds that encompass the greater Lane Cove region.
Lush greenery and expansive park and bushlands make up greater Lane Cove – an expansive area that includes Lane Cove National Park.
Lane Cove is pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly. Locals love to get outdoors and explore the 50 parks and playgrounds that are situated around Lane Cove.
The village shopping precinct is the heart of Lane Cove. Situated along Longueville and Burns Bay Roads, the pedestrian-only plaza with its wealth of cafés and restaurants is the social gathering space for locals. Further down Longueville Road, Lane Cove Public School transforms into a thriving Farmers and Produce Market every Saturday.
There is what would seem an overabundance of early education and primary schools in the area – three of which sit side by side along Longueville Road – but they each play a pivotal role in servicing the area’s growing population.
Multiculturalism is celebrated here in an array of events and festivals, including the nine-week Cameraygal Festival which honours the areas Indigenous heritage.
With such beautiful surroundings and only 10 minutes from the CBD, families are eager to keep Lane Cove to themselves.
Lane Cove is renowned for both its winding leafy streets with large family homes, and pockets of apartments clustered together, all serviced by an extensive bus system.
Wander through the streets that sprout off of the three main thoroughfares –Tambourine Bay and Longueville Roads and Centennial Avenue – and you will be met with a mix of architecture; Californian bungalows, Federation, and contemporary family homes. Through pockets of foliage, houses have views of the local bays and the city skyline.
On the other hand, Murray Lane, Landers Road, Helen and Stokes Streets are densely populated with traditional mid-level apartments.
Lane Cove is seeing a lot of new low-level contemporary-style apartments around the village and along Centennial Avenue and Mowbray Road.
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