A leafy peninsula surrounded on three sides by the Georges River, the southern suburb of Sydney, Lugarno, attracts young families for its large blocks of land, bush and water views and its family-centred services.
While less than half an hour drive from Sydney’s CBD, Parramatta and Cronulla, Lugarno locals pride themselves on living in a safe and cohesive neighbourhood. Lugarno was developed into a residential area in the 1970’s, and now with many of the original owners looking to downsize, younger families are stepping in to renovate or rebuild the original homes.
Locals ride bikes and walk their dogs through tree-lined streets, numerous parks and bike tracks, or enjoy the tennis courts and 18-hole golf course nearby in Peakhurst. The sporting facilities at Gannons Park are also a major drawcard.
An aquatic persons’ veritable dream, there are unending waterways to explore; the Georges River, Salt Pan Creek, Soily Bottom Point, Gertrude Point, Edith Bay, Boggywell Creek, and Lime Kiln Bay to name a few. Get your feet wet with water skiing, jet skiing and prime fishing spots or grab your binoculars to observe an array of native birds that call the area home.
Lugarno is home to a small shopping village on Forest Road with newly redeveloped café and restaurant selections, more shopping options nearby in Riverwood or Mortdale is just another convenience of the suburb. Lugarno itself has one primary school while a host of other schools are located a comfortable stroll away in Peakhurst.