Granted to settlers just after the 1850’s Gold Rush, the suburb of Willoughby is situated approximately 8.5km from the Sydney CBD. The suburb is well serviced by public transport with the quickest route into the city via train from Chatswood Station, with regular buses running to the station throughout the day.
The suburb of Willoughby is characterised by a few various architectural influences. The most predominant architectural style is the Californian bungalow built during the1920’s. Scattered throughout the suburb is also some Federation architecture and Art Deco homes and semi-detached homes. The suburb tends to attract families, singles and professionals due to its ideal location
For those regular fitness bodies, the Willoughby Leisure Centre at Bicentennial Park offers a fully equipped fitness facility including gym, lap pool, spa and sauna. The suburb also features two sporting ovals and playgrounds to enjoy an afternoon walk, or take the kids for a play in the park.
Schooling requirements can be met by a number of local and neighbouring suburbs including St Aloysius College, Willoughby Public School, Willoughby Girls’ High School and St Thomas’s Catholic College.