The leafy North Shore of Sydney is unquestionably one of the best places in the world to live and has proven to be an excellent investment for those already living here. Surrounded by parks, nature reserves, excellent schools and fantastic shopping it's no wonder that it's a highly appealing place to raise a family, retire or purchase an investment property.
St Ives is located on the Upper North Shore of Sydney, less than 20km from the CBD and less than 20km from the coast.
Map: St Ives map
Transportation: An excellent express city bus route and trains from nearby Gordon or Pymble stations ensure that the city commute is under one hour by public transport, even in peak hour.
St Ives city bus timetable
Schools: Local schools are of a very high standard and attract many residents to the area. These include an excellent selection of primary, secondary, public and private schools such as Brigidine College, St Ives High School, Masada College, St Ives North Public School, St Ives Park Public School, St Ives Public School, Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School and St Ives Preparatory School (Sydney Grammar School):
To review the performance of these schools and to explore options in nearby suburbs such as Ravenswood, Pymble Ladies' College, Knox Grammar School and Barker College you may wish to visit the My School website.
Local advice: If you would like further insight into schools, parks, community resources and even local restaurants, please contact us. Emma, Christine, Claudene, Julie and Robert have all lived in the area for many years and can provide excellent insight, advice and local introductions to landscape designers, cleaners, builders, handymen, interior designers and even school principals.