Suburb Property Profile: Caringbah, NSW 2229


Thinking about buying an off the plan property in Caringbah, New South Wales? Whether it's an off the plan apartment, townhouse or house and land package, you'll want to discover the Location Demographics, Travel & Infrastructure, Shopping and Schools & Recreation.


Location Demographics

Next door to the Georges River, the suburb of Caringbah can be found around 27 km south of Sydney’s flourishing Central Business District. It belongs to the Sutherland Shire and is a part of the progressive southern Sydney region. During the 1880s, the area was used for market gardening, orchards and farming. The town was originally joined together with Caringbah South but was separated in 2008. It is now known for having a mixture of residential, commercial and industrial areas. 

Having a walkable and family-friendly environment, quite a few people have settled down in the neighbourhood particularly, families, retirees, young professionals and beach lovers. From the information gathered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are close to 12 600 residents making up the total population. It is most popular among the 30 to 35-year-old age group while the median age is 37 years old. There are over 3 300 families and around 6 000 private dwellings established. 

Caringbah Cronulla Beach

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Travel & Infrastructure

Surrounded by a number of public transport options, passengers have easy access to multiple services. The Caringbah Railway Station is just around the corner from the town centre and has 2 platforms following the Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line. Around 3kms away, the Cronulla Railway Station is also available and is a heritage-listed site. Buses are running regularly with a couple of stops at Willarong Road, Banksia Road and Cawarra Road. Those travelling on the road can drive towards the Princes Highway for direct trips. 

The Sutherland Shire City Council have various plans and developments already in motion. Working together with the Transport for NSW, the Sutherland to Cronulla Active Transport Link project focuses on delivering a safe bicycle and pedestrian path. It aims to provide a practical alternative to driving, reduce traffic congestion,  connect key destinations and bring significant environmental and health benefits. To add, the council has also prioritised the Playground Renewal Program which involves inspecting playgrounds for safety upgrades and carrying out maintenance. 

Caringbah Playground

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From local services to specialty shops, there are lots of retailers to choose from at Caringbah. Just a quick walk, the Caringbah Shopping Village has supermarkets, fresh produce and fast food. Meanwhile, the HomeCo. Shopping Centre brings together homeware, furniture, electronics and entertainment stores. There are also some boutiques and businesses lined up along Kingsway and Taren Point Road. Enjoy international dining with a range of cuisines such as the Chama Brazilian Style BBQ Restaurant, the Manee Thai Restaurant and Antonio's Pizzeria. Grab dinner and drinks at Highfield Caringbah with a rooftop bistro or taste Australian seafood dishes in a contemporary venue at the Lively Catch Restaurant. 


Schools & Recreation 

Families with children are able to easily build up their studies with several different schools nearby. Both close to a 1km walk, the Caringbah Public School looks after primary students while the Caringbah High School welcomes those in secondary year levels. Also at a 1km distance, the Uniting Preschool Caringbah is on Willarong Road and the Caringbah Pre-Kindergarten is at Burraneer Bay Rd. There is also a diverse selection of schools including the Art Umbrella School of Performing Arts, the Splashers Swim School and the Endeavour Sports High School. Furthermore, the University Of Wollongong Southern Sydney Campus is just 8kms away. 

Located beside pleasant scenery and fun attractions, don’t hesitate to explore all that Caringbah has to offer. Enjoy a swim at the Caringbah Leisure Centre with heated outdoor pools or sign up for fitness classes. Bring the kids to Ninja Warrior Sydney on Endeavour Road where they can challenge themselves on exciting obstacle courses. Flip Out Caringbah also has an indoor trampoline arena and hosts monthly events. For time to unwind, stop by the Dianella Street Reserve where the younger ones can play at the well-loved playground. Under 3kms, catch a rugby game at PointsBet Stadium, also known as Shark Park, which is the home ground of the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. The iconic Cronulla Beach is only 5 km by car and provides vast shorelines and famous surf waves. You can’t miss snapping photos by the Cronulla Sand Dunes and visiting the Cronulla State Park. 

Showcasing unique features and facilities, create or invest in your new home in the wonderful suburb of Caringbah. 

Caringbah Leisure Centre

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Published on 4th of December 2022 by Davina Deluao
Davina Deluao
Davina Deluao

Davina graduated from Swinburne University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Journalism. Through travelling and studying abroad in NYC and LA, her interests in property and design grew and became a strong pursuit. Davina has been writing for iBuildNew Group since 2019.


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