Parramatta is one of the most charming suburbs of Sydney and this is one of the best places to relocate to for people who want to raise a family while being close to the bright lights of the big city. In fact, Parramatta is situated just 23kms from Sydney’s central business district, which means that the residents of Parramatta can commute there in no time at all.
Parramatta boasts an excellent transportation network, which covers all areas of this charming suburb. There are also plenty of regular transportation links between Parramatta and Sydney, which makes it easy for the residents of Parramatta to head into Sydney whenever they choose.
Parramatta is one of the most historical areas of Sydney and property hunters will be able to take their pick from a large number of large historic buildings as well as modern houses and apartments. The large and lovely Sydney Olympic Park is also situated just 6kms from Parramatta and sports fans will be able to take in a wide range of different kinds of exciting events there.
Taking the Rivercat Ferry is both a great way to get around and a good way to see the surrounding area in comfort and style. New residents who like to get fit while having fun can also follow the Parramatta Valley cycleway around the town and into the city of Sydney.
Parramatta’s central business district is small enough to explore on foot and this is the perfect way to get a feel for the town. Among the enchanting historical landmarks that are just waiting to be discovered are the Old Government House, Lennox Bridge, Elizabeth Farm, Hambledon Cottage and the early 19th century Brislington House, while the pretty Parramatta Park is a great way to unwind in on a sunny day.