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With everything from large parks to quiet nooks and restaurants, Woollahra has the whole package when you want the fine life.

Arguably the beating heart of the eastern suburbs, anyone looking to rent property in Woollahra already knows they deserve this level of luxury. For those that aren’t familiar with the area, Woollahra is where the many points of this part of Sydney meet. After all, the name Woollahra stems from an aboriginal term meaning ‘meeting ground’!

Bordered on three sides by stunning public parks, right next to the trendy shopping centre of Paddington and with transport links in every direction, Woollahra is a prime location for anyone who wishes to rent property in eastern suburbs. It puts you right in the middle of the action, with plenty of luxurious and secluded real estate to kick back in when you need a breather.

Lifestyles of the young (and old) and professional

Like so many parts of eastern suburbs, Woollahra has a higher-than-average representation of young Sydneysiders. According to 2011 census data, people in their twenties account for 14.3 per cent of the population, compared to a statewide average of 13.6 per cent. There is a work hard-play hard mentality as well, with 61.2 per cent of residents working 40 or more hours every week – not surprising given that 45.9 per cent of the suburb work as professionals.

There is also a healthy representation of people in retirement age, which showcases how the Woollahra lifestyle is something that you can enjoy at any age. Our teams that conduct property management in eastern suburbs will be able to find you something in Woollahra no matter where you are in life.

Fine wine and dining

When you rent property in eastern suburbs, you’re putting yourself near some of the finest dining options in the city, and that goes double for real estate in Woollahra. From wine selections at the western reach of the suburb through to the home style Italian cuisine on offer in the centre of the suburb, there is a diverse range of tastes right on your doorstep.

On top of this, there is a wealth of green space dotted across the region. Chiswick Gardens, Elm’s Reserve, the Holdsworth Street Playground, Harbourview Park and Plumb Reserve are but a few of the stunning attractions nearby when you rent property in Woollahra.

Terraces and townhouses across the skyline

While there is still a significant number of apartments available in Woollahra, those who want to rent property in eastern suburbs will also find a number of townhouses and semi-detached properties here. A majority of these have two or three bedrooms, making Woollahra an enticing prospect for professionals with young families, older couples or anyone in between who wants to enjoy the fine lifestyle they deserve.

To find out more about specific gems in the Woollahra crown, get in touch with Ray White Double Bay.