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Parramatta, NSW 2150 Review



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Introduction Parramatta is a major business district in Greater Sydney, Australia. It is located approximately 20 km west of the Sydney CBD on the banks of the Parramatta River. Parramatta is home to Westfield Parramatta, the tenth largest shopping centre in Australia. Parramatta is also the major transport hub for Western Sydney. There are many restaurants and cafes available with all types of cuisines. It's home to government agencies, healthcare centers, financial services companies, and many other organizations. There's also a bustling nightlife here, with pubs, cocktail bars, and beer gardens. One of this suburb's best features is Parramatta Park. This park has paths for walking, running, and cycling, playgrounds, a golf course, and plenty of grassy fields for a picnic or weekend sports. Benefits Parramatta is a multi-cultural city that has plenty to offer to its residents and visitors: • Excellent public transport • Good for shopping • Lots of good restaurant • Excellent lifestyle • Parramatta Park offers lots of fitness activities • Good schools and daycares • Bustling nightlife • Reasonable rent Good for young and families   • Parramatta Rivercat is one of the best Ferry in Sydney                       Challenges  High property prices  A bit polluted Location                    Parramatta is located 20 km (12 mi) west of the Sydney CBD on the banks of the Parramatta River. Parramatta is bordered on the north by North Parramatta, on the east by Rydalmere, on the south by Harris Park and Granville, and on the west by Mays Hill and Westmead. Connectivity Parramatta has excellent public transport services: • Parramatta has a major train station, Parramatta railway station is a major transport interchange on the Sydney rail network. It is served by Sydney Trains' Cumberland Line, Inner West & Leppington Line and North Shore & Western Line. • Parramatta has a major bus interchange located on the south eastern side of the railway station. • Parramatta also has three high-frequency Metrobus services:M52, M91, M92. Public transport in Parramatta also include: Ferry, Light rail, Metro and few major main roads like: Liverpool Road Wattle Street M4 East M4 Western Motorway Marlborough Road (A3) Silverwater Road (A6). Shopping destinations Parramatta is a fantastic suburb with a great shopping district: • Westfield Parramatta is the main shopping centre in Parramatta- The centre features two food courts (levels 1 and 5), two full line department stores, two discount department stores, 3 supermarkets, a fresh food market, an 11 screen cinema complex and a lot more. • Church Street is home to many shops and restaurants Schools & Daycares  Good schools of the area include: • St Patrick's Primary Parramatta • Parramatta East Public School • Parramatta Public School • Parramatta East Preschool Good daycares include: • Little Bees Childcare Centre • Integricare Parramatta Early Learning Centre • MindChamps Early Learning Centre @ Parramatta Eating Joints People from all over Sydney head to Circa Espresso for its ridiculously good coffee and tasty brunches. People specially visit Parramatta to enjoy an elegant high tea Gatehouse Tea Rooms, one of the oldest high tea venues in Australia. Church Street and Wigram Road have a fantastic selection of restaurants and cafes that span all cuisines, from Asian to Middle Eastern and everything in between. Internet Connectivity Parramatta has excellent internet connectivity. The NBN is widely available in Parramatta. Crime & safety Parramatta is a very safe suburb- the cops are around all the time in public areas. Dwelling Type Parramatta is home to all types of houses from one-bedroom basic accommodation to larger apartments which can easily accommodate a family. There’s a latest trend of apartment buildings reaching into the sky. Price Median Sale Price- $1, 100, 000 Rent Median Rent Price- $500pw Summary Parramatta is known as the 'River City' as the Parramatta River flows through the Parramatta CBD. Parramatta Park is a large park adjacent to Western Sydney Stadium that is a popular venue for walking, jogging and bike riding. Parramatta is a perfect place to live with major businesses, shopping, arts, good restaurants and markets. With a number of government agencies based here and the headquarters for many businesses, there a many job opportunities for professionals in this area. This is an extremely diverse suburb. About three-quarters of the population are from India and China. The suburb is taking advantage of its position straddling the Parramatta River and is building new waterfront residences. A delightful way to travel to Parramatta is by ferry from Circular Quay, gliding under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and along pretty Parramatta River past Sydney Olympic Park to Parramatta Wharf. The scenic trip is about 85 minutes. Overall, the suburb is a perfect place to live for professionals, families, young couples, retirees and even singles.
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