Making a move to Asquith, NSW 2077? It's important to know whether the area is an ideal option for you (and your family?). The Homes.com.au suburb profile focuses on providing the best information on Asquith property prices, market trends & demographics to help you make an intelligent decision about your next property move.
If you're looking at buying in Asquith, continue reading for a brief historical overview to discover more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.
Overview Asquith is a suburb of the upper North of Sydney, New South Wales. It is located within the local government region of Hornsby Shire, covering 3.47 square kilometres. In the 2016 census data, it was reported to have a total population of 37,792.
Living in Asquith Asquith is a leafy suburb with a lot of green spaces and parks. It has a total number of 7 parks which is 19% of the total land area of the suburb. It also features playgrounds that many residents and their families enjoy. There are also soccer fields, tennis courts, picnic and BBQ facilities. In addition to these, trendy cafes and restaurants offer a wide range of Thai, Chinese, and Indian cuisines within the area. The suburb also has close proximity to Westfield Hornsby shopping centre. Several public and Catholic and single-sex schools are available. The modes of transportation are buses serviced by Hornsby Maintenance Depot and trains serviced by Asquith railway station.
History of Asquith Hugh, Jonas, Jeremiah Fear, Thomas Salmon, William Stokes, John Wall, and T.H. Duffy were the early Asquith residents. They planted orchards with their families. As Hornsby’s population increased, the farms were subdivided into home blocks, with a limited variety of stores flanking Peats Ferry Road somewhere at the bridge. In 1915, Asquith Railway Station became the last station north of Hornsby to operate.
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