Is Bexley, NSW 2207 on your radar? It is an excellent first step to establish whether the area ticks all the boxes regarding your budget and lifestyle. The Homes.com.au suburb profile informs you with unique data about Bexley property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can help you make informed decisions about your next property move.
If you are making a move to Bexley, keep reading for a brief history lesson to discover more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.
Overview Bexley is a suburb of Sydney, located 14 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district. The suburb is situated in the LGA of the Bayside Council and is home to 19,733 people, based on the 2016 census.
The suburbs around Bexley are Bexley North, Bardwell Valley, Arncliffe, Kingsgrove, Rockdale, Hurstville, Carlton, and Kogarah.
Living in Bexley Bexley is a good suburb in terms of transport as it is close to the Syndey International Airport, M5, and it is served by government and private buses.
Along Forest Road are several establishments, like fast-food restaurants, petrol stations, and specialty shops. There are also plenty of schools in Bexley, including Bethany College, Sydney Technical Highschool, St. Mary Star of the Sea, Uniting West Bexley preschool, and Bexley Public School.
History of Bexley In 1822, European settler James Chandler brought the suburb's land and named it after his birthplace, Bexley, in London, England. In the same year, he was granted 1,200 acres of land that stretched to the nearby suburbs of Bexley. Chandler, later on, sold the land in 1836, which was then sold again and bought by Charles Tindell, who started to subdivide the property for residences.
Lynham hall, the oldest surviving house in the suburb, is located in the area that is part of the 1822 land grant.
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