Kensington NSW, 2052

Kensington Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Is Kensington, NSW 2052 your dream location? It's fundamental to decide if it is a suitable option for your requirements. The Homes.com.au suburb profile focuses on providing the best information on Kensington property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can allow you to make informed decisions about your next home or investment.

If you are new to Kensington, continue reading for a brief history lesson to discover more about the amazing lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.

Overview The suburb of Kensington is located in south-eastern Sydney. Also known as Kenso, Kensington sits 6 kilometres southeast of the Sydney CBD in the City of Randwick government area. A part of the Eastern Suburbs region, Ensington flanks the southern boundary of Moore Park and the western side of Randwick Racecourse.

Living in Kensington The suburb is home to the National Institute of Dramatic Art and the University of New South Wales. Kensington also has one exclusive Australian Golf Club. There is excellent bus transportation in the area. Anzac Parade is the main road here, with bus services connecting the city with adjoining suburbs.

As of now, there are no train services in Kingston. However, there are many bus routes available. Kensington is home to some restaurants, cafes and shops, with a shopping strip going as far as the length of Anzac Parade. The strip extends to Kingsford. There are good educational facilities in Kensington with numerous primary schools, catholic schools, public schools and a high school and university.

History of Kensington The Cadigal people were the first inhabitants of the area before the Europeans took charge. Until 1828, there was a good population of indigenous inhabitants in the area. The suburb has had many names in its history, from Lachlan Mills Estate to Stannumville and Epsom before getting its present name in the 1880s.

The tram line began at Surry Hills and initially travelled until West Kensington, which was then extended in 1909 until Phillip Street and then to Todman Avenue in 1912. In 1937, the line was extended to Todman Avenue, West Kensington.

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Real Estate Kensington, 2052 Statistics

26yrs

Kensington
Median Age

Demographic data provided by ABS 2016

Kensington Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
House$160,000
Apartments / Units$720,000

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What fitness centres are there in Kensington (NSW)? Anytime Fitness, F45, Base Body Babes.
What is the postal code for Kensington, NSW? The postcode for Kensington, NSW is **2052**
What department stores are there in Kensington (NSW)? Peter's of Kensington.
What supermarkets are there in Kensington (NSW)? IGA, Kensington Supermarket, FoodWorks, Lucky Supermarket.
What pharmacies are there in Kensington (NSW)? [email protected], Kensington Pharmacy.
What's the size of Kensington (NSW)? Kensington (NSW) is 2.67 square kilometres and has a population of 2616.
What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: Chinese, English, Irish, Scottish, Greek.
What bottle shops are there in Kensington (NSW)? Doncaster Hotel.
What restaurants are there in Kensington (NSW)? Southern Wok, Boost Juice, Guzman y Gomez, Coco Cubano, Mamaks Village, Sushi Tengoku, Turpan Restaurant, Khing Thai, Chairman Mao Chinese Restaurant, OGalo, Hon Won, Mena Tandoori, Chu's Dumpling House, Pondok Buyung, Hom Thai, Kensington Peking Restaurant, New Orient Pempek Clovelly, Seabay Kitchen, Golden Restaurant, F-Star Restaurant.
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