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If you are considering packing up and moving to Point Piper, keep reading for a brief historical overview to discover more about the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.
Overview Point Piper is a harbourside suburb of Sydney, situated six kilometres east of the Sydney central business district. The suburb is in the LGA of the Municipality of Woollahra, and its neighbouring suburbs are Darling Point, Double Bay, Bellevue Hill, and Rose Bay. Port Jackson is located north of the suburb.
As of the 2016 census, Point Piper has a population of 1,424.
Living in Point Piper Point Piper is one of the most lavish suburbs in Australia. In early 2021, a boatshed here was sold for almost $40 million, making it the most expensive boatshed offered for sale in the country.
The suburb is primarily residential, and it does not have a commercial area. Locals head to nearby suburbs of Rose Bay and Double Bay to do their shopping. Amenities and public facilities are also only a handful in Point Piper.
Beaches and reserves in Point Piper are Duff Reserve, Lady Martin's Beach, Seven Shillings beach, and Redleaf Pool.
History of Point Piper Point Piper got its name from Captain John Piper, who arrived in 1792 and built a neo-Palladian mansion. This property was then leased in 1824 by Col. John George Nathanial Gibbes, a Collector of Customs for NSW and a Crown appointee to the colony's legislative council. Gibbes and his family stayed in this residence until 1844. Around the 1850s, the structure was demolished for redevelopment.
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