If you're buying, renting, or investing in Rose Bay, NSW 2030, it is important to establish if it is suitable for your lifestyle and or financial circumstances. The Homes.com.au suburb profile provides information on Rose Bay house prices, demographics & market trends so that we can help you make an intelligent decision about your next property move.
If you're considering a move to Rose Bay, have a little read of our historical overview to discover the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb so great.
Overview Rose Bay is a harbourside suburb in the affluent eastern suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales. This suburb is 7 kilometres east of the central business district of Sydney. It is part of the local government of Waverley Council.
Rose Bay has a population of 9957 people (2016 census) and covers an area of 2.6 square kilometres.
Living in Rose Bay Rose Bay enjoys the views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. The Sydney Harbour and the Lyne Park are on the west of the suburb.
Rose Bay lies between Dover Heights and Bellevue Hill, making the Sydney Harbour easily accessible from the suburb. Rose Bay is, therefore, known for its high-end properties and its luxurious lifestyle. Rose Bay is one of the most expensive suburbs in Sydney.
Rose Bay has Kambala school for pre-school to Year 12 and the Kincoppal high school for girls. There are also public schools - the Rose Bay Public School and the Rose Bay Secondary College.
The Watsons Bay ferry services operated off the Rose Bay ferry wharf. There are also State Transit buses for easy access to and from the Sydney city centre.
History of Rose Bay Rose Bay got its name from the Right Honourable George Rose, one of the secretaries of the British Treasury. This suburb has been named Rose Bay since 1788.
Seaplanes first took off from Rose Bay in Sydney Harbour in 1938 and have continued ever since.
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