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Paddington

Real Estate & Design in Paddington – Single & double storey terrace style houses make up most of Paddington. Many of these feature the elaborate wrought iron fittings unique to Victorian architecture although there are also many examples of the pared back design preferred by Georgian architects. The combined effect gives Paddington an architectural character quite distinct from its neighbouring suburbs

Things to do in Paddington

Shop along Oxford Street or eat in the fabulous pubs in the streets of Paddington. Browse the galleries. Catch a movie at the Verona Cinema or buy a book at Ariel. Its so central you can connect to lots of activities from Paddington

History of Paddington

Paddington, presumably named after the London borough of Paddington developed last century as a small inner ring of cottages & terraces. It was distinctly modest compared to the wealthy suburbs of Woollahra, Point Piper, Double Bay, Edgecliff & Kings Cross but has always been a popular residential suburb. The earliest record of the area named Paddington is dated 1839

Landmark in Paddington

Paddington is well known for its galleries, boutiques & streets of beautifully restored terraces. Victoria Barracks is located here, & other landmarks include the Paddington Town Hall, Juniper Hall & White City Tennis Club

Shopping in Paddington

Oxford Street Paddington is considered Sydney’s hippest shopping area, particularly for men’s clothing. Young people are attracted to the long strip of fashion, music, books, arts & crafts, homewares stores. Also close by are the well known shopping villages of Double Bay and Woollahra

Restaurants & Cafes in Paddington

Paddington has a relatively high number of pubs for its population & has developed a reputation for superb pub restaurants. Public Hotels such as The Royal, The Bellevue, Four in Hand, The Grand National, & Lord Dudley offer a broad range of food that is priced fairly. Nearby Fox Studios also offers a plethora of eateries

Sports & Fitness in Paddington

Trumper Park is located on the boundary of Paddington & Edgecliff. It is used for Aussie Rules Football during winter & Cricket during the summer. There are several gyms & the famous 24 hr City Gym just minutes away in Darlinghurst

Transport in Paddington

Buses run frequently from Bondi Junction along Oxford Street to the City

Distance to the City from Paddington

2 Km & 15 minutes by Taxi