Botany

Chidiac Realty is active as Botany real estate agents and property managers. You can view properties we have for sale and rent in that area. If you own property or are seeking investment property in Botany, contact us to talk about property management services and other ways we can assist you. Our team stays close to the ground with trends and opportunities so we’re well informed about the area.

Location

Botany is a south-eastern suburb of Sydney. It is located 11 kilometres south of the CBD. The suburb is located within the local government area of the City of Botany Bay, on the northern shore of Botany Bay.

Getting there and getting around

The closest train stations to Botany are Mascot Railway Station and Green Square Railway Station, both located on the Airport Line of the Sydney Trains Network. The area can also be accessed by a number of bus services including the 309 and 310 routes of the Sydney Buses network.

Lifestyle and population

Botany is a vibrant commercial area focussed around shipping and freight as it is the site of Sydney’s main port. The suburb’s primary shopping strip is located on Botany Road. The area is known for its attractive Foreshore Reserve, which comprises 28 hectares of bushland including walking tracks and wetlands. The Sir Joseph Banks Pleasure Gardens is also a feature of the suburb, with its playground containing large zoo animal sculptures, running track and Banksia garden.

Botany has a population of about 8,800 people. More than 65% of Botany residents were born in Australia. Significant other countries of birth include England (3.2%), New Zealand (2.7%) and Philippines (1.8%). Nearly 52% of households are occupied by families with children. Couples without children represent just under 20%, sole occupancy households about 10% and single parents 7.3%.

Property trends and opportunities

About 27% of Botany residents own their homes outright. Just under 28% of Botany residents are renting, with about 43% in the process of purchasing.

Median House Price   $1,100,000

Median House Rental Price   $695 pw

Average House time on market   72 days

Median Unit Price   $731,000

Median Unit Rental Price   $600 pw

Average Unit time on market   53 days

*Note: Data accurate at time of update. Last update – June 2013