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Matraville is an eastern suburb of Sydney. It is located 9 kilometres south-east of the Sydney CBD, in the local government area of the City of Randwick.
Getting there and getting around
The area is well serviced by a number of routes on the Sydney Buses Network, including the 309, 392 and 394. There are no train stations within close proximity to Matraville, the nearest being Domestic Airport Station, about 6.7 kilometres away. The suburb is located close to a number of bicycle paths and walking tracks.
Lifestyle and population
Matraville is primarily a residential suburb with the main shopping centre located on Bunnerong Road. In close proximity to many of Sydney’s beaches and also the University of NSW, it is a popular area. The suburb has a rich history dating back to the Botany Bay landing, the Gold Rush and many memorials in the area dedicated to the ANZACs of the First World War. There are numerous parks and recreation facilities in the area, including the popular Heffron Park and the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park.
The population of Matraville is just over 9,000 people. About 60% of Matraville residents were born in Australia. Significant other countries of birth include United Kingdom (3.0%), China (2.9%) and New Zealand (2.4%). The highest percentage household demographic is couples with children at just over 47%. Couples without children represent about 19.5%, sole occupancy households just under 11%, and single parent households around 9%.
Property trends and opportunities
About 32% of Matraville residents are renting. Just over 34% of residents own their homes outright with about 30% in the process of purchasing.
Median House Price $1,300,000
Median House Rental Price $800 pw
Average House time on market 58 days
Median Unit Price $700,000
Median Unit Rental Price $600 pw
Average Unit time on market 46 days
*Note: Data accurate at time of update. Last update – June 2013