Chidiac Realty is active as Canterbury 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 Canterbury, contact us to talk about property management Sydney 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.
Canterbury is south-western suburb of Sydney. It is located 10.5 kilometres south-west of the Sydney CBD, in the local government area of the City of Canterbury. The suburb is located across Cooks River (with one road providing vehicle access and two footbridges providing pedestrian access across the river).
Getting there and getting around
Canterbury Railway Station is on the Bankstown Line of the Sydney Rail Network. The area is also serviced by numerous buses including the 428, L28, and 487 routes of the Sydney Buses Network. The suburb has popular walking and cycling tracks, in particular the Cooks River cycling track.
Lifestyle and population
The area has a mix of residential, retail, commercial and light industrial development areas. The main shopping precinct is located close to Canterbury Railway Station. As well as general parkland along the banks of Cooks River, the area has a number of dedicated parks and recreation facilities. These include Canterbury Park Racecourse, Mary McKillop Reserve and Tasker Park.
Canterbury has a population of just over 6,100 people. The area has a vibrant mix of diverse cultures. Less than 46% of Canterbury residents were born in Australia. Significant other countries of birth include China (7.1%), Greece (4.4%) and Vietnam (3.2%). About 42% of households are occupied by families with children. Couples without children represent just under 25%, sole occupancy households just under 11% and single parents about 8.4%.
Property trends and opportunities
There is a fairly even split of household types in Canterbury. Just over 30% of Canterbury residents own their homes outright, with about 31% in the process of purchasing and just over 34% renting.
Median House Price $965,000
Median House Rental Price $550 pw
Average House time on market 68 days
Median Unit Price $625,000
Median Unit Rental Price $470 pw
Average Unit time on market 38 days
*Note: Data accurate at time of update. Last update – June 2013