Potts Point

History

Potts Point forms the eastern shore of Woolloomooloo Bay in the city’s inner east. The waterfrontage of the suburb is entirely Naval property, namely Fleet Base Sydney and part of Garden Island. It was originally developed in the early 1800’s for free settlers. The main thoroughfare is Macleay Street (named after Alexander Macleay) colonial secretary of New South Wales from 1826 – 1837)

Real Estate & Design

Potts Points boast some of Sydney’s most prized real estate with its very impressive Victorian terrace homes, Art Deco apartment blocks and new modern high rises.

Shopping

A myriad of Duty stores offering fine Australian products such as opals and Jewellery to the international traveller. Martin Browne gallery also offers a vast array of fine art for the coinsures.

Sports & Fitness

In close proximity to Potts Point Bay are the following Rushcutters Bay Park and Cricket Oval, The Phillip Cook pool in the city, White City Tennis Club, for the sailing fanatic The Cruising Yacht Club and city Gym just down the road. Just a 20 minute wal to the CBD via Woolloomooloo Bay and Hyde Park.

Distance from the CBD & Transportation

Potts Point is located 2.5 km east of the CBD
Kings Cross railway station is only a short 5 minute stroll from and is only 2 stops from Town Hall.
The 324 & 325 bus run regularly 7 days a week and is only a 10 – 15 to the CBD.

Famous Landmarks

Tusculum Villa was just one of a number of 1830s houses subjected to “villa conditions”. All had to face Government House, to be of high monetary value and be built in 3 years. Macleay Regis apartment block built in 1938 arguably the best display of Art Deco architecture in the Country

Restaurants & Cafes

Macleay Street is line with major hotels, restaurants such as Osteria Moana and a clusters of chic cafes, Spring and Bar Coluzzi a just a few. Victoria Street is home to many fine-dining spots like Mezzaluna. A five minute walk to Otto’s resturant and numerous other first class resturants in the Wharf complex, Woolloomooloo Bay.

Schools, Education & Institutions

St Vincent’s
Darlinghurst Primary School
Within 5 – 10 minutes drive are the following:
Sydney Girls & Boys High, Ascham, Kambala, The Convent, St Vincent’s, S.C.E.G.S,
Cranbrook, Scots College, Waverley College, Grammar