Illawarra Real Estate
Illawarra is the pot of gold where mountains meet the sea, and the two forces of nature combine to make a gorgeous, exciting terrain for any nature lover and the paradise of any hiker's dreams. The rugged landscape begets small cities with plenty of character and a gorgeous Illawarra escarpment backdrop.
The Illawarra region includes the three local government areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama. Its population is over 310,000 people and is linked to Sydney by several passes, motorways and highways, and rail. Illawarra real estate median house prices are between $800,000 and $1.2 million (2021).
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Things to see and do at Illawarra
Located in the district, Wollongong is known for its brilliant multicultural cuisine. Taste every flavour imaginable in Wollongong's downtown food markets. You can also get lost in nature at the Wollongong Botanical Gardens or head north to the heritage-listed Royal National Park and enjoy spectacular bush walks, surfing, canoeing and coastal exploring.
If you're a fan of calm waters, look no further than Lake Illawarra. This 5.5km wide, 9.5km long body of water is home to fantastic fishing spots. It's also a great spot for 'prawning', swimming, and playing some exhilarating water sports. For those landlubbers, Lake Illawarra also boasts a biking/walking trail that traverses the lake's perimeter.
If you're a bird photographer, Lake Illawarra is also home to dozens of Pacific Ocean birds, so get your long lens out and head down to the lake. Illawarra is the perfect mix of metropolitanism and nature. Visit any of its major centres dotted along the coastline and enjoy all that the eclectic mix of culture offers.
22km from Wollongong is Shellharbour, a vibrant destination on the NSW South Coast where you can explore gorgeous beaches, and world-class surf breaks, including The Farm at Killalea Beach and Mystics at Minnamurra Beach, famous dive sites and trek through national parks to discover rainforests and waterfalls.
Illawarra has always been the choice for many families and young professionals seeking a suburban life closer to nature while living close to urban convenience and educational institutions. If you’re a homeowner in Illawarra looking to get the most value out of your property, it’s a matter of partnering with a real estate team in Illawarra who knows and understands the region.