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Meet My Suburb - Turramurra

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Located on the leafy upper North Shore of Sydney, Turramurra is a beautiful suburb full of lovely homes and close to excellent schools. There are great cafes, playgrounds and shops in this posh suburb and yes, you do need a fair bit of money to live here.



Eastern Rd Shops Turramurra
Image Credit: Ray White Turramurra



So what does Turramurra have to offer for families:


TRANSPORT

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Turramurra Train Station is on the North Shore line with services going to both the City and Hornsby. The station is both wheelchair and pram accessible.

Buses are also available on the Pacific Highway.


PLAYGROUNDS

Turramurra Memorial Park
playground
walking/scooter paths
toilets
parking
sporting facilities
picnic areas
cafe close by on Eastern Rd

Cameron Park
playground
ping pong table
picnic facilities
toilets
walking/scooter paths
cafes close by on Rohini Street

Kent Oval
playground
sport fields
picnic facilities
off leash dog area


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SHOPPING



Eastern Rd Shops Turramurra
Image Credit: Ray White Turramurra


Turramurra has a few different small sets of quaint street side shops. The closest large shopping centre is located at Westfield Hornsby, a 10 minute drive away.

Rohini St Shops
Chemist, cafes, bakery, charity shops, nursery, banks, takeaway.

Princes St Shops
Butcher, deli, bakery, liquor, hairdresser, small supermarket, pizza takeaway, cafe.

Eastern Rd Shops
IGA Supermarket, cafe, butcher, fruit market, takeaway, BWS Liquor.

Pacfic Hwy Shops
Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia Shop, patisserie, restaurants, cafes, shoe shop, drapery store and more.



SCHOOLS


Private Schools such as Knox Grammar and Abbotsleigh are also close by.


DAY CARE/PRESCHOOL



MEDICAL FACILITIES

Rear of 1273 Pacific Hwy 02 9144 4545
Turramurra Medical Centre
21 Rohini Street 02 9449 9455

Closest Hospitals with Emergency Facilities:

Hornsby Hospital
SAN Hospital


FAMILY FRIENDLY EATERIES



Pottery Green Bakers Turramurra
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Pottery Green Bakers - fabulous baked goods
Black Mocha Cafe - for well behaved kids
Replay Espresso - cool cafe
Pierre's Patisserie - a Turramurra institution
Kiplings Garage Bar - trendy bar/diner with a kids menu


LOCAL COUNCIL

Ku-ring-gai Council


CHURCHES



POLICE

Closest Police Stations are at Hornsby and Gordon. Dial 000 in case of an emergency.


COMMUNITY

Community nursing, playgroup, child speech pathology & OT, podiatry, mental health counselling.





TLCGarden Turramurra
Image Credit :Ku-ring-gai Council


The Turramurra Lookout Community Garden (TLC Garden) is located right on the Pacific Highway and is an inclusive space where locals can drop by to have a look, help weed or even grow your own vegies. Every Saturday there is a working bee from 9am - 12pm, where you can meet and help the other volunteers who run the garden and maybe even take a few vegies or herbs home for dinner.

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