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Suburb Profile: Vaucluse

Vaucluse is a suburb rich in history and occupies a harbourfront location that makes it one of Sydney’s most desirable areas to live.

With multiple beach tracks drawing the perimeters of the area’s bays and beaches, Vaucluse is a jewel of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Its history is rich in stories of prominent Australians of our past including William Wentworth, the original landowner of the amazing Neilson Park, and Governor Macquarie in the early 1800’s.  


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While history shows strong growth in the area, most recent data has positioned Vaucluse in our top 20 suburbs across Australia for growth over the past 12 months, up some 19.9%.

The highest sale for the suburb to date ranks amongst the countries highest with a $70m sale of La Mer, on Wentworth road previously owned by billionaire, James Packer in 2015.

CBRE Residential Agency currently has two of the area’s finest and most unique homes on the market -the iconic Keepers Cottage at 181 Old South Head Road, 2600sqm oceanfront landholding adjacent to the Macquarie lighthouse, generating strong interest both locally and internationally with its. And, 64 Hopetoun Ave a grand 6-bedroom estate capturing harbour views including the city and harbour bridge.

While markets fluctuate, demand for quality property in key locations such as Vaucluse remains constant. With global buyers from our extensive networks and database showing a keen interest in harbourfront locations around Sydney—this trend looks to continue.