Where to live

Balgownie

Balgownie-15122014-114331Balgownie lies to the north-west of the Wollongong CBD. It stretches from the lower slopes of Mount Keira along the Illawarra escarpment to the base of the Broker's Nose promontory. To the east, Balgownie is bordered by the light industrial and commercial suburb of Fairy Meadow. The main street,…

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Fairy Meadow

FairyMeadow-15122014-114336Fairy Meadow is popular with tourists and surfers, due to its long beach (Fairy Meadow beach) and views of Mount Keira and Mount Kembla. Fairy Meadow residents live mainly in older style houses, though apartments are now being built along the Princes Highway strip. The main shopping area includes…

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Mount Pleasant

MountPleasant-15122014-114337Mount Pleasant is a suburb in the city of Wollongong, New South Wales. It is situated on the northern flank of Mount Keira extending across to the Illawarra escarpment. It is home to the Rhododendron Park, found on Parrish Avenue. John Dingwall owned land in the Mount Pleasant area. He…

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