Located approximately 12 kilometers from the Sydney CBD, Canterbury is celebrated for its unique character, offering residents a diverse range of amenities and a vibrant community atmosphere.
At the heart of Canterbury's appeal is its historical significance, evident in the architectural gems that dot the suburb. From well-preserved heritage buildings to modern developments, the suburb showcases a seamless integration of the old and the new.
Canterbury's local commercial strip is a bustling center, providing residents with a rich array of shopping and dining options. This vibrant precinct caters to diverse tastes, offering everything from boutique finds to international cuisine, enhancing the overall lifestyle experience for residents.
The suburb's strategic location ensures excellent connectivity, with well-timed train services departing from Canterbury Train Station and a comprehensive network of bus routes. This accessibility makes Canterbury an ideal choice for those who appreciate the convenience of urban living while relishing the tranquility of a residential haven.
Canterbury embraces an outdoor lifestyle with an abundance of green spaces and recreational areas. The Cooks River, winding through the suburb, provides a picturesque setting for leisurely walks, picnics, and various recreational activities, fostering a sense of community engagement.
Families are drawn to Canterbury for its excellent educational offerings, with renowned schools such as Canterbury Boys High School, Canterbury Girls High School, Canterbury Public School, and Canterbury South Public School contributing to the suburb's educational excellence.
The commitment to community well-being is further exemplified by Canterbury's dedication to youth development. The suburb provides quality sporting facilities, encouraging active lifestyles and community participation among the younger generation.
Local attractions, including the Canterbury Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink, and the Cooks River Cycleway, contribute to the vibrant recreational scene, offering residents diverse options for staying active and engaged.
PublicArncliffe West Infants School, Ashbury Public School, Ashfield Boys High School, Ashfield Public School, Athelstane Public School, Bardwell Park Infants School, Belmore Boys High School, Belmore North Public School, Belmore South Public School, Bexley North Public School, Campsie Public School, Canterbury Boys High School, Canterbury Girls High School, Canterbury Public School, Canterbury South Public School, Clemton Park Public School, Croydon Park Public School, Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design, Dulwich Hill Public School, Earlwood Public School, Edgeware School, Enfield Public School, Harcourt Public School, Kingsgrove North High School, Marrickville West Public School, McCallums Hill Public School, Summer Hill Public School, Undercliffe Public School, Wangee Park School, Yeo Park Infants School
PrivateAl Hikma College, All Saints Grammar, All Saints Grammar Junior School, Aspect South East Sydney School, Belfield, Australian International Academy, Sydney, Strathfield Campus, Bethlehem College, Casimir Catholic College, Christian Brothers High School Lewisham, De La Salle College, Ashfield, Holy Spirit Catholic College, Kingdom Culture Christian School, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney, St Brigid's Catholic Primary School, St Francis Xavier Catholic School Ashbury, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, St Maroun's College, St Mary and St Mina's Coptic Orthodox College, St Mel's Catholic Primary School, St Michael's Catholic Primary School, St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, St Paul of the Cross Catholic Primary School, St Therese's Catholic Primary School, St Ursula's College, St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Tangara School for Girls, Retaval Infants School campus, Belfield, Trinity Grammar School, Waranara School