Hills District in depth

Why consider moving to the Hills district, it is 30 minutes’ drive from the CBD with many public transport options such as the many bus stops and train stations.

It is a historic location with its first settlement in the area dating back to the 1900's. As the name suggests there are many hills which makes the land interesting.

Baulkham Hills is connected to the city via the M2 Hills Motorway, exiting at Windsor Road, there are public bus transport options, there is no rail station but there will be one to be completed in 2019. The main shopping centre is the Stockland featuring supermarkets as well as 70 speciality shops, there is another shopping area in the north of the suburb called Norwest Marketown. There is a private Hospital the Hills Private Hospital with a large Maternity Ward. There is an annual Orange Blossom festival held in the suburb each September. 

Bella Vista supports a couple of shopping complexes and a major hotel, and houses the main business centre in the Hills District. The health services for the area are a few medical centres and dental surgeries, in addition to Norwest Private Hospital. Circa Retail is a shopping centre featuring a Woolworths as well as 25 speciality stores. The Norwest business park is home to Woolworths Limited, as well as housing other headquarters for Homeart, ResMed, AAMI Insurance and the Reserve Bank of Australia. Bella Vista is also home to a number of schools, and a collage. 

Carlingford Is on the south-eastern outskirts of the Hills District and is connect to the city via the Sydney Trains network on the Carlingford railway station. There are several buses and several schools throughout the area. Carlingford is also a bastion of sport home to many different sporting clubs, Bowling Sports and Recreation, Cougars Junior Rugby League Football, Baseball, Netball, Redbacks Football, Waratah Cricket and many other. Carlingford has a number of shopping and commercial areas on Pennant Hills Road. 

Castle Hill is a mix of low to medium density housing, along with a few apartment complexes, the area was rezoned to medium density so that more property development could flourish. There is an industrial sector along Showground Road, there is several government and private schools, as well an RSL club. 

While most Castle Hill residents take to the road, there are a number of bus services that connect the area. The suburb is also home to some cultural activities such as the Pavilion Theatre, the Powerhouse Discovery Centre Collection stores, the Hills Craft Markets, and in late March the annual Castle Hill Agricultural show is held at Castle Hill Showground.

Kellyville is home to many low-density residential housing with various housing estates dispersed throughout the suburb. There are two former Homeworld Display Villages that have attracted many home owners to the area. There are several primary, secondary and preschools, as well as a special needs school.

There is no rail link, but work is under way to connect to the Sydney rail network, there a number of buses. Kellyville Plaza has 22 specialty shops, and has a lot of variety. The Bernie Mullane Sporting Complex is a recreational facility, housing a gym, room for indoor sports, as well as tennis courts, soccer fields and cricket grounds were constructs. 

Kenthurst is the place to be if you want to be close to city but also be semi-rural with parts of the suburb, there is several schools, a function centre a rural fire service station and a public swimming pool. There is also a cricket club, soccer club, netball club and village green, the suburb is also home to many whole-sale nurseries.