More and more city dwellers want the convenience of living close to the CBD, and in Sydney, this is a key reason why the inner west is taking off.
One suburb – Petersham – is attracting attention as a previously hidden gem. It’s just six kilometres from the city centre but is one of the more affordable.
Despite strong growth over the past five years, prices remain attractive. Domain data scientist Nicola Powell says the median price for houses is $1.425 million, while for units it is $780,000.