Few places offer a cultural mix as rich as Marrickville’s. While fashionable young creatives now flood to the suburb, Marrickville has also been hugely enriched by past waves of Greek and Vietnamese immigration. Stroll through the heart of Marrickville and there is simply no end to temptation. Here you can indulge in honey-dripping baklava, chilli-laden banh mi and a world of other mouth-watering delicacies.
But it’s not just food which draws people to Marrickville. On its southern border Marrickville is blessed with family-friendly parks, a leisure centre, a popular riverside cycleway and a public 18 hole golf course. The north is home to the amazing Reverse Garbage environmental co-operative and a fascinating artist’s precinct. The neighbourhood also plays host to a major train station a number of highly regarded schools.
Those looking for their own chic retreat will discover sleek new apartments, stylish semis and grand family homes. Renovators will also find plenty to work their magic on, with an array of original period homes and affordable older style units.