Harrington Park, located 60 km south-west of the Sydney CBD, is under the jurisdiction of the Camden Council and is in the Macarthur region. Formerly a large estate owned by the prominent Fairfax family, it is now an established residential area, although the Fairfax family still retains ownership of a much smaller estate.
Early settlement in the area can be traced back to the early 1800s, with land utilised primarily for farming and grazing. It was a rural area until the 1990s when rapid development took place that saw population increase and a significant number of dwellings constructed.
Harrington Park is one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Macarthur region. It is a wealthy location where properties are spacious and the residents are more affluent than most.
Within Harrington Park is a premium master planned residential community called Harrington Grove. Its first-class facilities are for the exclusive use of the residents. This property development has several homesites, the latest of which is Michelia, located in a natural bushland reserve with interesting leafy views. Some of the facilities that locals have access to are the Harrington Park Country Club, Harringtons Bar and Grill, gym, community rooms, swimming pools and tennis courts.
Harrington Park evokes a country vibe while still located relatively close to the city and modern conveniences. The suburb offers a combination of nature and urban living that is irresistible to families with children, retirees and country lovers. It is safe and peaceful with a fantastic neighbourly vibe. It is centrally located to good schools, shopping, leisure and other amenities.
The area has a primary school, Harrington Park Public School, and several child care centres, including Bambino Kindergarten.
Harrington Plaza, is anchored by Coles and a Discount Variety Store, and features various shops as well as offices. This neighbourhood shopping centre is big enough to meet the shopping needs of the local community.
Harrington Park is serviced by Busabout Sydney buses. From Harrington Park, the train station in Campbelltown is just a short drive away.
If you are looking for properties in Harrington Park, you can search for houses for sale or rental properties through Prudential Real Estate.
*Data based on the 2016 Census.