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Abbotsford

Abbotsford is one of Sydney’s inner-west suburbs and is located just 11 kilometres from the CBD. The city of Canada Bay is this suburb’s local government area.

Chiswick surrounds Abbotsford to the East, Wareemba to the south and also bounded by the majestic Parramatta River, one of its most popular attractions.

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Abbotsford was settled in 1837 and was previously referred to as “Feltham”. The name changed in 1890, and many factories and housing settlements sprung up to make this a popular commercial and housing estate.

Some of the suburb’s landmarks include the iconic Henry Lawson Park, Battersea Park and Werrell Reserve. Abbotsford Point is also a popular lookout which is located right near the Abbotsford Sailing Club, and the Sydney Rowing Club. The views from the lookout are spectacular, as they overlook the beautiful Darling Harbour. Visitors will be able to view the many ships and sailing boats coming past the head.

Abbotsford is also home to a primary school, IGA supermarket, restaurants churches and its most popular attraction, Abbotsford House. This house was built in 1890 by Sir Arthur Renwick, a politician. The house later became a Nestle factory but has now become a housing complex.

Abbotsford has a reliable transport infrastructure and is serviced by the #438 and #436 bus, but is not serviced by any train services. The closest train station is Burwood Station, 5kms south.

If you are looking for accommodation options during your stay in Sydney, click the link below to browse the many options in and around Abbotsford.

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