Located in Sydney's Outer West region, Kellyvillle is a large residential suburb that's been one of Sydney's fastest growing areas. The main draw for residents? Big lots and big homes – many of which have swimming pools. Its newly developed subdivisions may lack the charm of older neighborhoods, but it definitely has plenty of space for people.
If the subdivisions are too tame for you there are still parts of Kellyville that hark back to its rural past – in the north of the suburb you'll find older, sprawling properties, many with horse paddocks and grazing animals. The trees here grow wild and tall and you'd be forgiven for thinking you're farther from the CBD than 40 kms.
Overall, residents love the family-oriented atmosphere and friendly people.
Unlike many residential suburbs in this region which don't offer much more than a house, Kellyville has a decent number of amenities. Kellyville Village features a few supermarkets and a number of specialty stores. On Windsor Road there's a short stretch known as The Village Centre that has some shops, a post office, a chemist, a fitness center, and other assorted businesses. A number of restaurants (mostly takeaway) are sprinkled around these areas. The adjacent suburbs of Rouse Hill and Castle Hill offer additional shopping and dining.
Kellyville Park has sports fields, tennis and netball courts, and a baseball diamond. The Bernie Mullane Sporting Complex is a $13M recreational facility that has a health club, day care, netball courts, and gymnastics classes.
There are a number of excellent public and private schools for students of all ages here.
Currently public transportation is limited to several bus lines, but as part of Sydney's massive Metro Northwest project Kellyville will be getting its own train station by 2019. This train line will whisk you into the CBD in about 40 minutes.
Kellyville is bordered on the north by Annangrove, on the east by Glenhaven, on the south by Castle Hill, Baulkham Hills, and Bella Vista, and on the west by Glenwood, Stanhope Gardens, Beaumont Hills, and Rouse Hill.
CBD: 39.2 km / 50-90 minutes by car / 90 minutes by transit
Chatswood: 29.7 km / 35-65 minutes by car / 90 minutes by transit
Liverpool: 29.2 km / 40-65 minutes by car / 90 minutes by transit
Parramatta: 16.7 km / 30-60 minutes by car / 60 minutes by transit
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