If you’re in the Canberra property market and are trying to find the best neighbourhood and suburb to suit your lifestyle, why not trust Canberra’s leading real estate professionals at The Agency. Not only can the team give you advice on the stand-out properties you should look out for, but as locals themselves, they can tell you the best highlights of the area.
Led by The Agency, The Neighbourhood Series will take you through various suburbs in Canberra, showing you the best places to eat, drink and play, incredible property developments or listings to put on your radar and a little note from one of their agents that live in the area.
This week, we are putting a spotlight on the suburb of Taylor.
Eat, Drink & Play
Casey Jones Pub
The perfect spot for a family weeknight dinner, sneaky sesh or private event, Casey Jones Pub is a go-to amongst locals. Serving pub grub with love, get all the classics just the way you like it, with a craft beer or two.
Located only 10 minutes away on the outskirts of Canberra, 1882 Hall is another local goodie that’s worth the visit. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, expect wholesome, no-fuss cooking including a stellar wood-fired pizza menu.
One Tree Hill Walking Trail
Look over Taylor and connecting suburbs at the One Tree Hill Lookout. An 8.4km return walk, it’s the perfect 1.5-2 hour walk to kickstart your weekend outdoors.
Moncrieff Community Recreation Park
Popular amongst young families, the Moncrieff Community Recreation Park has everything children and parents need to enjoy an afternoon or entire day in the sunshine. Featuring a colourful playground with a slide, netting tower and rope bridge, plus rock climbing, swings, spinning tubes, slide, table tennis and a multi-use court, it is sure to keep the kids entertained for hours. There are also barbecues, picnic tables and grassed areas. Your furry little friend is also welcome.
Property Development: SkyHaus
Redefining affordable living in Gungahlin, SkyHaus apartments and extra townhouses is the first apartment project in Taylor.
Consisting of 1,2 & 3 bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom townhouses, from any floor, enjoy views to the sky through the central atrium and make full use of the gym, rooftop sun beds and plunge pool, spa and sauna.
A generous offering, the townhouses are designed for the modern family, with each home including 3 full-size bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a study nook and 2 separate living spaces spread across 2-storeys. Also, with a green front porch and backyard terrace allowing residents to soak in the natural surrounds.
A note from a local…
What I love about Taylor is the nature. There are vast walking trails and nature reserves to explore, which I love doing with my two Cavoodles Satia and Oli. Along with the variety of playgrounds, the area encourages an active lifestyle for all ages. My partner and I also love how close in proximity Taylor is to the wineries in Murrumbateman. In only 25 minutes you can taste your way through an abundance of wonderful local wineries.
- Property Partner, Nic Geou
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