Move To: Balgowlah
Another hidden paradise in the Northern Beaches is Balgowlah. Here is our top three things you should know if you are thinking of moving to Balgowlah.
Nestled between Manly and Seaforth, Balgowlah is a great location for those seeking all the advantages of being close to a hub like Manly but without the noisy hustle and bustle. Balgowlah has all of the draw cards of its busier neighbour with the added advantage of open spaces everywhere you look. This is a family-friendly, pet-friendly and just generally friendly place to be. The outdoors are a feature in Balgowlah with a plethora of activities to be undertaken circa the nearby ocean and waterways as well as great walks and parks to enjoy.
Spit To Manly Walk
Bushwalking can be a great way to get close to your natural surroundings and familiarise yourself with the local flora and fauna. The Spit to Manly walk is the perfect way to get acquainted with the natural aspects of your new neck of the woods. This walking wonder encompasses fantastic views of the harbour, the city, Manly and Mosman. Beginning (or ending, depending on which way you walk) at The Spit Bridge – this harbour gem hugs the coastline around Balgowlah Heights, ending in downtown Manly. You’ll probably find yourself hooked on the beauty and wonder of your new harbourside haven and may even make this a once a week walk.
North Harbour Reserve
If you have kids or a dog (or both) or just like to spend time outdoors, head down to North Harbour Reserve. This glorious green space is perfect for kicking a ball around on the water’s edge, playing basketball, climbing on the play equipment or simply sitting in the sun.
If you’re in need of a caffeine hit, wander over to Forty Beans which is located across the road from North Harbour Reserve. This dog-friendly cafe offers seating in the sun to enjoy your morning brew. Grab a takeaway and take in part of the Spit to Manly brilliance to start your day.