8.2 out of 10

Fairy Meadow

Ranked 18th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.39821023346 150.895189778427
Great for
  • Public Transport
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Parking
  • Schools
  • Pest Free
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Beach Lovers
  • Tourists

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Close to shops, beach, restaurants, pubs, transport, schools, tafe and UOW. Far enough away from the hussle and bustle of Wollongong city but a close bike ride or taxi fare to the city."

Love this place!!
Pros
  • Industrial areas
  • Specialty shops
  • Aldi and Woolies
  • Close to the beach
  • Close to town
  • Close to uni
  • Public Transport - Train and Bus
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"One of the Best"

Central to everything- uni, town, innovation campus, shops, the beach, train line, freeway...

Cheaper than North Gong and still an easy walk to North Gong Pub
Pros
  • Close to uni
  • Close to town
  • Public Transport - Train and Bus
  • Aldi and Woolies
  • Close to the beach
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Good little suburb"

Been living in this suburbs as renter (UoW student) and a home owner and also investor I must admit that this suburbs has many benefits for student and for family.
Pros
  • Close to the beach
  • Aldi and Woolies
Cons
  • Not enough nightlife place to do
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Beach Lovers