Milsons Point, along with Kirribilli form part of the bay and peninsula on the lower edge of North Sydney, located under the northern approaches of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The building boom in the second half of the 20th century dramatically altered Milsons Point. Changing the landscape from small house dwellings, to large high rise buildings, much of which makes up Milsons Point today. The amazing views that property in this area offers, along with ease of location to everything Sydney has to offer, is what makes Milsons Point real estate so attractive.
Many suburbs don't boast an Olympic size swimming pool, but along with that, the main attraction in Milsons Point today is without a doubt, Luna Park. Luna Park is a great way to spend a day in Sydney. You can catch a ferry to and from Darling Harbour, which offers not only easy access into the Sydney CBD, but a great view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Luna Park itself features the original attraction, Coney Island including several indoor items such as a mirror maze, slides and rolling barrels. Outside, you can find bumper cars, a roller coaster and side-show games, spinning attractions and food. A great place for kids.
At only 3 kilometres from the Sydney CBD, the convenience of living so close to the city is why many young professionals looking for lower North Shore real estate are drawn to Milsons Point. Much like Kirribilli, you will have a front row seat to the fireworks display every New Year.
The beauty of Sydney Harbour, accessibility to good private schools in Kirribilli and North Sydney, the recently re-established parks and children's playgrounds along with the close public transport of trains, buses and ferries, are all contributing factors to the demand of Milsons Point.