Chatswood West, a suburb located on Sydney’s Lower North Shore. Chatswood West can be found 11 km north-west of Sydney’s central business district. It is within the local government areas of City of Willoughby and the City of Ryde. Chatswood is an independent suburb to the east. The locality of Chatswood located west of the Pacific Highway is informally known as West Chatswood, and should not be confused with the separate suburb of Chatswood West, nor should it be confused with the West Chatswood Post Office on Railway Street in the suburb of Chatswood. Chatswood West shares the same postcode as Chatswood which is 2067.
Chatswood West can be found between North Ryde and Chatswood. It is located between the Lane Cove River and the valley flats, with ridges that lead down to the river.
Chatswood West NSW was involved in an Australian mystery. The bodies of Dr Gilbert Bogle and Mrs Margaret Chandler were discovered on the banks the Lane Cove River, 70m south of Fullers Bridge on the 1st of January 1963.
Chatswood West was created as a separate suburb from Chatswood on the 20th of January 2006. Chislehurst was an historic house located on Centennial Avenue.
Most residential buildings consist of detached houses. Chatswood West’s average house price was $1,740,000 in 2016 and its average weekly rental price was $700. Chatswood West houses, particularly those located in Greville Street and Colwell Crescent, have views of Chatswood Golf Club.
Chatswood West is served both by Chatswood High School, and Chatswood Public School. Mowbray Public School is also nearby, and can be found in Lane Cove North.
According to the 2016 census there were 1,499 people living in Chatswood West. 58% were Australian-born with China the next most popular country of birth (9%).
Ferndale Park is one of many parks and forests in the area. There are also walking trails and a golf course. From Chatswood West there are two ways to access Lane Cove National Park: one via Lady Game Drive and one via Delhi Road next to Fullers Bridge.