Nestled between Newtown and Parramatta road, Camperdown is a predominantly a residential suburb, featuring Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, The University of Sydney Camperdown campus, and Camperdown Memorial Rest Park’s historic cemetery.
The most famous development in the area is the old Sydney Children's Hospital which has become a landscaped community of apartments with a lifestyle to match the inner city dwellers ranging from pools, greens, gyms and walking access to Glebe Park. The style of houses includes modest terrace homes, weatherboard terraces, former corner stores, and infills along Victorian and Edwardian wide streets in the shadow of leafy canopies.
Green spaces include Victoria Park outside of Sydney Uni and opposite Broadway, Camperdown Commons along the Cricket Green combines sunny days in a park rimmed by cafes with a communal garden, park, children’s playground and basketball court.
Schools include Bridge Road School, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital School. Child Care options are Ultimo Little Zak's Academy, Victoria Park Montessori Academy, Camperdown Child Care Centre, Guardian Early Learning Centre - Camperdown. Transport options include Sydney Buses main routes along King St and Parramatta Rd, and nearby Newtown train station.