The Ponds is a suburb of Sydney located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of the Sydney CBD in the Blacktown local government area, this suburb is part of the Hills District. The 2016 census report states that the estimated resident population of The Ponds was 11,731.
The Ponds was named to reflect the geography of the place. The suburb is named after a creek that flows through the area known as the Second Ponds Creek.
The Ponds was officially designated as a separate suburb in January 2007. The Ponds had previously been part of the suburbs of Kellyville and Kellyville Ridge.
The Ponds Community Hub plays an important part in bringing the community together and is also let out for different business meetings, community groups, conferences and private functions.
The Ponds shopping centre, Australia’s first 6 Star Green Star shopping centre, is a 7,000 sq.m centre which comes with retail, dining and social spaces and an array of shops, eateries, fine dining and other facilities.
The Ponds is also a popular area for sports lovers because of its premier Ponds Cricket Club.
With access to plenty green spaces, tree-lined parks and walking trails, The Ponds is a great location to buy your own home. So don't miss out on your dream house for sale in The Ponds.
- Gathering Park, Crimson Crescent
- Jonas Bradley Park, Jonas Bradley Park, The Ponds Boulevard
- Kalina Reserve, Ridgeline Drive
- Lakes Edge Park, Lomandra Crescent
- Lorius Park, Mosaic Avenue
- Owl Park, Warbler Street
- Peel Reserve, Greenview Parade
- Reserve 812, Stanhope Parkway
- Reserve 959, Pebble Crescent
- Ridgeline Park, Marsh Street
- Silverleaf Park, Tank Street
- Waterfall Park, Cobble Street
- John XXIII Primary:
- Riverbank Public School
- Website: https://riverbank-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/
- The Ponds High School
- Website: https://theponds-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/
Busways provide regular services to Sydney, Blacktown, Parramatta, Castle Hill and Rouse Hill. Both the Westlink M7 and the M2 Hills Motorway provide easy road access to the suburb from the south and east, respectively.
Tallawong station on the North West Rail Line is the closest station to The Ponds, providing services every 4 minutes to Norwest Business Park, Castle Hill, Macquarie Park and Chatswood, with connecting Sydney Trains services to Sydney CBD. The line opened in May 2019. As a result of the new metro line, several houses on sale are available in The Ponds.
Cooee Busways provides an on-demand service connecting The Ponds with Tallawong and Rouse Hill stations, whilst route 752 connects The Ponds with Rouse Hill station.
The nearest Sydney Trains station is located at Schofields railway station, providing services to Blacktown, Parramatta, Richmond, Leppington and the Sydney central business district.
With a median house price of $987,500, the real estate market looks good in The Ponds. Maturing couples and families make up the largest percentage of people living in The Ponds followed by young families and independent youth.
*Sourced from Wikipedia and Realestate.com