Located in Sydney's Northern Beaches region, Killarney Heights is an affluent, quiet suburb bordered by forests and water, located on a peninsula and only 12 kms northeast of the CBD. Today, this is an attractive neighborhood with big homes and excellent schools. These two factors make it a popular place for families.
It's great for nature lovers as well. Perched above Middle Harbour, many spots along the local hiking trails offer stunning views of the water and surrounding suburbs. For boating aficionados there's a boat ramp that will put you right in the beautiful harbour. The suburb has other amenities for active people, including athletic fields, basketball courts, and a swimming pool.
There are two schools in Killarney Heights and many more around the area. Killarney Heights Primary School is situated across the road from Killarney Heights Oval. This primary school is noted as having an extensive English - French bilingual program which has led to many French speaking parents moving to the area. A preschool is also nearby. Killarney Heights High School is situated next to the oval, and also has a strong French presence. The High School is a coeducational, comprehensive high school located on Starkey Street, the school has a strong tradition of high academic achievement, catering for individual student needs and providing a broad co-curricular program.