Epping is 18 kilometres north-west of the CBD, with a major university nearby, a variety of different housing styles available and easy access to the city, Epping is home to people of all ages and at different stages of their careers. Here, you’ll find students as well as established families (with and without children). In Epping you’ll find a pleasing variety of homes. Here, locals live in everything from modern studios and small older-style boutique flats to big, freestanding houses with pools, and penthouse apartments. Six schools are also located within the boundaries of Epping – both public and private. There are several more located just across the border in surrounding suburbs, such as Epping Boys High School (in Marsfield) and Cheltenham Girls High School (in Cheltenham).