Your neighbourhood guide to Marsden Park Elara

Mij Gibson February 26, 2021

Living in Marsden Park Elara

There are two major growth areas in Sydney that have been designated by the State Government - The North West Growth Precinct and the South West Growth Precinct. Located 50km from the Sydney CBD, Marsden Park Elara is Sydney’s fast-growing neighbourhood community in the Blacktown North West Region.

With striking views to the Blue Mountains and easy connections to Parramatta, Blacktown and the Sydney CBD, Marsden Park Elara is a premium neighbourhood that grew in the past year by 7.86%. It’s 3year growth rate is 50.07%.

Marsden Park Elara has 7km of future bike and walking trails that lead to a 3 hectare lake and multiple parks. This provides families living in Marsden Park Elara with the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

The 2019 Estimated Resident Population was 31,864.

Home Prices

The average four bedroom home in Marsden Park Elara is $0.8M to buy and the average rent is $400 per week, providing an average rental return of 0.67%. This pricing is easily justified with the high quality of amenities, nearby shopping centres, access to public transport and motorway, schools, shopping options and a great resell value averaging $1.6M.


Marsden Park Elara is an approximate 10 minutes drive from Schofields Train Station, which provides residents with quick and easy access to the Sydney CBD and Parramatta. A free shuttle bus service is also available during peak hours to and from Schofields Train Station.

Marsden Park Elara is also conveniently located close to the M7 motorway, that links to the M2 and M4. This makes getting to and from Marsden Park Elara easy.

Shopping and Restaurants

Retail therapy is also close at the nearby Sydney Business Park. It includes Bunnings, Costco, JB Hi-Fi, Ikea, Aldi and a Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet. Woolworths is located in nearby Greenway Village. A future neighbourhood shopping centre is also planned for Marsden Park Elara with a full line supermarket, gym, childcare and medical services.

Coffee shops 

  • Gloria Jeans Plumpton (5km away)

  • Sienna Coffee (9km away)


  • Centro Sociale Italiano Ltd (2km away)

  • Peak Of Thai (3km away)

  • 18 more within 7km


Marsden Park Elara hosts top of the class education with St Luke’s Catholic College catering to children from K-12. There are also plans in place for a $55 million public primary school for 1,000 students. The school will become one of six education hubs in the region, which also includes the respected University of Western Sydney.

Primary schools 

  • Marsden Park Public School (1km away) bottom 38%

  • Riverstone Public School (3km away) bottom 3%

Private primary schools

  • Australian Christian College: Marsden Park (2km away) top 20%

  • Norwest Christian College (4km away) top 39%

Catholic primary schools

  • St John's Primary School (4km away) bottom 32%

  • St Francis of Assisi Primary School (5km away) bottom 40%

Public high schools 

  • Chifley College Bidwill Campus (4km away) bottom 8%

  • Chifley College Shalvey Campus (4km away) bottom 6%

Catholic high schools

  • St Clare's Catholic High School (4km away) top 46%

  • Terra Sancta College (6km away) top 36%

Private high schools

  • Australian Christian College: Marsden Park (2km away) top 17%

  • Blacktown Youth College Incorporated (4km away) bottom 3%


  • Riverstone Public School Preschool (3km away)

  • Ready 2 Learn Riverstone (4km away) bottom 24%

Long Day Care 

  • Country Life Child Care Centre (2km away) bottom 28%

  • Riverstone Child Care Centre (3km away) bottom 29%

Occasional Care 

  • Plumpton Occasional Care Centre (6km away)

Additional Attractions

Entertainment is also nearby with Rouse Hill Town Centre and Westpoint Blacktown shopping centres less than 20 minutes away by car, providing access to department stores, Hoyts Cinemas and entertainment. Or you can head down the road to the recently opened Marsden Park Brewery located off Richmond Road.

There is also no shortage of healthy outdoor fun at Marsden Park Elara thanks to 40 hectares of green open space, km’s of walking and cycling paths, and both central and northern playing fields. There is also the all-inclusive and water-themed Livvi’s Playground and the Community Hub is a great place for locals to catch up.

Amusement Centres 

  • AMF Bowling Centre (8km away)

  • M9 Laser Skirmish (8km away)


  • Vineyard Hotel (5km away)

  • St Patrick's Tavern (7km away)

So if you’re ready to find your dream home in this beautiful neighbourhood of Marsden Park Elara then contact your real estate agent.

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