Fendalton is one of the city’s most upmarket suburbs and one of the older residential areas of Christchurch. It features a number of large, historic homes alongside modern, architecturally designed properties. Close to the green centre of Christchurch, Hagley Park, and within walking or cycling distance of the CBD, Fendalton is a sought after location with property values to match.
Location: Inner north-west Christchurch.
Distance from Cathedral Square (straight line): 3km
Buses: Metrostar, Airport, Route 15 (Bishopdale), 17 (Bryndwr).
Amenities: Fendalton Park, Daresbury Park, Mona Vale, Waiwetu Reserve, Plynlimon Park, Millbrook Reserve
Schools & Institutions: University of Canterbury, Fendalton Open Air Primary, Cobham Intermediate, St Patricks Primary, Medbury Boys School, Christchurch Girls’ High School, Christchurch Boys’ High, Burnside High School.
Cafes and Restaurants: Trattorie cafe and bar, Maudes, Chopsticks, Misceo Cafe and Bar, The Preservatory, Bakermans, Xocolatl, Browsers Cafe
Shopping: Fendalton Mall, Holmwood Shopping Centre, Fendalton Village, shops at Clyde Road/Fendalton Road corner, Westfield Riccarton Mall (Riccarton Road)
Housing type: Mostly freestanding houses dating from the late 19th century to contemporary, plus some units and townhouses. Fendalton is a very desirable area for families, with quiet leafy streets and spacious sections.
Sections: Very few available – usually only come on the market when an older home is removed and the property subdivided, or larger established properties are subdivided.
Neighbouring Suburbs: Ilam, Merivale, Burnside, Riccarton, Upper Riccarton