Strowan is a small suburb that sits between some of Christchurch’s most sought after residential areas, and has benefited from that close proximity. Largely residential in nature, with parks and other amenities, Strowan is conveniently close to the city, and to the shopping precincts of Merivale, Fendalton and Papanui.
Location: North West Christchurch.
Distance from Cathedral Square (straight line): 3.5km.
Amenities: Elmwood Park, St James Park, Pitcairn Reserve
Buses: Metrostar, Routes 10 (Harewood), 11 (Styx Mill), 12 (Northwood), 13 (Redwood), 15 (Bishopdale), 17 (Bryndwr)
Schools Education & Institutions: Waimairi Primary, Heaton Intermediate, Papanui High School, Christchurch Girls’ High, Christchurch Boys’ High, St Andrews College, St Patricks School
Shopping: Strowan shopping centre, shops on Wairakei and Papanui roads, Merivale and Northlands Malls.
Cafes and Restaurants: Robbies Bar & Bistro, JDV Restaurant, Little India, Ivy, Zone Bar & Restaurant, No. 4 Bar, Tutte Bene Restaurant, Zone Bar, French Blue
Housing type: Mostly freestanding housing aged from early 20th century to new, with some units and townhouses
Sections: A few available, mostly infill.
Neighbouring Suburbs: Merivale, Bryndwr, Papanui, St Albans, Mairehau, Fendalton