Davidson boasts a 91.6% owner occupier rate. If you are looking for a quiet leafy suburb with a great community vibe, look no further than Davidson which is renowned for its spectacular Christmas light displays.
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Davidson is named after Sir Walter Davidson who was a former Govenor of New South Wales.
This quiet leafy community is a perfect place to raise a family. Kambora Public School takes pride in delivering quality education focusing on innovative, creative and challenging educational experiences in an inclusive and caring environment that aims to develop each child's full potential. Kamboosh is a before & after school care facility for busy families. Secondary education is also well catered for with Davidson High School where students' talents and capabilities are developed while fostering personal responsibility, self confidence, global citizenship and a sense of wellbeing.
A major community event held each year is the Borgnis Street Christmas lights display. Months of planning by residents culminates in one of the best Christmas light displays in Sydney. Together the residents and volunteers raise an incredible amount of money for charity with their magical displays. Thanks also go to the tireless members of the Belrose Rotary Club and The Rotary Club of Frenchs Forest who gave up their time, night after night - rain, hail or shine. The brilliant results make a huge difference to the children and families that are cared for at Bear Cottage.
The Davidson Rural Fire Brigade was founded in 1950. The brigade fights bush fires, structure fires, car fires and attend motor vehicle accidents, conduct storm damage clean-up, search & rescue and fundraising. They are also actively engaged in community education such as attending fetes, hosting and visiting schools, Cubs, Scouts and Guides, Stewart House, Borgnis Street Christmas Lights display and assisting National Parks and Warringah Council in regards to bush regeneration activities.
If you love bushwalking, Davidson offers many bush tracks with spectacular scenery such as the Cascades Trail. The Cascades are a series of small cascades (little waterfalls) in Garigal National Park. The cascades centre around a large rock platform on Middle Harbour Creek and are found in the northern section of the park, at the intersection of the Middle Harbour and Cascade Tracks. The cascades make a great spot to sit and rest when exploring the area. This 3km return walk starts in Stone Parade.
Where to eat Davidson
Imbue Cafe – 2 Yindella Street, Davidson
Start your day with the delicious Morgan's coffee accompanied by a full breakfast. For lunch try homemade pumpkin soup, Panang curry with rice or a selection of sandwiches and wraps with gluten free options.
Davidson Pizzeria - 2 Yindella Street, Davidson
You have to try the amazing pizzas which have generous amounts of toppings. Their spagetti bolognaise is just like an Italian Mother cooks!
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