Fig Tree Point (Hallstrom Point)

Hallstrom Point - Harbor View - Bench

Area: 2,803m²

Named after Sir Edward Hallstrom (1886-1970), a philanthropist and local industrialist. His home ‘Fig Tree House’ (now demolished) fronted Coolawin Road. Its grounds contained a private zoo, an in-ground salt-water swimming pool and a ballroom. The land was subdivided into eight housing blocks after his death. The grassy point with significant fig trees was given to Willoughby Council as a public reserve.

Access is via a steep roadway which slopes down to the tip of the promontory which juts into Long Bay. A rock shelf is exposed at low tide allowing access to the harbour and around the foreshore. There are beautiful views of Middle Harbour from the park.


Fig Tree Point (Hallstrom Point), Hallstrom Close, Northbridge 2063  View Map

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