St Ives is one of Ku-ring-gai’s largest commercial and recreation centres with St Ives Shopping Village, Village Green, Skate Park and Showground. The centre of St Ives is 16 kilometres north of the CBD and is easily accessible by public transport with buses to Pymble and Gordon train stations and express buses to the CBD.
Surrounded by national parkland, St Ives is a popular destination for bushwalkers with the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden providing many walking tracks and education programs. St Ives Shopping Village offers a wealth of amenities from supermarkets and medical facilities to specialty stores. There are many dining options for formal and casual outings including the Old School Trattoria, The Headmaster’s Cottage gallery & café and Bellini’s fine Italian food restaurant, just to name a few.