Trains from Lindfield Station have commuters to the CBD at their offices in about 30 minutes, Hornsby in approximately 20 minutes or in just two stops, to the Chatswood shopping and business hub. From Hornsby, travellers can connect with trains to Gosford and the Central Coast, or Epping and the Hills District. The main arterial road through Lindfield, the Pacific Highway, links the CBD with the Sydney to Newcastle freeway. Regular buses provide further public transport options to the city, Chatswood, North Sydney and Macquarie Park business districts.
Lindfield boasts a vast array of restaurants and cafes. The ever-popular Tablespoon Café is located on Tryon Road. Other local dining favourites include La Cucina Restaurant, Chans and Mandarin Kitchen for Chinese cuisine, Belaroma Restaurant Café and Indigo Indian Restaurant. All shopping needs are catered for by a variety of neighbourhood stores on Lindfield Avenue and the Pacific Highway, plus there is the convenience of a 24 hour Coles Supermarket. Lindfield is also just minutes away from the expansive retail centre of Chatswood.
Lindfield has a mix of period and contemporary homes, ranging from majestic Victorian and Federation homes, Californian bungalows, modern executive homes, classic older style apartments and contemporary townhouses and apartments. The leafy streetscapes, large land sizes, variety of educational facilities and proximity to the city make this suburb highly desirable to families.
Extensive transport links appeal to renters, attracting investors to the apartment and townhouse market.
Lindfield offers an enormous selection of schools including Holy Family Catholic School, Masada College, Highfields Preparatory, Cromehurst and Lindfield East Public School. Easily accessed by rail are a variety of private schools such as PLC Pymble, Ravenswood Gordon, Roseville College, Knox Grammar, Barker College and Shore. The National Parks and Seven Little Australians Park boast an array of picnic spots and walking tracks. A popular and picturesque recreational park is Swain Gardens, a permanent reserve in the care of the National Trust. It features a series of walking paths, rose gardens, lawn areas and sandstone terraces. Sporting clubs include soccer, cricket, tennis and rugby, and keen golfers chase the little white ball at the nearby Killara and Pymble Golf Clubs.