Hurlstone Park railway station is on the Bankstown line. Sydney Buses provide services in Hurlstone Park with routes running along the Canterbury Road and New Canterbury Road boundaries. Residents are catered to by a group of shops around Hurlstone Park Station as well as an Aldi supermarket.
Hurlstone Park is a predominantly residential suburb. The majority of properties in Hurlstone Park are single detached homes. Only a small proportion of residential properties are multiple dwelling housing such as units or townhouses. Boasting tree-lined streets and many federation-styled houses, the suburb attracts families seeking the lifestyle benefits of the inner-west combined with the extra space offered by the larger sized plots on offer. It’s proximity to the city, excellent transport links and popularity with young families and professionals ensure continued capital growth for Hurlstone Park.
A green belt along the entire southern border of the suburb following the Cooks River encompasses Ewen Park. It is the largest individual park in the suburb and contains two playing fields used by the Hurlstone Park Wanderers soccer club and local cricket teams in summer. The Botany Bay cycle way extends for 23 km, with Hurlstone Park being approximately one third of the way from Botany Bay to Ryde.
With three child care centres and many great schools in close proximity, Hurlstone Park is attractive to families. Trininty Grammar School is located near the border of Hurlstone Park, in nearby Summer Hill.
The Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL club is an entertainment venue that attracts many Australian and international performers. Residents of Hurlstone Park can easily enjoy the entertainment and sporting options offered by Canterbury Park Race Course, Canterbury Aquatic & Fitness Centre and the Canterbury Ice Rink.