Howard Court at IRT Pioneer Place

the surroundings

Explore the community

With a stunning coastline in one direction and the picturesque Illawarra escarpment in the other, you’re spoilt for choice within the coastal city of Wollongong.

Our location

Located in the heart of Wollongong, our central location makes it so convenient to take advantage of the nearby shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment. Stroll across the road for your grocery shopping including pharmacies and GP services. Plus Wollongong Hospital is only a 5-minute drive away.

The Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and Art Gallery is just 300m from your doorstep. On friday at nearby Wollongong Central, the markets offer you a large range of local produce, the local cinema screens the latest movie releases or take a short walk down to the Blue Mile coastal walk and take in the surrounding beaches and the picturesque Belmore Basin.

Enjoy your day at one of the many nearby beaches, clubs or parks

  • Wollongong Art Gallery: 230m / 3-minute walk
  • Wollongong Library: 300m / 4-minute walk
  • Illawarra Performing Arts Centre: 300m / 4-minute walk
  • Wollongong Golf Club: 450m / 6-minute walk
  • Market Square: 800m / 3-minute drive
  • The Builders Club: 1.0km / 4-minute drive
  • Wollongong Harbour: 1.3km / 4-minute drive
  • Continental Pool: 1.4km / 3-minute drive
  • Beaton Park Leisure Centre: 2.8km / 7-minute drive

Centrally located, you’re only a short drive to the town centre

  • ALDI Wollongong: 100m / 1-minute walk
  • Woolworths Wollongong:130m / 2-minute walk
  • Crown Street cafes and retail: 400m / 5-minute walk
  • Crown Street Mall: 750m / 10-minute walk

You will appreciate the convenience and care available only minutes from our community

  • Priceline Pharmacy: 650m / 9-minute walk
  • Wollongong Hospital: 1.8km / 6-minute drive
  • Wollongong Private Hospital: 1.9km / 6-minute drive

You're only stone’s throw away from bus routes direct to the surrounding suburbs

Bus stop: 1.6m / 4-minute walk


Explore the area

If you are looking at venturing further afield, short road trips will take you to the beautiful South Coast and the peaceful Southern Highlands include the historic village of Bowral. No matter the recreational and leisure options you would like to pursue, there is always something to enjoy in this bustling city centre and the surrounding Illawarra region.

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Howard Court at IRT Pioneer Place

27a Stewart St, Wollongong

Woolworths Wollongong

Wollongong Golf Club

Wollongong Hospital

Location Benefits

We carefully select the location of our independent living communities to meet your needs.


Easy access to public transport


Extensive medical services


Join the local bowling club

Sporting and entertainment venues

Close to retail and cafes

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