Positioned in the leafy Upper North Shore of Sydney, Pymble is 16 kilometres north-west of the Sydney Central Business District in the local government area of Ku-ring-gai Council. West Pymble is a separate suburb, surrounded by Lane Cove National Park. Pymble is a predominantly residential area with tree-lined streets, many substantial homes and gardens, numerous parks, nature reserves, and active pockets of commercial activity. Ku-ring-gai Town Hall is also located in Pymble. Pymble railway station is on the Sydney Trains North Shore, Northern & Western Line. Transdev NSW buses operate route 579 from Pymble Station (departing Grandview St) to East Turramurra (peak hours only) and route 560 from Gordon Station to West Pymble (half-hourly service). Route 575 also operates along the Pacific Highway past the railway station (half-hourly service). It goes to West Pymble & Macquarie southbound & to Turramurra & Hornsby northbound. There is a taxi stand on the eastern side of the station in Grandview Street.


Pymble boasts several high-achieving schools in the state and they are Pymble Ladies’ College (K-12), Pymble Public School, Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School (K-6), Gordon West Public School (K-6) located in West Pymble.


Residents of Pymble enjoy a great sense of community with an abundance of parks, recreational and sporting facilities. These include Pymble Park, Bannockburn Oval, The Pymble Soldiers Memorial, Dalrymple-Hay Nature Reserve, Sheldon Forest, Walter Cresswell O’Reilly lookout, West Pymble Football Club, Pymble Golf Club, North Shore Gym, Avondale Golf Club and the Ku-Ring-Gai Fitness & Aquatic Centre (aka West Pymble Pool)