Located between Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, Cardiff is the perfect place to live if you’re looking for somewhere relatively central, but with enough room to breathe.

Cardiff is around 25 minutes from Newcastle CBD and is fifteen minutes from Warners Bay (and the gorgeous Lake Macquarie).

Perfect for families, couples starting out, or any age really, Cardiff is a quiet suburb with all the amenities you could possibly need. You can enjoy the best of Lake Macquarie and Newcastle in a suburb like Cardiff – it’s a short drive to some of the best beaches in the world, and an easy drive to Sydney via the inner city bypass.

What is there to do in Cardiff?

Cardiff is a quiet suburb, but conveniently located near Lake Macquarie and a range of fine eateries and activities.

You can start your day with a relaxing walk around the lake, before popping into one of the many cafes along the esplanade for a delicious breakfast.

For an adventurous morning, visit Xtreme Karts in Warners Bay. This will get your heart racing and your blood pumping.

Stop by Door 34 for a delicious and filling morning tea or lunch – you can even bring your dog along!

Cardiff is also home to a squash court – perfect for a social game, or comp if your squash skills are up to scratch.

Now to the nitty gritty.

Cardiff is a suburb with a lower market demand (668 visits per property in comparison to 837 average in NSW). There are plenty of shops and amenities nearby, keeping your family happy and healthy.

The average house price in Cardiff, 2285

2 Bedrooms

$390 ,000 +

3 Bedrooms

$450,000 +

4 Bedrooms

$500,000 +

The average unit price in Cardiff, 2285

2 Bedrooms

$420,000 +

3 Bedrooms

$460,000 +


Want to support local Cardiff businesses?

Here are some of the best businesses in Cardiff. Be sure to check them out!


Cardiff not your ideal suburb? Thats okay! Royal Newcastle has many more to choose from. Click one of the suburbs below to find out more!