Ahhh Lambton. It’s commonly known that Lambton is the suburb to be if you want a place that will increase in value, is close to the city and facilities, and offers a lifestyle that combines city and beachside living.
Lambton is a fifteen-minute drive into the city, however expect the drive to take longer in peak traffic. There are plenty of traffic lights along the way, so take that into consideration it you’re working in the city.
What is there to do in Lambton?
This suburb lives and breathes centrality; with a hospital only 7 minutes away, Lambton School being smack bang in the middle of the suburb, and Lambton park only a 10-minute walk away from the public school, you could very well get by with only one car if you have a family (or an Uber if you don’t have kids!).
This suburb is ranked 8.9/10 on Homely, and is an incredibly family-friendly neighbourhood.
The Lambton Jaffas is the local Junior Football Club, and will promise to keep the kids busy on the weekends. Otherwise there are plenty of other sporting groups to join in the adjoining suburb New Lambton.
And what about the parents?
Lizotte’s is an institution in Newcastle, and provides intimate music and theatre gigs, as well as dinner!
This dinner and a show venue is in the old King’s theatre, and has an old-world charm that will relax and entertain people of all ages. Their shows and gigs change regularly, so there’s always something new to enjoy.
Alternatively, visit the Lambton Park Hotel. This place has great menu options, reasonable drink prices and a fun, communal vibe, thanks to the local’s nights and the live music on the weekend
As far as public transport goes, it is easily accessible from Lambton.
Many of the busses go along the main roads (either Russell Road, Howe St or Newcastle Road, depending on where you are), so they are within walking distance.
Elder St has small businesses that will provide the every-day necessities, such as Lambton Quality Meats, The Lambton Fridge and Piggotts Pharmacy, however for a larger grocery shop you would have to head to Kotara (only a five-minute drive).
If you’re a caffeine lover, try Williams Artisan Bread and Espresso for a great coffee and a delicious baked good.
Now to the nitty gritty.
This is a high demand suburb, with an average of 941 visits per property, while the average is 665.
The average house price in Lambton, 2299
The average unit price in Lambton, 2299
This is definitely a suburb growing families, investors and first home buyers would want to get into.
The suburb is close to everything, and the properties will only continue to grow in demand as the city grows and becomes more popular with younger professionals that are thinking about starting a family.
Want to support local Lambton businesses?
Here are some of the best businesses in Lambton. Be sure to check them out!