Where is New Lambton?
This is a suburb that is in high demand, and there’s a reason for it. This is a place that is primarily dominated by couples and families, and offers some of the most beautiful houses in Newcastle. It’s a suburb that’s roughly a fifteen-minute drive from Newcastle CBD, and only five to ten minutes to the local hospital.
Why New Lambton?
If I could pick a suburb to buy in, raise a family in, and grow old in, it would probably be New Lambton.
Let me explain.
This suburb is incredibly accessible via public busses; several have routes that go through the main street of New Lambton.
Did we mention New Lambton has a pool? Talk about convenient! If driving to the beach doesn’t take your fancy, New Lambton Pool is a perfect alternative.
Local schools in the area include New Lambton South Public School, and St Therese’s Primary School. High schools in surrounding areas include Kotara High, St Pius, Hunter School of Performing Arts and Merewether High.
Now for the nitty gritty.
This suburb offers houses at all prices, suitable to nearly any budget. A three-bedroom 1960’s style house recently sold for $425k, and offers all the essentials. A new, contemporary three-bedroom house was also sold for $905k, so you can expect a high variance in the cost of a home in this suburb. A two-bedroom unit costs around $347k, and a two-bedroom house comes in at $443k. If you’re looking at renting here, a two-bedroom place will cost around $370 a week, while a three-bedroom house will cost $430 a week.
Businesses in this area
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Conclusion: If you’re keen to get into the suburb, and don’t mind renovating, you can get a good deal on a family-size house in this area.