Surrounding Suburbs


West Wallsend

Each week we will be highlighting one of our surrounding suburbs with some information about the suburb for potential buyers looking at the area. This week’s suburb is West Wallsend

West Wallsend, located in the western Lake Macquarie area, has a population of approximately 2240 (at 2016 Census). 
West Wallsend features a primary school, which was opened in November 1889, and West Wallsend High School was opened in 1964. 
This lovely suburb features a mixture of older style houses and new houses, with a great mix of people of all ages in the area. 
West Wallsend features an IGA, West Wallsend Workers Club, multiple take away food outlets and West Wallsend Swim Centre. 
The suburb has a lovely relaxed feel, while being close to the freeway and only 30 minute drive to Newcastle CBD. 

Below is some photos, old and new of West Wallsend. 

 

WEST WALLSEND MUSEUM HOTEL - OPENED 1889
WEST WALLSEND POST OFFICE - OPENED 1906
WEST WALLSEND 2020
WEST WALLSEND MUSEUM HOTEL 2020
WEST WALLSEND POST OFFICE 2020

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Barnsley 

Each week we will be highlighting one of our surrounding suburbs with some information about the suburb for potential buyers looking at the area. This week’s suburb is Barnsley.

The suburb of Barnsley, located in Western Lake Macquarie, nestled in between Edgeworth and Holmesville, is 21kms west of Newcastle CBD. Barnsley has a population of approximately 1747 (at 2016 Census).

The suburb of Barnsley has a small school, Barnsley Public School, a local Early Education Centre and a preschool.
Barnsley is also home to the Barnsley Football Club and Mount Sugarloaf Pony Club. 
Other features include a family friendly playground, large sporting ovals, large dog park and local takeaway shop.

This lovely suburb is a great place to raise a family.

Below is some photos, old and new, of Barnsley.

 

The old school at Barnsley
Barnsley Public School class 1905 Headmaster John Hardoostle 
The causeway at Barnsley 
Barnsley Public School 2020