7.4 out of 10


-34.4878101520837 150.782314139597
Great for
  • Eating Out
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Cost of Living
  • Schools
  • Neighbourly Spirit
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers
  • Singles


4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Jun 20, 2013

"New Suburb"

New suburb, family friendly up to where the dapto train station is. A lot of people like to walk, or jog on bong bong road. There is a sense of community. There are lots of facilities available & there is a new Stocklands Brooksreach housing development. Dapto public school is great but can't say the same thing about Dapto High school but there are lots of private schools available. If it wasn't so close to the bad side of Dapto, Horsley would be the best place to live in. Located in between North & South of the Illawarra. I love seeing some people ride their horses around the streets.
  • Quite
  • Close to gyms, restaurants, shopping centre, train station, medical ce
  • Community, v.good internet & phone reception
  • Close to Dapto
  • 20 mins drive away from the closest beach
  • Close to pub
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers
NicoleM Do you live there Sibbstar? What's the crime rate like? Looking at a house there to rent at the moment for myself and young family
Jul 18, 2013
sibbstar Hi Nicole, I've lived in the area for 12 years and haven't experienced any crime and the neighbours haven't either. It's pretty quiet and safe. Families with younger or older children, some retires, good sense of community.
May 21, 2014
sibbstar Actually I want to edit my comment about Dapto High School, the principle is great and has had positive influence. The council has been upgrading the surrounding roads and bridge around Dapto High School as well. I have withdrawn my child from private schooling and is now happily attending Dapto High.
May 21, 2014
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