8.5 out of 10

Wallsend

Ranked 25th best suburb in Hunter
-32.9029593096687 151.670793491292
Great for
  • Schools
  • Internet Access
  • Public Transport
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Childcare
Not great for
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
Jun 12, 2020

"Great quiet family-friendly suburb"

I have lived in Wallsend for 4 years. The street I live in is super quiet (which I love!), with a mix of retired older couples and families with primary school age children. The main shopping centre and major parks are all within 10-15 minutes walk from my house, and it's about 15-20 minutes drive to all the main Newcastle beaches.

People are friendly and there are some great local festivals (like the Wallsend Winter Fair) where everyone gets involved - they close the main street to traffic and let the festivities take over the town, which is great fun & the kids love it.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
May 24, 2020

"Ideal Investment suburb"

Wallsend is one of Newcastle's premier rental suburbs with close proximity to the University, Local shops, Sporting ovals and a brief drive to the CBD. With a 33% rental demand for 3-bedroom homes and an average of 11 days on the rental market, consistency of tenants is not hard to come by.

If you would like further information on Investing in Wallsend, please do not hesitate to give me a call I am here to help.

Casey Healey
Director/ BDM/ Licensed Real Estate Agent
Century21 Novocastrian Property Management
02 49287400 | [email protected]
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
4/5
May 21, 2020

"Great Small Town with everything you need!"

I have lived in Wallsend for 33 years and have found this community amazing! Over the past 5-10 years, Wallsend has really been built up with a variety of shops and cafes. Having the Freeway so close, bunnings and shopping centre, there isnt to much you need to lease Wallsend for.
Wallsend is only 20 minutes into Newcastle's CBD. There are a variety of the elderly and families living in the area and a bunch of great local schools - Zoned for Wallsend is Wallsend Public, Wallsend South & Plattsburg public school, for High School - Callaghan College.
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
2/5
Jan 04, 2020

"Not a great place to live"

There is one good coffee shop - wildflower. And some young couples have moved in and done some beautiful Reno’s of the old mining cottages but there is still an undercurrent of lower socioeconomic problems in the area that are hard to ignore. Before moving here go and hang out at the local shops. It is a fair drive to anything decent such as shopping centres and beaches and not walkable. Dry, arid and lots of old fibro homes. Most born and bread novacastrians will tell you to avoid Wallsend. The crime rate tells it all.
kyliej9
kyliej9 I have moved here from
Sydney over a yr ago and witnessed next to no crime? Any crime was supposedly petty theft from teens at shops which appears to have been cleaned up by a bigger police presence.
It's only a 15 min drive to beautiful beaches also - it's a quiet family orientated suburb that's close to the heart of Newcastle with huge potential in real the estate market .
Feb 09, 2020
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"close to town and the freeway"

wallsend, which firstly started as a mining town/suburb. was initially the next major centre to the west of newcastle. it now spreads over a large distance and has many pockets, differing environments. many estates are now dotted throughout .
shopping is generally good with a choice of 3 stockland centres within 10 minutes drive, as well as the more modern and retail diverse westfield complexes which are within 20 minutes.
close to the newcastle university. callaghan college also has 3 combined campus in jesmond , wallsend, and waratah. whilst high schools are also located at glendale and cardiff. plenty of small primary schools are located within either walking or driving distance from any part of wallsend.
medical facilities are good with several clinics nearby as well as the wallsend hospital (now clinic) and newcastle and the hunter's major medical centre, the john hunter hospital less than 10 minutes away. several nursing homes are also nearby.
20-25 minutes drive to the beaches and city of newcastle,depending on what time of day.
wallsend is a good suburb with a vast range of ethnicity and range from singles/family/ to the retiree.
great sporting facilities with a plethora of parks and bushland also. greyhound racing track, swimming pool, gyms and major sport complexes/stadiums within 15 minutes drive.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

Best Streets in Wallsend

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Newcastle Rd

3.5/5
"Convenience Plus- Located close to uni and Shopping centre"
-32.9012841942 151.6713992754

Unranked Streets in Wallsend

Devon Street

2.5/5
"Busy street but great neighbors"
-32.897973 151.667436
"Close to amenities"
-32.890550552 151.6655253127

Jubilee Road

3.5/5
-32.91243 151.66501

Hope Street

3.5/5
"Quiet suburbs meets country lookout"
-32.9002528357 151.6590229726

Anna Place

4.5/5
"The best suburb with friendly neighborhoods"
-32.89059 151.6581

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