Newcastle - NSW 2278

Barnsley is a suburb located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It falls within the City of Lake Macquarie local government area. Barnsley is situated approximately 16 kilometers west of Newcastle, the second-largest city in New South Wales. The suburb of Barnsley was established in the mid-1800s as a predominantly rural area with a strong focus on agriculture. Over the years, the area has experienced residential development, with the establishment of housing estates and the growth of the local community. Today, Barnsley is primarily a residential suburb, offering a mix of housing styles including detached houses, townhouses, and apartments.

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$590 per week

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Is Barnsley NSW a good suburb?

Residents of Barnsley have access to various amenities and services within the suburb and nearby areas. The suburb is home to several parks and reserves, providing recreational spaces for outdoor activities. Additionally, there are local schools, shopping centers, and medical facilities in the surrounding areas to cater to the needs of residents. Barnsley is well-connected to neighboring suburbs and the broader region via road networks, with easy access to the M1 Pacific Motorway. This allows for convenient travel to Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, and other parts of the Hunter Region.

Schools near Barnsley

Barnsley has school within its boundaries. Barnsley Public School is a Coeducation primary school, serving years K-6.

Barnsley Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Barnsley area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Barnsley, NSW

Barnsley is located within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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