Newcastle - NSW 2281

Blacksmiths is a coastal suburb located in New South Wales, Australia, with the postcode 2281. It is situated within the Lake Macquarie region, which is known for its beautiful beaches and recreational activities. Blacksmiths is named after the blacksmiths who used to work in the area during the early settlement. The town of Blacksmiths has a rich history dating back to the early 1800s when European settlers first arrived in the area. It was originally a small fishing village and later developed into a popular holiday destination due to its picturesque beaches and natural beauty. The town has gradually expanded over the years and is now a vibrant community with residential areas, recreational facilities, and local amenities.

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Is Blacksmiths NSW a good suburb?

Blacksmiths is renowned for its stunning coastline, including the popular Blacksmiths Beach, which attracts visitors for swimming, surfing, and fishing. The beach is also home to the Swansea Belmont Surf Life Saving Club, ensuring the safety of beachgoers. The surrounding area offers opportunities for boating, sailing, and other water sports, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The town is well-served by local amenities, including shops, cafes, restaurants, and accommodation options. The nearby suburbs of Belmont and Swansea provide additional services and facilities for residents and visitors. Overall, Blacksmiths is a picturesque coastal town that offers a relaxed beachside lifestyle and a range of recreational activities. Its natural beauty, community spirit, and convenient location make it an attractive place to live or visit in the Lake Macquarie region.

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Schools near Blacksmiths

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

Blacksmiths Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Blacksmiths, NSW

Blacksmiths is located within the Local Government Area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle.

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