Kotara South

Newcastle - NSW 2289

Kotara South is a suburb located in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It falls under the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle. Kotara South is situated approximately 9 kilometers west of the Newcastle central business district. Kotara South is a predominantly residential suburb that offers a mix of housing options, including detached houses, townhouses, and apartments. The suburb is known for its leafy streets, family-friendly environment, and proximity to various amenities.

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$650 per week

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Is Kotara South NSW a good suburb?

One of the notable features of Kotara South is the Westfield Kotara shopping center, which is one of the largest shopping centers in the region. It offers a wide range of retail stores, supermarkets, dining options, and entertainment facilities, making it a popular destination for residents and visitors. Kotara South is also close to several educational institutions, including primary and secondary schools, providing convenient access to quality education for families in the area. As for the establishment of Kotara South, the exact date of its establishment as a suburb is not readily available. Suburban development in the area likely occurred during the mid-20th century as part of the broader expansion of Newcastle and its surrounding suburbs.

Schools near Kotara South

Kotara South has a school within its boundaries. St James’ Primary School is a Catholic primary school, serving years K-6.

Kotara South Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Kotara South, NSW

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

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