Newcastle - NSW 2321

Lochinvar is a small town located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Lochinvar is situated approximately 163 kilometers north of Sydney and falls within the 2321 postcode area. It is part of the local government area (LGA) of the City of Maitland. The town of Lochinvar was established in the mid-19th century and was named after Lochinvar in Scotland. It was originally settled as an agricultural area, with farming and grazing being the primary economic activities. Lochinvar is known for its rural charm and picturesque countryside. The area is characterized by rolling hills, farmlands, and open spaces. It offers a peaceful and serene environment for residents, away from the busyness of urban centers.

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Is Lochinvar NSW a good suburb?

The town has a strong sense of community and a friendly atmosphere. It features a mix of residential areas, rural properties, and agricultural land. Lochinvar is home to a close-knit community that values the rural lifestyle and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. In terms of amenities, Lochinvar has a range of local services and facilities. These include a primary school, community hall, sports fields, and a small shopping center to cater to the needs of residents. The town is conveniently located near the New England Highway, providing easy access to neighboring towns and cities. It is also within a short driving distance to the larger centers of Maitland and Newcastle, where residents can access a wider range of services, employment opportunities, and recreational activities. Lochinvar is known for its rich agricultural heritage, and the region is known for producing various crops, including grapes, cattle, and poultry. The surrounding countryside also offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as horse riding, bushwalking, and enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

Schools near Lochinvar

Lochinvar has three schools within its boundaries. Lochinvar Public School, is a coeducational primary school, serving years K-6, while St Patrick’s Primary School, is a Catholic school serving years K-6, and St Joseph’s College is an independent Roman Catholic co-educational secondary day school.

Lochinvar Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Lochinvar NSW

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

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