Newcastle - NSW 2323

Metford falls within the 2323 postcode area and is situated approximately 4 kilometers southeast of the city of Maitland. It is part of the larger Maitland area and is surrounded by other suburbs and localities. The suburb of Metford was established in the 1980s as a residential area. It was developed to meet the growing demand for housing in the Maitland region. The suburb features a mix of housing types, including detached houses and townhouses. Metford is a primarily residential area with a family-friendly atmosphere. It offers a range of amenities and services for its residents, including schools, parks, community facilities, and local shops. The suburb is well-connected to neighboring areas through road networks and public transport options.

Key Demographics of Metford



Median Sales Price of Houses


Median Sales Price of Units & Apartments


Median Rental Return of Houses

$500 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$345 per week

Is Metford NSW a good suburb?

The nearby city of Maitland provides additional amenities, including shopping centers, healthcare services, recreational facilities, and employment opportunities. Residents of Metford have easy access to the city for their daily needs. The suburb is surrounded by natural beauty, with parks, reserves, and green spaces in the vicinity. There are opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and picnicking in the local parks. Metford is also in proximity to the Hunter Valley, a renowned wine region with vineyards, cellar doors, and tourist attractions. The region offers opportunities for wine tasting, dining, and exploring the picturesque countryside. Overall, Metford provides a suburban lifestyle with a range of amenities and convenient access to nearby services. It is a popular choice for families and individuals looking for a residential area close to Maitland and the wider Hunter Region.

Schools near Metford

Metford has three schools within its boundaries. Metford Public School, Merewether Public School is a co-education primary school, serving years K-6, while Hunter River Community School is a is a special government school, and Arise Christian College is a co-education private primary schools.

Metford Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Metford NSW

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

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