Speers Point

Newcastle - NSW 2284

Speers Point is a suburb located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It falls under the postcode 2284 and is part of the City of Lake Macquarie local government area. Speers Point is situated on the western shores of Lake Macquarie, the largest coastal saltwater lake in Australia. The suburb is known for its picturesque waterfront location and offers a range of recreational activities and amenities. The area was originally inhabited by the Awabakal Indigenous people before European settlement. The suburb takes its name from Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Augustus Speer, an early settler in the region.

Key Demographics of Speers Point



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Median Rental Return of Houses

$597 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$550 per week

Is Speers Point NSW a good suburb?

Speers Point Park is a prominent feature of the area, offering expansive green spaces, picnic areas, playgrounds, and a popular lakeside promenade. The park is also home to the Lake Macquarie Variety Playground, a large inclusive playground catering to children of all abilities. The suburb features a mix of residential areas, including houses, townhouses, and apartments. It is a sought-after location for families and professionals due to its proximity to amenities, schools, and recreational facilities. In terms of amenities, Speers Point is home to a shopping precinct that includes supermarkets, specialty stores, cafes, and restaurants. The suburb also has a local school, sports clubs, and community facilities. Speers Point is well-connected to other parts of the region through road networks, including the nearby Pacific Highway. It offers easy access to the city of Newcastle and its various amenities, including shopping centers, hospitals, and entertainment options. Overall, Speers Point offers residents a peaceful lakeside lifestyle with a range of recreational opportunities, natural beauty, and convenient amenities.

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Schools near Speers Point

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

Speers Point Properties For Rent

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

FAQs About Living in Speers Point NSW

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

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