Newcastle Living

Local Insights:
Greater Charlestown

One of the region’s largest by population, Charlestown is a shopping mecca with feeder suburbs surrounding the nearby hills.

Local Insights Edition 13: Greater Charlestown

Fernleigh Track, Kahibah

The beach and its lifestyle is a priority to those calling 2290 their home, with the amazing beach suburbs of Dudley and Redhead, the incredibly popular Highfields and Kahibah, not to mention Whitebridge, playing host to some of the most impressive real estate in the region along Burwood Road.

The Fernleigh Track is a highlight through the area, connecting the inner suburbs through to Whitebridge all the way to Belmont.

Always attractive to families, this entire area on the cusp of the lake and beach offers the best of both worlds at attractive price points for first and second home buyers.


French Hot Bread
182 Pacific Highway, Charlestown

The lines are long for a reason, with many joining the que on their lunch break for the famous Banh Mi – which has been named as one of the best and cheapest in Newcastle.


Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | Charlestown Swim Centre | Hoyts Cinema | Redhead Beach | Dudley Beach | Glenrock Lookout | Glenrock State Conservation Area | Glenrock mountain biking trails | Yuelarbah Walking Track | Fernleigh Track | Bennetts Green Home and Lifestyle Shopping Precinct | Kahibah Shops and Playground | Bombala Walking Track | Hunter Sports High School | Lake Macquarie Private Hospital


Median House Price


Best Return on Investment
Redhead = 6.21%
Charlestown = 4.84%
Whitebridge = 3.62%


Median Unit Price


Best Return on Investment
Redhead = 5.51%
Mount Hutton = 4.66%
Kahibah = 4.49%

Brett Bailey

Teresa Heighington
Licensed Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer
Phone 0438 637 513