Suburb Profile: Lochinvar


Immerse yourself in the Hunter’s tranquil suburb of Lochinvar. The vast serene landscape makes the perfect backdrop for a relaxed lifestyle in the Hunter Region. 


Located only eleven kilometres west from the large, regional centre of Maitland, Lochinvar is under an hours drive from the beautiful beaches of Newcastle and only 2 hours from the hustle and bustle of Sydney. 
The Hunter Region is the oldest wine making region in Australia. This beautiful wine region is just a quick trip down the road, and is known for producing some of the world’s best wines. Boasting acclaimed restaurants and hosts of lively festivals, concerts and country shows, there’s always plenty to do in this part of the Hunter!


Lochinvar offers exciting opportunities to build your dream home on deep and wide, level blocks of land in a thriving neighbourhood. The master planned community is aimed at creating a vibrant, attractive and well-connected community where people can live and work with access to open spaces, community facilities and shops & cafes. 


You are spoilt for choice for education with two primary schools located in the area: St Patricks and Lochinvar Public School as well as St Joseph’s College secondary school. For younger children, a childcare facility and St Nicholas Early Education are also available. 
Hunter Valley Grammar School is only a 20-minute drive away as is Maitland High School, Maitland Grossman High and All Saints College. 


Recreation and sporting associations in the area include football, rugby league, health and fitness centres, netball, swimming, cricket, tennis and rugby union. The suburb boasts a large sporting complex and children’s playground equipped with community facilities. 


The Hunter is home to a host of international-standard golf courses, as well as world-class equestrian facilities, top quality sporting grounds and Olympic size swimming pools. Try a hike or mountain bike ride along various National Park track and trails, from the Watagans to the stunning surrounds of Glenrock State Conservation Area. 
For more cultural pursuits there is the renowned Maitland Regional Art Gallery, comprising of a café, shop, five major exhibition spaces and six smaller areas including a space dedicated to children.
Local favourites include:
-    True Care and Chocolate
-    Lochinvar Hotel
-    Tranquil Vale Vineyard
-    Dalwood Estate 
Only 5 minutes down the road, Rutherford offers several shopping centres and a large homemakers centre, which means everything you need is right at your fingertips! For a more boutique shopping experience, head to the levee at Maitland which features a host of bespoke stores and a thriving café culture. 


Lochinvar, located off the New England Highway, delivers convenient access to stay connected to the surrounding Hunter Valley villages and city centres such as Maitland and Newcastle. Lochinvar Ridge also provides easy access to the Hunter Expressway to connect to Sydney CBD. The Lochinvar Train Station is centrally located with easy connection to the Newcastle Interchange. Local bus routes ensure ease of access and transport for a quick local trip or a planned trip away.


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