9.2 out of 10

Smiths Lake

Ranked 6th best suburb in Hunter
-32.3801700619161 152.503543491281
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound
  • Neighbourly Spirit
Not great for
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"I love it"

Driving through the stunning Lakes Way, you arrive at this quiet leafy suburb surrounded by the beautiful Smiths Lake. Great for weekend retreats to escape from Sydney. Once you visit it, you will fall in love with it like I did. So proud to own property in Smiths Lake!
Pros
  • Leafy suburb
  • Lakeside
  • Watersports
  • Friendly
  • Lovely Clear Lakes & Beaches
  • Quiet
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Fantastic family destination to live or holiday"

Fantastic family destination to live or holiday with crystal clear lakes and the pacific ocean beyond.
Pros
  • Quiet
  • Friendly
  • Lovely Clear Lakes & Beaches
Cons
  • 25 Mins Drive to Forster
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Beautiful, Beautiful, beautiful."

Having travelled all over the world prior to retiring this is one of the most beautiful spots one could find to retire. it is like living in Paradise. Sydney only 3 hours to International Airport and Newcastle 1.5 hours drive. Forster is only 20 mins away.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees