The lively surburb of Hamilton is a located just four kilometres from Newcastle CBD and is a 15-minute drive to Newcastle beach.
The main commercial centre is located around Beaumont Street, which boasts a vibrant mix of restaurants, retail, night-life and commercial businesses.
The discovery of coal near St Peter’s Church Cameron’s Hill, was the beginnings for the township of Hamilton, originally known as Pittown.
In 1871 Hamilton became a municipality and was named in honour of Edward Terrick Hamilton, then governor of the board of directors of the Australian Agricultural Company – an entity that was highly influential in the growth of the area.
This multicultural suburb has a strong sense of community and is a thriving hub for the arts, festivals food, fashion and coffee.
There’s something for everyone in this trendy community with the weekly clocktower markets on Saturdays, annual festivals, nearby beaches and ocean baths, Newcastle Harbour and easy access to public transport.
The recent and rapid gentrification of the area has led to a rise in house prices and a surge of families eager to secure spots in local schools.
There is excellent public transport and public facilities such as Gregson Park.
Houses in Hamilton have plenty of character, some with federation-style features and others with that classic miner’s cottage feel.
The affordability of homes makes it desirable to buyers looking to live in the inner city. This means that Hamilton is a vibrant mix of both owner occupiers and renters. Purchasing a home in Hamilton is a great investment in your future.