Suburb profiles

Largs/Bolwarra/Bolwarra Heights

Largs and Bolwarra Heights are two joining areas that hold prestigious vintage homes. This area is located in the Lower Hunter Valley New South Wales, Australia and is a town that is full of nostalgia. Originally, the town was primarily used as a river-port and boat building for the Hunter River. The town holds historical buildings such as Largs Public School that was established in 1838 and is one of the oldest operating schools in Australia. Due to its historical landmarks, the Largs/Bolwarra Heights area makes a perfect residence for couples with young to adolescent children and also couples that are looking to settle down and become confined in peace and quiet. Located within a 37 minute drive is the city of Newcastle, where pristine beaches, cafés and shops are situated.

Schooling
Public:

  • Largs Public School
  • Bolwarra Heights Public School
  • Maitland Grossmann High School
  • Maitland High School

Religious (Catholic/Christian):

  • Maitland Christian School
  • Saint Joseph’s Primary School
  • All Saints College, Saint Peter’s Campus
  • All Saints College, Saint Mary’s Senior Campus

Private:

  • Hunter Valley Grammar School

Child Care Centres:

  • Tiny Totts Family Day Care
  • Bolwarra After School Care
  • Christine’s Family Day Care
  • Jessie’s Place Family Day Care
  • Mother Goose Day Nursery
  • Nelly’s Family Day Care
  • Kindy Patch- Largs
  • Sam Rigby’s Family Day Care

Hospitals and Medical Centres:
There are over 100 medical centres in the Largs/Bolwarra/Bolwarra Heights and Maitland area, ranging in a variety of service to meet your needs. There are also 2 hospitals. Maitland Public Hospital and Maitland Private Hospital.

Restaurants:
The famous Bushrangers Bar and Brasserie resides in the comforting small town of Largs. It is renowned for its fantastic home-like meals and its surrounding company of local individuals. However, if you are after some quality fine dining, than there are many more options located in the Maitland and East Maitland area.

Recreational facilities in the area and the residing suburbs:
The local shopping centre, Green Hills is located within 15 minutes of Morpeth in a nearby suburb known as East Maitland. However, Morpeth is only a 5 minute drive if you are after some vintage collections or a peaceful brunch in nostalgic cafés.

  • Maitland Park
  • Maitland Art Gallery
  • Aquatic Centres
  • Maitland Gaol
  • Local Gyms
  • Sporting Facilities and Centres
  • Walka Water Works

Transport:
Although there are no train stations located within the Largs/Bolwarra/Bolwarra Heights area, the nearest one is approximately a 10 minute drive located at East Maitland–East Maitland Train Station. There are also many bus services that have a continuous route through Largs/Bolwarra/Bolwarra Heights and travel throughout the nearby areas.