Thornton

Thornton is the perfect suburb for young couples and families with children. It’s a safe and pleasant neighbourhood with lots of green parks, schools, childcare and medical facilities.

When you talk to people living in Thornton, the one thing that most people appreciate is the great neighbourhood spirit. People living here work hard and appreciate and respect each other, which has made it a popular region to move to in recent years. Houses are generally large, yet prices are still affordable.

The region offers lots of sporting activities such as fishing, motor cross, golf and hiking. You can easily access shopping close by, or take a 30 minutes’ trip to go to Newcastle if you wish.

Median Sale Price
$496 k
Based on 190 recorded House sales within the last 12 month

Based on a rolling 12 month period and may differ from calendar year statistics

Suburb Growth
+2.8%
Current Median Price: $496000
Previous Median Price: $482500

Based on 426 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Sales Statistics (Houses)

Demographics

345 Single Parent Families 15%
27 Other Familes 1%
776 Couples Without Children 33%
1202 Couples With Children 51%

Work

Residents of Thornton have the option to work locally or commute to Newcastle thanks to the freeway in less than 30 minutes. If you’re a student or teacher you have easy access to University of Newcastle in only 15 minutes, which makes Thornton a great choice for students as well.

Household Income - Weekly

Employment

Method of Travel to Work (2016)

  • Train
    30(1)%
  • Bus
    17(0)%
  • ferry
    0(0)%
  • Tram( other light rail) ()%
  • Car
    ()%
  • Moterbike/Truck
    ()%
  • Bicycle
    6(0)%
  • Walked Only
    ()%
  • Other 20(0)%

Properties For Rent

21 LEMONWOOD CIRCUIT

$495 pw

866m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

3 FIRETAIL STREET

$410 per week

0m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

12 FIRETAIL STREET

$370.00

0m2

  • 2
  • 2
  • 1

36 AVONDALE DRIVE

$420

578m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

LANCASTER STREET

$455.00

0m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

2/17 AVONDALE DRIVE

$300

564m2

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

1/17 AVONDALE DRIVE

$420

564m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

83 SOMERSET DRIVE

$470 Per Week

770m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

1 JEFFREY STREET

$490 wk

594m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

5 FIRETAIL STREET

$410.00p/w

0m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

Median Weekly Rents

House

Suburb Sale Price Growth
2.8%
Current Median Price: $496,000 Previous Median Price: $482,500

Based on 426 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling month periods

Suburb Rental Yield
4.7%
Current Median Price: $496,000 Current Median Rent: $450

Based on 153 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Unit

Suburb Sale Price Growth
0.0%
Current Median Price: $429,000 Previous Median Price: $429,000

Based on 49 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Suburb Rental Yield
4.4%
Current Median Price: $429,000 Current Median Rent: $360

Based on 21 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Recently Sold Properties

139 SOMERSET DRIVE

*$535,000

596m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

39 WOODLANDS DRIVE

*$1,150,000

6193m2

  • 6
  • 4
  • 6

8 DORAN CLOSE

*$700,000

1526m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 4

10 MCNAMARA STREET

*$580,000

555m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

29 HARROP PARADE

*$580,000

509m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

259 SOMERSET DRIVE

*$635,000

914m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 4

141 SOMERSET DRIVE

*$475,000

593m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

20 JOHN ARTHUR AVENUE

*$424,000

609m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

22 PEPLER PLACE

*$460,000

868m2

  • 4
  • 1
  • 2

7 PORTABELLO CRESCENT

*$535,000

664m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
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