Blacksmiths is a coastal suburb located in Lake Macquarie, boasting the picturesque Nine Mile Beach on it’s eastern border. Originally a depot for the construction of the Swansea bridge (directly south of the suburb), the area also hosted coal preparation facilities and Rutile mining companies, in it’s rich historic background.
Nowadays Blacksmiths is a tranquil beachfront neighbourhood, with an abundance of area dedicated to Nature reserves and beachfront that spans the length of the suburb.
Within Blacksmiths everything is close by, with locals enjoying the convenience of shops, schools and transport all within walking distance.
Residents enjoy a peaceful atmosphere, with more than enough to keep busy with on the weekends. Excellent boat launching facilities are provided within the area with easy access to the open sea and Lake Macquarie. Swim, surf, fish, and sail to your heart’s content.
Walk for miles on pristine sand, swim safely under the watchful eye of the surf lifesaving patrol or just sit, relax and enjoy the sounds of the Pacific Ocean rolling onto the sand.
Newcastle, New South Wales
Some helpful facts to help you get to know the area better.
45%of residents being families.
1:40 hrsdrivetime to Sydney.
1927the year Blacksmiths Lifesaving club was founded.