Region Profile

Region Profile

Hunter Region

The Hunter Region, also known as the Hunter Valley, is located north west of the capital Sydney.

 

One of the biggest river valleys on the NSW coast the Hunter is best known for its wineries.

 

The region includes cities Newcastle and Lake Macquarie with a great number of towns and villages scattered through the area such as Cessnock, Maitland and Pokolbin.

 

Attractions include world class golf courses, renowned wineries, gourmet produce and scenic drives. The Hunter is a popular destination for Sydney siders looking for a weekend escape.

 

The Hunter Valley will probably forever remind you of bucolic scenes and, of course, sumptuous food and wine.

 

But a new strategy aims to offer so much more.  

 

Only a little more than two hours’ drive north of Sydney, the Hunter’s major tourism drawcard has been as the weekend getaway for a catchment pool of some 5 million Sydneysiders.

 

That side of the region’s tourism economy remains healthy: Visits to the region (about 45 per cent of which are from Sydney) were up a very healthy nine per cent in 2016, Destination NSW says, representing a total of 3.4 million visits.

 

 

And yet ‘traditional’ accommodation providers are not necessarily doing well out of growth: visitors spent 101,000 nights in hotels, motels and resorts last year, a number down nearly seven per cent. That growth is explained entirely by the surging numbers staying with “friends” but also rental properties.

 

Precise definitions vary but one academic survey identified 160 accommodation providers were active in the southern, central and northern Hunter Region, comprising bed and breakfasts, guest houses, and serviced apartments.

 

Ranking fourth behind Sydney and the South and North coasts for international visitation, many in the local industry believe the overseas tourism market could be better played.

 

International tourist visits are up by more than 13 per cent, but off a very low base to reach 170,000 a year.

 

But developers have said the region has the potential to transform from a cocoon to a “butterfly” if the right infrastructure were put in place

 

Tourism operators’ wish lists may not be met but infrastructure is helping the number of people who fly to the region break records each year.

 

NSW Tourism Minister, Adam Marshall, notes that a recent major airport upgrade has brought the possibility of international flights at neighbouring Newcastle Airport tantalisingly close and possibly by the end of 2017.

 

But even without an international connection, the re-developed airport is expected to add $150 million to the regional economy.

 

“There’s nothing the Hunter Valley can’t provide for,” Mr Marshall said.

 

 

 

Recent Properties on the Hunter Region

BLUEYS BEACH
180MF - Superb Lifestyle Motel - Prime...

Freehold $1,495,000
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Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Tourism Brokers

TAREE
1292ML - Superb CBD Riverfront Motel - Best...

Leasehold $595,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Tourism Brokers
1001MF - Close to the Beach with Marina Views
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NELSON BAY
1001MF - Close to the Beach with Marina...

Freehold $3.2M
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Tourism Brokers

FORSTER
Business For Sale - Location, Lifestyle...

$2,100,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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MR Sales
Mid North Coast NSW 4.5 Star Management Rights - Iconic & Rare - 1P3736MR
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FORSTER
Mid North Coast NSW 4.5 Star Management...

Management Rights $2,100,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers
660MF - Coastal Motel with River Views
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HAWKS NEST
660MF - Coastal Motel with River Views

Reduced Freehold $2,280,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Tourism Brokers

CHARLESTOWN
Cheap 22 Room Pacific Hwy Coastal City...

Leasehold $285,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers

TUNCURRY
Business For Sale - Magnificent on the Mid...

$1,120,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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MR Sales

NEWCASTLE
Business For Sale - Corporate Management...

Under Contract / Offer
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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MR Sales
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - CIRCA $4.1M RANGE
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POKOLBIN
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - CIRCA $4.1M...


Net Income: $900,000
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Calvin Bailey Management Rights
Barrington Tops 28 Room Leasehold Motel - 1P3492M
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GLOUCESTER
Barrington Tops 28 Room Leasehold Motel -...

Leasehold $330,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers
UNDER CONTRACT - 1P3570MR
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14-18 Head Street FORSTER
UNDER CONTRACT - 1P3570MR

Management Rights $2,800,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers
Opportunity Awaits – Holiday Resort Management Rights NSW Mid North Coast - 1P3469MR
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TEA GARDENS
Opportunity Awaits – Holiday Resort...

Management Rights $1,230,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers
UNDER CONTRACT - 1P3582CP
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PACIFIC PALMS
UNDER CONTRACT - 1P3582CP

Leasehold $800,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers

TAREE
Well Presented NSW Mid North Coast 20 Unit...

Leasehold $560,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers
New 30 Year Motel Lease Mid North Coast NSW - 1P3595M
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TUNCURRY
New 30 Year Motel Lease Mid North Coast NSW...

Leasehold $650,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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CRE Brokers

TAREE
1605ML - A Motel on the River

$480,000 Leasehold
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Tourism Brokers

SCONE
SOLID LEASEHOLD MOTEL WITH LOW RENT RATIO...

$570,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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A B Brokers
Incredible Eco Retreat Metres from the Beach in Port Stephens  | Resort Brokers ID : FH004428
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ONE MILE BEACH
Incredible Eco Retreat Metres from the...

$2,900,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Resort Brokers
Permanent MR at 3.6 multiplier. Outstanding opportunity in Central Newcastle | Resort Brokers ID : MR004527
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ISLINGTON
Permanent MR at 3.6 multiplier. Outstanding...

$1,495,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: $750,000 4 Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: 38
Remuneration: $136,529

Resort Brokers
Leasehold - Excellent rent ratio - Upper Hunter | Resort Brokers ID : LH003379
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SCONE
Leasehold - Excellent rent ratio - Upper...

$580,000
Net Income: $163,412
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Resort Brokers

SCONE
1184ML - Upper Hunter Leasehold Motel -...

Reduced $580,000 Leasehold
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
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Tourism Brokers

TUNCURRY
1359MF - Water Views with Approved DA

Freehold $4,000,000
Net Income: -
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: -
Remuneration:

Tourism Brokers

NELSON BAY
Business For Sale - Superb Holiday Manag...

$1,427,000
Net Income: $263,000
Managers Estate: $960,000 2 Bed 2 Bath
Letting Pool: 54
Remuneration:

MR Sales

TEA GARDENS
Business For Sale - NSW Waterfront Manag...

Under Contract / Offer
Net Income: $300,000
Managers Estate: - - Bed - Bath
Letting Pool: 33
Remuneration:

MR Sales