Gosford is a city located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. The city is situated at the northern extremity of Brisbane Water, an extensive northern branch of the Hawkesbury River estuary and Broken Bay.
The city is the administrative centre of the Central Coast region, which is the third largest urban area in New South Wales after Sydney and Newcastle. Gosford has been designated as an important growth centre under the NSW Development Strategy.
Maitland and The Hunter Valley
Located on the banks of the Hunter River, 35 minutes to Newcastle Airport, right on the New England Highway, Maitland is also less than 15 minutes from the M1 Pacific Motorway, the M15 Hunter Expressway or the Newcastle Link Road. It has it's own rail service, so from Maitland you can easily access many parts of Newcastle, the Central Coast, Lake Macquarie, and Sydney.
Maitland's continued growth is supported by the massive investment in the Newcastle economy. Newcastle is a key regional centre for NSW, with upgrades to the CBD, transport infrastructure, Newcastle Airport International status, Cruise ship terminal revitalisation. Maitland has it's own infrastructure revitalisation projects including the Stockland Green Hills shopping centre expansion to the tune of $412mil, and the new Maitland Hospital Precinct at Metford.
While capital cities values have levelled out - Regional markets are now consistently outperforming the combined capitals. This means that regional areas like Maitland and the Hunter Valley are still a great place to invest in property where capital gains continue to grow.