South Lismore Suburb Guide
Your guide to real estate and living in South Lismore
Situated west of Wilson’s River, South Lismore is a relatively quiet suburb that still maintains very close proximity to Lismore’s many shops and amenities, making for an area popular with first home buyers and young families.
Living in South Lismore
Many families with young children flock to this area for its great housing affordability, primary school options, leafy parks and close position to inner city Lismore.
While South Lismore has fantastic ease of access to neighbouring suburb Lismore CBD, you can find plenty of your daily necessities taken care of in the main streets of this suburb. On Union Street or Casino Street you’ll find a fantastic bakery, convenience store, newsagency, petrol station, post office, pharmacy, pie shop, beauty salon, gym and a classic pub with a bottle shop for easy after-work drinks. While enjoying a cold one at the Station Hotel, peer across the road to spy a famed old icon of South Lismore – the now closed Lismore Railway Station, which was open from 1894 to 2004.
It’s easy to keep active or entertain the kids in South Lismore on a sunny day with two parks in the area. Nesbitt Park has a great outdoor playground, seating and a 1km walking track, while Riverview Park has a large open field and cricket nets, and is home to many local athletics carnivals.
You won’t have any trouble finding a school for primary aged kids, with two great schools in the area – Lismore South Public School
and Our Lady Help of Christians Primary School
. And for the older kids, Trinity Catholic College or Richmond River High School
are only a short bus ride or drive away.
Real estate in South Lismore
South Lismore has a population of over 1,900 and will appeal to first home buyers, families, investors and professionals working nearby in inner city Lismore, as it is affordable enough to accommodate all budgets. It will also suit professionals and healthcare workers from Sydney looking for a base in Lismore, as nearby Lismore Regional Airport is serviced daily with five flights to and from Sydney Airport.
Buying a property in South Lismore is a great way to break in to the Lismore real estate market, with prices as a general rule remaining very reasonable and stable.
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