Callaghan Real Estate
Callaghan is a suburb of the city of Newcastle in New South Wales in Australia. It is located 10 kms. from Newcastle’s central business district. The main campus of University of Newcastle, a premier University, is located in Callaghan.
Callaghan is named after Sir Bede Callaghan who was the Chancellor of University of Newcastle from 1977 to 1988 in recognition of his huge contribution to this area. Callaghan is synonymous with the University of Newcastle, which is among the top 10 Universities in Australia for many years and is renowned for its research facilities. The University has over 35,500 students on its rolls and has huge expansion plans. The place provides a great institution for studies and research for students far and wide. The University contributes tremendously to the amenities in the area. Most real estate here is residential with many units rented out to the students here.
Being home to the University, Callaghan has a good public transport network with high-speed buses. Callaghan is serviced by Warabrook station on CityRail’s Hunter line.
Good sports facilities are available at The Forum Sports and Aquatic Centre located on the University’s Callaghan campus. The facilities are available for use both for the students and for other locals. The Centre has indoor and outdoor facilities for basketball, squash, tennis, netball, a heated pool, a gymnasium and outdoor ovals for various outdoor sports.
Two childcare centres – Kintaiba Child Care Centre and Wonnayba Child Care Centre are located on the University’s Callaghan campus and are open to use for the public and the students. The general public also has the opportunity to become members of the libraries located on the campus of the University on payment of a nominal fee. The closest shopping complex and commercial centre are located at Jesmond.
Thus, Callaghan is a quiet, peaceful suburb in Newcastle with the prestigious University of Newcastle’s campus located here. Many residential units are located here. These are always in demand on rent due to the large population of students both from within Australia and internationally who have made the University and this area their home. The real estate here is affordable and well developed, and the area offers a comfortable living with access to good amenities.
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