Telarah Real Estate Profile

Telarah is now enjoying its time on the property radar due to an enviable location and affordability. With the convenience of being close to facilities and services, it also maintains a quiet neighbourly atmosphere, making it ideal for families, young and old.

The majority of residences in the suburb are single story dwellings on oversized blocks. The houses themselves are often compact weatherboard homes which have been renovated or extended, or they offer the opportunity to make your mark and personalise to suit individual needs.For this reason, it has drawn the attention of those wanting to get a foothold in the property market. Many residents in the area are younger families and first home owners, with an average age of 20-39.

Living local

Positioned only 2 kilometres out of Maitland, Telarah benefits from being so close to both Maitland CBD, and the ever-expanding area of Rutherford, which is home to a growing range of retail outlets and services.

Students can attend the local public school – Telarah Public, and there are numerous secondary options. Maitland, Rutherford, and further afield at East Maitland and Lochinvar are all a close drive.

Telarah has its own station on the Hunter Line which runs between Dungog and Newcastle, making a work commute an easy option. Proximity to the New England Expressway creates connectivity to the Upper Hunter and Newcastle, plus a 10-minute drive to the Hunter Expressway means Sydney is only 2 hours away.

Residents enjoy access to a few providers such as a small local supermarket, butcher, pharmacy, hairdresser, bottle shop, petrol station, newsagent and post office, takeaway shop and a bowling club. Meanwhile Rutherford Marketplace is only 5 minutes away, and the newly-expanded Green Hills Shopping Centre is a 15 minute drive.

Telarah Property
McElwaines Sold this house in Telarah.

Telarah Property Market

Properties in Telarah are maintaining a great rental return in relation to the median house price. That makes it very appealing as a suburb for investment. Online searches are showing a higher number for Telarah properties. There is a strong interest in the suburb (935) compared to then state average of 832 per property,

McElwaine is again leading the median house price by 8%, with an average sale of $405,000.

  • Median house price: $372,000
  • McElwaine median house price: $405,000
  • Median house rental: $338 per week
  • McElwaine highest sale price: $610,000
  • Highest sales price: $610,000