The Local Community Edition


Vol. 1
Lochinvar Ridge

Lochinvar Ridge

Immerse yourself in the Hunter region’s newest community, Lochinvar Ridge where picture-perfect vistas abound… Named after a loch in southern Scotland, this stunning area is nestled in Australia’s oldest wine-making region famous for its innovative mouthwatering experiences.

Masterplanned community

One of the most prestigious masterplanned communities in the Hunter region, Lochinvar Ridge offers residents an unrivalled selection of generous lots to build their dream home. We also collaborate with leading home builders to deliver a diverse range of packages for all lifestyles and budgets. If you’ve already fallen in love with the romance of Lochinvar, it’s time to register your interest and take the first step towards your new beginnings.

An active lifestyle

If you’re passionate about keeping fit and enjoying some of the best fitness facilities in the region, the Hunter boasts an array of sporting grounds, international-standard golf courses, Olympic-sized swimming pools and even world-class equestrian centres.

AIRD’S of Lochinvar

A local institution, Aird’s of Lochinvar is a family-owned company, servicing the community since 1971. Stocking iconic Australian brands including R.M. Williams, Akubra and Driza-Bone, as well as, Levis and Lee jeans, this legendary local retailer caters to all. Whether you’re looking for a new pair of leather boots or even classic Western accessories for the kids, Aird’s is your one-stop shop for quality country-style essentials.

Health and wellbeing

Residents will have access to a range of local medical facilities including public and private hospitals within close proximity to Lochinvar Ridge. The NSW Government has invested $470 million to deliver the new Maitland Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility to meet the growing healthcare needs of the surrounding Hunter region communities.

Offering a wide range of services, the new hospital represents a significant increase in the number of beds and treatment spaces available.

Modern gym and leisure centres are also available in Maitland.


As the local community continues to grow, employment opportunities in a variety of industries in the region are expanding. From retail to building, teaching and fitness, new residents and remote workers can explore new careers or build on their existing experience. Lochinvar Ridge provides easy access to the Rutherford Business Parks, just a 5 minute drive away.


Lochinvar Ridge is located off the New England Highway delivering convenient access to the surrounding Hunter Valley villages and city centres such as Maitland and Newcastle. The Hunter Expressway is also easily accessible for a quick connection to Sydney’s CBD. Lochinvar Train Station and regular bus routes provide more transport options for residents and visitors.


The oldest wine making region in Australia, the Hunter is known for its delicious range of local organic produce. Handmade cheeses, decadent chocolates and home-grown olives promise a taste sensation. As well as producing some of the world’s best wines, the region thrives with acclaimed restaurants, colourful markets, festivals, vineyard concerts and country shows.

Golf courses

Avid golfers can perfect their swing at three championship golf courses boasting beautiful views. The Hunter’s courses are some of the most popular destinations in the country. Golfers can choose between the Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club, Vintage Golf Club or the Hunter Valley Golf Course. Plus less serious golfers may prefer a family day.

Maitland Regional Art Gallery

Maitland Regional Art Gallery, just minutes away, brims with a diverse array of venues, galleries and exhibitions. A popular local attraction, the Gallery hosts a variety of fun creative events, educational and Arts Health programs for all ages and abilities. You can also enhance your local knowledge by taking a heritage tour or set your creativity free through a host of engaging art workshops. The fantastic – and free – Art Sunday sessions are also a hit with the kids!

Local markets

Mouthwatering sweets and savouries, discover uniquely crafted fashion and much, much more. With over 30+ stalls, food vans and live music, there’s something for everyone to enjoy, taste, try on and even dance to at the local markets. A popular weekend must-do for locals and visitors alike, the markets are a beloved institution in the Hunter region. Tocal Homestead opening its doors to the public on market days, you’ll find even more local flavour to enjoy.

Maitland River Regatta

You’re floating down the Hunter River! A truly idyllic way to spend a balmy summer’s day, this is one activity the whole family will love. So, head down to RH Taylor Park for an afternoon – or morning – of memory-making on the River. As well as a relaxing time on the water, there’s also a fantastic range of activities and entertainment on offer for the young – and young at heart. And when it’s time for a snack, check out the delicious selection of food and drinks from local vendors.

Wide choice of schools

Lochinvar is home to some of the finest schools in the Hunter region, from early education through to high school. The nearby Regional Centre of Maitland just short 11-minute drive also features a great selection of education facilities.

Proposed local amenities

Proposed plans for the Lochinvar locality aim to deliver one of the most exciting urban areas in the heart of the Hunter. Based on a walkable, mixed-use town, the community will have the capacity for up to 5,000 residential dwellings. The proposed Lochinvar town centre will also cater to a range of community needs from retail and healthcare to employment and more.

The great outdoors

Surrounded by some of the most pristine and breathtaking scenery in the country, Lochinvar Ridge is a delight for lovers of the great outdoors. Spend the weekend hiking or take a mountain bike ride along various National Park tracks and trails from the Watagans to the stunning Glenrock State Conservation Area.

Shopping precinct

Residents can pick up everyday essentials at Lochinvar, Rutherford Marketplace or Maitland City Centre. If you’re looking for boutique-style shopping, big name brands and a diverse food court, head to Stockland Greenhills in Maitland, just 15-minutes’ drive away.

Vol. 2
Lochinvar Ridge

PLEASE NOTE: Whilst care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, no responsibility is accepted for the accuracy of the whole or any part and interested persons are advised to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves in all respects.

PLEASE NOTE: Whilst care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, no responsibility is accepted for the accuracy of the whole or any part and interested persons are advised to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves in all respects.

Lochinvar Ridge