Lifestyle and Investment



You don’t have to love fine wine and superb cuisine to appreciate Cessnock City’s lifestyle advantages. Foremost is Cessnock’s relaxed, rural pace of life. Leave the stress and bustle of the city life behind, while still enjoying all the best aspects of urban culture. Move into one of the many semi-rural lots available in Cessnock’s picturesque villages.

Cessnock City enjoys large expanses of open space, a backdrop of natural and rural scenery makes it easy to unwind and appreciate the peace of our Countryside. However, you are never too far away from a good coffee or the comforts of urban life. Cessnock City has well established health and education facilities, and excellent cultural, sporting venues. Retail is centred around our CBD's in Cessnock, Kurri Kurri and Branxton.

The climate is temperate with mild winters and warm summers. Mean annual temperatures range from a minimum of 11°C to a maximum of 25°C. A variety of housing styles from city residential through to bush hideaway offers something for everyone. Whether you value the character of a heritage home, a rural retreat or want to create your dream home in a green new estate, you’ll find what you’re looking for in the Cessnock LGA – at an affordable price. 

For more information on Tourism or Livestyle investment in Cessnock local government area, please contact Council's Economic Development Manager on (02) 4993 4257.

Visit the Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre for visitor information.

Visit Advance Cessnock City for Business Investment information and resources.