The 6 Cheapest Suburbs in Sydney

December 3, 2021
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When the lockdowns started occurring throughout Australia, cities and towns throughout the were warned that the housing market would change drastically. But somehow, despite an initial dip at the onset of the pandemic, Sydney’s housing prices in 2021 have been soaring. From the priciest neighbourhoods to the cheapest suburbs in Sydney, property prices had increased by 25% in October.

So where does that leave us? Potentially contemplating a move. Fortunately, Sydney is a large city, and home to a plethora of charming neighbourhoods without the million dollar price tag. With less than an hour drive from the CBD, here are some of the cheapest suburbs in Sydney.  

#1 Cheapest suburb in Sydney: Blackett

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Soho Listing @ Franklin Crescent, Blackett, NSW, 2770, Australia
  • Price Guide: $450,000
  • Median House Price: $652,341
  • Distance from CBD: 45 minutes

To live in Sydney without breaking the bank is a luxury in itself, and Blackett offers a quiet, leafy alternative to the hustle and bustle of the city. Blackett sits off the M7 which allows for a speedy journey to the city and back. And for avid cyclists, a cycling path connects you from Poppondetta Park all the way to Mt Druitt. 

#2 Cheapest suburb in Sydney: Bidwill

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Soho Listing @ 5/588 Luxford Road, Bidwill, NSW, 2770, Australia
  • Price Guide: $550,000
  • Median House Price: $640,044
  • Distance from CBD: 40 minutes

It’s safe to say that Bidwill is a well-priced suburb. For its local schools, proximity to motorways, and reliable public transport, Bidwill is not only one of the cheapest suburbs in Sydney but also one worthy of investing in. Many claim its friendly, polite atmosphere that, on top of the affordability, make it a great place to to bring up a family. 

#3 Cheapest suburb in Sydney: Tregear

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Soho Listing @ 5 Belgica Street, Tregear, NSW, 2770, Australia
  • Price Guide: $569,000 – $599,000
  • Median House Price: $636,058
  • Distance from CBD: 50 minutes

If a small, friendly neighbourhood with a strong sense of community is what you’re after, look no further. Tregear is a lovely, quiet suburb known for its multicultural residents. Parks, schools and shops are all a short distance away which gives the area its warm, communal energy. 

# 4 Cheapest suburb in Sydney: Emerton

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Soho Listing (sold) @ 14 Bunsen Avenue, Emerton, NSW, 2770, Australia
  • Price Guide: $580,000 – $630,000
  • Median House Price: $631,264
  • Distance from CBD: 45 minutes

For this price, you’re truly in a great neighbourhood. A primarily residential suburb means a close-knit community and a wonderful place to raise a family. Like Blackett, Emerton also sits adjacent to the Westlink M7, offering easy access to the city when you need it. 

#5 Cheapest suburb in Sydney: Willmot

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Soho Listing @ 10 Captain Cook Drive, Willmot, NSW, 2770, Australia
  • Price Guide: $600,000
  • Median House Price: $677,206
  • Distance from CBD: 50 minutes

One of the cheapest suburbs in Sydney, Willmot also has a family feel. It’s the kind of place where your neighbours say hi to you on the street—and that’s something to be celebrated. The residents are predominantly made up of younger and older families who benefit from having a local school nearby.

#6 Cheapest suburb in Sydney: Lethbridge Park

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Soho Listing @ 7 & 7a Mangariva Avenue, Lethbridge Park, NSW, 2770, Australia
  • Price Guide: $689,000 – $739,000
  • Median House Price: $658,508
  • Distance from CBD: 45 minutes

With solid public transport, nice parks for dogs and children, and close access to shopping and leisure centres, Lethbridge Park has grown into a friendly suburb with a neighbourly spirit. A plus is having the Nepean River and Blue Mountains close by for your getaways. 

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*Suburb median house prices collected from Corelogic as of 1 December 2021. 

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