Retiring to the Hawkesbury

Has the time finally come when the kids have all flown the nest and you are ready to see where this next phase in life takes you?

For many, where they raised the kids now has no hold on them, and the reality of relocating to their dream destination is becoming more tangible.

If New South Wales is calling to you, why not try retiring to the Hawkesbury.

Culinary Treats

Just because you’ve left the city behind, doesn’t mean you can’t still indulge in an array of culinary treats. In fact, the Hawkesbury offers fresh produce, boutique vintners and distillers, and gourmet restaurants that will take your tastebuds on quite the adventure.

Fill up your fridge with the freshest produce, shop at the local farmer’s markets and take paddock-to-plate to the next level. Spend your weekend in the sunshine with a picnic at the local distillery, picking your favourite treats straight from the paddock, or fresh from the local delis and bakeries.

Local’s tip: Kurrajong is one the Hawkesbury’s hidden gems. Its location makes it the perfect place to grow all sorts of fresh fruits, from citrus, apples, passionfruit, and grapes. Living in the Hawkesbury, you’ll be able to enjoy these treats all the time!

Meet new friends and share a meal at the pubs and cafes or make a date with your special someone at one of the five-star dining locations.

The benefit of living in this culinary wonderland is that you can take your time to savour these treats and go back to your favourites time and time again!


There is even more that sets the Hawkesbury apart – its unique personality and culture.

Not only is Hawkesbury a modern and thriving region, but it also boasts a rich cultural history. There has never been a better time to trade in the cramped streets and hustle-and-bustle life of the major city.

Enjoy the aesthetic of living in a historical area, with vintage building architecture, wide streets, heritage houses, tree-lined roads, and quaint cafes.

Explore the history and culture of the town at your leisure, from Indigenous Australian ceremonial sites to early settler architecture, such as those found at Windsor and Richmond.


There are a lot of benefits that come with relocating to the Hawkesbury region. Convenience is a big driver for retirees who want to spend their golden years enjoying the good things in life. This ranges from activities to infrastructure. The Hawkesbury offers everything from new hospitals, to convenient transport routes, and entertainment theatres with shopping centres filled with any store you could need or want.

When you’re living in such paradise, it’s only natural to want to spend each and every day getting out and being active. Here, you are on the doorstep of the best national parks for nature walks, botanical gardens, and birdwatching. Bushwalking is also a popular option. Gaze up into the canopy of trees that soar high overhead; whistle along to the tunes beautifully sung by the various species of birds; and feel your body energise as your feet pound the ground trod on by so many before you.

The Hawkesbury region is in the ideal location, surrounded by the Blue Mountains, Wollemi, and Dharug National Parks and still a stones throw from growing Western Sydney and Sydney conveniences.

Want more? Hawkesbury River is of course a fantastic place to go boating and fishing. Sit back and cast a line, relaxing along with the gentle ebb and flow of the water.

The country is opening back up and it is the perfect time to relocate to your dream destination.

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