Population quick facts

  • Total population: 7,374
  • Number of families: 1,989
  • Top age groups and lifestyles: Older couples and families, established couples and families, and maturing couples and families

Property statisticsAmbarvale

  • Median rent: $400 per week
  • Median property price: $580,000
  • Top dwelling structure: Separate house
  • Average bedrooms per property: 3.4

Places of interest and local attractions

Ambarvale, located 55 km south-west of Sydney CBD, is part of the local government of the city of Campbelltown and is in the Macarthur region.

One of the original properties in the area was a dairy farm called Glen Lora. The farming estates were sold in 1972 and Ambarvale was officially opened as a suburb in 1976. Today, the predominant type of dwelling is separate houses. The rest are attached houses and walk-up flats.

Ambarvale is an affordable place to live with everything you need right at your doorstep. It is perfect for families, retirees, singles and professionals. There are shops and medical facilities within easy reach. With many schools and parks within and around the suburb, families will find it an ideal place to raise their children. Ambarvale is home to Ambarvale Public School, Thomas Acres Public School and Thomas Reddall High School.

There's Aldi on Woodhouse Drive for your grocery shopping and Macarthur Square, one of the largest shopping centres in southwestern Sydney, is conveniently located just north of the suburb.

For sports and recreational facilities, Ambarvale has plenty to offer. Ambarvale Sports Complex, built at the heart of suburb, has multiple soccer fields, as well as a cricket pitch. There are several reserves in the suburb, offering plenty of natural shade, perfect for dog walking. Mandurama Reserve with its duck pond and walking paths is great for bird watching, picnics, dog walking and bird watching. Trotwood Reserve is a spacious grassy park with playground equipment for children.

Macarthur Station is just a five-minute drive and connects the suburb to Liverpool and Sydney CBD via the Airport, Inner West and South Line of the Sydney Trains network. Macarthur is also linked via NSW TrainLink to the Southern Highlands and Canberra. Busways and Interline buses service the area.

If you are planning to move, and are looking for a new property, check out the list of homes open for inspection in Ambarvale and other surrounding suburbs. 

*Data based on the Census 2016.