Holsworthy, located 31 km south-west of the Sydney CBD, is part of the local government area of the city of Liverpool and is partially in the Sutherland Shire.

The area was first settled in the early 1800s, with lands primarily utilised for farms, orchards and vineyards. In 1913, most of the area was taken over for military training. It was in the post-war era that significant residential development took place. Today, Holsworthy is an established residential suburb and military area.

Holsworthy is a peaceful and quiet suburb that is ideal for raising a family. Schools and childcare facilities are easily accessible. There is a high school, a public school and a Catholic primary school in the suburb. There are plenty of shops in the nearby suburbs of Wattle Grove and Hammondville. Homebuyers and investors will find Holsworthy attractive because house prices are affordable and land sizes are good.

Population quick facts

  • Total population: 5,476
  • Number of families: 1,333
  • Top age groups and lifestyles: Established couples and families, maturing couples and families, and maturing and maturing and established independent

Property statistics

  • Median rent: $505 per week
  • Median property price: $835,000
  • Top dwelling structures: Separate house
  • Average bedrooms per property: 3.5

Places of interest

  • Holsworthy Public School
  • Harris Creek Reserve
  • Holsworthy Aquatic Centre

*Data based on the Census 2016.