Howrah Suburb Profile

Howrah, Tasmania suburb profile 

On the eastern shore of Hobart’s Derwent River lies Howrah. Home to about 8,000 residents, this suburb is sought after for its family-friendly nature, peace and quiet, and spectacular views. 

Quick Facts

Howrah Tasmania postcode: 7018

Howrah Tasmania Population: 8,684 people
Howrah is a suburb in the Clarence Region of Tasmania. Howrah has a population of 8,684 people and 16.55% of its occupants live in rental accommodation.

Supply and demand: High

Living in Howrah Tasmania

Where is howrah, tasmania?

Howrah is a beach-side suburb in Hobart located to the east of CBD. It overlooks the water across to Hobart’s western suburbs. In Howrah, you will be able to sit back on your deck and watch the sun set behind Mt Wellington each evening.

It takes just 10-15 minutes to drive to the CBD and 15 minutes to the international airport in the opposite direction. This makes it a perfect location for businessmen and women who work in the city yet need to travel to the airport for interstate commutes. 

Howrah homes

Homes for sale Howrah Tasmania

Howrah property is almost entirely residential and has a property option for everyone. This suburb offers charming beachside bungalows built in the mid-1900s, modern homes with big backyards to accommodate for furry family members, and even houses in need of ‘flipping’. 

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Howrah community

Howrah Tasmania community

If you move to Howrah, your neighbours will mostly be made up of established couples and families – young and old. They are most likely professionals or administrative, trade and community workers. Many who live in this area love the outdoors, so you will see people walking, running and enjoying the water and local parks regularly.

howrah shopping and dining

Shopping and eating out in Howrah Tasmania

Located within Howrah is Shoreline Plaza. It offers all of your necessities, from a pharmacy, bank and doctors to a drycleaners, hair and beauty salon, and newsagency. In the same vicinity, you will find a 9/11 Bottleshop, Woolworths and Zap Fitness. The suburb really is self-contained.

If the local plaza doesn’t have everything you need, the largest shopping centre in Tasmania is located just 10 minutes away. Eastlands boasts Village Cinemas, including Gold Class; Woolworths and Coles; Big W and Kmart; JB Hi-Fi; Michael Hill; Sportsgirl; Specsavers; and so much more!

If you love the idea of a local bar, café and evening dining option, the Shoreline Hotel will tick all the boxes. They can accommodate an intimate dinner, functions and offer family-friendly dining by an outdoor playground. They even have a modern sports bar complete with log fire and amazing meals.

howrah schools

Schools in Howrah Tasmania

Howrah has a high school and a primary school within the suburb, reaffirming its family-friendly status.

howrah sports clubs

Howrah Tasmania sports clubs

If you love to stay active through sport, Howrah has a great selection of local clubs. Within the suburb, you will find tennis, athletics, croquet and bowls clubs. Touch football and soccer are also played at the local Wentworth Park Sportsground. Senior, youth and junior soccer are hosted there during winter, while touch football is played in both summer and winter.

Cricket and AFL fans won’t miss out either. Bellerive Oval, renowned for hosting international cricket matches, is located just down the road in the neighbouring suburb of Bellerive.

howrah property prices

Howrah Tasmania property prices

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Are you thinking about selling your property in Howrah?

The first step to selling is to arrange a property appraisal. A property appraisal can help you determine the current market value of your property and if you should be thinking about doing anything to the property before you put it out on the market. 

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