Fairhaven Shopping Village is home to the best value sustainable shopping destination on the Central Coast of NSW. Discover a huge and ever changing range of pre loved fashion, antiques, bric a brac, toys, books, plants, cds, dvds, linen, craft supplies, homewares, collectables, furniture, electrical, art, hardware and more.
Visit the ReCreate space where preloved stuff has been lovingly restored as unique, one-off hand crafted items – all made by Fairhaven staff, volunteers and supported employees. Includes upcycled craft, fashion, giftware, homewares, furniture and more.
Check out our Antiques and Collectables that are beautifully housed in the old ‘Schoolhouse’ next to the Book Store and don’t miss our annual Christmas Cave from November to early January filled with the magical delights of the season.
Fare Cravin’ cafe offers cosy seating indoors or a chance to spread out among the gumtrees outside. Drop in for lunch or breakfast. Chalkboard and sandpit area make it great for families with young kids. And dog friendly, too.
Pop in and have a browse. Parking is right at the door.
All proceeds from purchases made at Fairhaven Shopping Village directly benefit people who live with disability on the Central Coast.
Antiques and Collectables
A space in the front of the Old Schoolhouse dedicated to antiques, collectibles, curios, memorabilia, ephemera and intriguing retro finds! Browse for treasure, chat to one of our antiques enthusiasts or find items to add to your collection!
Hand made by Fairhaven employees, this range is dedicated to all things pre-loved, upcycled, unique and beautiful. Made right here on site using reclaimed timber and textile materials.
Pre loved designer wear to street wear, men’s, kids and babies wear, shoes, bags and accessories, jewellery scarves and hats. We have it all. Put together your own unique and sustainable fashion vibe from the huge selection on offer in the Fairhaven Fashion area.
This area stocks a fantastic range of materials for the crafty enthusiast: fabrics, textile supplies, yarns and cottons, paper craft, haberdashery supplies, upholstery fabrics and notions plus plastics, metals, wood offcuts and more. A great resource for your next project in art, education, home renos. Repair! Reduce! Reuse! Repurpose! Reinvent! Recycle!
Old Schoolhouse Book Store
What began as a Schoolhouse for children with intellectual disabilities in the Gosford region back in the 1960s, has since been lovingly restored and is now a flourishing little second hand book store. The Old Schoolhouse Book Store, tucked away behind the antiques and collectables, houses a huge range of books for readers of all ages and interests. Fiction, non-fiction, adventure, travel and a variety of children’s books.
Up the back in a converted shipping container you will be thrilled to find our toy shed. Chock a block full of toys and games for all ages. Always changing with new stock nearly every day. From babies to young teens, something for all. Pre loved – a sensible earth friendly, sustainable way to shop. Prices start at just 50cents.
Furniture, electrical and entertainment
Find a furniture bargain, piece of treasure or that one-of-a-kind piece to upcycle for yourself. A constantly changing assortment ranging from lounges to bookcases, cupboards to chairs, electrical and CD/DVD. Donations of preloved furniture in good condition, are most welcome. Ask about our free pickup service (02) 4349 5500.
Hardware, sports and outdoor
Don’t miss the sports and outdoor, hardware and ever changing supplies of building odds and ends in our converted shipping container area. Something for everyone from spanners to tents, body building bits, hammers and skateboards, fishing gear and screwdrivers!
Plants and garden
Nestled alongside the Green Shed, our plant nursery is stocked with quality plants and cuttings including succulents, indoor plants, pots ‘n’ planters and even the occasional garden tool and ornament. Prices start from just $2.
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Fairhaven Shopping Village was formerly known as Vintage Fair. When Fairhaven rebranded, we saw an opportunity to create a stronger connection between the op shop’s primary objective of charity fundraising and the heart of our cause in which all proceeds are reinvested in; providing innovative supports, services and opportunities for people who live with disability right here on the Central Coast. Read more about the rebrand here.