Bowral (Wingecarribee Shire Council):
49,710 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Bowral is $992,500. To rent the same property, the median price is $550.00 per week.
The median price for a three bedroom house in Moss Vale is $727,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $480.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 118kms in a south westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 26.3° to 14°and winters 11.8° to 2.4°. The mean annual rainfall is 708mm. (BOM data)
The largest employer is in the health and social assistance sector. That is followed by construction, retail, education, accommodation and food services and manufacturing.
The Wingecarribee Shire encompasses an area known as the Southern Highlands just to the south west of Sydney. The largest town is Bowral followed by Mittagong, Moss Vale, Bundanoon, Robertson and many other centres including Colo Vale, Yerrinbool, Berrima, Sutton Forest, Balaclava and Fitzroy Falls. The town of Moss Vale is the administrative hub of the Shire and it is where the Council headquarters are located.
This vibrant Shire is spoilt for choice in the number of events and festivals throughout the year. Some of the annual events are the Bowral Autumn Music Festival in March, in April “Bundanoon is Brigadoon” a Highland gathering, in June celebrate All Things Pies in the area and July the Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival is held. The long standing Tulip Time Festival is on in Bowral in September and in October the Bowral Classic will again be happening with the Southern Highlands Arts Festival held during November.
Sport of every kind is played in the Shire. Some examples are AFL, cricket, croquet, cycling, equestrian, hockey, little athletics, netball, rugby league, rugby union, skateboarding, soccer, softball, tee ball, tennis and touch football.
Education is well covered with numerous pre-schools and long day care centres. as well as family day care and after school centres. The Shire has sixteen public, three Catholic and two private primary schools. There are two public, three Catholic and two private high schools and a special school. Moss Vale has a campus of the Illawarra Institute of TAFE.
Residents requiring medical attention will be well looked after by the wide range of services in the region. There are a number of GP medical practices and of course a number of specialists who operate out of the two hospitals in the area. The Bowral hospital is a 94 bed public facility serving the Shire. There is a Community Health Centre operating alongside the hospital providing a wide range of services and there is also a large private hospital co-located with the public hospital. There are a wide range of allied health services available. Those seeking retirement/nursing home facilities will have plenty of choices.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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