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Nov 24, 2023

Discovering Singleton

Introduction: Nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Singleton emerges as a hidden gem with a unique blend of history, community spirit, and modern amenities. As a long-standing Singleton real estate agency, we are excited to showcase why many are proud to call Singleton home. [caption id="attachment_9242097" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Rawcliffe Street[/caption] Geography and Location: Located approximately 2 hours from Sydney, less than an hour from Newcastle city and airport, and on the doorstep of Lake St Clair and the Pokolbin/Broke wine country, Singleton enjoys a prime position in the Hunter Region. The area provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. For those who appreciate a scenic drive, the picturesque landscapes surrounding Singleton make for a delightful day out. With direct expressway access from both Newcastle and Sydney, and major infrastructure projects such as the Golden Highway fly over and Singleton by-pass, Singleton is becoming increasingly connected. [caption id="attachment_9242099" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Rose Point Park + Sundial[/caption] Lifestyle and Amenities: Singleton is more than just a place to reside; it's a community that offers plenty. It boasts an array of amenities Including: parks and sporting facilities, cycleways, cafes and restaurants, pubs and clubs, shopping centres, the John Street shopping and event precinct + much more. With a local government focus on improving and creating green space, parklands and cycleways over the last decade, there are certainly plenty of options. Families can enjoy quality time at Rose Point Park, adjoining John Street or visit Townhead park that boasts a visitor centre, café, art gallery and extensive children's playground. 'The Valley Markets' (located at Townhead Park every second Sunday of each month) and local cafes such as 'Worn Out Wares' also add to the appeal of Singleton, creating a welcoming atmosphere for residents and visitors alike. There are plenty of options when it comes to education with 3 high schools, 5 primary schools and a TAFE college. [caption id="attachment_9242100" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Townhead Park Precinct[/caption] Community and Culture: Beyond its physical beauty, Singleton thrives on a strong sense of community. There are many active sporting clubs including the Singleton Strikers (Soccer), Singleton Greyhounds (Rugby League), Singleton Bulls (Rugby), Singleton Roosters (AFL) and a strong netball competition. Singleton is also home to community clubs including the Singleton Lions Club, Rotary Club, Singleton Men's Shed, Singleton Country Club + much more. Residents come together to celebrate local events such as The Singleton Show, Singleton Firelight and Christmas on John Street. Some other notable events include: The Broke Village Fair, SATS theatre productions, Singleton Lolly Run, Hunter Valley Wine Show and the Singleton Art Show. The warmth and friendliness of the community contribute to making Singleton a true home for its residents. [caption id="attachment_9242101" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Singleton Lolly Run[/caption] Real Estate Market Overview: Property prices have been stable throughout 2023 off the back of the strong industry and relative affordability when compared to markets east of Singleton. Our market still provides great value, with the median suburb house prices below (as of November 2023): - Singleton $565,930 - Singleton Heights $599,591 - Hunterview $711,945 - Gowrie $1,017,207 - Wattle Ponds $1,017,570 Nearby Markets: - Cessnock $551,453 - Lochinvar $670,388  - Greta $722,247 - North Rothbury $780,273 - Branxton $798,204 - Pokolbin $1,245,956 - Lovedale $2,129,534 Real Estate Opportunities: Singleton provides diverse real estate offerings, catering to varying preferences and needs. From the suburban living of Singleton, Singleton Heights and Hunterview to the charm of lifestyle properties at Wattle Ponds, Gowrie and Sedgefield, there is something for everyone. Bridgman Ridge estate also continues to provide the benchmark for people looking to build in a quality neighbourhood. Close in proximity to schools, shopping centres, playgrounds, and sporting facilities, it is the perfect spot for the growing family. Our agency is dedicated to assisting you in finding the property that perfectly aligns with your lifestyle and preferences. Client Testimonials: Don't just take our word for it - hear from satisfied clients who we were able to help find homes in Singleton. Great Experience: "I've heard people say that buying your first home is stressful, I didn't have that kind of experience with Lorna at all. I found Lorna to be very knowledgeable, friendly and always available to answer any questions." - Purchaser of 2 Sturt Avenue, Singleton Highly recommend: "We recently bought an investment property without knowing the area Lorna was extremely helpful. Her knowledge of the area made our experience extremely easy." - Purchaser of 1/59 Wattle Ponds Road, Hunterview These experiences showcase the personalised service our agency provides. We take pride in helping our clients achieve their real estate goals. [caption id="attachment_9242103" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Happy Buyers[/caption] Conclusion: In conclusion, Singleton stands as a testament to the beauty of regional living, combining modern conveniences with a strong sense of community. Whether you're drawn to its real estate opportunities, or the welcoming atmosphere, Singleton has much to offer. Explore the unique charm of Singleton and consider making it your next home. For more information on available properties or to discuss your real estate needs, give us a call on (02) 6572 4000, we are available 7 days a week.