The Greta Valley district includes the townships of Greta, Glenrowan, Hamilton Park, Taminick and South Wangaratta. An area enriched in iconic Australian history, this district has plenty of old-world character preserved by its deep ties to Ned Kelly.
The district is filled with historical walks, landmarks and heritage sites that capture the imagination of a time when Ned Kelly and his gang were caught in 1880.
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The district is blessed with breathtaking natural scenery, with the stunning Warby Range National Park on your doorstep. Explore the various vantage points with marked trails and signage along the way to Ryans lookout, Mount Glenrowan and Salisbury Falls. Lake Mokoan and the Winton Wetlands also offer wonderful walking and birdwatching options for the family. You’ll also find the Greta Glenrowan cycling Loop right on your doorstep if you fancy a bike ride.
Glenrowan is home to the region’s largest vineyard, Baileys of Glenrowan and the district has its fair share of restaurants, cafes, bakeries and fresh producers. Local orchards are open to the public so you can buy direct from the source and Black Dog Brewery’s craft beers will quench the thirst of any beer lovers out there.
The district has two primary schools – Glenrowan Primary School and Greta Valley Primary School. Both offer supportive and nurturing environments for their students. There is also a local kindergarten offer sessions for 3 and 4 year olds. Wangaratta's High Schools (Galen Catholic College, Cathedral College and Wangaratta High School) are just a short 15 minute car or bus ride away.
For those families with outdoor loving children, the Outdoor School at 15 Mile Creek provides students with a rich and unique learning environment for students from Prep – Year 12.
The district is well known for great recreation services and sport facilities, and the community has a high participation and volunteer rate. There are a wide range of sporting fields at your disposal, including squash, tennis, basketball and netball courts; football and soccer fields, various multi-purpose reserves and riding clubs.
With an average house price of around $410,000 - $500,000*, you can choose between spacious land in a township or a more remote setting. The perfect space for your next home office!
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*Prices correct as of October 2020. Based upon realestate.com.au data.