The Ovens Valley, consisting of the towns of Eldorado, Tarrawingee, Everton and Bowmans-Murmungee, is known by locals as a beautiful, natural hideaway that truly exemplifies the ultimate country lifestyle.
Things to do
The historic dredge in Eldorado is a popular local and tourist destination. Being situated near the Great Alpine Road also allows easy access to the Victorian Snowfields. The area is also enriched in natural beauty, with Centennial Park and Gun House Park providing a great backdrop for a Sunday picnic. If you are a keen cyclist, the Murray to Mountains Rail trail also runs through the district!
Tolpuddle Goat Cheese and Farm provides fresh cheese and an opportunity to get up close and personal with their goats, while Eldorado Cherries offers a fantastic Pick Your Own experience at the start of summer!
The district hosts a number of unique and fun events including the Folk, Rhythm and Life Festival, the Off Grid Living Festival and the Murmungee Giant Pumpkin and Harvest Festival.
The district is well-equipped for schooling, home to the Carraragarmungee and Everton Primary Schools and childcare services. For the bigger kids, the public Wangaratta High School is just a 20-minute drive by school bus, as are private schools Cathedral College and Galen Catholic College.
The district has a number of parks and reserves for local residents to enjoy along with multiple tennis courts and Tarrawingee Golf Course.
With average house prices ranging between $400,000 – $550,0000*, you can score yourself a large family home located within the township close to amenities. Alternatively, you can settle on substantial acreage to fully experience the peaceful country bliss you’ve always imagined for around $680,000 - $730,000*.
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*Prices correct as of October 2020. Based upon realestate.com.au data.