You’re Welcome in Wangaratta
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Located in the heart of Victoria’s High Country, the Rural City of Wangaratta is a bustling provincial centre situated just two and a half hours from Melbourne, four and half hours from Canberra and forty five minutes from Albury/Wodonga.
Wangaratta provides the perfect blend of regional charm and city sophistication, with an enviable lifestyle. It is a major regional centre – economically, culturally and socially – for the surrounding region.
The Rural City of Wangaratta is a leader in knowledge, innovation, creativity and advancement. The local economy is incredibly diverse, home to major manufacturing, transport and distribution activities. It is the regional headquarters for several state government agencies with thriving support industries such as viticulture, agriculture and horticulture. There are significant retail opportunities in and around the city and an extensive range of health providers, plus excellent recreational facilities.
With a population of over 27,000 the Rural City offers a range of recreational, commercial, educational, tourism and health facilities, including both private and public hospitals.
The Rural City has over 20 primary schools, 3 secondary schools, a special school, Goulburn Ovens TAFE, a technical education centre, a rural Industries campus and Charles Sturt University. Combine these opportunities with a real estate market offering housing at all levels from urban and modern CBD living to rural lifestyle or acreage – and it’s no wonder why Wangaratta is the premier choice for those seeking country sophistication with all the amenities of a key regional centre.
It’s location in the heart of Victoria’s High Country allows residents to enjoy the best nature has to offer including cycle routes, rail trails, bushwalking, horse-riding and fresh water fishing locations in and among the region’s many streams, lakes and rivers.
New subdivisions like Armstrong Creek and Warralilly have resulted in a dramatic increase in careers that build. House construction teams, from design to completion have increased 1175% in the past five years.