8.5 out of 10

Queanbeyan

-35.3529454092538 149.230543558051
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  • Cost of Living
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Clean & Green
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Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Good place to buy, cheaper than Canberra but has good capital growth"

Queanbeyan is the NSW sister of Canberra- takes about 20 minutes to drive into Canberra Centre. It is cheaper, has houses on bigger blocks for the same price and has all the facilities. Queanbeyans has its own shopping centre, country style cafes and bakeries, 3 supermarkets in the main area and a hospital.

We have lived in Queanbeyan for 4 years and love it and see only potential for the area a lot of young couples and young families are moving into Queanbeyan as rents and housing prices are higher in Canberra and so more cafes are springing up all the time.
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3/5
2yrs+

"Plenty more life than Canberra"

I once booked to stay in a motel in Queenbeyan thinking that it was in Canberra. However, Queenbeyan is part of New South Wales and it is very close to Canberra. The funny thing is that it has much more life and character than our nation’s capital. The streets have more interesting cafes and bakeries for you to grab an early morning bite and I know friends who prefer to stay in Queenbeyan than live in Canberra, even though they work in Canberra. Additionally, rental prices in Queenbeyan are cheaper than Canberra and it is only a ten minutes' drive to get into Canberra from this town. The motels are well kept here and everybody is very friendly
4/5
2yrs+

"Queanbeyan- many advantages of being close to Canberra"

Queanbeyan is about a 3 and ½ hour drive from Sydney or a “hop, skip and jump” from Canberra. This city has much to offer the resident and visitor alike. There are a number of art galleries to visit and a museum to take your fancy such as the Historical museum, the sporting museum, the printing museum or if you are into family histories there is the Queanbeyan Library family History Research Centre. There is an array to shopping centres, and places to eat as well as motels, hotels, guest houses etc for all your accommodations needs. Outside the city there are a number of natural attractions, lookouts and walks for those who love the outdoors. Home prices are still affordable and work is plentiful in Canberra.
Recommended for
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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees