9.1 out of 10

Stannum

-29.2451428834153 151.756086447384
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Internet Access
  • Neighbourly Spirit
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
2yrs+

"Excellent place to buy an affordable home with very little living expenses, raise a family or retire, Country living at it's best!!"

Stannum is rich in mining history, a hive activity, great people and comunity spirit. A great place to raise a family or retire comfortably. Very safe, friendly, welcoming, close knit community. I have lived here for 9 years, with all of my children attending the local schools, crime rate in the 9 years I have been here has been zero incidents, living expenses are very low (currently 2010 Rates are $290/year), great friendly people who are always willing to give a hand when needed. Country living at its best.

SHOPPING, SERVICES & GENERAL INTERESTS
Drs, medical services and local hospitals are all located at Emmaville, Glen Innes and Tenterfield
A large Foodworks Store, Post Office, Petrol Station/Roadhouse with mechanic, Cafe (yummiest burgers around), Bakery (best pies and cakes in the New England area), Primary School, Preschool, Country Link Bus Services, School Bus Services, School Of Arts Hall and Police Station all located 16.1 kms in the town of Deepwater.
The town of Deepwater is a hive of activity with many local Yellow Belly and Cod fishing spots along the many rivers in the area, including a fishing club to join. Many show nights performed by the local theatre group and local school, art shows, fetes, dance classes, library and many other activities organised throughout the year at the local Hall Of Arts.
The Deepwater Markets also held once a month at the bottom pub. Locally grown fruit and vegie market every Saturday at the Deepwater Roadhouse.
Deepwater Jockey Club and Deepwater Racecourse, holding the annual Deepwater Races in January. The Deepwater Golf Club and Deepwater Golf Course also holding many activities throughout the year. The Tennis Club compete regularly at the local tennis courts.
Local Church Youth groups available for primary and high school aged children ran by the local vicars wife.
Many national parks to visit including the much visited Mystery Face at Torrington.
Torrington and surrounding areas are famous for there fossicking with many visitors travelling to the area throughout the year to try there hand at fossicking. Torrington also has many activities organised throughout the year at the Torrington Hall including ANZAC memorial and the traditional diggers breakfast, the annual Easter Markets, Cricket Day and Christmas Party are very popular with locals and tourists.
There are also many activities and annual events held in Glen Innes and Tenterfield which are also very popular with the locals and tourists.

More information on our fav places to eat and things to do in around Stannum and Deepwater please click on forum tab for more information.

SCHOOL BUS SERVICES
• Emmaville Central School
(primary and high school)
School bus located 13kms in the village of Torrington.
• Local Glen Innes Schools and Local Tenterfield Schools
(primary and high schools)
School Bus located 16.1 kms in the town of Deepwater.
• Deepwater Public School & Deepwater Preschool
(preschool & primary only)
16.1 kms.
Pros
  • Living expenses are very low
  • great friendly community
  • safe community to live in
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Country Lovers