A little About the Beautiful and Serene Young Shire
Young’s central location, growing population and its proximity to a surrounding population of approximately 57,000 within a 150km radius, provides an ideal opportunity for the continued growth and development of the Shire. Young offers an ideal country lifestyle. It is located an hour and a half from Canberra and four hours from Sydney.
Young Shire has the intention to strengthen its role in the next 10 years with improved services, facilities and a strong economic base, while preserving the country lifestyle which residents enjoy. It has a high degree of liveability with very affordable house prices and rental costs when compared to the NSW State average.
Widely recognised as Australia’s Cherry Capital, the Young district provides paddock to plate produce in the form of its cherries, grain, canola, lamb, chicken, eggs, honey, oils, plums, beef, prunes, peaches, wine, apricots, organic chickens and ducks.
It is also home to innovative business in the field of research, technology, milling, genetics, accounting, telecommunications, building, sustainability, concreting, mining and biogas.
Young covers an area of 2670 square kms with a population of approximately 12,500 people living in 4874 private dwellings. The Young Shire shares its boundaries with Boorowa, Harden, Cootamundra, Temora, Weddin and Cowra councils.
The Young area has an extraordinary place in Australian history, with the gold rush in the mid 1800s.
If you are interested to get to know more about living in Young, or are looking for a property in Young, contact us and we are confident that we will match you with the perfect property you are after.