If, like many Sydneysiders you are finding Sydney property prices way out of your league, then maybe it’s time you considered looking slightly further afield for your dream home. Looking further out of Sydney doesn’t mean living in the middle of nowhere though. You can still live within 3km of well-serviced town centres with all of your retail and dining amenity on your doorstep and only an hour’s commute to Sydney CBD.
is one suburb that is growing in popularity. Located in the south-west growth corridor of Sydney, just 3km to Camden, Elderslie has some fantastic house and land packages for sale right now at affordable prices to suit first home buyers, owner occupiers and smart investors.
Not only is Elderslie an hour from Sydney, but residents have a wealth of amenity, schools and recreation on their doorstep to lead a fulfilled and fantastic lifestyle. So, why should you be buying house and land in Elderslie? Here are iBuyNew’s top 10 reasons
Top 10 reasons to buy new house and land in Elderslie
1. Part of Sydney’s booming south west region
is situated within Sydney’s booming south west region. The South West Growth Centre comprises 18 precincts, of which 11 are located in the Camden LGA. $3 billion has been spent on roads, $2 billion on the southwest rail link and there has been a rise in private investment.
The nearby Narellan Town Centre has also spent $200 million on upgrades and has now officially opened. This new development includes an increase of retail space from 36,000 square metres to 72,000 square metres with more than 100 new retailers including one of the largest new Coles Supermarkets in Australia. Residents in Elderslie are therefore well and truly catered for in terms or retail and dining experiences.
2. Growing population
Camden Council is currently the fastest growing Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The Camden area’s population is forecast to increase from the current 88,000 to almost 230,000 by 2036. In the 2015 to 2016 financial year, the Elderslie-Harrington Park statistical area ranked sixth in the top 10 fastest growing regions, with a population rise of 7.1 per cent. The south-west region has the capacity for approximately 110,000 new dwellings for 300,000 people.
3. Greater demand than supply
Under the Camden Council, the forecast residential development for Elderslie estimates there will be an additional 940 dwellings between 2011 and 2036. This equates to an increase of 58.4%.
4. A family friendly suburb
In 2011, the dominant household type in Camden Council was couple families with dependents which accounted for 46.1% of all households. The largest increase between 2011 and 2021 is forecast to be in couple families with dependents, which will increase by 6,162 households and account for 42.1% of all households. Elderslie is a very family-orientated demographic, and young families especially can be found here.
5. Improving transport infrastructure
Elderslie is well connected by transport routes with the Camden Bypass, Old Hume Highway, The Old Northern Road and Camden Valley Way all close by. The nearest train station is Macarthur and journeys to Central take just under an hour by train. Camden Council has also planned a significant investment of $75.9 million for road and transport infrastructure.
6. First Home Owner Grant
If you are a first home owner looking to buy a new house and land package in Elderslie then you can take advantage of the $10,000 First Home Owner Grant, as long as the home does not exceed $750,000. You could also be eligible for stamp duty concessions, where properties valued between $650,000 and $800,000 are entitled to a reduction, which will make a home slightly more affordable.
7. Variety of custom designed homes to choose from
The beauty about buying house and land packages is that you have the opportunity to choose from a variety of custom designed homes to suit your lifestyle requirements and budget. Not only can you choose the façade, floor plan and colour scheme, you can also choose your block of land, allowing you to build the house of your dreams. This gives you greater choice compared to buying an established property.
8. Well balanced lifestyle
Living in Elderslie, residents can lead a well-balanced lifestyle. Not only do you have all of your retail and dining opportunities in nearby Camden and Narellan CBDs, you also have the beautiful Wollongong National Parks less than an hour’s drive away. Spend the weekends bushwalking, cycling or relaxing on some of the stunning beaches, whilst your house and land estate will also be home to spacious parklands and open spaces for children to play as well as walking and cycling trails to explore.
9. Good Schools
With a large number of couple families with children moving to Elderslie, there are a great number of good schools close by to cater for the student population. Some of these schools include Elderslie High School, Elderslie ELC, Spring Farm Public School, Elizabeth Macarthur High School and Narellan Public School. For higher education then there is the TAFE SWSi – Campbelltown College as well as the Western Sydney University, Campbelltown.
10. Great value for money
Elderslie offers great value for money right now where you can secure a brand new four-bedroom home for just $707,300. These homes are spacious in size with quality fittings, finishes and fixtures throughout with outdoor alfresco areas for outdoor entertaining and dining.
If you are looking to buy a new house and land package in Elderslie then there are a number of opportunities available right now. With affordable pricing, a great location that is continuously growing and numerous amenities close by, residents are able to lead a well-balanced lifestyle in an idyllic setting.
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by calling the expert team at iBuyNew on 1300 123 463