Relocation Relocation Australia

Relocation Relocation Australia Ep 3: Jason & Mary


Jason and Mary live in Quakers Hill in Sydney’s west. They met 20 years ago and are now ready to make a lifestyle change by relocating to Tasmania. When not working they absolutely love riding their motorcycles and after a trip to Tasmania in 2006, they fell in love with the people and lifestyle and have been planning to make the move ever since.

Primary Property

Property of about 10 to 50 acres, 45 minutes from Launceston in Tasmania, with a mix of pasture and bush. A permanent creek and / or a good size dam or other reliable water source is very important. Ideally, the property would have a liveable dwelling.

Budget: $400,000

Secondary Property

A house with character or old cottage in inner suburb of Launceston. Property must pay for itself in rent. Potential to renovate to sell and make a profit.

Budget: $200,000


Property 1

Address: Gravelly Beach, TAS
Sale Price: $385,000
House: 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 2 garage
Land Size: 13.5 acres
Agent: Pamela, Buytas Property
Area information: A lovely small community, semi rural by the Tamar River. Good for fishing. Country markets every month in Deviot and Exetor. Gravelly Beach is located 5 minutes to Exetor, 45 minutes to Devonport and 30 minutes to Launceston.

Property 2

Address: Lebrina, TAS
Sale Price: $350,000
House: 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 5 garage
Land Size: 32 acres
Agent: Tom Dancer, Weedon Real Estate
Area information: The nearest town to Lebrina is Lillydale (10 minutes). Lillydale has shops, doctors, PO, pub. The larger town is Scottsdale (located 25 minutes away) and Launceston (35 minutes). Rolling hills all around, Lavendar farm nearby as well as Clover Hill Vineyard.

Property 3

Address: Avoca, TAS
Sale Price: $395,000
House: 5 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 2 garage
Land Size: 6 acres
Agent: Jeff Carins, Roberts Real Estate
Area information: Avoca is a beautiful rural town 50 minutes south of Launceston. It is on the main road to the East Coast of Tasmania and gets a lot of thru traffic for people on their way to Bay of Fires.

Property 4

Address: Blackwood Creek, TAS
Sale Price: $450,000
House: 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 2 garage
Land Size: 50 acres
Agent: Kit Thompson, Harrison Humphreys
Area information: Blackwood Creek is a rural area with most properties operating commercially. Nearest shops and facilities are at Bracknell, 15 minutes away, otherwise Cressy, 20 minutes drive. It is 35-40 minutes to Launceston.

Property 5

Address: Invermay, TAS
Sale Price: $219,000
House: 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 2 garage
Agent: Andrea Bonner, LJ Hooker Launceston
Area information: Invermay is an up and coming area located 5 minutes from CBD. It is well located near University of Tasmania and Aurora Stadium. It was once a daggy suburb, but is now becoming trendy with uni students because of its proximity to the city.

Property 6

Address: Mayfield, TAS
Sale Price: $199,000
Unit: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 3 garage, weatherboard, colorbond roof
Land Size: 534m
Agent: Richard Bailey, Bushby First National
Area information: Mayfield is a working class suburb just 9 minutes from CBD. It has local shops and school and is 2 km from Mowbray.

See below for a gallery of the property purchased.

Relocation Relocation Australia gets property information from APM.


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