Goulburn NSW 2580
Declared Australia’s first inland city in 1863, Goulburn is rich in history, while a thriving arts scene and outdoor adventure adds to its charm. A two-hour drive from Sydney, this rural escape has a number of attractions, including museums and historical buildings.
What are my options for building in Goulburn?
You can build you dream home from a blank canvas on a brand-new block or you can find your ideal location with a knock-down rebuild.
Where is Goulburn?
Click on the map to explore Goulburn and its surrounding suburbs.
Median house price: Houses in Goulburn have a median house price of $404,000. Units in Goulburn have a median price of $319,000. [Source: Property Value]
Demographics: Goulburn is an increasingly popular location for families. The median age of Goulburn residents is 39, with much of the population (63.3%) aged between 15 and 65. [Source: Property Data]
Lifestyle: Make the tree change to Goulburn Australia and forget about sitting in traffic for hours and paying for parking.
In Goulburn Australia it’s all about balance, with affordable housing, picturesque landscapes, a range of job offerings and two major cities close (but not too close). You can enjoy a simpler lifestyle with all the modern conveniences of big city living.
Goulburn boasts high quality public and private schools, state of the art health services, a range of tertiary education options and recruitment specialists. All of this is located just 2 hours from Sydney, less than 1 hour from Canberra and just under 2 hours to the coast.
Schools, Universities and Vocational Education:
Government Catchment Schools:
Distance from Sydney: 2 hours 7 minutes (195 km) via M31 [Source: Google Maps]
Distance from Canberra: 1 hour 8 minutes (97.8 km) via Federal Hwy/M23 [Source: Google Maps]
Council: Goulburn Mulwaree Council
Local Goulburn Attractions
Peruse our local stores, unique boutiques and weekend markets to unearth vintage and handmade goods, bric-a-brac and bargains or maybe even a hidden treasure. With a wide variety of boutique shops and markets, we have something here for everyone!
Visit the Big Merino and learn about the regions wool history. The Big Merino, built in 1985 is a monument to Goulburn and the surrounding district’s fine wool industry. This unique ‘big’ attraction is located just off Goulburn’s southern exit and stands proud as a symbol of Goulburn.
Belmore Park is situated in the centre of the City of Goulburn on the site of the original marketplace. Featuring a number of beautiful monuments and ornaments including the Band Rotunda, gardens, fountain, glass house conservatory and war memorials.
Mulga Bicycle Tours provides fully organised Australian cycling holidays of between five and 15 days in length. The tours offer small groups and personal attention, best available accommodation, leisurely breakfasts and relaxed starts, the opportunity to cycle as much or as little as you please, and use of your own bicycle or hire bicycles.
The design for the Adventure Playground is extremely exciting! It includes a centrepiece climbing structure with an eight metre tower, climbing nets, slides and connecting bridges to towers of varying heights. The park also includes a double flying fox, inclusive play structure and merry-go-round that offer disabled access, sensory play elements, a maze and much more.
Walk among the roses in the magnificent Victoria Park rose garden in Goulburn. The garden includes some 1,500 roses of 100 varieties. Picnic tables and barbecue facilities can be accessed from Faithfull Street. There is an oval, playground, bicycle tracks and preschooler bicycle park available nearby.
2016 Census Goulburn Stats
Average people per household: 2.3
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $1,517
Median weekly rent: $360
Goulburn – Households (Enumerated) 2016
- Fully owned 32.9% 32.9%
- Mortgage 30.1% 30.1%
- Renting 33% 33%
- Other tenure type 1.0% 1.0%
- Not stated 3.0% 3.0%