Wyndham Real Estate Snapshot

Wyndham Why Live in Wyndham? History Established during the gold rush of the 1860s, Wyndham flourished with the demand for timber in the first half of this century. Nestled between the escarpment of Mount Darragh, and the Jingera Rock, the surrounding foothills and forests are an ornithological paradise with a wide diversity of animals and birdlife. Real Estate and Design The properties in Wyndham are on large blocks, most on acreages, with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and natural bushland. In the town, the blocks have been cleared, and the homes are of country style. Constructed of brick, timber clad and mud brick, they are close to the shop, hotel and school. The Towamba River is nearby, offering a constant water supply. The design is traditional, and many of the homes are renovated within, but hold their original charm on the outside. They all contain wood fires, as Wyndham is known as the “gateway to the snow”. Shopping The town has a general store that includes a Post Office, a service station and a small cafe. The local pub is the Robbie Burns Hotel, and offers cold beer and bistro style food. Wyndham Village Markets are held on the fourth Sunday of each month in the School Of Arts Hall, with a range of crafts, foods, and often tools.The closest shopping centres are in Eden, Pambula and Merimbula. Sports and Fitness School of Arts Hall hosts an annual art show, annual ballet performance and dance lessons, including tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary and classical ballet for both adults and children. The Stringy Bark Centre offers yoga classes, massages and natural therapies. The town has a Pony Club, a Cricket Club and a School of Music. It is also a perfect location for hiking, sight-seeing and bird watching. There are self drive tours take in the local flora. Distance from Cities and Transportation Wyndham is 20 minutes from Pambula, 30 minutes from Eden and Merimbula. It takes approximately 6-7 hours to drive to Sydney, 7 hours to Melbourne and 3 hours to Canberra. There is limited public transport, but school buses for children are available. Famous LandmarksThe area boasts an intriguing history, with most of the local buildings having historical significance. The township of Wyndham was surveyed in 1856. Mataganah Bridge opened in 1896 - on New Buildings Road built with timber from Charles Rayners\' Sawmill. New Buildings Bridge over Towamba River, heritage listed and a fine example of a NSW Dare Truss bridge was completed 1921. Heritage listed Wyndham Hall opened in 1888 and there is the historic Wyndham and Rocky Hall Cemeteries. Wyndham General Store was rebuilt in 1938 on the same site as its predecessor the Dublin Store, opened in 1888 and burnt down in 1930. Wyndham Public School was opened in 1868. The Robbie Burns Hotel is more than just a quaint country pub, this historic venue rocks out regularly with its popular live, local and acoustic monthly music sessions in the outdoor beer garden. The establishment has a lot of character and is worth visiting. Restaurants and Cafes The General Store has a cafe inside, and the Robbie Burns hotel offers freshly cooked and reasonably priced meals (including kid’s meals) and also serves lunch and snacks. Wyndham is only 20 minutes from Pambula, where there is a variety of restaraunts, eateries and cafes. Schools, Education and Institutions The area is home to the Wyndham Primary School, but high school students travel to Eden Marine High School or Pambula Beach’s Lumen Christi College.
  • Suburb:Wyndham
  • Postcode:2550
  • Population:366
  • Municipality:Bega Valley Shire Council