The port city of Burnie was founded in 1827 and is one of the largest settlements in the whole of Tasmania. The city is home to around 20,000 people and boasts a wide range of excellent real estate options for home hunters to choose from.
The city has been extensively expanded in recent years and several attractive suburbs have sprung up. Burnie also boasts a large area of north-facing sea frontage and a number of excellent houses are available to choose from that face the ocean.
Burnie boasts an excellent range of amenities for residents to make use of, including the third largest hospital in the whole of Tasmania. The city’s vibrant central business district is packed with retail outlets as well as the Burnie Arts and Function Center and a supreme court, while the city is also home to the large and modern Cradle Coast campus of the popular University of Tasmania.
Following the Burnie’s heritage town walk is a great way to get a feel for the rich history of this charming city. Burnie also boasts an attractive Art Deco trail, while visiting the Little Penguin Observation Center at Parsonage Point is a great way to find out all about local wildlife. Other local attractions that are popular among the residents of Burnie include the Pioneer Village Museum, the enchanting Guide Falls and the Makers Workshop, while cheese lovers will want to make sure that they stop by the Lactos Cheese Tasting and Sales Center.
Nature lovers who choose to relocate to Burnie will really be in their element, as several exciting day trip destinations are situated just a short drive away. The Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is the perfect place to explore on a sunny day and several well-worn hiking trails run through this exceptionally scenic area.