Queanbeyan is the regional centre of the picturesque Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales and is surrounded by intense natural beauty. The town is situated just 15kms to east of the city of Canberra and people who work in the big city but want to surround themselves with natural beauty will find plenty of excellent property options in Queanbeyan.
The small city of Queanbeyan is home to around 35,000 people and the newer residential areas of Queanbeyan feature excellent real estate opportunities. These areas also come complete with shops as well as pretty parks and nearby schools that are ideal for families who want to move to Queanbeyan.
The Riverside Plaza is a large shopping centre that is packed with both chain stores and speciality shops. Queanbeyan also features a large number of different types of restaurants for residents to choose from, while culture vultures will want to spend the night at Q, which is also known as the Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre.
The Queanbeyan Art Gallery features the work of local artists and regularly hosts special exhibitions. People who want to get a feel for the rich history and culture of Quenbeyan should pay a visit to the Queanbeyan Historical Museum, which features a large number of well-resented displays.
Nature lovers will be able to spend endless sunny days exploring the nature reserves and national parks that can be found on the edge of Queanbeyan. The enchanting Googong Foreshores is the perfect place to take a stroll and enjoy a picnic, while there are numerous hiking trails just waiting to be explored in the large and lovely Deua National Park. Of course, residents of Queanbeyan will also be able to travel to Canberra whenever they choose and there are good transportation connections between the two cities.