Where to live in Tasmania: How about Longford?

Location

Longford is a small town about 20 minutes south west of Launceston. It is also just 7km from the township of Perth.

Longford gives you the opportunity to live in a small country town while still being within easy reach of Launceston for work. It has good shops and facilities for your day to day needs.

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Key Statistics

Property

  • $275,000 – median sale price for houses
  • $280 per week – median rent for houses
  • $190,000 – median sale price for units
  • $260 per week – median rent for units
  • 42% – own their home outright
  • 31% – are purchasing their home
  • 24% – are renting their home

Who lives there?

  • 4,000 – approximate population
  • 37% – homes occupied by couples with children
  • 33% – homes occupied by couples without children
  • 14% – homes occupied by one person

Source: PropertyValue.com.au (4/07/16)

Shops and Facilities

Shops and Services

  • Supermarket
  • Pharmacy
  • Cafes, restaurants and pubs
  • Hardware
  • Hairdressers
  • Banks and ATMs
  • RSL club
  • Library
  • Petrol stations
  • Service Tasmania (Government services centre)

Recreation

  • Only 24km (23 minutes) from Launceston CBD and all facilities
  • Only 7km from Perth township and facilities
  • Historic estates – Woolmers and Brickendon
  • Antique shops

Schools

  • Longford Primary School

Property Listings

Use the buttons below to start your search for property in Longford and surrounding areas.

Even if your move is still a while away, it is worth having a look to see what you get for your money in different suburbs and towns.

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