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Real Estate Agents Bacchus Marsh – 2016/17 Performance

Bacchus Marsh Real Estate Agents sold 118 properties over the last 12 months (98 houses and 20 units). On average these 98 Bacchus Marsh houses took 78 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -4% from their initial listing price. Bacchus Marsh units on average took 100 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Bacchus Marsh Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Bacchus Marsh agents are in our free report

Importantly it is the performance of the individual real estate agent rather than the agency used that matters. With over 16 agents operating in the Moorabool – Bacchus Marsh council area servicing the Bacchus Marsh market and 6 agencies, vendors should only use those Bacchus Marsh agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Bacchus Marsh property.

With total house growth of 45% over the last five years Bacchus Marsh agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Units have fared better growing at 121%. Growth in Bacchus Marsh houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 10% for houses (5yr average 9%) and below for units 1% (5yr average 24%).

Request your free report for the individual performance details of real estate agents in Bacchus Marsh and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.

With Bacchus Marsh houses only selling on average every 8 years and units every 7 years, securing the best Bacchus Marsh real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

At the end of the day choosing the best Bacchus Marsh real estate agent to sell your property can make years of difference to your personal financial situation.

Suburb Overview

Bacchus Marsh is an urban centre and suburban locality in Victoria, Australia located approximately 50 kilometres west of Melbourne and 14 kilometres west of Melton. The population of the urban area is estimated at over 17,000 people, while the central locality is home to 5,566 people. It is the largest urban area in the local government area of Shire of Moorabool.

Officially still a town, it is traditionally a market garden area, producing a large amount of the area's fruits and vegetables. In recent times it has become a major commuter town of Melbourne, as a result of being one of the major towns in the Melbourne- Ballarat corridor just beyond the metropolitan urban growth boundary, the formerly sleepy town's population is growing rapidly due primarily to its affordable starter homes.

It was named after one of its original inhabitants, Captain William Henry Bacchus, who saw the great value of this locality as it was situated on two rivers

It is believed that the tribe occupying the area at the time of white settlement were the Kurung. Bacchus Marsh was a meeting ground for anywhere between 150 and 400 Aborigines even after white settlement, and corroborees were held quite regularly. While there do not appear to be any records of open hostilities between whites and indigenous people, by 1863 there were a total of only 33 Aborigines left in the Bacchus Marsh district, and apart from a handful of recollections of the original inhabitants preserved by pioneer settlers, sadly little remains apart from present-day locality names, mainly of watercourses: Coimadai, Djerriwarrh, Korkuperrimul, Lerderderg, Merrimu, Myrniong, Werribee.

One of the first white men to reach the Bacchus Marsh valley was pastoralist Kenneth Scobie Clarke, a native of Sutherland in Scotland. Clarke was a manager for the Great Lake Company of Van Diemen

On 29 November 1836, Clarke headed west from Port Phillip with a large flock of sheep, arriving in the Bacchus Marsh district a few days later. He built a hut on the west bank of the Lerderderg River near Darley, and lived there until early 1838. According to pastoralist George Russell, Clarke had acted on information obtained from Mr Aitken, an Edinburgh man, who was most put out when he discovered that Clarke had beaten him to the Pentland Hills run.

In 1838, Englishman Captain William Henry Bacchus and his son William Henry Bacchus junior also brought sheep from Tasmania and came to the district which now bears their name. On their arrival, Clarke made an arrangement with them and ceded his run, moving to the nearby hills known as the Pentlands. The then very swampy valley was not really suitable for sheep, as they were prone to footrot. Clarke stayed in the district until 1840 or 1841, and later went to New Zealand, where he died in 1879.

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A small stone bridge crossing Djerriwarrh Creek was built by Irish immigrants in the 1850s to assist travel to the Ballarat goldfields. One of its builders, Richard Griffith, decided to remain in the area and his family still works the farm that surrounds the bridge reserve.

The township was originally known as Ballan, a Post Office opening under that name around July 1844. The Bacchus Marsh Road District Board was proclaimed on 30 September 1856, with one of its first tasks being to construct a gravel road through the town, as at that time the road was barely passable in winter. Bacchus Marsh was created a district on 14 October 1862, and the Road Board was the governing body until the Shire of Bacchus Marsh was proclaimed on 23 January 1871. The railway came to Bacchus Marsh on 15 February 1887, and the through line to Ballarat was built in 1890.

It covers a large area in the Werribee Valley with its Central Business District centred along Main Street between Bennett Street to the north, Grant Street/Gisborne Road to the west, Young/Lord Streets to the east and Waddell/Simpson Streets to the south. Bacchus Marsh Village shopping centre is its main indoor shopping mall.

Lerderderg VIC 3458
Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340
Myrniong VIC 3341
Merrimu VIC 3340
Darley VIC 3340
Coimadai VIC 3340
Long Forest VIC 3340
Maddingley VIC 3340
Parwan VIC 3340
Hopetoun Park VIC 3340
Rowsley VIC 3340
Balliang East VIC 3340