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138 Centennial Park Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Centennial Park – 2016/17 Performance

Centennial Park Real Estate Agents sold 61 units over the last 12 months. Centennial Park units on average took 88 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -6% from their initial listing price.

The best Centennial Park Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Centennial Park 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 138 agents operating in the Sydney – East council area servicing the Centennial Park market and 52 agencies, vendors should only use those Centennial Park agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Centennial Park property.

With total unit price growth of 64% over the last five years Centennial Park agents have had it reasonably easy selling into a appreciating market. Growth in Centennial Park units over the last year has been below the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 10% (5yr average 13%).

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

With Centennial Park property transactions only occurring on average every 7 years, securing the best Centennial Park real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

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

Suburb Overview

Centennial Park is a large public, urban park that occupies 220 hectares in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Centennial Park is located 4 kilometres south-east of the Sydney central business district, in the City of Randwick. The Park forms part of the larger Centennial Parklands.

Centennial Park is also a small residential suburb, on the western fringe of the parkland, which is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney.

Centennial Park is constructed on lands that were traditionally in the custody of the Gadigal clan.

The government began plans for a celebratory park in 1886 and passed an Act of Parliament in the following year. Some of the grandiose plans for the area, such as a museum and a national convention building, never eventuated. Centennial Park was dedicated by Sir Henry Parkes in January 1888 to celebrate the first 100 years of European settlement in Australia and described by him as 'emphatically the people's park'. The Governor-General, Lord Hopetoun dedicated the park 'to the people of New South Wales forever'.

The land was originally set aside by Governor Lachlan Macquarie for grazing and watering stock. The ponds to the south, known as Lachlan Swamps, were named in his honour and were the chief water supply for Sydney from 1830 to 1880. Water was carried to Hyde Park along a tunnel called Busby's Bore, after its designer John Busby . The tunnel served the needs of Sydney until the Nepean scheme made it redundant in the 1880s.

In 1851, it was a scene of a duel between the first Premier of New South Wales, Stuart Donaldson, and the Surveyor-General, Thomas Mitchell. Both men survived to fulfil their duties.

In more recent times, the park has had its share of bad news and publicity. On 7 February 1986, Sallie-Anne Huckstepp was found drowned in the Busby Pond. It was thought that she had been murdered by a well-known Sydney criminal, Neddy Smith, but he was not convicted. The Sydney Morning Herald described her as a "32-year-old gangster's moll, heroin addict and prostitute who mingled with Sydney's most notorious criminals and blew the whistle on crooked cops."

Centennial Park is the largest of the three parks that make up Centennial Parklands. The Park is 2.20 square kilometres in area, originally swampland, known as Lachlan Swamps and is located adjacent to another two large public spaces, Moore Park and Queens Park. The Parklands are administered by The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust, a NSW Government agency whose responsibilities cover low-lying wetlands, ornamental lakes, pine and native forests, expanses of grass, to playing fields, a golf course, tennis and netball courts and the Entertainment Quarter at nearby Moore Park. Centennial Park is one of Australia's most famous parks and is listed on the Register of the National Estate.

The Federation Pavilion, which encloses the Commonwealth Stone , is significant as the site of the official ceremony to mark the Federation of Australia and the inauguration of the Commonwealth of Australia on 1 January 1901.

The Federation Pavilion, designed by Alexander Tzannes, was erected around the 'Commonwealth Stone' as a permanent monument to Federation, in the Bicentennial Year of European Settlement in 1988. An inscription around the pavilion is from a poem by Bernard O'Dowd, and reads: "Mammon or millenial Eden". The building was renovated and plaques were added to celebrate the Centenary of the Federation of Australia on 1 January 2001.

The Commonwealth Stone is made of sandstone, and it is almost the only remnant of the original pavilion used by Lord Hopetoun. Most of the structure rotted, being made of plaster of Paris;the base survived and is now located in Cabarita Park.

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