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Real Estate Agents Cook

The best Cook Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than industry average figures, no matter whether it is in Cook or the Unincorp. Far North area or all of SA. We detail who these Cook agents are in our free report.

Importantly it is the performance of the individual real estate agent rather than the agency used that matters. Vendors should only use those Cook agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Cook property.

While we can review agent performance right across the country, we suggest focusing on those individual real estate agents in Cook or the 5710 postcode and immediate surrounds.

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

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

Suburb Overview

Cook is a railway station and crossing loop on the standard gauge Trans-Australian Railway from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie, with no inhabited places around. It is 826 kilometres by rail from Port Augusta.

The town was created in 1917 when the railway was built and is named after the sixth Prime Minister of Australia, Joseph Cook. The town depended on the Tea and Sugar Train for the delivery of supplies, and is on the longest stretch of straight railway in the world, at 478 kilometres which stretches from Ooldea to beyond Loongana. When the town was active, water was pumped from an underground Artesian aquifer but now, all water is carried in by train. Attempts have been made to introduce trees and other vegetation, but these have not been successful.

Today, it is said to have a resident population of four, and is essentially a ghost town. The town was effectively closed in 1997 when the railways were privatised and the new owners did not need a support town there, although the diesel refuelling facilities remain, and there is overnight accommodation for train drivers. Cook is the only scheduled stop on the Nullarbor Plain for the Indian Pacific passenger train across Australia and has little other than curiosity value for the passengers. The bush hospital is closed, but the town maintains some medical supplies in the event of a train disaster. The hospital advertised itself at the station with the catch cry "If you're crook come to Cook". The shop is only opened while the Indian Pacific is in town. It has a few houses and fuel tanks for the locomotives. The crossing loop can cross trains up to 1,800 metres long. The former airstrip is known as a place to spot Inland Dotterel.

An interview with a resident revealed that they use both the Western Australian and South Australian time zones, for people from both states, so they do not have to adjust their watches. When the railway was sold, 8 transportable houses were taken away and made into holiday houses on the coast. There are apparently no children in the town.

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