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3 Hamley Bridge Real Estate Agents Reviewed – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Hamley Bridge – 2016/17 Performance

Hamley Bridge Real Estate Agents sold 13 houses over the last 12 months. On average these 13 Hamley Bridge houses took 171 days to sell and were sold at an average discount of -11% from their initial listing price.

The best Hamley Bridge Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than these average figures. We detail who these Hamley Bridge 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 3 agents operating in the Wakefield council area servicing the Hamley Bridge market and 1 agencies, vendors should only use those Hamley Bridge agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Hamley Bridge property.

With total house price growth of 24% over the last five years Hamley Bridge agents have had it reasonably easy selling into an appreciating market. Growth in Hamley Bridge houses over the last year has been above the five year annual growth rate, coming in at 6% (5yr average 5%).

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Hamley Bridge is a community in South Australia located at the junction of the Gilbert and Light rivers, as well as the site of a former railway junction.

Named by the government of the day, in honour of the Acting Governor of South Australia Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Gilbert Hamley, whose wife, Lady Edith Hamley laid the foundation stone of the River Light Railway Bridge on 25 July 1868.

Other settlements in the area had commenced in the early 1860s, and it was not until 1868 that the junction of the two rivers came under notice as a possible site for a township. The broad gauge northern railway was extended from Roseworthy to Tarlee during 1868 and a bridge, said to be the highest in the state, was built over the River Light. Another line extends to the towns of Owen and Balaklava.

A railway station was established a few hundred metres north of it in 1880 and was at first known as Alma Railway Station. The stone building, occupied as a private residence today, represents the fine architecture of the era and is heritage listed along with the signal box and water tanks, and two of the bridges over the River Light.

Hamley Bridge was a major break of gauge station when the narrow gauge from the northern system reached the broad gauge system. As Hamley Bridge is only 40 miles from the capital and major port, this break of gauge soon became a sore point, leading lobbying over decades to extend the narrow gauge all the way to the capital and that port. Trains reaching Hamley bridge may have travelled 600 miles from Oodnadatta, thus illustrating the poor design of this break of gauge. The break of gauge at Hamley bridge was very cramped and poorly sited due to rivers, bridges, gradients and curves, which were difficult to improve upon. There were also shunting delays and a shortage of trucks. A counter proposal to ease congestion at the inadequate facilities at the Hamley Bridge break of gauge was to shift the break of gauge northwards to Balaklava, was strongly opposed. Alternately, the break of gauge may have been moved northwards to Owen

Hamley Bridge ceased to be a break of gauge station in 1927 when narrow gauge lines as far north as Gladstone were converted to broad gauge, Gladstone becoming a break of gauge station in lieu.

24 hour per day operation was made possible by the instatallion of floodlighting in 1908.

Hamley Bridge is the Hometown of the band "From Dusk Till Dawn

Hamley Bridge had a cricket team named for the Break-Of-Gauge.

Around 1:30pm on the 15th of June 2010, a large sonic boom was heard near the town. Residents in the nearby Templers did not report the sound, which was loud enough to knock out windows and is believed to be the result of a supersonic aircraft test.

Port Wakefield SA 5550
Blyth SA 5462
Brinkworth SA 5464
Snowtown SA 5520
Bowmans SA 5550
Balaklava SA 5461
Hamley Bridge SA 5401
Lake View SA 5555
Hoyleton SA 5453
Lochiel SA 5510
Owen SA 5460