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The best Kendenup Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than the average Kendenup agents, of which there are approximately 5. We detail who these Kendenup agents are in our free report.

Importantly it is the performance of the individual real estate agent rather than the real estate agency used that matters. With over 5 agents operating in the Plantagenet council area servicing the Kendenup market and 2 agencies, vendors should only use those Kendenup agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Kendenup property.

While we can review agent performance right across the country, we suggest focusing on those individual real estate agents in Kendenup or the 6323 postcode and immediate surrounds.

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Kendenup is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Plantagenet. It is 345 kilometres south east of Perth and 22 kilometres north of Mount Barker. The Great Southern Railway passes through the town, being one of the original stations on the line. At the 2006 census, Kendenup had a population of 1,290.

The town was once the centre of a vast sheep station, and was, in the early years of the Western Australian colony, one of the largest farming enterprises so far established.

At the time of the first European discovery, the area was known to local Aboriginals as "Moor-ilup". "Kendenup" is another local indigenous word which was used to describe the area.

Dr. Alexander Collie led an expedition from King George's Sound in April and May 1831 accompanied by the Noongar man Mokare. The expedition commenced by journeying up the Kalgan River and overland to the base of the Porongorups. Collie was granted 5,000 acres in the Kendenup area having been satisfied with its agricultural potential.

In 1838, Captain John Hassell sailed from England en-route to Van Diemen's Land in the Dawson, intending to settle on a 500-acre grant on the Tamar River. Running low on water, he stopped at King George Sound in Albany where he met with the Government Resident, Sir Richard Spencer who persuaded him to consider acquiring land in the vicinity. Hassell ultimately purchased George Cheyne's Location 27 and after returning to Hobart and New South Wales, arrived back at Albany on 6 March 1840 in the China which he had chartered for the purpose. His stock included 800 sheep, 12 cattle and 10 horses from New South Wales which he walked overland to establish a homestead and farm which he called "Kendenup". Hassell, who was known widely as Captain Hassell, acquired further properties and by 1850 had expanded the operation to 25,000 acres freehold and 38,000 acres leased.

Hassell's partner and brother-in-law was Frederick Boucher who had established the British and Australian Bank in London in 1838. The bank failed in 1841 and as Boucher's assets were tied in with the collapse, Hassell found himself having to work closely with the bank's trustees as partners. Lieutenant Peter Belches was appointed as the bank's trustees agent to realise on Boucher's assets.

After establishing the farm, Hassell lived mainly in Albany using managers to run the day-to-day operations on the station. In Albany he ran an import/export business which included managing the farm's wool sales to England. He travelled to Kendenup regularly to oversee the business. The Kendenup wool won many awards.

In 1856 the family settled at Kendenup. Captain Hassell's two eldest sons, John Frederick T. Hassell, and Albert Young Hassell, took control of operations and later married and settled there with their own families. Several homesteads and buildings were built to accommodate the families, some of which still stand and are listed and protected for their heritage value.

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