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Levendale Real Estate Agents – Choose The Best

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The best Levendale Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than industry average figures, no matter whether it is in Levendale or the Southern Midlands area or all of TAS. We detail who these Levendale 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 Levendale agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Levendale property.

While we can review agent performance right across the country, we suggest focusing on those individual real estate agents in Levendale or the 7120 postcode and immediate surrounds.

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

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

Suburb Overview

Levendale is a small settlement in the Southern Midlands Council area 53 km north of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia servicing the local farming community. Australian author and novelist Rachael Treasure resides in the area.

The settlement has a historic primary school, established 15 April 1901, which also serves as a community centre and focal point for the area. In 2008, facing the threat of closure with falling enrolments, the community rallied to increase the population of the area and save the school.

Like it's the only thing Levendale has, we don't have a shop, a pub, or anything to fall back on, this is all we have, is our school, and it keeps the women supported and networking on behalf of the men as well, so it kind of flows through the whole community." said Rachael Treasure.

The first people to inhabit the Levendale area were the Portmairremener, a band of the Oyster Bay Tribe who lived mainly around the mouth of the Prosser River. Each winter various bands of the Oyster Bay Tribe congregated around the coastal areas of Great Oyster Bay to harvest shellfish and marine vegetables until the end of July, when swans and ducks arrived in the lagoons and riverine areas to lay their eggs and raise their young. In August the bands moved up the Little Swanport and Prosser Rivers to the Eastern Marshes to hunt birds, kangaroos and wallabies.

As summer drew near the bands moved further west towards the Central Highlands, only to return to the coast as autumn approached. No doubt due it its prominence, the Aboriginals would have used Mt. Hobbs as a reference point in their annual migrations.

In 1830, a large fire was kept burning on the summit of Brown Mountain as a point of direction for Governor Arthur 's Black Line, that ill-fated attempt to drive the remaining Aborigines towards the Tasman Peninsula where they could be captured. This failure led Arthur in 1831 to appoint George Augustus Robinson to locate and bring in the remaining aboriginals. During October, Robinson camped at Hobbs Lagoon and passed over the head of Bluff River.

Due to the nearly impenetrable nature of the bush, Europeans did not settle at Levendale until the second half of the nineteenth century. Indeed, so dense was this bush that the area was originally known as "The Scrub". The first known settler was Henry Buscombe who selected 655 acres of land at Levendale in 1842, calling his property Cutting Grass Marsh. In 1845, Henry's brother James purchased a 50-acre block alongside his brother's property at the Cutting Grass Marsh.

Sometime between 1852 and 1868 a William Hodgson became the third person to take up land in the area when he purchased 709 acres a Levenbanks. The assessment roll for 1858 shows John McConnon leasing 100 acres near the Prosser River and in 1861 he was leasing 1,000 acres from the Crown at Prosser River. By 1868 John and his son John William McConnon were leasing 820 acres at Levenbanks and in 1870 John is recorded as owning 80 acres with a hut on the land.

Following the deaths of the Buscombe brothers a William Brown leased the Buscombe's blocks in 1861. In 1873 Kele Balsley, a native of Denmark who had apparently jumped ship at the Saltworks near Little Swanport in 1865, purchased 24 acres of land at Levendale where he built a family home. The 1880s witnessed a rapid increase in settlement. Settlers taking up land at this time were: Colin Patterson and Michael Powell, the brothers Montgomery, Harold Burrows and William Crawford who built a house at Levendale in 1897. By the end of the century over two hundred people lived at Levendale.

The first task facing these early settlers was of course to carve out farms and homes from the dense bush

The settlers' first homes were built from split timber with shingle roofs. As there was no running water, one of the main daily tasks was the carrying of water from nearby creeks, a responsibility often given to the youngest members of the family. As most homes had no bathroom, bathing was done by hip bather, the water heated in tins on open fires or wood stoves. Hurricane lamps and candles provided the only source of light. Of course the settlers of necessity had to be nearly self-sufficient in such a remote settlement. Straight-grained trees that split easily were used to provide palings and posts for buildings and fences;vegetable gardens were established, and each household produced its own milk, butter and eggs. Meat came from the farm's own livestock, and if that source of supply fell short then there was always the ever-present wallaby or rabbit to tide the family over.

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