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Terowie Real Estate Agents – Choose The Best

Real Estate Agents Terowie – 2016/17 Performance

Terowie Real Estate Agents sold 12 houses over the last 12 months.

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

Growth in Terowie houses over the last year has been satisfactory, coming in at 7%

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

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

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

Suburb Overview

Terowie is a small town in the mid-north of South Australia located 220 kilometres north of Adelaide. It is located in the Regional Council of Goyder. Terowie retains a number of authentic and well preserved 1880s buildings, and has been declared a "historic town". It also remains a town of interest to those interested in rail history. Although now a very small town with few facilities, Terowie remains a popular destination for photographers, historians, and rail buffs. At the 2006 census, Terowie had a population of 145.

Terowie is an aboriginal word meaning hidden waterhole, and was first applied to Terowie Creek and the Hundred of Terowie.

The town was founded as a private venture around 1875 by John A. Mitchell, who built a public house on the main road, and sections were taken up by a blacksmith, a medical practitioner, a store and others. This was in flagrant contravention of the terms of Mitchell's lease, but received an imprimatur when he facilitated building of a Wesleyan chapel. By the end of 1875 it consisted of seven houses in a row. In 1877 an area of "wasteland" to the east across the road was nominated by the Government as the site of a town named "Shebbear".. This was objected to by interests in Terowie and nearby Yarcowie, which was anxious for any development to be there. Eventually lots were offered for sale at "Shebbear", but the name was scarcely used outside the context of proposed land sales, and all references to the future railway used "Terowie". By 1880 there were two stores, two butchers', a bakery, a saddlery, a bootmaker, three blacksmiths', the hotel and another under construction, two chapels, an Institute and the Railway Station. The line south was completed on 11 October 1880.

Terowie's initial raison d'

The broad gauge line was extended from Terowie to Peterborough in the 1970s, and Terowie went from a thriving township into something of a perfectly preserved ghost-town. The railway line was closed and removed in the early 1990s;many relics remain and have been well preserved in the Museum and the Walking Trail.

The town was home to a busy staging camp during World War II, due to the break-of-gauge for the busy railway traffic going to Alice Springs and thus much of northern Australia.

The pioneering Hollywood filmmaker J.P. McGowan was born in Terowie in 1880, his father's occupation being shown on the birth registration as engineman. It has been speculated that McGowan's decades-long film interest in steam rail would have stemmed from early exposure in the then-bustling rail terminus.

Whilst transferring trains in Terowie on 20 March 1942, U.S. General Douglas MacArthur made his famous speech regarding the Battle of the Philippines in which he said: "I came out of Bataan and I shall return". He subsequently repeated the line "I shall return" in a number of other speeches, in a number of other places. The event is commemorated by a plaque on the now disused railway platform.

Bob, also known as Terowie Bob, first lived with Seth Ferry at Terowie, whilst Ferry was a Special Porter.

Bob is commemorated in Terowie via a series of information boards, the "Bob the Railway Dog Trail", at various points of interest in the town.

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