Moving to the Southern Highlands: Tips

Contemplating a move to the beautiful Southern Highlands? Or just looking for a weekend cottage to spend time with your family and grandchildren? Here are 5 tips for making the move enjoyable and much easier.

  1. Rent before you buy!

Demand for new and old homes in the Southern Highlands has never been stronger after a record breaking 2021. If you are undecided on where you would like to live amongst the different cities and villages that make up the Southern Highlands, we would recommend renting and exploring the region to its fullest. Every villages has its own unique features and identities. Time exploring these will give you further conviction on your special place. Until you have decided on the house or cottage you would like to buy Hepworth Self Storage can help you store any excess items you might have.

2. Moss Vale, Mittagong, Bowral and more

The beauty that the Southern Highlands offers to everyone is the make up of all the different villages within the region. From Mittagong and Bowral’s bustling business centres to the artist havens that lie within Bundanoon and Robertson. There is something for everyone. Of late, Moss Vale has experienced the greatest surge in new homes, new developments and projects in the region. If, however, you are looking for a more quiet and artistic part of the Southern Highlands don’t forget to visit Bundanoon, Berrima, Robertson and Kangaroo Valley. All offer something unique and different to anyone looking to move to the region.

Moving to the Southern Highlands: Tips

The world famous Bradman Oval at Bowral, N.S.W.

3. Engage with the community

If you have bought a new home or are renting your dream cottage don’t be afraid to meet all those in the community in the Southern Highlands. With a plethora of sporting events, local markets, business networking events as well as interest groups of all shapes and sizes! We recommend going out and exploring all of the region to see what it has to offer.

4. Meet the growing business hub

With the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic certain to last for several years throughout Australia the remote workforce including small and growing businesses has exponentially risen across the Southern Highlands. You can now tap into world class marketers, digital media experts or high end consultants that have left the capital cities for a quieter life. Several businesses have taken advantage of our business offering at Hepworth Self Storage to assist with their growth.

5. Location, Location, Location for the commuters!

Whilst the Southern Highlands offers a quiet and relaxed atmosphere for singles, couples and families to enjoy, its location between Goulburn and Sydney offers the perfect location for the traveling salesman, carpenter, tradesman and professional commuter. Mittagong and Bowral are a little over one hours drive to the CBD in Sydney, whilst Moss Vale, Bundanoon and Exeter are only a short 45 minute car ride to Goulburn. Several residents also travel the picturesque, but slightly dangerous, Jamberoo Mountain Rd to Kangaroo Valley, Berry, Kiama and Nowra for the day.

Whatever reason you decide to visit, explore or move to the Southern Highlands and its beautiful region you will be certain to find what you are looking for. Hepworth Self Storage tips are here to both help and guide you, however, don’t be afraid to call or email us for any help or assistance.

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