Wauchope town profile
Wauchope is set in the stunning Mid North Coast region of New South Wales. It is nestled along the southern bank of the Hastings River with views of Bago Mountain to the south, and popular coastal town Port Macquarie is located just 20km to the east.
All major amenities are located in Wauchope town centre. A SUPA IGA and Coles Express cater for all your grocery needs, and the Wauchope RSL Club joins a range of additional dining options.
The Wauchope District Memorial Hospital provides quality healthcare to the region, and two primary schools, one high school and a TAFE NSW campus also service the town.
There are plenty of leisure options on offer with Wauchope Golf Course, Bain Park Picnic Area and Wauchope Memorial Olympic Pool all located in town. The nearby Timbertown theme park also offers an excellent family day out, and nature lovers will love exploring the many hiking trails in Bago Bluff National Park on the outskirts of town.
The town is also conveniently set on the North Coast train line with three daily NSW TrainLink services to Sydney in the south and three to Grafton, Casino and Brisbane in the north.
When it comes to the local property market, Wauchope is ideal for owner/occupiers and investors. The median house price is $419,000, which is well within reach of out-of-town entry-level buyers. House prices have been on a steady incline since 2013 with an average capital growth of $129,000 over the last five years.