Perhaps it's time for a tree change!

Are you overwhelmed by the cost of real estate in Sydney or Brisbane? You could buy a beautiful home in Glen Innes for a fraction of the price.

Are you tired of commuting to work, of traffic jams, long queues and never being able to park? Enjoy the peace, serenity and convenience of country living.

Glen Innes, heart of the magnificent New England area in Northern NSW offers you the ideal place to bring up your children. Glen has great schools and extensive sporting facilities. There are abundant opportunities in the arts from painting and pottery to drama and music. It is a safe, close knit community.

Glen Innes, Australia's Celtic Capital is home to the Standing Stones and has a heritage listed main street. It is within easy reach of magnificent World Heritage listed National Parks, and it is the most prolific sapphire region in N.S.W. Fishermen are spoilt for choice with some of Australia's best cod and trout waters. There are eleven local wineries, as well as olive groves and olive processing.

There are four distinct seasons- say goodbye to sticky humid weather. Glen Innes has lovely summer days with mild evenings, Autumn is spectacular. You will enjoy cosy log fire winters and be amazed by the fresh regrowth and colourful flowers of Spring.

Consider the advantages- come to Big Sky Country.



About Glen Innes



Archibald Boyd, a Scot from Selkirkshire, was the district’s first European settler, guided here by bearded stockmen William Chandler and John Duval. The town was gazetted in 1852. The Standing Stones of Glen Innes are a monument to the contribution of the Celts to the District since this time. The town is known as the Celtic Capital.


Ideally located at the intersection of the Gwydir and New England Highways, within easy reach of Gilbralter Range and Washpool National Parks, which are world heritage listed. Four hours from Brisbane and seven hours from Sydney via the New England Highway.


As you can see - a perfect location! And what you see and do when you get here will make your trip something to remember.


10,000 which includes those living in the surrounding districts.


1062 metres


Average Rainfall:
750 to 850mm annually


Average Temperatures: (Degrees Celsius)
Summer: Min. 12.5 - Max. 26
Winter: Min. 1 - Max. 13.5 ( With occasional snowfalls)


Four distinct seasons, from warm mild-night summers to log-fire winters.


Wool, sheep, cattle, agriculture, viticulture, sapphires, tourism


Education Facilities:
Preschools, Primary Schools, Glen High School ( to Year 12), Technical College, University of New England at Armidale (100km South).


Health Facilities:
Full range from Doctors and Dentists to a well equipped Hospital.


Sporting Facilities:
Extensive and well maintained.


Restaurants, Clubs and the town also boasts its own Theatre and Cinema Complex.