LIVING IN ARMIDALE

The Foothills is located in the prestigious northern part of Armidale. When you choose The Foothills, you’ll be living in a rural setting just minutes to schools, shops and other town conveniences allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds.

DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET
Location
The Foothills is located in the northern part of Armidale, just off the New England Highway.

  • Armidale CBD: 8 mins
  • Armidale Airport: 12 mins
  • Tamworth: 1hr 20 mins
  • Brisbane: 5 hr 15 mins
  • Sydney: 5 hrs 40 mins
Transport
Daily flights are serviced from Armidale Airport to Sydney on Qantas and REX Airways. The Countrylink XPT train travels between Sydney and Armidale daily. Buses operate within the Armidale CBD.
Population
  • The Foothills covers 19.49 hectares on which 120 homes with around 300 residents will be situated.
  • The Local Government Area of Armidale has a population of 25,000.
Lifestyle
  • Land in the Oxley Release will range from 777m2 to a spacious 1,591m2.
  • A wide variety of land is available to suit families looking to move closer to town, first home owners or residents in town looking for a larger homesite.
Community
  • Armidale is a vibrant community with many festivals and local groups and services.
  • The Foothills neighbourhood has easy access to town and the New England Highway for those working out of town.
  • A wide variety of land is available to suit families looking to move closer to town, first home owners or residents in town looking for a larger homesite.
Parklands
  • Armidale has an abundance of parks and recreational facilities available to the community. Many of the Heritage National Parks within the region offer fantastic walking trails.
  • Armidale has a number of sporting team both competitive and social. The University of New England facilitates individual and team sports weekly.
Communications
The Foothills is NBN ready. For more information about connecting to the service visit www.nbnco.com.au
Health
Armidale is part of the New England Health network and there are a number of local facilities:

  • Armidale Public Hospital: 10 mins
  • Armidale Private Hospital: 11 mins
  • Faulkner Street Medical Centre: 10 mins
  • Marsh Street Medical Centre: 10 mins
Education
University of New England
Queen Elizabeth Drive | Ph: (02) 6773 3333

TAFE New England
Beardy Street | 1800 448 176

Presbyterian Ladies College – Private Day & Boarding School
Crest Road | Ph: (02) 6770 1700

The Armidale School – Private Day & Boarding School
87 Douglas Street | Ph: (02) 6776 5800

O’Connor Catholic College
Kirkwood Street| Ph: (02) 6772 1666

New England Girls School
Uralla Road | Ph: (02) 6774 8717

Duval High School
Crest Road | Ph: (02) 6772 1266

Ben Venue Public School
Erskine Street | Ph: (02) 6772 4263

Sandon Public School
Erskine and Niagara Street | Ph: (02) 6772 3349

Drummond Park Preschool
11 Carey Avenue | Ph: (02) 6772 5566

Shopping
  • Armidale Plaza: 8 mins
  • Centro Armidale: 9 mins
  • East End Mall: 8 mins
  • The Mall: 7 mins
  • Girraween Shopping Centre: 10 mins
Work Opportunities
Armidale benefits from strong Education, Information Technology and Agriculture industries with the University and a number of public and private schools servicing the region.

The local council is Armidale Dumaresq Council. You can visit www.armidale.nsw.gov.au for more information.

Government Grants
  • The First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) scheme – $10,000 grant.
  • First Home – New Home Scheme – stamp duty exemption
  • Visit www.osr.nsw.gov.au/grants for information.

    PLEASE NOTE: Whilst care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, no responsibility is accepted for the accuracy of the whole or any part and interested persons are advised to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves in all respects.