Moama’s warm climate and its location along the Murray River, lined with parks and native forests, makes it a fantastic place to call home, with swimming, water skiing and fishing being popular activities. The close proximity to the Port Of Echuca tourist attraction including working paddle steamers and wharf area, creates a vibrant and energetic living environment that will have you feeling like you’re always on holidays. Partnering outstanding restaurants, cafes, shops and hotels with great weather year round, makes Moama the perfect place to call home.
Most sought-after properties:
Moama is a town with great community spirit, making it an ideal location to raise a family. For this reason the most sort after properties are family homes. Those wishing to spend higher amounts are looking for family homes with modern fixtures and fittings, as well as sizeable yards. Home buyers looking at the lower price bracket are searching for family homes with renovation potential.
Most common properties:
Common properties in Moama vary depending on the location you are looking in. If you are looking in central Moama, you will commonly find both brick veneer and weatherboard family homes featuring 3 to 4 bedrooms. It is also common to find 2 to 3 bedroom units, ideal for people wanting to enter the property market, purchase an investment property or downsize. Moving to the outer regions of Moama you will find the newer estates consisting of modern family homes with sizeable yards.
Moama has well regarded public and private schools, providing high quality education for your children. With the high number of tourists visiting the region each year, both Moama and its neighbour Echuca, have many shops, cafes, hotels and supermarkets that can service all your needs. If keeping active is your thing, Moama has many sporting facilities, parks and walking tracks that can be taken advantage of. Heading across the river you’ll feel like you have stepped back in time as you enter the Port Of Echuca, complete with historic buildings, traditional shops and cafes, working paddle steamers and the opportunity to take a ride on a horse drawn carriage. Make the most of the many services provided by the Moama Sports Club, Rich River Golf Club, Moama Bowling Club and the Moama RSL Club.
Local industry and business:
Residents of Moama either work within the local community or commute to other towns within the region. Local traders include shop owners and staff, ranging from cafes and shops, as well as many hospitality employees catering for the tourist market. With the growth of the town in recent years, this has provided ample work opportunities for tradesman as well. Being surrounded by a large farming region and being part of the ‘food bowl’ provides a great opportunity for members of the community.
The Echuca hospital ( across the river) is receiving a $65.6 million redevelopment that will provide members of Echuca community and their families with brand new surgical, paediatric and maternity wards, new Emergency Department and Radiology Department together with a range of both new and expanded services.
The Port Of Echuca is experiencing a multimillion dollar revitalisation project, designed to increase tourism by an additional 22,000 visitors per year, as well as securing jobs for members of the community.
The best areas to buy are in central Moama and outlying estates such as River Park Drive, Kilkerrin Drive and Maiden Smith Drive, to name a few. These are the most sought after locations due to their close proximity to the town or Murray River.
Moama has a regular bus services that travel throughout the town and across the river to Echuca. With regular services and easy to read timetables, public transport in Echuca is highly beneficial for those living in the town.
The main road through Moama is Meninya Street, which features shops, cafes, hotels, motels and service stations. This is the main road across the Murray River, into Echuca. Perricoota Road will take you along the Murray River, providing plenty of opportunity to take that postcard shot of the water. Along the way, stop off at the Moama Sports Club, RSL Club or Rich River Golf Club for a refreshing drink or a round of golf.