Crookwell rides high on the top of the Great Dividing Range and experiences the seasons in all their glory.
Crookwell is a visual feast all year round. Autumn blazes with fiery oranges, brilliant golden yellows and deep ruby reds. Falling leaves shower the roads and countryside. The climate can be quite bracing in Winter and Spring, and pleasant for the remainder of the year. The climate ranges from -2 degrees C to 38 degress C with some snow falls each year. Rainfall ranges from 530mm to 630mm per year and is generally spread evenly throughout the year. Crookwell boasts a relaxed lifestyle, coupled with excellent recreational facilities, while being the administrative centre and largest town in the Shire.
Crookwell is also the centre of a rich and diversified pastoral and agricultural area with the major industries being wool, fat lambs, beef cattle, seed potatoes, lavender production, berry farms, vineyards and cool climate plant nurseries. These industries are supported by an array of professional and specialist services such as financial institutions, accountancy firms, legal services, metal fabrication and suppliers, tyre services, mechanical repairs, skilled tradespeople, a renowned sock factory, real estate and stock & station agents.
Crookwell and district has a population of 3,283 persons with a high degree of social unity, good communications, a low crime rate and easy access to both Canberra and Sydney are just a few of the benefits of living in the Crookwell community. Crookwell is well serviced by two primary schools, a high school, eight doctors, a dentist, a small hospital, and visiting medical specialists.
Crookwell currently has several new residential subdivisions under development. Building blocks are realistic, affordable and all the subdivisions have very panoramic rural views. With median house prices of $300,000 and located only 130km to Canberra and 240km to Sydney, why would you want to live anywhere else?