Taralga is a picturesque village in the Canberra Region Tablelands, an idyllic hamlet with a close knit community
Taralga boasts a relaxed lifestyle, coupled with excellent recreational facilities. The beautiful village boasts tennis courts, a skate ramp, 2 playgrounds and various multi-purpose community facilities. Taralga has a large number of community groups including the Country Women’s Association, an active Arts Council, Progress Association, Red Cross, Garden Club, Rodeo Committee, Lions Club as well as a number of active sporting clubs.
The Taralga district has an overall population of about 1,712 people. A high degree of social unity, good communications, beautiful scenery, a low crime rate and easy access to both Canberra and Sydney are just a few of the benefits of living in the Taralga community. Taralga’s climate is bracing in winter and early spring, and beautiful for the remainder of the year, being especially idyllic in autumn. The temperature ranges from occasional overnight minimums of up to -6 degrees C in winter to occasional maximums of 38 degrees C in summer. Rainfall averages 630mm per year which is generally spread evenly throughout the year.
Taralga is the centre of a rich and diversified pastoral and agricultural area with the major industries being wool, fat lambs & beef cattle. These industries are supported by an array of professional and specialist services such as a rural transaction centre, rural supplies, mechanical repair services, skilled tradespeople and an excellent aged care facility.
Only 135km to Canberra and 236km to Sydney and with a median house price of $297,000, Taralga is an afforable and lovely place to make a home.