Here at Harcourts Dapto our professional team specialise in sales and property management, with expert advice and quality Local service in the immediate and surrounding suburbs of Dapto. We use all the modern marketing techniques, streamlined processes, a holistic team approach as well as our expert product knowledge. If you are considering selling or looking for a professional ‘local’ agency to manage your property investment, be sure to call us for all your property service needs.
Situated between the beautiful Illawarra Escarpment and the pristine Lake Illawarra, Mount Brown is a suburb of the Illawarra. Positioned West between Wollongong and Shellharbour, and only a short 96 kilometre journey to Sydney. Made up of mostly residential properties, it has much appeal to families, new home buyers, and those who enjoy an easy lifestyle, it is also a popular choice of location for workers who commute to Sydney and property investors.
Mount Brown is only 16 kilometres south of the major CBD and some of the best beaches that the South Coast offers, Mount Brown residents enjoy the quiet style of living in freestanding homes on larger size blocks, the majority of those being owner occupied dwellings.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a great place for childcare, primary and secondary schools around Mount Brown. There are two public High Schools located North and East of Dapto and multiple Primary schools located conveniently in each suburb of Dapto with, Mount Brown Primary, Hayes Park Primary School, Lakelands Public School, School Dapto Primary and Koonawarra Public School. Local childcare facilities include; Kidsworld Childcare Centre, Little Peoples Dapto, Goodstart Early Learning Centre, Big Fat Smile, Grandma Rosie’s and Dapto Cuddles Child Care, with many family day care centres there is no lack of childcare facilities available for working family’s needs. There is also plenty of direct bus routes to Private Educational Schools both North and South of Mount Brown.
With Dapto Mall, we have a large selection of speciality stores and is also home to Big W, Woolworths and Coles, its provides plenty of undercover parking to enjoy a pleasant shopping experience. Along the Princes highway resides Aldi’s, great Cafe’s, bars and restaurants to suit local residents who enjoy eating out or a night of take away convenience.
A convenience store is located for all your quick pantry and fringe stocking needs at the bottom of Mount Brown Road, otherwise, within a few minutes’ drive, you have all the great amenities Dapto offers.
Enjoy a spot of dancing, dining and good laughs at Dapto Leagues which regularly hosts many local, national and international talent on a regular basis, a spot of bowls of Dapto bowling club and Dapto Citizens Club, or a night out at the Dapto Old pub or Dandaloo Hotel, which all cater for functions and sporting events. On a Thursday night, Dapto showground is the place to be for the famous “Dapto Dogs” and is also the location for events such as the annual monster trucks tour, Dapto Agricultural show and many more yearly calendar events.
Bus routes are accessible from the Princes Highway, whether the commute is North, East or South, having 2 major bus stops just outside Dapto mall and multiple pick up or drop off stops along the way. Freeway access is an easy few minutes’ drive wherever you may location within the suburb of Mount Brown, making it an easy commute to work via car, or leave your car at home or parked at the station car park and catch the train to Sydney, which is roughly an hour and a half train trip.
For students who study at the local TAFE or renown Wollongong University, it is a quick 15 trip up the M1 freeway from Mount Brown.
Why Mount Brown
A popular choice for owner occupiers and property investors, with the great return on investment and steady capital growth the area has seen over the past 10 years. Accessibility is a major factor of what makes Mount Brown popular, set in a lofty position at the top of Dapto, you may be lucky enough for the opportunity to purchase in the prestigious Hermitage Park Estate, with commanding views of a rural and mountainous backdrop.
The suburb also boasts excellent over 55’s lifestyle villages, for those looking to slow down and enjoy the convenience of grounds maintenance being taken care of, to enjoy the better lifestyle opportunities the area has to offer within St Lukes Retirement Village.
If you enjoy walking, cycling and amenities within walking distance then Mount Brown is the place to live!