Nestled in the foothills of Mount Wellington and Mount Nelson, Hobart is a stunning city known for its history, picturesque cityscape and relaxed lifestyle. Where the Derwent River reaches the Tasman Sea, 220 thousand Taswegians call Hobart home. Founded by the Colonial Secretary of the same name, Hobart's history stretches back over 200 years to its roots as a penal colony. Visited by Darwin in the 1800's, he described the area as "very luxuriant", a description that certainly still applies today.
Real estate prices in Hobart are relatively stable as due to the islands relative isolation from the rest of Australia it is not so affected by economic fluctuations. Homes for rent near the CBD are always in demand and fetch a premium due to their accessibility to all the amenities of Hobart. Within 12km of the CBD houses and apartments for rent are still affordable for many with popular spots on the North, West, and South suburbs, along with Battery Point and Sandy Bay.
For two centuries people have called Hobart home. If you're looking to become one of them, or just fancy a change of locale, realestateVIEW.com.au list properties available from many agents all in one easily accessible location. Browse by suburb and find rental properties that offer Hobart at its best.