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Top 5 Reasons to live in Echuca

Echuca, a charming town nestled along the Murray River in Victoria, offers a unique blend of history, natural beauty, and modern amenities that make it an ideal place to call home. From its rich heritage as a bustling inland port to its welcoming community and abundance of recreational activities, there are numerous compelling reasons why you would consider living in this gorgeous town.

Echuca’s History

One of the most appealing aspects of Echuca is its historical significance. The town's roots date back to the mid-1800s when it flourished as a major inland port during the riverboat era. The paddle steamers that once navigated the Murray River can still be seen today, offering a glimpse into the past. The Port of Echuca is a living museum, where visitors and residents alike can explore authentic 19th-century buildings, blacksmith workshops, and wharf areas. Living in Echuca means residing within a living history, where every street corner echoes with tales of pioneers and traders.

Echuca’s Natural Beauty

The natural beauty surrounding this town is another compelling reason to settle here. The picturesque Murray River serves as a playground for water enthusiasts, offering opportunities for boating, fishing, kayaking, and leisurely riverside strolls. The nearby Barmah National Park, with its majestic red gum forests and abundant wildlife, provides a serene escape into nature. The region's diverse landscapes, including wetlands and bushland, cater to outdoor enthusiasts and those seeking tranquillity alike. Imagine waking up to stunning river views or enjoying a sunset over the water – these are the daily experiences that living in Echuca can offer.

Community Living

Beyond its historical and natural attractions, Echuca boasts a strong sense of community. The town's relatively small size fosters tight-knit relationships and a welcoming atmosphere. Neighbours know each other by name, and a sense of belonging is readily felt. This communal spirit is reflected in the local events and festivals that bring residents together, fostering a strong sense of pride in Echuca's heritage and identity. Whether it's the annual Southern 80 Ski Race or the Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival, there's always something happening that encourages social interaction and a shared sense of enjoyment.

Family Friendly Amenities

For families, Echuca offers an exceptional environment to raise children. The town's safe streets and family-friendly amenities make it an ideal place for kids to explore, learn, and grow. The local schools prioritise quality education and provide a nurturing environment for young learners. In addition, the array of recreational activities, including sports clubs, parks, and cultural events, ensures that there's always something engaging for children of all ages.


Economically, Echuca offers opportunities for both employment and entrepreneurship. The tourism industry is a major driver of the local economy, with a steady stream of visitors seeking to experience the town's history and charm. This opens doors for careers in hospitality, tourism services, and more. Additionally, the thriving agricultural sector in the region provides avenues for those interested in farming and related businesses. With a supportive community and a range of economic prospects, Echuca offers a well-rounded environment for professional growth. The town's ability to preserve its past while embracing the present creates a harmonious balance that appeals to a diverse range of individuals and families. Living in Echuca is not just about residing in a town; it's about becoming part of a storied legacy while enjoying the comforts and opportunities of contemporary life. Echuca’s historic charm and modern amenities, sets the stage for a life steeped in tranquillity and convenience. Picture waking up to the gentle whispers of the Murray River and exploring the breathtaking landscapes that have captivated hearts for years. McMahon’s Place is a community designed for people, with their dreams, aspirations, and well-being at the forefront. Imagine owning a piece of McMahon's Place – a place where a legacy of dreams has been nurtured into existence. This is your chance to not only invest in your dream home but to become a part of a narrative that spans generations. Whether you're a first home buyer, upgrading into a bigger family home or downgrading to a better community and neighbourhood, McMahon's Place offers a lifestyle that embraces the essence of comfort, welcome, and belonging. Register Your Interest today or call 0483 915 025 to learn more about McMahon’s Place.

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Meet Leanne, Your Local McMahon’s Place Estate Manager

Meet Leanne Irvine, your dedicated McMahon’s Place Estate Manager with a deep-rooted understanding of the local area. She holds a wealth of experience in sales and housing developments, bringing a unique perspective and passion for connecting people with their dream homes. Leanne commenced her real estate career in 1994, working alongside land developers and real estate agents in the marketing & selling of new homes, medium density and some established projects over the past three decades. She then proceeded to join Oliver Hume Real Estate in early 2021, managing land sales at the ‘Silverwoods’ Gold and Land Estate, Yarrawonga. Leanne calls Rochester her home with her 2 dogs and is a valued community member. She is proud to be a part of the McMahon's Place new residential land opportunity, along-side her team at Oliver Hume Real Estate, and the developer Resi Ventures. However, Leanne is not just an Estate Manager; she's a local, someone who knows the area like the back of her hand. Her profound knowledge of the neighbourhoods, schools, amenities, and local attractions sets her apart. Having lived and worked in the community for years, Leanne is attuned to the nuances that make each corner of the area special. She understands that a home is more than just four walls – it's a piece of a larger picture, a place that cultivates stories which live on forever. Leanne's experience in sales, particularly within the realm of housing developments, sets the stage for a successful partnership when you're looking to buy your next property. She has a proven track record of effectively connecting clients with the homes that suit their lifestyles and needs. Leanne's attention to detail and commitment to understanding her clients' preferences ensure that the properties she presents align perfectly with their aspirations. Her background and experience in housing developments brings a strategic advantage to the table. Leanne comprehends the intricacies of new constructions, existing homes, and the real estate market trends that influence them. She can adeptly guide you through the maze of options, whether you're a first-time homebuyer, upgrading to accommodate a growing family, or looking to downsize without compromising on quality. Her expertise and knowledge about McMahon’s Place means that you'll be empowered to make informed decisions, with every aspect of the transaction laid out clearly and concisely. Her commitment to providing exceptional service means that clients can reach out to her for advice, recommendations, and support. As your McMahon’s Place Estate Manager, Leanne embodies the perfect blend of professional expertise and genuine passion to help her customers. Her local insight, experience in housing developments, and profound connection to the area ensure that you're not just buying a property – you're making a significant life choice with a knowledgeable and caring guide by your side. Call Leanne on 0483 915 025 or Register Your Interest to learn more about McMahon’s Place now so that you don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to build your dream home in an upcoming haven just moments away from Echuca's heart.

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The Project Story – McMahon’s Place

In the heart of Echuca, a remarkable story of vision, dedication, and community is unfolding – The McMahon's Place. Owned by the McMahon’s family for over 40 years, the beautiful estate is now a master-planned community of 1000 homes, located minutes away from the centre of Echuca. This visionary project, born from a collaboration between Resi Ventures and the McMahon family, stands as a testament to the transformative power of partnership, a commitment to preserving history, and the ambition to craft an extraordinary living experience that resonates with the values of both developers and landowners. At its core, the McMahon's Place project embodies Resi Ventures' overarching mission to collaborate with broadacre landowners and convert land into vibrant communities that individuals and families cherish as home. In 2012, Anthony Braunthal and Khurram Saeed founded Resi Ventures with a vision for distinctiveness. Life's diversity inspired them to create communities that resonate with individuals. This led to a unique approach, collaborating with landowners like the McMahon family. Putting people at the core of development is their purposeful drive, evident in the $900 million worth of thriving communities underway in Victoria and Queensland, including McMahon's Place. This commitment to fostering thriving neighbourhoods aligns seamlessly with the McMahon family's decades-old dream of creating a place where people could truly belong, and the two visions have converged in an inspiring alliance. With a profound understanding of the importance of community and a rich history that spans over four decades, the McMahon family entrusted their land to Resi Ventures, sharing a common vision to establish a legacy that extends beyond physical structures. The land has not only served as a canvas for future homes but also as a medium through which a sense of belonging and heritage can flourish. "Our vision for Echuca is to create a master-planned community where people are proud to call it home," stated Mr. Saeed, the driving force behind Resi Ventures. This ambitious vision encapsulates the essence of the McMahon's Place project – a harmonious blend of modern living and deep-rooted connection to the land's history. The design philosophy prioritises passive open spaces, recreational facilities, and a grand entrance that welcomes residents and visitors alike. This approach ensures that the natural beauty of the region is preserved and seamlessly integrated into the fabric of daily life. The grandeur of McMahon’s Place isn't confined to physical spaces alone; it extends to the cultivation of a genuine sense of community. This pivotal aspect is carefully woven into the project's blueprint, reflecting both Resi Ventures' and the McMahon family's commitment to fostering a supportive, tight-knit environment where residents can forge lifelong friendships and cherish shared experiences. Beyond bricks and mortar, the collaboration embodies a commitment to legacy. "We want to be proud of what we have created," Mr. Saeed expressed, speaking to the dedication to crafting an environment that stands as a testament to Resi Ventures' expertise and ethos. This dedication extends to creating a lasting legacy not only for Resi Ventures but also for the McMahon family – a legacy rooted in the soil of Echuca and intertwined with its history. Central to this exceptional journey is the McMahon family's enduring vision. For over four decades, the family nurtured dreams of transforming their land into a thriving community. By engaging with Resi Ventures, this vision has been actualised, and the McMahon family's dream of creating a place where people truly belong has become a reality. Their intimate knowledge of the area, coupled with Resi Ventures' expertise, has resulted in a master-planned community that marries contemporary living with a profound appreciation for heritage and community. As the story of McMahon's Place unfolds, it symbolises more than just a real estate endeavour; it's a testament to the power of shared dreams and the ability to create something exceptional through collaboration. It speaks to the vital importance of preserving history while embracing the future and showcases the impact that thoughtful development can have on both physical landscapes and the human spirit. In the heart of Echuca, McMahon's Place stands as a living testament to the dreams of the past, the vision of the present, and the legacy for the future. It's a story that encapsulates the profound relationship between land, community, and the people who make it home – a story that celebrates the convergence of aspirations and the creation of a legacy that will be cherished for generations to come. “We are opening our place, to you. Close to our much-loved Echuca with well-designed neighbourhoods featuring mature landscapes as part of our vision – from our family to yours, we welcome you to embrace McMahon’s Place” - Sincerely the McMahon Family Call Leanne on 0483 915 025 or Register Your Interest to learn more about the community and the McMahon’s Place. Visit the Resi Ventures website to learn more about the developer.