Greystanes Conveyancing

Buying property in Greystanes

Looking for property in Greystanes? Whether you are buying an existing home, a new house or apartment, or land to build on, we provide fixed fee conveyancing services to help you through the legal due diligence process as part of your property transaction.

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General information about Greystanes

The following is an extract from Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greystanes,_New_South_Wales

Greystanes is a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Greystanes is located 29 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Holroyd.

In the early years of British settlement the area was known as Prospect Hill and was the site of the first land grants to emancipated convicts in 1791. At this period it was one of several areas of conflict between the Darug people and the settlers, the Darug people being led for many years of guerrilla warfare by Pemulwuy.

The area later became differentiated into Prospect, to the west of Greystanes Creek, and Greystanes to the east of the Creek, the latter taking its name from a historical home on Prospect Hill, built by Nelson Simmons Lawson, third child of Lieutenant William Lawson. The name ‘Grey Stanes’, given by Nelson Lawson, came from the outcrops of basalt on Prospect Hill, “Grey” being its colour and “Stanes” being the Scottish word for stones. The land was originally granted to William Cummings in 1799, before being acquired by William Lawson in approximately 1810.

The area was used for poultry farming in the early twentieth century until Greystanes developed in the 1950s and 1960s as a residential suburb. Frank Cefai, a Maltese migrant, is a well known developer who built thousands of residential homes throughout Greystanes and its surrounding suburbs. Frank built and helped fund the Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in 1975 and the surrounding primary and secondary schools.

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Ern Phang

Ern Phang
Director - Property Lawyer

This website is supported by Phang Legal, a law firm in Parramatta providing fixed fee conveyancing services across Sydney and New South Wales. Ern Phang is the solicitor director of Phang Legal.