Bay Pavilions scoops national innovative design award
News
Eurobodalla’s unique Bay Pavilions development has raised the bar and is paving the way for other innovative local councils after taking out a national design award. The $69 million complex has won the sports and leisure facility design category at the 2022 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards in Melbourne. Entered by architects NBRS, the award is for innovative...
Canberra developer to build international hotel in Batemans Bay
Property
Canberra developer Zapari is bringing a new international brand hotel to Batemans Bay. Zapari has lodged plans for a $20 million boutique three-storey, 70-room Accor Sebel hotel and townhouse development in the heart of Batemans Bay. The site on Dolphin Avenue is currently occupied by the ageing Batemans Bay Hotel, near Club Catalina, and is only 2 km south of...
A historic stone homestead looking to start a new chapter
Property
Set on 26 acres of land, 19 Marble Hill Road, Goulburn, also known as 'Kingsdale', is a historic home waiting for its next chapter. Filled with charm and character, this magnificent stone homestead is situated just 7 km north of Goulburn in Kingsdale. Built around 1882 and designed by the renowned EC Manfred (1856-1941), this magnificent five-bedroom, three-bathroom home has a long,...
Architecturally designed brilliance mere minutes from the beach
Property
This architectural masterpiece at the stunning Depot Beach is set just 250 metres from the water's edge on some of the most beautiful and pristine coastline Australia has to offer. Designed by award-winning architect Peter Stutchbury to take full advantage of the secluded location, 11 Fairley Street, Depot Beach, is sure to wow anyone who sees it. My Agent Team...
Queanbeyan council gets State Government help to clear DA backlog
Property
Queanbeyan council has secured a new type of grant from the NSW Government specifically designed to help clear a raft of pending Development Applications (DAs). The number of DAs submitted to the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) has increased by 20 per cent over the past two years as the region grows. To make matters worse, the assessment team has been...
The perfect rural getaway, ready for its next chapter
Property
Looking to make your rural escape? Here it is: 340 Macs Reef Road in Bywong. And there's not much left to do but move in and start enjoying the idyllic rural lifestyle. Known as 'Inverbervie' (a town in Scotland from where the original owners hailed), the home was designed by TT Architecture, experts in environmentally sustainable design principles. This residence rests on...
History and opportunity wrapped up in a unique property that’s all class
Property
Whether you seek a unique home, holiday home, or interesting business, 7 Gundaroo Street in Gunning, is waiting for you to realise its potential. Located in the picturesque, historic village of Gunning with plenty of friendly locals to share their stories with you, it won't be long until you discover that this was once the local Catholic Primary School school house. Built around 1910,...
How NSW’s stamp duty shake-up compares to the ACT’s
Property
When the NSW state budget was handed down this week, it contained policies that may have sounded familiar to Canberrans. That's because NSW - a Liberal-run state - has plans to completely overhaul its property tax system in ways that are not so dissimilar to a program of reform the ACT's Labor-Greens Government first embarked on more than a decade...
A wealth of nature surrounds picture-book perfection in Berrima
Property
On the market for the first time in over 20 years, 12 Berrima Drive in Berrima is a picture-perfect homestead that dreams are made of. This charming two-story weatherboard cottage is nestled on five acres. It offers four bedrooms, two bathrooms, slow combustion wood fire, solar panels, an 80,000-litre water tank and exposed wooden beams throughout. Raine and Horne real...
Superlatives don’t do justice to this ‘jaw-dropping’ Goulburn home
Property
Set on a beautifully landscaped, private and elevated position offering extraordinary views over the entire Goulburn Valley and beyond, the spectacular bespoke master-built home at 12 Mannifera Place in Goulburn is truly one of a kind. Designed by award-winning architect Chris Reardon, this marvellous four-bedroom home extends over three magnificent levels. The property was constructed of quality Taralga bluestone and...
Berrima residents’ group blasts jail sale ‘lock-out’
Community
A Southern Highlands residents' group has criticised the NSW Government for selling the historic Berrima Jail without adequate community consultation. The Jail, described by the Berrima Residents Association as the "jewel in the Southern Highlands crown", was sold this month for $7 million to Joseph Wehbe who runs sports management company the Blue Sox group. President of the association Eric...
‘Have Your Say’ on plans for new Merimbula retail and residential complex
Community
Local community and residents have been encouraged to have their say on plans for a proposed new retail and residential complex to be developed in Merimbula. The development application proposes to demolish and redevelop the existing site at 29-33 Market Street and increase the building's maximum height. Community Environment and Planning acting director Emily Harrison said a proposal for mixed-use development...
The mystery of the girl beneath the floorboards
Community
Wagga resident Sam Ryan was getting to work renovating his heritage home on Crampton Street in Wagga Wagga when he made a remarkable discovery. "I grew up here in the 90s and purchased the house from my father," he explained. "We started doing some renovations out the back and I moved this old cabinet that had been there since I remember....
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