Double decks and vast views make this home at Catalina ideal all year round
Property
Nestled on a gentle slope two minutes from the Club Catalina at Batemans Bay and three minutes from Corrigans Beach, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom home at 6 Vista Avenue, Catalina is designed to take full advantage of the views from the north-facing rear of the residence. The rear of the home has expansive decks over two levels, providing unique outdoor entertaining...
Regional housing shortage places families at risk of homelessness
Property
Beth Stevenson is a single mother of two and she could be homeless soon if she is unable to secure rental accommodation in the regional NSW town of Yass. Since March 2020, Beth and her two boys have been looking for a three-bedroom home with a six-to-12-month lease in Yass, where the two boys attend school. They currently rent a...
Anyone for tennis and a dip in the pool? This home has you covered
Property
Murrumbateman's homes range from new builds to character-filled homes, and this mid-century A-frame design is perfect for families looking for something unique, particularly those needing plenty of undercover secure parking and summer lifestyle options. The six-bedroom, three-bathroom family home at 70 McIntosh Circuit in Murrumbateman has a main residence with four bedrooms and a two-bedroom self-contained studio flat, all set...
Designer duplex with panoramic ocean views in Sunshine Bay
Property
When imagining a seaside home, we think about views of the ocean and access to a beach, and the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 13B Bronte Crescent, Sunshine Bay has it all, and so much more. The architecturally designed, north-facing home is on a peninsula atop the cliffs, providing panoramic ocean views, and access to a beach only 219 metres away....
Breathtaking views of the Clyde River from a historic home
Property
Nelligen in NSW is one of the prettiest places along the South Coast, nestled in a curve of the Clyde River alongside the Kings Highway. The town of Nelligen has a long history, from Indigenous Australians of the Yuin nation through to the gold rush, and the home at 17 Braidwood Street is rumoured to be built on the site...
Proposed new Hurst Street home ‘bigger than some embassies’
Community
The final days of 2020 are rippling across Goulburn with a deeper appreciation of the city’s unique qualities. The higher regard has welled up from a single development application that proposed to flatten the oldest home in Hurst Street, Banksia. The depth of community disquiet should be known and measured in early 2021 when the issue is resolved. Near a...
Family beach home with panoramic views at Long Beach
Property
Set on the gentle slopes on the peninsula in Long Beach, with spectacular views of the Tollgate Islands and surrounding beaches, this four-bedroom, four-bathroom family home at 16 Mary Place, Long Beach, ensures a genuinely relaxed lifestyle on the NSW South Coast. Only 10 minutes drive from the centre of Batemans Bay, the home is close to the beach, and all...
2020 Property in Review: 14 homes you’d love to own
Property
The property market continued to confound pundits in 2020. Instead of sending prices plunging, COVID-19 changed the way we looked at where we live. With the ability to work from home, suddenly a sea-change or tree-change seemed to make perfect sense. Some people opted out of cities, while others are still dreaming of their great escape. Here, we have put...
Grafton Street goes from drab and defeated to friendly and desirable
Community
Thirty eight years ago, many historic stone and brick homes in Grafton Street, Goulburn, were so dilapidated that owners had thrown up their hands in defeat. Living in Goulburn at the time, architect David Flannery – now ACT Heritage Council chair – had the foresight to photograph many of them. As he did so, another sharp-eyed photographer, Leon Oberg, noted on...
Bega Mayor urges property owners to put vacant properties up for rent to ease housing shortage
News
Bega Valley Shire Council Mayor Russell Fitzpatrick has called on property owners to list vacant homes on the rental market to support local people who are struggling to find suitable accommodation. “As we near the anniversary of the Black Summer fires, many of those who lost their homes are still looking for long-term housing solutions," he said. "There are also...
Pavilion home of glass, timber and corrugated iron connects effortlessly to the environment
Property
The five-bedroom, three-bathroom home at 102 Glenmore Road at Braidwood has a low-pitched skillion-roof and seems to melt into the landscape, with glass doors and low decks creating a genuine indoor-outdoor living experience. A pavilion home is characterised by simple box-like structures, open-plan interiors, and the extensive use of glass instead of walls. Not many, though, are finished to such...
Goulburn and Marulan set to sprawl with 3500 new homes
Property
How do city planners prepare for a growing population? The simple answer is they build – more houses, roads, green space and public amenities. But should they build up to avoid sprawl or outwards to save skylines? Goulburn Mulwaree Council has been asking itself that question for the past two years after realising its city and the nearby town of Marulan...
No heritage impact as Queanbeyan Civic and Cultural Precinct given approval
Property
Concerns about the heritage impact of two new buildings to be constructed as part of the $74 million Queanbeyan Civic and Cultural Precinct (QCCP) will be addressed through conditions in a development application (DA) that was approved by the Southern Regional Planning Panel on Wednesday, 2 December. The DA approval is seen as a significant milestone in the overarching plan to change the face...
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