Old world charm meets contemporary family living at Gundaroo
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A clever architect-designed extension has effectively doubled the size - but retained the country charm - of this impressive five-bedroom family home at 25 Morning Street in Gundaroo. Selling agent Christopher Dixon from McGrath North Canberra described the property as one of Gundaroo's finest residences, offering “not only a home of uncompromising quality, but the opportunity to experience a lifestyle...
Snowy views dazzle at Springfield homestead
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This magnificent 40-acre property at 518 Kaveneys Road at Jeir, only 30 minutes from Canberra city centre, has really turned on the charm ahead of its spring auction on September 10. Selling agent Mark Johnstone from Ray White Canberra said visitors to last weekend’s open home were “bedazzled” as they soaked in the views over rolling farmland to the snow-capped...
The River Cottage offers a city escape in Granite Town
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Cute as a button, The River Cottage at 4 Princes Highway at Moruya - with its picket fence and cast iron lacework verandah trim - is totally Insta-worthy! Built in the 1890s, the ship-lap timber cottage celebrates a significant era in the region’s history, when ‘Granite Town’ was home to a plethora of eager gold, silver and granite miners. It is...
Your idyllic country cottage at Wee Jasper awaits you
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Micalong Cottage at 426 Nottingham Road in Wee Jasper may be modest in size, but it has volumes of appeal for those looking for a genuine rural idyll. The home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, a large entertainers deck, and sits on 18.97 hectares of land. It's around 90 minutes from Canberra and 60 minutes from Yass. The NBN...
Literary history at Mayfield Mews and Albury House in Bowning going to auction
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Can you picture Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson discussing poetry and politics on this Bowning shopfront verandah? Both Patterson and Lawson reportedly wrote for The Bulletin magazine while staying at Albury House and the Mayfield Mews, which are both being auctioned this month. They would dispatch their written works from the Bowning Railway Station during regular stays between 1899 and...
Back to the future at Victorian era Thornleigh and the (not so) Secret Garden
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'Thornleigh' homestead sits on a 1332 metre square block at 21 Forster Street in Bungendore, and has been a feature property in the region since it was built in the 1880s. It's renowned for its stunning gardens, which are as faithful to a cottage garden of the 1880s as they could possibly be. There are hundreds of bulbs, roses, annuals,...
High-end sea-changers feeling the South Coast lure
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The insidious COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world is proving to be a catalyst for an escape to the country for many Australians. The NSW South Coast has long been a perennial attraction for professionals and creatives leaving behind the rat-race for greener pastures. But COVID-19 seems to be compounding the drudgery of working nine-to-five in an office, says Bermagui real...
Modern country masterpiece at beautiful Binalong
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Binalong is just past Yass, around 75 minutes from Canberra's city centre. It's a peaceful town, with a population of around 500, offering a country lifestyle and the peace and quiet that comes with it. The home at 28-32 Mylora Street in Binalong was constructed in 2010, and is a striking country homestead. Built in a traditional country farmhouse style,...
Rezoning paves way for 5000 border homes
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The first development applications for the proposed cross-border suburb of Parkwood are expected in the next few months after the NSW Government fast-tracked rezoning approval as part of its COVID-19 stimulus measures. Parkwood is the NSW component of Riverview Developments’ proposed Ginninderry cross-border development being delivered in conjunction with the ACT Government. The project will eventually comprise 5000 dwellings and...
Goulburn planners head west for future housing
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A swathe of land in West Goulburn will become a future residential frontier for the historic city. For years, new residential subdivisions in Goulburn have been north beyond Wollondilly River. However, in decades to come, development will head west to an area that has been a no-go zone for the city’s town planners because of outdated data. The new focus...
Blackwood Park on the pristine waters of Wagonga Inlet offers boundless opportunity
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Blackwood Park at 119 Riverview Road, North Narooma, has eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and four kitchens, divided into four separate holiday rental flats, all under a single roof, with 114 years of history. The residence sits on 5.67 hectares of land, with 1 kilometre of high watermark ownership on the Wagonga Inlet, and is being sold for the first time...
What could be better than making your own wine in an idyllic rural setting?
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If you've ever fancied trying your hand at winemaking, this is the perfect home in a magnificent location and it's ready to go. What could be more idyllic than reaping the fruits of your labour, and making them into shiraz, or pinot grigio or chardonnay, and sipping a glass while overlooking landscaped terraces to the artificial lake from the balcony...
Million-dollar views and lifestyle at Malua Bay
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There is nothing more relaxing than sitting on a deck in the shade sipping a cold drink, staring out at the sea while the sound of the waves and the smell of clean saltwater reset your senses to a soothing calm. The home at 88 Yugura Street has the perfect view over Garden Bay, close to all the amenities and facilities you...
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