Property
The fast-growing rural village of Murrumbateman is about to become a country town, complete with a pedestrian-friendly retail heart. Sydney-based...
Arts & Culture
For the first time, the Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) Heritage Awards were held at the Braidwood Museum. Mayor Tim...
Property
Australia’s tremendous wool wealth is evident in the grand homes of graziers, and the people who served rural communities that...
Lovely stone home on 12 acres with river frontage for sale two hours from Canberra
Property
A charming five-bedroom stone home with river frontage and 12 acres of alluvial land is on the market two hours’ drive from Canberra for just $585,000. ‘Lachly Pines’ at 142 Clearview Road, Darbys Falls is located 20 minutes’ drive from Cowra and was built by the current owners 29 years ago using granite stone sourced from the local area. It...
Village finally breaks ground on South Jerrabomberra 1250-home estate
Property
It's been a long time coming but Village Building Company has finally broken ground on its housing development at South Jerrabomberra, formerly Tralee. At a formal sod turning ceremony on Wednesday, Village CEO Travis Doherty said it was no secret that the project had been complex and challenging, alluding to the long-running battle with Canberra Airport over flight paths, and...
Award-winning Fedra Olive Grove and tourism facilities for sale 55 km from Canberra
Property
A multi-award winning olive grove on 87 acres of land is on the market just 55 kilometres from Canberra and comes with tourism facilities and three residences. Fedra Olive Grove at 5796 Federal Highway in Collector was started from scratch by Spiros (Jeff) and Fedra Konstantinou in May 2000 as a way of promoting their Greek heritage and their love...
Ginninderry’s 5000-home proposal in Yass Valley moves to consultation phase
Property
Yass Valley Shire Council has opened community consultation on the Parkwood housing proposal, the NSW component of the Ginninderry residential development that straddles the NSW-ACT border. The Corkhill family's Riverview Projects (ACT) Pty Limited and local landowners want to build about 5000 dwellings in the Yass Valley to accommodate 13,000 people on a 600-hectare site, of which about 387 hectares...
Secluded South Coast hideaway comes with its own private beach
Property
A secluded hideaway located on a scenic headland between Batemans Bay and Moruya is on the market and includes 20 hectares of bushland which cascades down to a virtually private beach. ‘The Camp’ at 1733 George Bass Drive, Rosedale was built by architect Julius Bokor and has been featured in several architectural magazines, such as the Australian Architectural Review and...
Steeped in convict history, Goulburn’s Lansdowne Park goes up for auction
Property
A heritage-listed property steeped in Australia’s convict history will be auctioned in Goulburn at the end of this month and oozes an atmosphere of the past. Historic Lansdowne Park is thought to be one of Australia’s oldest properties and features a 3-4 bedroom renovated homestead sitting on 35 acres of land with four other residences, a stand-alone stone ballroom, a...
Grand mansion for sale in the Southern Highlands exudes rural romanticism
Property
A grand two-storey British Colonial-style residence is for sale as part of a secluded 77-hectare estate in the Southern Highlands and is set among beautifully-sculpted formal English gardens. ‘Mandalay’ exudes rural romanticism and was modelled to exacting standards on a prominent circa-1900 British mansion in Singapore. Around 1.5 kilometres from the village of Exeter, the property has impressive views of...
Architect-designed bush manor a natural beauty
Property
Given the opportunity, few could pass up this spacious, luxurious manor at The Ridgeway, 148 Ridgeway Road, near Queanbeyan. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle, but actually quite close to civilisation as the crow flies, this grand statement is perfect for a family looking for a 'tree change', but not wanting to move hundreds of kilometres away. Surrounded by serene...
Is this the cheapest house in Yass?
Property
A two-bedroom fibro house is on the market in Yass for $220,000 – with the agent saying it is the “bargain of the year”. Located only a couple of hundred metres from the town centre, the rundown home at 72 Meehan Street is laying claim to the title of being the cheapest house in Yass. While it is badly in...
Landmark granite fieldstone home for sale in Braidwood built as an inn in 1856
Property
A landmark granite fieldstone home built as an inn by Braidwood's first Clerk of Court, Patrick Goulding, in 1856 is on the market and comes with a substantial two-storey wood-framed barn currently used for an antiques business. ‘Tidmarsh’ at 50 Ryrie Street in Braidwood has been meticulously restored to its early appearance and in 2004 was awarded the National Trust's...
Unusual and exotic places to stay within a few hours of home
Community
From a remote lighthouse on the South Coast to a tiny house in the Southern Highlands and a shed in Kangaroo Valley, there are a whole range of unusual and exotic places to stay at within a few hours’ drive of much of the Canberra region. While the holiday season may be over, there’s always the weekend or planning for...
Rocky Mountain High: North American-style alpine retreat for sale in Jindabyne
Property
A luxury alpine retreat which recreates a North American style ski lodge is on the market in Jindabyne, about 30 minutes’ drive from the Thredbo and Perisher ski resorts. ‘Mountain High’ at 61 Carinya Lane sits on 37.18 hectares of land and has been featured in Country Home Ideas magazine as the “perfect Snowy Mountains retreat”. Billed as offering breathtaking...
Former convent owned by ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ composer for sale in Binalong
Property
A grand five-bedroom home which began its life as a convent and went on to be owned by the man who composed the haunting music of Picnic at Hanging Rock is on the market in the historic village of Binalong, around an hour’s drive from Canberra. The stately house at 6 Sykes Road was dedicated as a Catholic convent in...
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