Myriad factors contribute to coastal housing shortage
Community
Karina Benton grew up in Canberra and spent holidays staying at her granny's house in Batemans Bay. About seven years ago, she moved to the coastal area with her three kids. Now the family is homeless, not because of financial instability or a poor rental history, but because there simply aren't any houses for them to move into in the...
Karanya, the executive residence on 50 acres of rolling green countryside
Property
Combining the best of modern architecture and a country homestead, Karanya at 84 Fairview Road at Springrange is an executive five-bedroom, two-bathroom home with extensive outdoor living options and countryside views which stretch all the way to the horizon. With a floorplan which separates the master suite from the four other bedrooms and a family and entertaining zone in the middle...
Find out why this South Coast home is the region’s best
Property
A stunning property on the NSW South Coast that was designed and built to be a lasting feature of its environment and to take advantage of its spectacular beach location has taken out the 2020 HIA-CSR ACT and Southern NSW Home of the Year. The three-level family home at Guerilla Bay was designed by small Canberra firm Steve Andrea Architecture and built...
New home plans rock serene Hurst Street as neighbours prepare for battle
Property
The proposed demolition of the first home built in Hurst Street, Goulburn, has outraged neighbours and sparked a heated response. Residents are writing objections, organising petitions and delegations to Goulburn Mulwaree Council. They are researching the home at 22 Hurst Street and local government and heritage guidelines. A fierce battle is shaping up. Residents in Hurst Street, Bradley Street and...
There’s no place like home: Yass property booms during pandemic
Property
New research shows that nearly a third of Australians have been working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the demand for properties in regional New South Wales is growing. Are people leaving the cities in search of larger properties with space for a home office? Or are they leaving because they feel safer in the country where there have been...
Former goldfields hotel and lockup transformed into a modern home
Property
The 1859 sandstone cottage, Foxhill, is set on 480 acres (194 hectares) of lush, meadow-like grazing pasture, with 12 fenced paddocks, each with water from dams, and from Sheep Station Creek which forms the south boundary of the property. Swimming holes and waterfalls are waiting to be discovered along the creek beds, and the history of the homestead will intrigue buyers...
Exquisitely renovated, perfectly updated Californian bungalow in Queanbeyan
Property
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 43 The Crescent in Queanbeyan is an exceptionally renovated home. Built in the Californian bungalow style, the home is an example of renovations done right, preserving the historic aspects of the property while bringing it into the 21st century. The home's charm comes from choosing the right elements to maintain the home's historic character, such...
Spectacular Jindabyne leaseholding has potential for pleasure and profit
Property
The Panorama Hotel at Jindabyne is a 25-room business, with a stunning outlook onto Lake Jindabyne, and a business opportunity in hospitality which would suit an energetic younger couple or family. The enormous potential of the business is immediately apparent, with a panoramic view of Lake Jindabyne from the versatile function room providing a perfect backdrop for weddings, family reunions,...
100 rural blocks in Murrumbateman to feed lifestyle rush
Property
Just over 100 rural blocks are going on the market in Murrumbateman wine country to meet rocketing demand for lifestyle sites on Canberra's outskirts. The Fields of Murrumbateman joint venture between Jure Domazet of Doma Group and Shane Quinn from Melbourne-based Quintessential Equity will release just over 40 hectares next to Shaw Wines in two stages. Director, Residential Land, at Colliers International,...
Vast Victorian Gothic homestead at Bombala up for auction
Property
The mansion of a homestead at Lot 10 Burnima Road near Bombala is an absolute masterpiece of red brick Victorian Gothic architecture. The architect of the home was Frederick Young, the builder and architect of the Governor-General’s residence at Yarralumla. The home has 10 bedrooms and two bathrooms, and a grand staircase befitting the style and grandeur of the building....
Wamboin country residence a luxurious home only 20 minutes from Canberra
Property
The elegant and luxurious residence at 515 Denley Drive has six bedrooms and three bathrooms, and was designed by the owner-builders, who are now selling the property. Equipped with a large, in-ground solar-heated swimming pool and pool house, solar power, ducted vacuum system, solar hot water, and double-glazed windows, the home is set on 14.5 hectares of land in rural-residential Wamboin. With...
Two acres, a Zen courtyard and a stunningly beautiful home
Property
The stunningly beautiful four-bedroom, two-bathroom executive home at 9 Murray Grey Place at Murrumbateman is a peaceful paradise with every luxury feature you could wish for. Set on two acres of land, the home is gracefully designed around an inner courtyard with a Japanese garden, a peaceful Zen zone that sets the tone for the home. The expansive deck from the Japanese...
Buyers flock to ultimate rural lifestyle retreat 30 minutes from Canberra
Property
The magnificent Petrichor Farm at 89 Hastings Way in Gundaroo is attracting a huge amount of interest both locally and interstate ahead of its auction on 27 September. With a spectacular designer home, as well as a beautifully restored 1960s cottage and a stunning function centre, this 68-hectare property offers a world of opportunity to live, work and play just...
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