Simply stunning, award winning and sustainable, a masterpiece in Merimbula
Property
Offered for sale at $1,225,000, 24 Hill Street is a thoroughly unique residence, designed by award-winning architect Clinton Murray. Built in 2001 as his family home, Murray called the building 'House for Pam'. "The title was well-considered, given my wife Pam could never quite comprehend why I hadn’t designed a house for our family," Mr Murray says. "It’s every architect’s...
Think you couldn’t live without electricity? It’s really not so bad
Opinion
So I've been living off-grid for a month now. Not off-grid in the sense of using an alternative energy source but just not having any electricity in our house at all. This is because my husband and I, along with my parents, bought a very badly run-down old house in Bega where the main electrical line has been severed, presumably by...
2019 Year in Review – Property
Property
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own island? Or perhaps running an award-winning olive grove is more your thing? Perhaps you can see yourself kicking back at a luxury alpine retreat? In 2019, About Regional's property coverage featured the very best of the region and promised something for everyone to love, from a peach orchard in Araluen to cliff-top...
Mogo Gold Rush Colony owner selling after 20 years
Property
Twenty years ago, Maureen Nathan was told by a friend "you're the only person we know who can make this fly", a comment which led to Maureen purchasing what was then known as Old Mogo Town, a replica Gold Rush Colony, built on an existing gold-bearing reef. Now Maureen, a pharmacist from Long Beach, Batemans Bay, is ready to hand...
New future for Spenco land as Mumbulla moves on Kindergarten dream
News
Old industrial land in central Bega is being reborn with a dynamic childhood led  by education at the heart of its new future. Mumbulla School for Rudolf Steiner Education begun earthworks on the former Spenco site this week. The school announced in term 1 this year that it had purchased a 2.3-acre section of the site on Bega Street from Spotlight...
Katungul takes over old Bega nursing home with new vision for Aboriginal health
News
Aboriginal health and well-being services in the region are about to be supercharged with an aged care facility in Bega being re-purposed into an Aboriginal health clinic. The vacant Casuarina facility on Bega Street, Bega, operated by Sapphire Coast Community Aged Care has been sold to Katungul, the region's Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation. “We’re so excited to officially share with the...
Beautiful Bermagui sea change property offers the chance to choose your neighbour
Property
Want to relocate to beautiful Bermagui and have the choice of two homes on one property, with options to rent the other, either long term or holiday let? Imagine being able to choose your neighbour and make a decent rental income at the same time, or have a property already set up so you can immediately share with your parents...
Sparkling Cooma home in surprise location
Property
When the owners of 27 Soho Street bought this four-bedroom home overlooking Cooma 12 years ago, they were well aware it needed attention, but its seclusion suited their desire for privacy. On an elevated, one-acre block, the home belonged to a local doctor for many years. “When you drive down the street you don’t even know it is there; it is...
There is room at this spectacular Inn for your passion and business acumen
Property
The Globe Inn, a spectacular, Georgian residence, is currently offered for sale by Naish Stormon of L J Hooker in Gungahlin. At $1,200,000, this functioning 'inn' at 70 Rossi Street, built around 1847, will impress with its sensitive renovation and high profits as an operating Bed and Breakfast, right in the heart of Yass. The Globe Inn is a top-rated B...
Imagine a most marvellous mansion, your dream house is here in Yass!
Property
They say to dream of living in mansions and palaces predicts increased opportunity in life. Also that you should look at areas of your life that have not been developed or explored – there is a sense of need for a 'project'. If that is the case for you, we present 1380 Cooks Hill Rd, Yass. Offered for auction on 7 December, this...
A unique investment opportunity of historic proportions in Gundaroo
Property
Nestled in the wine region of the Southern Tablelands, the historic village of Gundaroo is just 29 km from the heart of Canberra, yet seems another world away. This beautifully preserved village, settled in 1825, boasts a unique facade of heritage buildings, wide, quiet streets and tranquil country surrounds. The Royal Hotel, Gundaroo was a traveller’s inn from the 1830s and...
Southern comfort for our northern brothers and sisters living with bushfire
News
The bushfire emergency across Northern New South Wales and Queensland is all too close for the communities of the Bega Valley. On one hellish afternoon in March 2018, 65 homes were destroyed in the Reedy Swamp, Vimy Ridge, and Tathra Bushfire. Like the current crisis, conditions at the time were described as "unprecedented". A handful of months later the communities...
Walgrove: your Yass river sanctuary in rollings green hills awaits
Property
Offered for sale by Belle Property Kingston, stunning 'Walgrove' privately occupies 9.2 Ha of improved pasture, highly fertile red soils and rolling, fully fenced paddocks, in the desirable Southern Tablelands region of NSW. Nestled within the Murrumbateman and Canberra Wine Regions and minutes from Yass township (8 km), this enclave at 16 Walgrove Road is a luscious, beautiful property with direct river...
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