Classic Lilli Pilli coastal vibes meet modern comforts
Property
Ever dreamed of escaping to the beach without having to leave the modern comforts of home behind? Well, this original '70s renovated beach house on George Bass Drive, Lilli Pilli, situated within a stone's throw of the water, might be just what you're after. Blackshaw Coastal real estate agent Pat Jameson says these kinds of homes rarely come to market, especially...
Goulburn’s iconic Fireside Inn fails to sell at auction
Property
The iconic Fireside Inn in Goulburn failed to sell at auction on Saturday, 10 April. Two interested parties emerged on the day, however neither bid on the property, according to agent Carol James. She says one of the bidders had previously made an offer, but it was below the asking price and turned down. The owner is asking $1.85 million...
Retreat-style living in the heart of Bungendore
Property
Dreaming of country living without the work of an acreage? This picturesque three-bedroom country-styled cottage at 83 Turallo Terrace in Bungendore may be your perfect option. Surrounded by nature with local cattle wandering by, this gorgeous weatherboard home overlooks a luscious and tranquil landscape that will not be outbuilt. This paradise truly is one to be seen. Well-positioned in the sought...
Historic schoolmaster’s home provides Victorian charm with modern living
Property
There is nothing lovelier than a home with history, and the former schoolmaster's cottage built in 1865 at 47 Wilson Street in Braidwood is a perfect example. The home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms, and the exterior has been lovingly repainted and restored with all the original features intact. The interior of the home is brilliantly renovated and modernised,...
Sandstone walls, iron roof and an open fire in every room in Berrima
Property
In 1840, the village of Berrima in NSW had a courthouse and a jail, but they had to wait until 1879 for a police station for the attending police troopers and their sergeant to be constructed. Today, 5 Wilshire Street is a modern home inside historic sandstone walls under a corrugated iron roof. It is located only a short walk from...
Yarrah’s riverside development heralds a new era for Yass
Property
Along a sweeping bend of the Yass River, with views of gentle river flats and the historic Yass township, a new era is dawning. The Walker family's Yarrah development is in its early stages but marks a significant turning point for the local community as demographics and lifestyles change. The Walker family has a lengthy history in the region during...
Escape to the country: Canberrans flock to Goulburn in search of cheaper land
Property
In October 2019, Canberra real estate agent Rina Everett and her partner Jack packed up stumps and left the capital for Goulburn. The couple realised they could rent a three-bedroom house in the regional NSW city for the same price as a one-bedroom unit in Canberra - an important factor given they were expecting their first child at the time....
Ever dreamt of owning an old Tudor tavern? Goulburn’s Fireside Inn could be yours
Property
There's a certain romanticism about The Fireside Inn in Goulburn. Christening parties, weddings, engagements, special anniversaries and romantic dinner dates have all been celebrated here – if only the walls could talk. Now the old Tudor tavern is set to go under the hammer on Saturday, 10 April, unless it is sold beforehand. While the new owner is under no obligation...
Tuross Head’s stunning lake house has your business plan sorted
Property
If watching American movies with Hampton-style houses drives you wild with envy, then you'll be smitten with 38 Casuarina Grove at Kyla Park, Tuross Head. Homes in this secluded area very rarely come on the market, and this particular oasis of calm sits at the end of a private road, so you'll truly feel like a celebrity on your own sprawling retreat....
What made ‘Tarcoola’ Goulburn’s winning stayer
Community
After Michael and Fiona Hudson sold their farm at Gunning in 1994, they bought an outstanding Manfred home surrounded by enormous English elms and oaks in Goulburn. Architect Edmund Cooper Manfred’s swift rise during the wool and gold boom of the 1880s meant lots of money to splash on his elaborately designed, prominent civic buildings and lavish residences. Of all...
Iconic Aussie home with the best of old and new in Murrumbateman
Property
The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 7 Murray Grey Place in Murrumbateman provides all the best aspects of a rural lifestyle in a modern home. The genius of this home is the flexibility of the floorplan and the sizeable rooms, surrounded by quintessentially Australian verandahs, designed and built in 2006 by Harkaway Homes. The home is surrounded by a verandah, which...
Call for more housing as city residents make the move to the regions
Property
New research shows 20 per cent of city residents are looking to move to the regions, with more than half wanting to make the jump within the next 12 months. The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) commissioned qualitative and quantitative research of more than 1,000 people living in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth considering moving to regional Australia. The research was...
Eye-catching Mittagong family home with lush gardens on the market
Property
Mittagong in NSW is about 90-minutes south of Sydney, just off the Hume Highway, with a rail line direct to Sydney for commuters. The home at 5 Murchison Street in Mittagong is a chance to buy not only a very beautiful home but a lifestyle opportunity for a tree change in the Southern Highlands. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home sits on...
Land values across southeast NSW soar by $934 million
Property
Demand for a rural lifestyle sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic has seen land values across southeast NSW soar by more than $934 million. New figures from the Valuer General NSW show the region was among those that experienced the largest increases in residential values across the entire state. The southeast’s central location between major cities, the coast and mountains is...
Planner offers clarity on Hurst Street home’s status
Community
Goulburn residents fighting to protect the first home built in Hurst Street, in 1888, from demolition and redevelopment may not have to because it is already protected. Goulburn Mulwaree Council's head of planning says the home is within the Goulburn Heritage Conservation Area, and is also asking councillors to consider a separate overlay providing Hurst Street with its own heritage precinct....
Victorian heritage, Edwardian built, a Bega pioneer’s impressive and elegant home
Property
Bismarck House, the Bega Standard reported in 1909, "occupies a splendid position and commands some very pretty views". It also made headlines and became the talk of the town for its innovation: " Mr Lassen has fixed up an ingenious filter, his own patent, to filter water from the roof before entering the underground tank." The article was written at the official opening of...
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