Property

South Coast retreat with luxury lodges and private beach access offers a permanent escape
Property
If the festive season has you dreaming of a permanent escape to the beach then an 80-acre patch of paradise with two luxury lodges on the NSW South Coast may be the answer. ‘Indigo Retreat’ boasts the delights of pristine lagoon frontage and its own private track to access secluded Murrah Beach – as well as the attractions of surrounding...
2018 Year in Review – Property
Property
From a rural lifestyle with income-producing orchards to one of Australia’s few remaining station master’s cottages and a resort-style home with direct beach access, this year's About Regional property stories were a diverse bunch. They covered Hoskinstown to Bungendore, Binalong, Bermagui, Bowning, Captains Flat and just about everywhere in between, and showcased some of the best and most unique homes...
Iconic Snowy Mountains business Eucumbene Trout Farm hits the market
Property
Award-winning Snowy Mountains tourist attraction Eucumbene Trout Farm - which includes three residences, a six-hectare private lake stocked with trout and a smoke house and cafe - is up for sale. Occupying 18.5 hectares of well-grassed Monaro land, Eucumbene Trout Farm has been a popular tourist attraction from the time of its establishment in the 1970s. It's ideally located 33km...
Community calls for better protection of its heritage
Community
Heritage and the need to preserve it was the resounding consensus at a forum held in Goulburn last Tuesday (4 December), with attendees calling for better protection of Australia’s First Inland City’s historical assets and a stronger focus on heritage tourism. The forum was attended by most of the Goulburn region’s heritage groups, and organised by NSW ALP Candidate for...
Bega Valley’s picturesque Belgrave Park a wonderful place to call home
Property
It's no secret that many people dream of retiring to a rural property on the South Coast. Belgrave Park in the Bega Valley's Cobargo hinterland is your chance to do it a little differently. The 23-hectare property, which is nestled in a lush rural valley, is on the market for $1,695,000. As Julie Rutherford from Julie Rutherford Real Estate says,...
Landmark Southern NSW property Pejar Park up for auction
Property
Famed for its award-winning homestead gardens, renowned Goulburn district grazing property Pejar Park is on the market for just the second time since 1939. The 573-hectare Woodhouselee property is being sold by Chris Meares from Sydney-based Meares & Associates. He says the home has three key features: the four-bedroom bluestone homestead, the classic country garden, and six-kilometres of "magnificent" dam...
Want to be the next owner of the Rollonin cafe and a piece of history at Bowning?
Property
Rural romance. A home that tells a thousand stories. A property that oozes history and charm. Welcome to 142 Bowning Road, in the quaint historic village of Bowning, Yass Valley. This fully restored 1840s home, set on an eight-acre block, offers an intimate country experience, but with modern features that make life truly comfortable. "There’s no other home like it,"...
“We want to see a Jindabyne that copes with future growth and thrives on it for decades to come.”
News
“We want to hear about how we can create a fantastic place all year round for the Jindabyne community and the town’s many visitors," says Lee Shearer APM, who is leading the NSW Government's Go Jindabyne Masterplan. Ms Shearer and her team of planners and architects will be in Jindabyne on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (December 4 to 6) for a...
“Hands off Anzac Hall” – Australian Institute of Architects
Property
A Canberra architecture community was deeply shocked when news first broke of plans to demolish Anzac Hall. Surely, this was a mistake, as there had been limited consultation with the community and no consultation with the moral rights holders – the architects who designed the award-winning building – nor with the Australian Institute of Architects. Less than a week later,...
Jindabyne’s future up for discussion as masterplan process starts
News
The Jindabyne business community has welcomed the State Government's commitment to revitalise the high country tourist town. Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro, John Barilaro, and Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts have launched the $2.4 million ‘Jindabyne 2036’ masterplan. “Jindabyne is the gateway to the beautiful Snowy Mountains, it is a thriving town with enormous potential for growth, and proper planning will...
Landmark 1868 Goulburn home once used as girls’ boarding school offers historic charm
Property
A landmark 1868 residence which was once used as a boarding school for young ladies is on the market in Goulburn’s ‘blue ribbon’ period home precinct. ‘Rosscraig’ at 238 Cowper Street combines the charm of a bygone era with modern conveniences and a good use of natural light. On the market for $995,000, the four-bedroom two-bathroom home sits on a...
Stately Jeir home wins HIA’s top award for Southern Highlands builder
Property
Ageless, stately, elegant. This rural home in Jeir, north of the ACT in wine country has been designed and built to stand the test of time. The effort from Southern Highlands builder Quality Country Homes was rewarded with the Home of the Year award from the Housing Industry Association ACT and Southern NSW at its annual awards on Saturday night....
Canberra’s ‘Castle Hill’: One of the ACT’s largest farms to be auctioned at Old Parliament House
Property
Across the water from Lanyon Homestead and fronting the Murrumbidgee River sits one of the largest parcels of agricultural land in the ACT which has come onto the market after 47 years in the same hands. Canberra’s 526-hectare ‘Castle Hill’ at 1449 Tidbinbilla, Tharwa, is a rare find given its proximity to the city and the grazing, farming and future...
Former church on the market in Bungendore has divine appeal
Property
A former church in Bungendore has been lovingly converted into a home with divine appeal. With a price guide of around $770,000, the property at 48 Butmaroo Street is already drawing strong interest from a range of possible buyers who can see its heavenly potential. Originally built as a Presbyterian church in 1875, the building has been transformed into a...
Yass and Goulburn top list of Australia’s most popular areas for rural property investment
Property
Yass and Goulburn have topped the list of the most popular areas in Australia for rural properties according to Commercialrealestate.com.au. The commercial real estate portal says it has crunched the data on the most searched areas in the nation for rural properties and Yass has come out on top followed by its Southern Tablelands neighbour. And it seems that making...
Idyllic escape to tranquil temple on the South Coast
Health & Wellbeing
Everyone knows the time-honoured axiom: “Happy wife, happy life”. However, this relationship motto is especially important when your partner is a mother of two young children and needs a well-deserved break. So I made it my duty to find a relaxing, soul-cleaning retreat that wasn’t too far from Canberra for a much-needed getaway. We needed somewhere luxurious, quiet and secluded...
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