Former Methodist church faithfully converted and up for sale in Yass
Property
A former Methodist church dating back to 1871 is on the market in Yass after being faithfully converted into a striking multi-level home which gives added meaning to the term ‘cathedral ceilings’. There’s a certain fascination that draws people to church conversions, often sparked by their space, history and old-world charm – with the renovated church at 110A Rossi Street...
Charming Snowy Mountains’ home won’t break the bank
Property
A charming four-bedroom home full of local history is on the market in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains for just $345,000. The attractive cottage at 109 Fitzroy Street, Tumut, sits on a 1,088 square metre corner block and enjoys a fond place in the town’s local history. It was built after World War 1 for a Tumut boy, A....
Historic 1840s’ Gunning homestead comes with a rich past, stables and creek frontage
Property
An attractive heritage-listed homestead built in the 1840s and sitting on 29.2 acres of rich alluvial creek flats is on the market in Gunning and comes complete with red brick stables, a large grain shed and double frontage to Meadow Creek. ‘Boureong Homestead’ on Dalton Road is one of Gunning’s oldest homesteads and was built by Peter Best with “excellent...
Three week community reno on one of Bega’s most prestigious old homes
Property
Carly Farrugia is standing on the third level of scaffolding, scraping loose paint flakes from the 12-foot ceiling of her new kitchen in Bega. "The appeal of the house was how run-down it was," Farrugia laughs. "We wanted a future home but we also wanted a massive project, something with the kind of character that warranted putting a lot of...
Cliff-top Malua Bay beach house offers location, location, location
Property
If location is king in buying property then it is little wonder that a cliff-top beach house sitting above a popular surf beach in the ‘Sorrento of the South Coast’ is attracting so much attention. The three-bedroom two-bathroom home at 47 Tallawang Avenue, Malua Bay, only recently hit the market but listing agent, John Haslem of Elders Real Estate Batemans...
Black Swan restaurant and cottage in Binalong harks back to the Cobb & Co years
Property
A piece of Australian colonial architecture which provided accommodation for stagecoach passengers during the Cobb & Co years is on the market in the historic town of Binalong less than an hour’s drive from Canberra. ‘The Black Swan’ at 25 Stephens Street is for sale for $740,000 and includes a main restaurant building built in 1847 and a separate three-bedroom...
Yass Valley perplexed by opposition to border buffer zone
Property
Yass Valley Council says its adamant that a proposed border buffer zone to prevent urban development along the Barton Highway will go ahead, despite significant pushback from the NSW government. That's despite opposition to the buffer from some landowners who may have anticipated a development bonanza. NSW planners have rejected Council's application for a 5km zone north of the ACT...
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,...
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