“It will break my heart to leave this place” – Prue and Merv selling up their Wallagoot paradise
Property
It's an artist's house, flooded with light and beautifully warm on this winter's day thanks to the sun heating the building's thermal mass - gorgeous pale concrete made from sand harvested onsite. According to listing agent Gerry Tarlington, of LJ Hooker Bega, this unique Bega Valley property is ideal for those with an appreciation of architecture and form. "The moment you...
Idyllic home and property, just a wee jump from Yass
Property
A charming four-bedroom cottage, with unique features and a simply spectacular aspect in Wee Jasper, is offered for auction on 18th September. Situated on a limestone cliff, looking over a valley dotted with caves and fossils, the stunning property is completely renovated and has been finished with a warm, contemporary colour palette. This is a very inviting 100-year old cottage...
Off-the-beaten-track Dalgety home set amid spectacular mountain serenity
Property
A home on the range offering lifestyle with holiday income potential is currently listed with Snowy River Real Estate, 522 Bulgundra Road, Berridale.  The landscape around Berridale is striking, with Australia’s highest peaks, a spectacular backdrop, and granite boulders dotting the sweeping Monaro Plains. Listed at $645,000 and set high on its 135 acres of land, this lovely three-bedroom, timber-clad home...
Stone, earth and wood – this home is a real Japanese Peach
Property
A home of great character, creativity and warmth, 83 Araluen Road is listed with Michael Dalton of P & P Real Estate for $730,000 and is a must-visit property. This beautifully presented rural retreat provides gorgeous views of the great dividing range and the fertile Araluen Valley. You almost feel as though you are alone in the valley, however the land size...
Stately, iconic and charming Cooma home steeped in history
Property
An absolutely charming home has come onto the market in Cooma, a rare find complete with tennis court, wine cellar and loads of elegance. No 1 Cromwell Street, Cooma is listed by Graeme Boller at Boller & Company Real Estate for $700,000. Extensively renovated, you'll enjoy the impressive sense of space and rich natural light throughout. This is a home...
Surgeon’s passion for nature set in stone near Braidwood
Property
Country surgeon Dick Varley embraced sustainability and loved working with rocks. And now, his craftsmanship and love of the Australian bush are evident in a new, magnificent north-facing home 30 minutes from Braidwood. Earth-coloured rock walls enhance ‘Bangalay’ inside and outside alongside a sparkling lap pool thanks to Dick, or as his children and grandchildren call him - Rocky. His...
With only three previous owners since 1860, Bega’s ‘Brianderry’ offers beauty and history but also a future
Property
Are you looking for an idyllic rural property with income potential from 35 paddocks and no worries about water sourcing? 'Brianderry' a beautifully restored 1870's farmhouse, is set on 330 acres which includes 2.5 km of Bega River frontage and the associated generous water licence which would allow the ex dairy farm to be run as a working farm again....
Mid-Victorian 1870s’ cottage for sale in the heart of Bungendore
Property
The grace and charm of an earlier era come to the fore in an 1870s’ mid-Victorian cottage for sale in the heart of Bungendore. ‘Saint Michael’s’ at 71 Ellendon Street has kept the facade and period details of the original cottage but they have been blended with a sympathetic extension completed over the last 10 years. Set on a large...
Beautiful cliff-top home ready and waiting in Bermagui
Property
Looking for a sea change or need to expand your life view? Consider this stunning and light-filled four bedroom home looking over the pristine waters of Bermagui on the Sapphire Coast. Watch the whales on their migrations and track flotillas of sailboats as they glide by. Stroll down to Bermagui's famous Blue Pool for an invigorating swim, and walk home...
Final relief comes for Frogs Hollow Flight School opponents
News
The window has closed on any last attempt to revive plans for a flight school at Frogs Hollow, southwest of Bega. In accordance with Section 8.10 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the six-month appeal period available to Sports Aviation Australia has expired. Bega Valley Shire Council reports that "No appeal against the Southern Regional Joint Planning Panel’s (SRJPP)...
Hand-crafted cafe and historic homestead open many options
Property
A young man walked into the timber slab hut wearing a smile, a ponytail and his ukulele. “Can I have a cup of coffee if I play?” he asked the owner of the Rollonin Cafe, Renata Ryan, who returned his smile. Her late husband Tony would have been even happier. He liked the early days, when swaggies called offering to...
Little Lake, Narooma at risk of large scale fish kill with illegal opening
Environment
Fisheries officers from the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are concerned attempts to illegally open a coastal lake at Narooma could lead to large scale fish kills. Investigations are underway following ongoing attempts to illegally open what are know as Intermittently Closed and Open Lakes and Lagoons (ICOLLS). DPI Acting Director Fisheries Compliance, Brett Andrew, says fisheries officers have...
Want to own your own island? There’s a 122-hectare one for sale on the South Coast
Property
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own island? If so, a rare opportunity has come up to buy a 122-hectare island on the NSW South Coast – only 20 minutes’ drive from Jervis Bay and two-and-a-half hours from Canberra. Burraga Island – often known as Pig Island – is up for sale near Nowra and is attracting a lot...
The rider from Rohan who bought the Dragon Inn
Property
Rohan was the land of the horse lords in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, and the name Yvonne Harrack chose 23 years ago for her property adjoining Kosciuszko National Park. Conjure the movie Lord of the Ring’s Riders of Rohan galloping across the grassy plains and you have a picture of Spring Flat Estate near Delegate, where Yvonne named her...
Millions flow for Tulgeen’s supported housing vision. Watch this space!
News
There is a twinkle about Jen Russell that goes beyond the almost $5 million her service has just won from the New South Wales Government. Jen is the Chief Executive Officer of the Bega Valley's Tulgeen Disability Services. For over 40 years Tulgeen has offered a vast range of supports to people living with disabilities. The afternoon I met Jen she...
Country homestead on 100 acres offers life on a farm 30 minutes from Canberra
Property
A country homestead on 100 acres of rural pasture is for sale 30 minutes’ drive from Canberra and offers the ‘rare opportunity’ to live on a farm while still being close to the city. The recently renovated three-bedroom homestead at 2963 Dog Trap Road, Jeir, is set on gently undulating land 15 minutes from Hall Village and close to local...
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