Gungahlin mixed-use proposal to deliver 570 dwellings in Town Centre
Property
A major mixed-use development is being proposed for a prime block in the Gungahlin Town Centre that would deliver 570 dwellings across four buildings. Canberra developer POD Projects Group says its proposal for the 12,000 square metre Block 3 Section 229 will create a sustainable, world-class precinct over the next decade. The project design team includes Stewart Architecture, Indesco Engineers,...
North to Gungahlin, the rush is on
Property
The rush is on. New land, new homes and new horizons. But still accessible. That's Gungahlin. As the main component of the ACT Government's indicative land supply this financial year, Gungahlin is attracting buyers armed with record low interest rates and government incentives, including the $25,000 Homebuilder grant for new homes. Real estate agents and the Suburban Land Agency are...
Booming Gungahlin leads way in trimmed land release program
Property
Gungahlin will continue to be the boom area for new residential growth in the ACT this financial year, according to the Indicative Land Release Program announced with the recent Budget update. The northern area dominates the ACT Government land release program for 2020-21, delivering 45 per cent of the total number of dwellings expected to be built on blocks coming...
Jacka development’s heritage impact on Elm Grove catastrophic, says report
Property
The impact of the proposed Jacka suburban development on the setting of the heritage-listed Elm Grove in Gungahlin will be catastrophic, according to a consultant's report prepared for the rural property's owner. Rural leaseholder Paul Carmody has lodged his detailed objection to the Suburban Land Agency's development application for Jacka 2, attaching three consultants reports on the heritage, Aboriginal heritage...
North-facing architecturally clever home across the pond in Kettle Street
Property
Built on a corner block, 18 Kettle Street in Gungahlin is a stand out for all the right reasons. Architecturally designed, north-facing, solar-powered with beautiful views of Yerrabi Pond and parkland, less than 5 minutes' drive to Gungahlin Market Place and a short drive to Horse Park Drive, the four-bedroom two-bathroom home is a great option for families who are looking...
Four-bedroom home eligible for Land Rent Scheme for sale in Moncrieff
Property
The split level, four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 70 Bronhill Street in Moncrieff sits in a quiet street and has a modern facade which hints at the style of the interior. This custom build is eligible for the ACT Government's Land Rent scheme, giving people the option of renting land through a land rent lease rather than purchasing the land to...
Jacka stoush shows government needs to get own house in order
Community
ACT Labor may be spruiking their green credentials after wedging the Opposition in the Assembly last week over housing affordability and the Liberals' thought bubbles about opening new development fronts west of the Murrumbidgee in Tuggeranong and in Kowen Forest in the north, but it also needs to look at keeping its own house in order. Planning and Land Management...
Elm Grove leaseholder digs in for another historic battle with government over housing plans
Property
The battle of Jacka is about to be played out in Canberra's north as the rural leaseholder of the heritage-listed Elm Grove digs in against the Suburban Land Agency's plans for the next stages of the Gungahlin suburb. Paul Carmody has been growing wool and hay at Elm Grove since acquiring the property from the Gillespie family in 1985. He...
Apartment rents rise as Canberra market tightens again
Property
Canberra's residential rental market has tightened again with the vacancy rate falling to 1.1 per cent in June. Tuggeranong, Gungahlin and Belconnen are the toughest suburbs to find a place to rent. Rents continue to fall for houses and units are on the rise but, overall, Canberra remains the second most expensive capital city in the nation to rent a...
Your forever family home in Ngunnawal is ready for you
Property
The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 74 Jabanungga Avenue in Ngunnawal is modest from the street, but is impeccably up-to-date inside, with beautiful timber flooring and white walls, and a warm, inviting fully enclosed sunroom at the back. Nothing is nicer than being warmed by the sun in the Canberra winter, and the sunroom at the back of the home is designed...
Gold Creek Homestead site on market again, with heritage protections
Property
The Gold Creek Homestead site is up for sale again, but this time its heritage value will be protected through a precinct development brief put together by a community panel, including the Gungahlin Community Council. The Suburban Land Agency last tried to sell the 4.775-hectare site in 2018 but without any conditions, and a campaign by the GCC and the National Trust...
Brand new pavilion-style home in Taylor offers luxury family living
Property
There's a brand new build at 14 McCardell Street in Taylor, a pavilion-style four bedroom, three bathroom family home. The pavilion-style is one that suits Australian conditions, with a skillion roof (one with a single flat surface), glass walls, open-plan living and indoor-outdoor flow. This home has all these features and is double-glazed for year-round energy efficiency. https://www.facebook.com/riotactnews/videos/330260611329350 Entering the home,...
Finnish-inspired architecture in a breathtaking family home
Property
From every angle, the architecturally designed home at 13 Bromham Street in Forde has a Finnish-inspired form, with Finnish functionalist architectural features including stuccoed walls, double glazing, and good use of floor-to-ceiling glass to ensure brightly lit interiors. The exterior is visually interesting and appealing, and inevitably sparks curiosity where the full brilliance of the design is realised. The home is a four-bedroom, two-bathroom masterpiece...
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