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f you are planning on renovating or building, then we have the information you need to know before you go ahead and sign that contract. Head to page 10 to see what more you might need to consider. Does your house need a makeover? Improve the look of your home facade, head to page 12. The HIA home show is on this weekend (the 19th - 22nd June at Sydney Olympic Park) and is a great start to any building or renovating plans you may have. The temperatures are dropping quickly! Head to page 14 for winter warming tips, and find which heater is best for your home. Are you looking for a new pet? There are many things to consider before buying your pet, see our pets page(p32) for tips to find the right one for you. Don’t forget to check your puzzle answers and enter into our competitions to win great prizes! This week we are giving away Bunnings vouchers. Head online to homesguide.com.au to enter competitions, view recently listed properties, and compare mortgage rates through RatesRUs. If you are a local business owner, services or professional, then homesguide is the perfect print media for you to advertise. Call us and we can assist you in promoting your business.

Management Jess Greig-Canty Managing Editor jess@redhousegroup.com.au Creative Design Chris Jardine Senior Creative Director, Print & Online chris@redhousegroup.com.au Toni Bernal Creative Director, Social Media & Online toni@redhousegroup.com.au Sales and Marketing Liz Lohan Advertising Production & Administration liz@redhousegroup.com.au Editorial & Advertising The publisher welcomes editorial submissions from active individuals and organisations. The publisher reserves the right to edit, modify, reject or contribute to the content of material provided. All submissions should be directed to: editorial@homesguide.com.au NOTICE TO REAL ESTATE ADVERTISERS: Advertising is specific to all licensed real estate agents, land developers, licensed home builders, financial institutions, land brokers and businesses and professional services and any other professional entity that is associated with the real estate industry. The views expressed by contributors and advertisements appearing herein, are not necessarily endorsed by homesguide® or RHMG. Accordingly, no responsibility is accepted by homesguide® or RHMG for the accuracy of information contained in the magazine.

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FOOD spinach & blue cheese crepes mouth watering blueberry tarts ratatouille lasagne broccolini pad thai

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he next step is to make sure you understand your contract. For residential building work in NSW greater than $1,000 you require a written contract. NSW Fair Trading provides two types of contracts, which are available for download from the Fair Trading website as fillable and saveable PDFs, including: Home building contract for work between $1,001 and $5,000; Suitable for trade work, maintenance and repair work as well as smaller alterations or improvements likely to cost less than $5,000. Home building contract for work over $5,000; Suitable for new homes, major alterations and additions. Before you sign a contract Fair Trading suggests you ask yourself the following questions: 1. Does the contractor hold a current contractor licence? 2. Does the licence cover the type of work included in the contract? 3. Is the name and the number on the contractor’s licence exactly the same as on the contract? 4. Is the work to be undertaken covered in the contract, drawings or specifications? 5. Does the contract clearly state a contract price or contain a warning that the contract price is not known? 6. If the contract price may be varied, 10

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So, you are about to sign a contract for building or renovating work on your home. You’ve done your research, obtained quotes and selected the best option for your building or renovating needs. What else do you need to consider before signing on the dotted line?

is there a warning and an explanation about how it may be varied? 7. Are you aware of the cooling off provisions relating to the contract? 8. Is the deposit within the legal limit? The limit is 10% for work costing $20,000 or less, or 5% for work costing more than $20,000. 9. Do you understand the procedure for variations? 10. Are you aware of who is to obtain any council or other approval for the work? 11. Do you understand that the contract must have a policy of home warranty insurance? You must be provided with a certificate of insurance before paying any money under the contract (including a deposit) or before doing any work for more than $20,000. Has the contractor given you a copy of the Consumer Building Guide? The Guide explains the operation of the Home Building Act 1989 and the procedures for the resolution of contract and insurance disputes. If you answer NO to any of these questions, you may not be ready to sign a contract. Ask your builder or tradesperson to help clarify the answers. For more information or to do a free home building licence check, go to the Building and renovating section of the Fair Trading website or call 13 32 20. www.homesguide.com.au

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our home’s exterior façade is a true representation of who you are. Whether you’re building your own dream home, bringing new life by renovating or maybe just extending the one you’re living in – creating impressive exterior façade through inspirations, ideas and designs, will give your home a unique look and feel. Give your home exterior a little extra something by combining innovative applications and popular products such as modern wall cladding systems, renders and texture coatings, paints, landscaping, glass balustrades, awnings and shutters. You may be pleasantly surprised, the overall benefit to you can be extremely rewarding. Wall Cladding SyStemS A great way to introduce long-lasting character, flare and personality to your home. Not only can wall cladding and panels dramatically change the exterior look of your home, but it can also keep your family cool in summer and warm in winter. With an ever growing range of finishes and designs, one thing is for certain it provides a modern, futurist and distinct look to your home. Aluminium Composite, Designer Wall and Thermal Wall Panels are undeniably durable, flexible and light weight and are now being touted by architects as the look of the future. The possibilities are endless in designing your home. RendeR + Paint Cement render, acrylic coatings and paint go hand in hand and are one of the most effective ways to transform the initial impression and appearance of a home, not to mention being one of the most popular. The main purpose of rendering and acrylic texture coating is to give your façade an extra element to its appearance. It also provides flexibility and strength, resulting in a long lasting finish with superior barrier properties. Also render and acrylic coatings assist in reducing natural erosion and provide protection against weather damage, as well as contributing to your homes overall insulation. www.homesguide.com.au

Acrylic texture coatings come in a range of textures and colours that will compliment your homes natural surroundings. Smooth render can simply be painted with a colour of your choice - depending how daring or adventurous you are, the opportunities are boundless with colour schemes. aWningS + louvReS These fashionable items really make a statement about you and your home by adding a modern, stylish and classy flare to your façade and outdoor entertaining areas. Providing comfort and protection to your family from the outdoor elements, most come with automated features to enhance the experience. Made using extruded aluminium that is finished either anodised, or in a high UV resistant powder coat paint finish, with all fixtures and components being high-grade stainless steel. Smart use of awnings and louvres adds to the energy efficiency of a home. glaSS BaluStRadeS + HandRailS Glass balustrades not only look impressive and fashionable, but also provide a feeling of additional space. Frameless and semi-frameless balustrades (mini-post or glass clamps) can be installed on balconies, stairs, void areas or used as a privacy screen. Stainless steel parts are available in high polish or satin finish, giving you peace of mind against unsightly rust and corrosion that has plagued so many facades as a result of cheap and second rate products. landSCaPe & gaRdenS This is the icing on the cake. To ensure you have done justice to your homes new façade, you must not make the mistake of neglecting your garden. You can really make a statement by planting striking plants that accentuate architectural features and contribute to the overall impact of your home designs. By Allen Cetinic, Director, Render My Home Pty Ltd www.rendermyhome.com.au homesguideliving

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or winter warmth, choosing the right heater (or heating source) is one part of the equation; preparing your home for energy efficient warmth is the other.

EnvironmEntal considErations vs. cost In recent years there has been a lot of focus on our carbon footprint – that’s the amount of carbon we produce when we use mainstream energy sources – like electricity and gas for example. It is important for all of us to reduce our impact on the environment. However, simply reducing your carbon 14

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footprint will not necessarily result in lower power bills and certainly won’t mean you have a warm and comfy home in winter – at least not without looking at the bigger picture. Consider your heating needs carefully, and then start planning. Your choice of home heating will come down to a few key decision points. Here are some questions to start asking yourself: Do you have an existing home or are you planning on building a new home? - There are a wide range of choices for both situations. When building a new home, pay attention to things like passive www.homesguide.com.au

solar opportunities that can reduce the need for energy consuming heating appliances. Also be aware of the limitations you may have with choosing a heating source for an existing home. Type of home – Do you live in a house, apartment or townhouse. Some types of heating will not be available to you if you live in apartment for example. Ownership - Do you own or rent your home? If you’re renting, you might want to be able to take your heater with you when you move. Need – Do you need to heat a room or an entire home? Budget – There is the captial cost of


installation and the ongoing cost to run it. No one wants to pay more than they should for home heating so think carefully about these aspects. Style – Do you want to simply heat your home or do you want an element of style, or a focal point in a main room? (Like a fireplace for example) Access to your preferred energy source – Electricity, gas, firewood and other fuels, are these readily available? Heating appliance types There is a wide variety of heating appliance types available today. No one heating type will be right for everyone. Each heating appliance type will have its pro’s and con’s based on things like: Initial purchase and installation cost, running costs and availability of the chosen fuel source. Here’s a short list: • Electric – includes radiant, convection, conductive (underfloor heating), spilt and ducted air conditioning. • Gas – includes radiant, convection, gas ducted heating • Wood – includes open fireplaces, slow combustion heaters & stoves and pellet heaters. • Ethanol – includes ethanol burning fireplaces. • Prepare your home for efficient, cost effective heating Choosing the right heating source may well play an important part of reducing your winter bills but there are other steps the homeowner can take to reduce the need for excessive energy consumption and to reduce their winter energy bills. Wear warm clothing -There’s no simpler way of keeping warm than by throwing on some extra clothes. Insulate your home – The energy consumption difference of heating a space with and without ceiling insulation for example can be as much as 30%. There are a number of options – some of which will depend on whether you own an existing home, are renovating

or building a new home. Consider the possibilities for wall and even underfloor insulation as well as ceiling insulation. If practical, open the shades or drapes on north facing windows during the day, this will allow the sun’s rays to heat parts of your home during the day. How old is your home – have you inspected your ceiling insulation? You may be surprised to find that your ceiling insulation needs attention. Close doors to rooms that are not occupied. Cover windows with heavy drapes, a lot of heat loss can occur through windows. Don’t try to ‘overheat’ your home – Typically during winter you only need to heat your home to around 24 degrees to be comfortable. More than this and you are simply throwing money down www.homesguide.com.au

the drain. Depending on the age of your home and when insulation was installed, you may be surprised to find that your current ceiling insulation has lost its effectiveness or is missing in parts. We recently had a look up in the ceiling cavity of our home to find that our insulation was missing in some parts and mostly covered iN dust and leaves. Most of the insulation had packed down with the weight of the dust and leaves. Not only is this a fire hazard but the insulation is no longer able to do its job. For more information: www.blackandstone.com.au info@blackandstone.com.au 02 4861 4546

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what’s on! The Sydney MuSeuM of WordS Wed 09 April to FridAy 27 June Curator, Charles Firth (“the Chaser”), says the new museum is a “world first”. Some of the words have been donated by the likes of david Hunt, Andrew denton, Clover Moore, and even Julian Assange. Firth said: “the idea is to encourage people to spend time reflecting on words outside of their every day use.” the exhibition will provide locals and tourists a collection of only the best words that Australia – and Sydney – has to offer. it will be showcasing words on loan from some of the great names of our generation. it’s a great for a day out with the kids. Who knows, they might even learn something about the Australian language? Former Ken Duncan gallery, 73 George St The Rocks 2000 Opening Hours: 10am - 5pm For more information: www.sydneymuseumofwords.org

richMond Good food MarkeT SAturdAy 17 MAy - SAturdAy 28 June richmond Good Food Market is a family business that was developed to help get great produce to great people. the market is weekly, held at richmond Park nSW on Saturdays from 7am 1pm. It allows locals, tourists, farmers and producers to come together and celebrate the beautiful produce and also the strong history of the Hawkesbury. Some exciting produce will be available, the market was launched in March and has grown to be a success. the market evolves into a great space for the local community, tourists, farmers and producers. Another aim of the market is to give back to the farmers, they intend to take all opportunities possible to donate to their chosen charity ‘Buy a Bale’. Held at Richmond Park For more information: www.richmondmarket.com.au

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Qt Sydney teamed up with Australia’s premier international art fair, Sydney Contemporary and renegade Collective Magazine in a bid to discover Australia’s most exciting new talent. Calling upon design and art students, artists were asked to create something that reflected the essence of Qt with all ten finalists work to be viewed by hundreds of guests passing through Qt Sydney doors, a rare and exclusive opportunity. Adrian Clement was awarded first place for his installation titled, red Monochrome. His concept, an arrangement of red clothing from a local charity store. At the conclusion of his exhibit, each item of clothing will be donated to the store where it was originally sourced. this process of redistribution completes the cycle of his project. dedicated to the promotion of emerging student artists and designers, parlour Art will showcase Adrian’s work as well as all ten finalists in Parlour lane until July 1. For more information: www.qtsydney.com.au/

Warm up at Kids in the park these School Holidays. Activities to suit all tastes, ages and budgets. Sydney olympic Park will be buzzing with activity this winter, with Kids in the park activities on every day of the school holidays from 28 June - 13 July 2014 (inclusive). the action-packed school holiday program of more than 55 activities, includes six new options and many Free and good-value activities for under Aud20.00 to suit children of all ages. Whether kids are interested in adventurous and sporty activities or prefer creative and nature-loving pursuits, they’re sure to warm up this winter with loads of entertainment at Sydney olympic Park these holidays. Kids in the Park at Sydney olympic Park is the official home of the biggest range of school holidays activities of any location in nSW. For more information: www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au

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awaken is a contemporary and engaging exhibition styled event that celebrates the centenary year for australian red Cross and reaches out to the next generation of volunteers by raising youth awareness and support. the evening will feature a fashion parade involving emerging and established australian designers, live and interactive art, contemporary design night markets, high profile entertainment and complimentary light catering and beverages. all proceeds from the evening will go to red Cross australia and assist in providing immediate relief through australian and International programs. Join the movement #aWaKen100. Whitehouse Institute of Design, 2 Short Street Surry Hills 2010 For more information: www.tasteorange.com.au

Psychic evening at east Kurrajong School of arts. What does your future hold for you? treat yourself to an out of this world experience. there will be six top local medium and spiritualists with psychometry, tarot cards, tea leaves, crystal ball readings and more. tickets include light refreshments, wine, soft drink, juice, coffee, and tea. ticket numbers are limited, so call the number provided to book now. For more information: www. eastkurrajonghall.com

GoAt IslANd pIcNIc ANd tour Sunday 18 May - Sunday 21 deCeMber Join our discovery guide on a fascinating tour of historic Goat Island. explore the 1836 Queens powder magazine and the convict quarry, as well as their cramped sleeping quarters. Learn what life as a convict would have been like on the island, their punishment and food. you will also get an insight into the lives of soldiers who watched over them. On the tour you will also visit one of the first water police stations in Sydney, and spend an extra 50 minutes on the island enjoying a byO picnic on the Harbour Masters Lawn overlooking Sydney Harbour.

tHE HIlls rEtIrEMENt VIllAGE EXpo WedneSday 11 June tO deC 2014 the retirement expo has been setup for retirees who are considering making the move to a retirement village, or who are interested in gathering information about the many retirement villages, over 55s resorts and aged care facilities that are available. each expo provides an opportunity for people to meet with representatives from many different retirement villages and over 55s resorts, all offering different levels of care, all under the one roof, in a neutral environment and without obligation. these expos are totally dedicated to retirement villages, over

55s resorts and aged care. For retirees, the decision to make the move from the family home to a retirement village or over 55s resort is one that many probably dread, and yet happily settled village residents frequently wonder why they have not made the move earlier. For more information: www.retirementexpo.com.au

cHINAtoWN NIGHt MArKEt eVery FrIday the Chinatown night Market is a multicultural community market that has been very popular with the City locals and is now rapidly becoming a point of attraction in Sydney under the auspices of the City of Sydney Council, CnM Management team and its many volunteers. the Market not only revitalises the local businesses of Chinatown, but have also created an awareness of the vibrant community so large among Sydneysiders’ that it is now attracting more and more visiting tourists to Chinatown from afar. the market implements an open plan outlook, which is visually pleasing and encourages an outdoor leisurely atmosphere that complements the Mall and local shops; a large majority of which are restaurants with alfresco dining area. For more information: www.chinatownmarkets.com.au

The cost is: Adult $37.50 per person. Concession $33 per person. Child 5-15 years $29 per person. Children under 5 years free. www.homesguide.com.au

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peak what’sfestival on THE WINTER FESTIVAL FRIDAY 13 JUNE - SUNDAY 13 JULY 2014 Announcing The Winter Festival’s new city central location at Darling Harbour’s month long Cool Yule from 13 June to 13 July 2014. As the pinnacle of the precinct, The Winter Festival’s open air ice skating rink will offer the most family fun this school holidays, after work drinks, date night or laughs with friends. Thrillseekers and children can enjoy iceskating, whilst food-lovers can sample seasonal delights from winter-loving countries. Rink side will feature an Après Skate Pop-up Bar with prime viewing to watch the action on the ice ranging from Ice Hockey shootouts to spectacular figure skating. Free attractions visiting the Alpine Village include floating Lindt Lindor Zorb balls on Cockle Bay and sliding down the inflatable 80 foot Thredbo Snow Slide. Pre purchase discount skating sessions Monday to Sunday for Sydney at the web site. See you on the ice! For more information: www. thewinterfestival.com.au

SEcRET FoodIES GRANd BAzAAR SATURDAY 21 JUNE 2014 Secret Foodies is Sydney’s surprise dining experience bringing together lovers of good food, wine and atmosphere. Meeting at surprise venues across Sydney, the ever changing teams of undercover foodies are unaware of where they are going or whom they will meet until two hours before the event. Guests are taken on a flavoursome food journey with the head chef in a 18

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unique dining experience. Join Secret Foodies for a culinary journey through the back streets of the Grand Bazaar, experiencing authentic aromas and flavours of Turkey. From succulent meats straight from the wood fire to authentic, fragrant salads and home made flatbread covered in flavourful dips. Take a seat at the family table and get ready to experience a feast like no other. Secret location: Inner West (location will be sent via text message on the day with the password) Dietary requirements: can be catered for with four days notice. For more information: secretfoodies.iwannaticket.com.au

SYdNEY INTERNATIoNAL PUB cRAWL EvERY WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY The Sydney International Pub Crawl visits 4 bars each night, and every one gets a FREE welcome drink in every bar, live music, 3 dance floors and great party! We meet every Wednesday @ 8pm at Scubar (Rawson st, next to central station) and on Friday and Saturday nights @ 8pm at the QVB statue (corner of George St. and Druitt St.) For only $10 the pub crawl includes: • FREE entrance to 4 bars/clubs. • 4 FREE drinks !! (shots, beer, wine, spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, juice). • Discounts and specials in all the drinks in all the bars • FREE pizza. • vIP entrance, reserved areas, no queing • Big groups of international cool people to meet • Cheapest pub crawl in Sydney (all the others are more than $20) • Best value night out in Sydney • Biggest pub crawl in Sydney (average attendance of 30+) www.homesguide.com.au

• Only pub crawl to get shots, spirits and cocktails • Guided tour to the bars • More FREE drinks, pizza and special discounts if you bring a group of 10+ people. For more information: www.sydneypubcrawl.com.au

THE WALL WED 11 JUNE TO DEC 2014 The Wall is Australia’s largest bass music party. Held every Wednesday night at The World Bar, it plays host to some of the best international and local acts on a regular basis. It’s underlying community and family vibe makes it more than just a club night, but a place to party with good people and good music and has been for three years now. For more information: visit www.facebook.com/thewall

EL cIRco NOW TO SATURDAY 27 DECEMBER A cast of the most talented aerial performers, the most enthralling statuesque dancers, the strongest pole performers in the business and voices seen in the country’s largest theatre productions will take to the stage. You are about to be entranced, inspired and your passion awakened. Trust your instincts. Clap when you are amazed, scream when you are scared and laugh from your belly as your host takes you on a journey through nine courses and nine acts. There have been 36,000 before you, but each night the performers become a little stronger, the Chef adds that little something extra, the routines become a little tighter. You are witnessing the best performance yet, making El’ Circo history. There is no occasion too small or too large for El’ Circo. Step inside, the Magic awaits ... For more information: www.slide.com.au


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he 21st Blue Mountains Winter Magic Festival will be held Saturday 21st june 2014 in Katoomba, Blue Mountains. the Winter Solstice has been celebrated by civilisations ancient and new over millennia. Often concealed beneath myth, elaborate artifice and tradition, at its core it is a physical event. the Winter Solstice marks the commencement of winter and the journey back towards warmth and the promise of Spring. It is a moment of renewal and promise. For the mountains it has a particular significance. Winters in the mountains really are cold. as a result, our celebration is somewhat more energetic and emphatic than you might find on the plains. It is also a time when the main street of one of australia’s

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most famous towns, Katoomba, is handed back to the community. a time when artists and buskers, dancers and drummers, singers and snake handlers, jugglers and gymnasts, musicians and mass choirs take over the town. It is a time of renewed friendships and family reunions as parents and grandparents, children and friends return to celebrate our community’s big event. and most importantly it is a time for new friendships which is why we’d like to share the experience with you. the Winter Solstice in 2014 is june 21st, 8:51pm aeSt. Winter Magic is the Blue Mountains highest profile and most anticipated annual event. the Blue Mountains is nSW inaugural City of the arts and Katoomba is the heart of that city. It is the weekend when artists, musicians, dancers, drummers, choirs, stalls and community take over one of australia’s most famous

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towns. during the event, the main street of Katoomba is closed to motor traffic and open to pedestrian traffic. This allows the whole town to become a performance space. the streets are lined with market stalls and everybody who attends is encouraged to dress in costume. unlike many Festivals run by Chambers of Commerce and Councils, this event is run by community. It has a strong local focus and very wide general appeal. the setting is a town sitting on a narrow ridge and bound north and south by a World Heritage listed national Park. the festival itself is free, however some activities charge a fee. the main act closing out this year’s festival with be the very fabulous ‘the Crooked Fiddle Band. Please come and join the celebration of Winter Solstice with us at the Blue Mountains Winter Magic Festival.


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Future Kellyville SportS Complex Given Green liGht Development plans for the Balmoral Road Sports Complex have been reviewed and approved by Council. The Sports Complex will see four sports fields, six tennis courts, exercise equipment, a cycling and walking track and a 199 space car park built in the Balmoral Road Release Area in the 2017/2018 financial year. Hills Shire Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne said that the development is an example of the Council’s efforts to promote a fit and healthy style. “This multi-purpose complex will encourage the community to get outdoors and get active. The cycling and walking track as well as the exercise equipment are a great way for friends to get active together,” Mayor Byrne said. Council have already made previsions for the $10.5 million development in order to save costs when construction is ready to begin in the 2017/2018 financial year. “Council has already allocated funding for the project. Plans to use the site to hold spoil in the meantime will also save money,” Mayor Byrne Said. Mayor Byrne reiterated the importance of future planning, particularly open spaced environments to keep the 22

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character of the Sydney Hills region. “The Hills Shire Council has always been about planning for our future. While construction may be a few years away, it’s never too early to plan,” Mayor Byrne said. “Developments such as the Balmoral Road Sports Complex are a great way to ensure our future is rich in physical activity and can be enjoyed by the community. We understand that there are never enough sports grounds to satisfy everyone, but we are doing everything we can to get as many players and as many teams playing sport every weekend.”

mayor CallS on premier to remember CarlinGFord in liGht rail planS Hills Shire Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne has urged NSW Premier Mike Baird and Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian to remember the people of Carlingford in their planning of the Western Sydney Light Rail. Mayor Byrne said a feasibility study into the project must consider Carlingford; a suburb that has been promised numerous transport links over the years but with nothing delivered. “The residents and businesses of www.homesguide.com.au

Carlingford are used to disappointment when it comes to public transport – but it doesn’t have to be this way,” Mayor Byrne said. “We had very encouraging discussions with Parramatta City Lord Mayor Clr John Chedid last week and he also expressed a desire to find a solution for the people of Carlingford via the light rail project.” “I would certainly support a Western Sydney Light Rail line which the Premier has referred to as the missing link. But I would only support it if Carlingford is part of the network.” “This Council’s preference has always been for the Epping to Parramatta heavy rail link to be completed. The existing corridor could be used for light rail.” Mayor Byrne said that with only one train to Clyde every hour and infrequent bus services, Carlingford’s 21,000 residents were severely underserviced by public transport. “The population of Carlingford is set to increase by more than 50% yet there are seemingly no public transport plans for this forgotten suburb,” Mayor Byrne said. “We’ve got traffic gridlock throughout most of Sydney and it’s no surprise when there are densely populated suburbs like Carlingford with inadequate public transport.” “If the NSW Government want councils to sell the idea of increased densities to our residents, then they must provide the public transport options needed to get people moving.”


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Dark knigHt tumbler golf Cart Price $53,413 www.prestigeimports.com Take back Gotham your local golf course from less deserving players with the Dark Knight tumbler golf cart. In true Batman fashion, this heavily armored vehicle comes equipped with everything you need to strike fear in any opponent.

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spinach & blue cheese crepes INGREDIENTS 1 quantity of basic crepes filling 120g baby spinach leaves 100g prosciutto, thinly sliced crossways 150g Castello blue cheese, crumbled Freshly ground black pepper

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METHOD Preheat the oven to 180째C. Line a large baking tray with non-stick baking paper. To make the filling, place half of the spinach leaves and the prosciutto in a medium bowl. Add the cheese, season with pepper and stir gently to combine. To fill crepes, place half the crepes, lacy-side down, on a work surface. Place about 3 of the remaining spinach

leaves on one half of each crepe, top with a little of the filling mixture and press to flatten slightly. Fold the crepes in half to enclose the filling, press to flatten and then roll the crepes to form small openended parcels. Place crepes, seam-side down, on the lined baking tray. Repeat with remaining crepes, spinach and filling mixture. Cover with foil and place in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the spinach wilts and cheese melts slightly. Serve immediately.

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pumpkin, spinach & hazelnut salad INGREDIENTS 1kg kent pumpkin, cut into thin wedges, skin on 1/4 cup Greek-style yoghurt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 100g baby spinach leaves 1/4 cup hazelnuts, toasted, roughly chopped METHOD Preheat oven to 200C or 180C fanforced. Place pumpkin, in a single layer, on a large baking tray sprayed with olive oil. Bake for 25 mins, until tender and golden. Meanwhile, mix together yoghurt, paprika and 2 tablespoons water to form a smooth sauce. 24

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Arrange pumpkin on a large platter with spinach and hazelnuts. Drizzle over sauce. Source: taste.com.au


yummy vegetarian dumpling INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 1/2 cups finely shredded wombok (Chinese cabbage) 1 small carrot, peeled, grated 50g shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped 1/2 x 225g can bamboo shoots, chopped 1 tablespoon soy sauce 30 (275g packet) gow gee wrappers METHOD Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, wombok, carrot and mushroom. Cook, stirring, for 5 to 6 minutes or until cabbage has wilted. Remove from

heat. Stir in bamboo shoots and soy sauce. Cool for 10 minutes. Place wrappers on a flat surface. Spoon 2 teaspoons cabbage mixture on 1 half of each wrapper. Brush edges with cold water. Fold over to enclose filling. Press edges together to seal. Place on a tray lined with baking paper. Place a steamer lined with baking paper over simmering water. Cook dumplings, in batches, for 15 minutes or until tender and cooked through. Serve.

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mouth watering blueberry tarts INGREDIENTS 3 sheets frozen shortcrust pastry, thawed 300g fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 1 teaspoon arrowroot 1/2 cup (140g) thick Greek-style yoghurt 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup (60ml) thickened cream, lightly whipped METHOD Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease six 10cm loose-bottomed tart pans. Cut out 6 rounds from pastry and use to line pans. Chill for 15 minutes. Prick pastry with a fork, then line with baking paper and fill with pastry weights or uncooked rice. Bake for 10 minutes.

Remove weights and paper and bake for a further 3-4 minutes until pastry is golden and crisp. Cool completely. Meanwhile, place berries, sugar, vanilla pod and seeds in a saucepan with 1/4 cup (60ml) water over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Cook for 2-3 minutes until berries start to break down. Mix arrowroot with 1-2 tablespoons water until smooth, then add to berries, stirring for 1-2 minutes until slightly thickened. Set aside to cool. Fold yoghurt and honey through cream, then divide among tart cases. Top with berry coulis and serve. Source: taste.com.au Photography by Mark Rope www.homesguide.com.au

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ratatouille lasagne INGREDIENTS 60g butter 50g (1/3 cup) plain flour 1L (4 cups) milk 70g (1 cup) finely grated parmesan Pinch of ground nutmeg Pinch of cayenne pepper 1 x 250g pkt dried lasagne sheets 1/2 quantity of Ratatouille 250g mozzarella, sliced Mixed salad leaves, to serve

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METHOD Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until foaming. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes or until the mixture bubbles and begins to come away from the side of the pan. Remove from heat. Gradually add half the milk, whisking

constantly with a balloon whisk until smooth. Gradually add the remaining milk, whisking until smooth and combined. Place over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens and coats the back of the spoon. Remove from heat. Stir in parmesan. Season with salt, nutmeg and cayenne pepper. Preheat oven to 180°C. Spread onethird of the sauce over the base of a 3L (12-cup) capacity rectangular baking dish. Top with half the lasagne sheets. Top with half the ratatouille. Continue layering with remaining sauce, lasagne sheets and ratatouille. Top with the mozzarella. Bake for 40 minutes or until golden. Set aside for 10 minutes to stand. Serve with mixed salad leaves. Source: www.taste.com.au

rosemary stanton’s banana muesli squares INGREDIENTS 90g (1 cup) rolled oats 85g (1/2 cup) dried apricots, finely chopped 35g (1/2 cup) dried apple, finely chopped 90g (1/2 cup) sultanas 85g (1/2 cup) natural almonds or macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped 80g (1/2 cup) sunflower seed kernels 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 (about 370g) bananas, mashed 1 tablespoon tahini 1 egg, lightly whisked

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with baking paper, allowing the sides to overhang. Combine the oats, dried apricot, dried apple, sultanas, almond or macadamia, sunflower seeds and cinnamon in a large bowl. Combine the banana, tahini and egg in a small bowl. Add to the oat mixture. Stir until well combined. Spoon into the prepared pan. Use the back of a spoon to smooth the surface. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and firm to touch. Use a sharp knife to score the slice into 24 squares. Set aside in the pan to cool completely. Cut into pieces.

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broccolini pad thai INGREDIENTS 440g packet shelf-fresh Thai flat rice noodles 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 bunches broccolini, trimmed, cut into 3cm lengths 1 carrot, halved, thinly sliced diagonally 240g jar Valcom pad Thai paste 2 eggs, lightly beaten

almost tender. Add paste. Stir-fry for 2 minutes or until fragrant. Make a well in the centre of vegetables. Add egg. Cook for 1 minute or until set. Add noodles to wok. Stir-fry mixture for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, breaking up egg. Serve. Source: www.taste.com.au

METHOD Place noodles in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for 2 minutes. Gently separate noodles. Drain. Heat a wok over high heat. Add oil. Swirl to coat. Add onion. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until tender. Add broccolini and carrot. Stir-fry for 4 minutes or until

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orange hommus INGREDIENTS 2 x 420g cans chickpeas, drained 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 large oranges, rind finely grated, juiced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon ground cumin Pinch of cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons tahini METHOD Process chickpeas, oil, orange rind, 3/4 cup orange juice, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper and tahini until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until required. Source: www.taste.com.au www.homesguide.com.au

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“After suffering a life threatening trauma, it really puts priorities in life into perspective. I was a fit, healthy 28 yr old when it happened. If I wasn’t as healthy, the outcome would’ve been very different and my recovery would’ve been much harder.” through open brain surgery. There was a 1 in 5 chance of survival. My family had to say their goodbyes, as the surgeon couldn’t guarantee my survival. I can’t imagine the burden they had to carry through the ordeal. My heart still weighs heavy thinking of them during this time. After the surgery I recovered well. I still have many deficits, but I am alive and grateful. I know of more people that have passed away from a ruptured aneurysm than have survived. So I certainly count my lucky stars. Recovery is long and challenging. During this time I constantly asked “why me, why me”. I still don’t know the answer to that but I’ve come a long way since then. I’ve battled depression and still do. The feeling of helplessness during recovery is very destructive. Especially for such an independent person like myself. But I am lucky to have a very supportive network of people in my life. One of the hardest parts of recovery for me was learning how to walk again.

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he presentation of One Year Performance 19801981 (commonly referred to as Time Clock Piece) at Carriageworks marks the first time a major solo work by Tehching Hsieh has been presented in Australia. This extraordinary work, the second of his One Year Performances, follows Hsieh as he punched a time clock in his studio, every hour on the hour, twenty-four hours a day, for an entire year. The installation

comprises the documents the artist produced (photographs, film, time cards, statements) as he observed the passing of time in this relentlessly methodical manner over a gruelling year-long period. Celebrated Taiwanese-American performance artist Tehching Hsieh is internationally recognised as a leading practitioner of durational performance. Hsieh explores questions of time, life and being and his works are notable for their conceptual purity and physical extremity.

‘the one year performances, hsieh did not make his life his art. Instead, with classical precision and unquestionable monstrousness, he expanded his art until it fully occupied, consumed and suspended his life.’ THE NEW YORK TIMES Tehching (Sam) Hsieh (born 1950, Nanjhou, Pingtung County, Taiwan) is a noted New York Citybased performance artist; he has been called a “master” by fellow performance artist, Marina Abramovic. He is most known for six durational performance pieces completed between 1978 and 2000.

One Year PerfOrmance 1978–1979 (cage Piece) In this performance, which lasted from September 29, 1978 through September 30, 1979, the artist locked himself in an 11.6’ × 9’ × 8’ wooden cage, furnished only with a wash basin, lights, a pail, and a single bed. During the year, he was not allowed to talk, to read, to write, or to listen to radio and 30

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TV. A lawyer, Robert Projansky, notarized the entire process and made sure the artist never left the cage during that one year. A friend came daily to deliver food, remove the artist’s waste, and take a single photograph to document the project. In addition, this performance was open to be viewed once or twice a month from 11am to 5pm.

One Year PerfOrmance 1980–1981 (Time clOck Piece) Documentation of this piece was exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 2009, using film, punch cards and photographs. This work was the first of Hsieh’s ever to be displayed in the UK at the Liverpool Biennial in 2010. One Year PerfOrmance 1981– 1982 (OuTdOOr Piece) In his third one year performance piece, from September 26, 1981 through September 26, 1982, Hsieh spent one year outside, not entering buildings or shelter

of any sort, including cars, trains, airplanes, boats, or tents. He moved around New York City with a packbag and a sleeping bag. One Year PerfOrmance 1983-1984 (rOPe Piece) In this performance, Hsieh and Linda Montano spent one year between 4 July 1983 and 4 July 1984 tied to each other with an 8-foot-long (2.4 m) rope. They had to stay in a same room while not allowed to touch each other until the end of the one year period. Both of them shaved their hair in the beginning of the year, and the performance was notarized initially by Paul Grassfield and later by Pauline Oliveros. One Year PerfOrmance 1985–1986 (nO arT Piece) For one year, Hsieh did no art, spoke no art, saw no art, read no art, and did not enter any museum or gallery.

Tehching hsieh 1986–1999 (ThirTeen Year Plan) At the beginning of this epic piece, Hsieh declared, “Will make Art during this time. Will not show it publicly.” This plan began on his 36th birthday, December 31, 1986, and lasted until his 49th birthday, December 31, 1999. At the end, on January 1, 2000 he issued his concluding report, “I kept myself alive. I passed the December 31st, 1999.” The report consisted of cutout letters pasted onto a single sheet of paper. The PhilOsOPhY His pieces are not feats of stamina nor (consciously at least) motivated by a desire to suffer (though they have been described as ordeals), but rather are explorations of time and of struggle. According to critic Steve Shaviro, Hsieh’s work can be seen as being about imprisonment, solitude, work, time, homelessness, exposure, marriage/human relations, and the way in which art and life are related. Hsieh states his work is about “wasting time and freethinking”. Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015 Phone: (02) 8571 9099 Exhibition showing until 6th July 2014

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hile people who have pets tend to be happier, more independent, and feel more secure than those without pets, it’s important to select the type of pet that is best for you. You’ll benefit most from having a pet whose needs are compatible with your lifestyle and physical capabilities.

LifestYLe considerations that infLuence Your choice in a pet LittLe outdoor activity if most of your time is spent at home, consider pets that would be happy to stay with you in that environment. You may enjoy playing with or cuddling a cat or a bunny; taking leisurely walks with an older dog; watching fish or reptiles; or talking or singing along with a bird. SmaLL chiLdren and the eLderLy families with small children or elderly living in their homes should consider the size and energy level of a pet. puppies and kittens are usually very active, but delicate creatures that must be handled with care. Large or rambunctious dogs could accidentally harm or knock over a small child or adult who is unsteady on his or her feet.

to choose pets that are confined to their quarters, such as fish, birds, hamsters, or reptiles. high activity LeveL if you’re more active and enjoy daily activities outside of your home, especially walking or running, an energetic dog might be right for you. canine companions thrive on outdoor exercise, keeping you on the move. LandScaping concernS With certain pets, your landscaping will suffer. Many dogs will be tempted to dig holes in your lawn, and dog urine can leave yellow patches—some say unaltered females cause the most damage. time commitment finally, and perhaps most importantly, keep in mind that you’ll be making a commitment that will last the lifetime of the pet—perhaps 10, 15,

other animaLS in houSehoLd consider the ongoing happiness and ability to adjust the pets you already have. While your cat or a dog might love to have an animal friend to play with, a pet that has had exclusive access to your attentions may resent sharing you. home environment if a neat, tidy home, free of animal hair, occasional muddy footprints and “accidents” is important, then a freeroaming dog or long-haired cat may not be the best choice. You may want 32 32

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Owning a pet is nOt fOr everyOne Having a pet is not a miracle cure for mental illness. Owning a pet is beneficial and comforting only for those who love and appreciate domestic animals. if you’re simply not a “pet person,” pet ownership is not going to provide you with any therapeutic benefits or improve your life. for other people, owning a pet may simply not be practical. some of the drawbacks are: Pets cost money. food bills, veterinary care, licenses, grooming costs, toys, bedding, boarding fees, and other maintenance expenses can mount up. if you’re unemployed or elderly, on a limited fixed income, it may be a struggle to cope with the expense of pet ownership.

Pets require time and attention. as any dog owner will tell you, there’s nothing therapeutic about coming home to a dog that has been locked up in the house on his own all day long. Dogs need daily exercise to stay calm and well-balance. Most other pets require at least daily care and attention. pets can even curb some social activity, as they can only be left alone for a limited time. Pets can be destructive. any pet can have an occasional accident at home. some cats may be prone to shredding upholstery, some dogs to chewing shoes. while training can help eradicate negative, destructive behavior, they remain common in animals left alone without exercise or stimulation for long periods of time. Pets require responsibility. Most dogs, regardless of size and breed, are capable of inflicting injury on people if not handled responsibly by their owners. even cats can scratch or bite. pet owners need to be alert to any danger, especially around children. Pets carry health risks for some people. while there are some diseases that can be transmitted from cats and dogs to their human handlers, allergies are the most common health risk of pet ownership. if you or a family member has been diagnosed with a pet allergy, carefully consider whether you can live with the symptoms before committing to pet ownership. also consider that www.homesguide.com.au

some friends or relatives with allergies may no longer be able to visit your home if you have a pet.

CHOOsing between a dOg Or a Cat dogs and cats are the most common household pets. while on occasion, you’ll see someone walking a cat on a leash or a dog that uses a litter box, typically the needs and natural behaviours of dogs and cats are different.

alternatives tO pet OwnersHip if full-time pet ownership is not right for you—or if you want to give pet ownership a trial run before making a commitment— some animal shelters and rescue groups offer pet “rental” programs. dogs or cats that are available for adoption can be rented out for walks or play dates, or you can foster an animal temporarily until a permanent home can be found. Most animal shelters or rescue groups welcome volunteers to help care for homeless pets or assist at adoption events. even ven short periods spent with a pet can benefit both you and the animal. in n some areas, education grants are available to purchase and care for class pets, so teachers and groups of school children can experience the benefits of caring for an animal while sharing the responsibilities. For further information visit www.helpguide.org/life/pet www.rspca.com.au homes homesguideliving

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CENTRAL COAST PENINSULAR Umina Beach

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xxx agnes banks

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3

4

327188

just listed

32 persoonia ave

10:30 - 11:30

baulkham hills

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2

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327226

just listed

10/11-13 watkins rd

11:00 - 11:30

4

2

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327303

auction

3 marian cr

11:00 - 11:30

beaumont hills

4

2

3

326887

just listed

5 highfield pl

2:00 - 2:30

bowen mountain

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2

2

326899

$599,000

10 pamela cr

12:45 - 1:30

box hill

4

2

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327251

e.o.i

36 terry rd

10:00 - 10:15

cranebrook

3

2

1

314209

$440.00 per week

84 gannet dr

cumberland reach

4

3

14

326614

$999,000

232 laws farm rd

dural

4

2

2

327120

auction in rooms

8 caber cl

glenwood

5

2

2

327361

auction in rooms

36 rothwell cct

12:00 - 12:45

glossodia

3

1

3

326670

$672,000

5 macquarie pl

11:30 - 12:00

kellyville

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3

5

327048

auction

2 james mileham dr

kellyville ridge

4

2

3

326292

$750k - $780k

9 stave pl

12:00 - 12:30

kenthurst

4

2

4

326633

$1,650,000

6 orana rd

2:00 - 2:30

4

4

3

326523

$1,890,000 +

126a pitt town rd

1:30 - 2:15

kurrajong heights

5

3

4

327234

$785,000

1198 bells line of rd

2:30 - 3:15

londonderry

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2

2

325500

$859,000

88 torkington rd

3:00 - 3:30

north richmond

2

1

1

327321

$349,000

4/52 william st

2:30 - 3:00

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2

3

322036

$1,199,990

59 yeomans rd

11:00 - 12:00

4

2

4

326900

$1.1 +

119 crooked ln

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1

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326893

$625 per week

26 mitchell rd

10:00 - 11:00

4

3

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326956

auction

39 schofield rd

12:00 - 1:00

richmond

2

1

1

327236

low $300's

10/20 paget

10:00 - 10:30

south windsor

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1

1

326918

auction

171 church st

10:00 - 10:30

winmalee

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2

4

326927

$480.00 per week

5 montrose rd

wed 4:00 - 4:15

pitt town

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327270 $615,000 +

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327288 $595,000 +

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327255 $629,950 +

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3

326909 $440,000 +

2

1

1

326749 $459,000 327350 $680,000 +

baerami

5

5

-

326880 $850,000 +

3

2

1

326754 $830,000 +

3

2

2

baulkham hills

2

2

1

327075 $440,000 +

5

3

2

327100 e.o.i.

3

2

2

327003 $659,000

3

2

1

327291 $835,000 +

-

-

-

327232 e.o.i.

3

1

2

327045 $595,000 + 326886 just listed

3

2

2

327226 just listed

-

-

-

326654 $1,500,000

3

2

-

327109 $760,000 +

5

5

5

326658 e.o.i.

3

2

2

326982 $649,000 +

-

-

-

3

2

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

3

2

326645 $679,000

4

3

2

326644 $679,000

3

2

2

327298 $630,000 +

3

2

2

326868 $760,000 +

4

3

2

327299 $1,100,000 +

4

3

2

327068 $1,260,000 +

4

2

2

326929 $950,000 +

5

3

2

327300 $1,150,000 +

clarendon

3

2

6

326878 just listed

colo

-

-

-

327346 offers

3

2

1

326932 $685,000 + auction 14th 326826 june 326821 $699,000 +

3

1

-

326748 just listed

4

2

2

327303 auction

4

2

2

327290 $825,000 +

4

2

1

327084 $800,000 +

4

1

1

327021 $799,000 +

3

4

2

4

3

2

326990 $890,000 +

4

2

2

327074 $850,000 +

4

2

2

327063 $810,000 +

4

2

2

327061 $880,000 +

4

2

2

326970 $815,000 +

4

2

3

326887 just listed

bella vista

4

2

2

326852 $900,000 +

bilpin

-

-

-

327001 $699,000

2

1

-

326950 just listed

3

2

4

326679 mid $600

4

3

2

326675 $829,000 +

3

1

1

326674 $360,000 +

4

3

2

326977 $620,000 +

2

2

1

327319 $385,000 +

3

2

1

326747 auction

4

2

2

326833 $560,000 +

blackheath

blacktown

blaxland

1

1

-

327287 $2,000,000 +

bligh park

3

1

1

326770 $425,000 +

boorowa

3

2

1

327117 $260k - $330k

bowen mountain 3

2

2

326899 $599,000

box hill

-

-

-

326800 e.o.i.

3

2

2

326652 auction

2

1

-

327306 $600,000 +

4

2

5

327260 $599,000 +

4

2

1

327249 $535,000 +

5

1

2

327368 auction

camden

3

1

1

326732 under contract

camden park

3

2

1

326952 under contract

4

2

2

326785 $780,000 +

4

2

2

326740 $729,000 +

camden park

6

3

3

326961 $899,000 +

camden south

3

1

3

326935 under contract

4

2

2

327295 $498,000 +

bullaburra

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cherrybrook

freemans reach

3

1

-

4

2

2

327264 $900,000 +

327302 $2,500,000

4

3

2

326930 $860,000 +

-

327245 $795,000

5

3

6

327339 $1,575,000 +

-

327244 $825,000

5

3

3

327211 $1,450,000 +

-

327243 $825,000

5

4

3

327043 $1,390,000 +

3

2

1

327281 $399,950 +

3

1

1

327097 $420,000 +

4

2

2

327309 $549,950 +

4

2

2

5

2

2

327007 $720,000 + auction in 327361 rooms 326670 $672,000

glenhaven

glenmore park

glenwood

glossodia

grose vale

condobolin

7

3

-

327037 $p.o.a.

hampton

cranebrook

3

1

2

327371 $399,950 +

harrington park

3

1

3

4

2

2

3

1

1

5

3

6

327157 just listed high 326911 $600,000's 327342 just listed

-

-

-

326906 $349,000

4

2

3

326913 under contract

2

2

327284 $569,000 +

2

3

327235 $999,000

3

2

2

327358 $549,950 +

5

3

2

1

327280 $399,950 +

5

3

1

3

327113 $410,000 +

-

-

-

327018 $130,000 +

3

1

1

327248 $330,000 +

3

1

1

327029 $325,000 + 326847 $445,000 +

hazelbrook

3

2

1

327110 $550,000

3

1

4

326973 $389,950 +

4

1

2

327114 $450,000 +

4

2

2

2

327106 $599,950 +

5

2

1

327373 $395,000 +

2

1

-

326651 $389,000

4

2

4

3

2

326999 $729,950 +

howes valley

currans hill

3

1

1

326940 under contract

jordan springs

4

2

2

326711 $610,000

dural

3

2

2

327301 $810,000 +

kariong

4

2

2

326812 $490,000 +

3

2

1

326938 $700,000 +

katoomba

1

1

1

327020 $249,000 +

4

2

2

327120 auction

1

1

1

326959 $259,000 +

4

2

2

327069 $880,000 +

2

1

1

327019 $265,000 +

326650 $499,000

3

1

-

326694 $355,000 +

4

2

-

327059 $499,000 +

-

-

-

327220 $725,000

-

-

-

327072 $670,000 327000 e.o.i.

east kurrajong

-

-

-

3

1

7

326827 mid $900's

ebenezer

3

1

-

326660 $2,300,000

edensor park

3

1

1

327080 e.o.i.

4

3

2

327296 e.o.i.

-

-

-

4

2

2

326933 e.o.i.

3

2

1

327032 just listed!

326957 auction

3

2

2

326698 auction

elderslie

empire bay

emu plains

kellyville

kellyville

4

2

3

4

2

2

326752 under contract

4

2

2

326996 $725,000 +

4

2

2

327345 $899,000 +

4

2

2

326881 $785,000

4

2

4

326641 e.o.i. 327048 auction

4

2

1

327119 $1,100,000

2

2

1

327348 $429,950 +

3

2

4

327359 $679,950 +

3

1

1

327312 $449,950 +

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kellyville ridge

5

3

5

5

2

2

326937 $829,000 +

6

4

2

326992 $980,000 +


suburb kincumber

hg no price 3

2

1

326860 $290,000 +

kings langley

3

1

1

326862 $599,000 +

kings park

4

1

2

326738 $535,000 +

kingswood

2

1

1

327121 $260,000 +

kurrajong

kurrajong heights

2

1

1

327102 $289,000 +

2

1

1

327099 $270,000 +

3

1

1

327112 $329,000 +

-

-

-

326661 $547,000

-

-

-

326659 $450,000

-

-

-

326657 $1,000,000

-

-

-

327357 $695,000

suburb

north

hg no price 4

2

1

326815 under contract

4

2

2

326807 under contract

3

2

2

327265 $580,000 +

3

2

1

326855 $525,000 +

2

1

1

327321 $349,000

3

1

-

327267 $365,000

4

2

4

326900 $1.1 +

northmead

2

2

1

327307 $460,000 +

oakville

6

2

-

326964 $995,000

orchard hills

4

3

4

327098 $1,190,000

5

3

3

327017 $1,200,000 +

parramatta north richmond

5

3

4

327234 $785,000

pendle hill

2

1

1

327002 $380,000 +

laughtondale

-

-

-

penrith

2

1

1

327126 $360,000 +

lawson

-

-

-

3

2

2

327125 $519,950 +

2

1

1

326924 e.o.i. $350,000 ea. 326912 gst + 326901 $450,000 +

3

2

4

327111 $619,950 +

3

1

1

326979 $300,000 +

3

1

3

327103 $420,000 +

3

1

1

326891 $375,000

3

2

2

327096 $420,000 +

4

2

2

327347 $799,950 +

3

1

2

327092 auction

5

3

2

327310 $749,950 +

3

2

-

327334 $450,000 +

leonay

leura

3

2

1

327070 $599,000 +

3

1

1

326854 $369,000 +

4

2

2

327036 $759,000 +

4

2

2

326798 $479,000 +

linden

4

2

1

326916 $535,000 +

lithgow

2

1

-

326786 $239,000 +

3

1

-

327057 $229,000 +

3

1

2

326920 $349,000 +

3

1

1

326882 $369,950

4

1

3

327123 $465,000 +

penrith south

4

2

2

327094 $830,000 +

picnic point

3

1

1

327008 e.o.i.

picton

1

1

-

326793 $289,950

3

1

2

327370 $465,000

-

-

-

327269 $2,000,000

-

-

-

326894 $899,000

3

1

1

326923 $699,000 +

4

2

2

4

3

-

327062 $849,000 auction..if not 326956 sold before

pitt town

pitt town

pitt town

-

-

-

326963 $639,000

-

-

-

326962 $660,000

quakers hill

3

2

1

327237 $580,000 +

quirindi

8

4

-

327372 $6,000,000

richmond

2

1

1

3

2

2

bottoms

suburb umina beach

hg no price 1

2

1

1

327332 $499,000 +

2

1

1

327246 $440,000 +

2

1

-

327189 $390,000 +

4

2

2

327055 $545,000 +

4

3

3

326968 $660,000 +

4

4

2

326903 $2.2 +

4

3

2

326814 $495,000

5

3

2

327274 $680,000 +

vineyard

3

1

1

326994 $2,600,000

wallacia

7

3

-

327118 $1,100,000 +

7

3

5

327115 $1,595,000

2

1

1

327056 $395,000

4

2

-

326766 $475,000 +

werombi

5

2

3

326699 under contract

werrington werrington

3

1

1

327051 $299,950 +

3

1

5

327337 $449,950 +

4

2

2

327104 $420,000 +

3

2

3

327085 $735,000 +

3

2

2

327081 $900,000 +

county west pennant hills

wheeny creek wilberforce

windsor

4

3

3

326945 $1,290,000 +

4

3

2

326797 $1,450,000 +

5

5

3

327324 $1,795,000 +

5

5

3

326987 $2,500,000 +

5

3

2

326948 $1,220,000 +

5

3

2

326801 $1,550,000 +

-

-

-

326656 $250,000

10

4

6

327364 $1,050,000

4

2

2

327221 just listed 327338 $495,000 +

londonderry

3

1

-

327090 $850,000 +

lower macdonald

-

-

-

327140 $600,000

-

-

-

327093 $350,000

2

1

-

327138 $380,000

lower mangrove 30

30

10

326788 $799,000

5

5

-

326789 $599,000

-

-

-

327317 $549,000

sackville

-

-

-

327236 low $300's mid 327023 $400'000's 327083 contact agent

-

3

1

-

327304 auction

-

3

1

1

327122 under offer

-

5

2

1

327228 $469,950 +

2

1

1

326918 auction

lower portland

lower portland

-

-

-

326895 499,000

seven hills

-

-

-

326653 $157,500

south penrith

3

1

-

326853 $860,000 south windsor

327335 e.o.i

1

wentworth falls

1

3

1

2

4

2

1

326775 just listed

5

2

-

326655 auction

winston hills

4

2

2

327289 $819,000 +

wisemans ferry

-

-

-

327224 $250,000

-

-

-

327223 $220,000

-

-

327222 $299,000

-

-

327091 $195,000

-

-

327082 $600,000

-

-

-

326791 $230,000 +

2

1

-

326736 $595,000

woodford

marsden park

-

-

-

326995 $99,000

mount annan

4

2

2

326907 $695,000 +

3

1

2

326719 $389,950

3

2

2

326934 $335,000 +

2

2

327108 $469950

3

1

2

326745 under contract

4

2

2

326915 $719,000 +

2

1

1

327313 $345,000 +

5

2

2

327283 $579,000 +

4

mount victoria

3

1

-

326910 $465,000

4

2

2

327107 $469950

narellan

3

1

1

326958 under contract

4

2

2

327262 $519,950 +

4

2

2

327028 $535,000 +

2

1

1

327013 $299,000 +

3

2

2

326811 $610,000

2

1

1

326755 $319,000

4

2

3

326917 $1,150,000

2

1

-

326739 $260,000 +

2

1

1

327024 $335,000

3

2

1

327343 E.O.I

326643 $1,499,000

3

1

1

326697 $438,000

2

1

1

327351 $495,000

narellan vale

4

2

2

327027 $579,000

3

2

2

326971 under contract

3

2

1

326832 $399,000 +

3

1

1

326757 $395,000 +

4

2

2

327308 $489,000 +

4

2

2

327282 $569,000 +

spring farm st huberts island tahmoor tennyson the oaks

4 4

2 2

10 2

326967 under contract

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The Palatial Hideaway!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $710,000

UMINA BEACH

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Beach & Shops Nearby!

View By Appointment Price $455,000

Phil McCord 0417 260 056 43 444 666 randwuminabeach.com.au Richardson & Wrench Umina Beach

• Well presented 3 bedroom villa with built-in robes • 3 way bathroom with separate toilet & powder room • Separate dining & modern kitchen • Air conditioned living room • Fully fenced courtyard • Single garage with internal access EASY WALK TO SHOPS & BEACH

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Brand New Villa Complex!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $560,000

Quality Family Home!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $680,000

• Prestigious 4 bedroom waterfront reserve • Master bed with walk thru robe & ensuite • Huge air conditioned open plan living area with raked ceilings • Designer kitchen with island bench, soft close drawers & 900mm gas cooktop • Fully covered entertainers balcony coated in travertine with private views of the waterways • Double carport with off street parking for 4 cars ASSURED PRIVACY & SUPERB QUALITY!

• Brand new 3 bedroom villas • All have built-in robes & ensuite to main • Caesar Stone kitchens with quality stainless appliances & dishwashers • Reverse cycle ducted air conditioning • All villas have private garages • Only 3 on the block • Due for completion late June 2014 BUY OFF THE PLAN NOW!

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• 3 bedrooms all with robes, the main with ensuite bathroom • Multiple living areas including stunning enclosed entertainment area • Functional kitchen with loads of storage, dishwasher & electric appliances • Large main bathroom with shower & separate bathtub • Separate study with indoor/outdoor functionality • Oversized double lockup garage with auto door • Low maintenance backyard MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

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UMINA BEACH

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Potential Dual Income!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $545,000

• 4 bedroom home with built-in robes • Open plan house with industrial style kitchen • Single carport at the front of the home • Low maintenance entertainment area • Sleepout could be converted to granny flat STCA FLEXIBLE FLOOR PLAN!

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UMINA BEACH

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Stylish & Modern 2 Bedroom Home!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $440,000

John Carey 0417 683 925 43 444 666 randwuminabeach.com.au Richardson & Wrench Umina Beach

• Completely renovated throughout • New wiring & plumbing • Brand new roof & guttering • Modern kitchen with European appliances • Bamboo timber flooring • Plantation shutters • Solar panels PRIVATE LEVEL YARD

UMINA BEACH

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Neat Home On A Big Block!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $390,000

Beautiful Front Villa!

View By Appointment Price Offers over $630,000

• Neat 2 bedroom home with sleepout • Lovely timber kitchen with stainless steel oven • Large sleepout/workshop with covered porch • Currently tenanted returning $315 per week IDEAL FIRST HOME OR INVESTMENT! 48

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• 3 bedroom villa with built in robes, walk in & ensuite to main • Stylish granite kitchen • Ducted air conditioning throughout • Large North East facing courtyard • Double garage SHOPS TO THE LEFT & BEACH TO THE RIGHT!

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20 Florence Street, MOUNT PRITCHARD

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Superb 7 Year Old Home On 860 Sqm Block 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms including en-suite to main bedroom, upstairs living and large backyard – what more could you ask for? This home is full of quality features such as open plan living, kitchen & dining plus formal living & dining, walk-in robe & en-suite to main, ducted vacuum & electric double garage, alfresco entertaining area & all on approx. 860sqm block. OPEN HOMES: Saturdays 21st & 28th June at 11:00am to 11:45am & Wednesdays 18th & 25th June & Wednesday 2nd July at 4:30pm to 5:00pm AUCTION: Thursday 3rd July at 7:00pm, Camden Lakeside Country Club (50 Raby Road, Catherine Field) unless sold prior

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ELLIS LANE

OFFERS OVER $1,300,000 MAGNIFICENT CUSTOM BUILT HOME

This spacious 4 bedroom, well laid out home is perfect for the growing family, or it would make the ideal investment. Features include internal access to double garage, open plan kitchen, formal living and dining, in-ground salt water pool, side access to backyard big enough to fit a van, all on approx. 560 sqm block.

6 bedrooms + study, 3 ½ bathrooms with formal & informal living areas. Chazelle fireplace, ducted air con & vacuum, alarm with camera and smart wiring, walk-in pantry, ‘Smeg’ appliances, loft with own bedroom, en-suite and living area. Salt water in-ground pool, solar heating, spa, gymnasium & alfresco entertaining area. Excellent 4 car garage, 27,000 litre in-ground water tank, in addition to town water & landscaped gardens on approx. 1 beautiful acre (approx. 4003m2).

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1600 Greendale Road, WALLACIA Beat The Bank!

AUCTION

This property must be sold! This is an excellent approx. 5 acre (approx. 2.001 Ha) property offering a large 4 bedroom home and backing onto the Nepean River. En-suite and walk-in robe to main, built-ins to all other bedrooms, large living room, dining room and open plan timber kitchen, 3 way bathroom plus 3rd bathroom, open fire place and ducted air. Plus shed with 2 bedroom granny flat style accommodation (subject to council approval). OPEN HOMES: Saturdays 21st & 28th June at 12:30pm to 1:15pm AUCTION: Thursday 3rd July at 7:00pm, Camden Lakeside Country Club (50 Raby Road, Catherine Field) unless sold prior

Edwin Borg

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145 Tenth Avenue, AUSTRAL

Nathan Fleming

AUCTION

Deceased Estate – Already Zoned Low Density Residential Presenting a superb investment/development opportunity; approx. 3 acres of prime land, an immaculately kept 3 bedroom brick veneer home, a second dwelling being the original house (not liveable) + various other usable out buildings. A genuine sale - after 63 years the beneficiaries say it’s time to SELL! OPEN HOMES: Saturdays 21st & 28th June at 12pm to 12:45pm AUCTION: Thursday 3rd July at 7:00pm, Camden Lakeside Country Club (50 Raby Road, Catherine Field) unless sold prior Joe Borg

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The Oaks

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“KINKYLE”

• Stunning architect designed & master built home on 25ac, 5 dams • Master B/R with en suite, heated floor, spa bath & dressing room • Features 1 bedroom flat, 18’ ceilings, S/S air, intercom to main house • Miele appliances, 2 way bar, wood heater, wine cellar, rumpus room • Large shed, cattle yards, fenced paddocks, 3 phase power, generator John Mackie 0411 641 449 | johnmackie@inglis.com.au

Camden South

SUIT INVESTORS & FIRST HOME BUYERS!

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Camden South LOADS TO OFFER

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$429,950

• Located with stunning Razorback & Cawdor valley views • Brand new main bathroom + extra shower and toilet in laundry • New kitchen with dishwasher + extra large double garage under • Sparkling in ground pool • Lovely quiet cul de sac position on a 594.40m² block John Mackie 0411 641 449 | johnmackie@inglis.com.au T N A C ND VA L A

Orangeville

Vacant Land

PEACEFUL SETTING

$539,000

• Neat and tidy 3 bedroom home on 556.4 sqm • Good sized living room with split system air • Eat in kitchen would benefit from renovation • Renovated bathroom • Single carport with drive through side access Terry Gordon 0438 218 749 | Carla Skinner 0439 442 316

• 36 acres gently sloping to rear • Natural bush setting • Watered from 2 dams • Creek at rear • High with nice rural outlook Terry Gordon 0438 218 749 | Carla Skinner 0439 442 316

Razorback

Camden Park

STUNNING VIEWS TO SYDNEY SKYLINE

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$1.49m

• Large Ranch style home on 100 acres • Commanding views of Camden and its surrounding suburbs • Features 10ft ceilings, combustion stove, open fire place • 5 dams, in ground pool plus ample shedding • Attached granny-flat with kitchenette, lounge room & bedroom Terry Gordon 0438 218 749 | Carla Skinner 0439 442 316

Bradbury

R E D N U T C A R CONT

TOP INVESTMENT

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• Great location minutes to Campbelltown station, shops & hospital • Features built in robes, s/s air, alarm, spacious kitchen, auto garage door, low maintenance gardens, generous living area • Huge workshop off garage and under house • Potential rental $430 - $450 per week John Mackie 0411 641 449 | johnmackie@inglis.com.au 42 Argyle Street Camden 2570 Tel 02 4655 3322 www.inglisproperty.com.au

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OFFERS ABOVE $879,000

• Elegant and expansive, this architect designed home emphasises privacy, liveability and effortless entertaining • Alarm security, air conditioning, ducted vacuum system • Features solar heated Riveria pool with merbou decking • Short stroll to Bridgewater’s park, barbeque area & tennis court Scott Lee 0431 993 615 | scott.lee@inglis.com.au

The Oaks

WALK TO MAIN STREET

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• A rare offering of such a quality home in the area • Open plan family living & dining area • Master bedroom includes walk in robe that leads to ensuite • 1 bedroom self contained accommodation at the rear of property with separate access Scott Lee 0431 993 615 | scott.lee@inglis.com.au

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INGLEBURN

$375,000

INVESTORS, HERE IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY 2 bedroom villa with single garage. Approximately 5 minutes walk to shops & railway station. Asking price for rent $375 Please call for inspection time.

CAMPBELLTOWN

$435,000

DEVONPORT

3 bedroom brick home Large size block. 600.3 square metres 5 minute drive to Campbelltown train station 5 minute drive to Campbelltown CBD and shopping centres • MAY QUALIFY FOR A GRANNY FLAT – REQUIRES DA APPROVAL

GLENFIELD

$375,000

Just Listed

Lovely Cottage This lovely 3 bedroom holiday/permanent retirement cottage is just the thing. Overlooking Bass Strait with beach access. Modern open plan living & single garage.

• 3 bedroom villa • Easy walk to station, shops and school • Excellent buy for 1st home buyer or investor • Currently rented for $355 per week

Call today to inspect

INGLEBURN

Great House, Great Home! • • • •

$325,000

$389,000

Great House, Great Home! Attention Investors here is your chance to buy a great investment ppty comprising 2 Bed L/U Garage, short walk to school, shops & station. Would rent for $385.00 pw.

GLENFIELD

$679,000

GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY • Only short walk to Shops, School, Railway station and Public Transport • This older style home sited on 834.70sqm block • Offers 3 bedrooms, Bathroom and Garage etc • Great Potential subject to Council Approval of a Duplex Site

SHOP FOR LEASE GLENFIELD Approximately 55sqm Central location $450 PLUS GST per week

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PENRITH

OFFERS OVER $679,950

The Family Entertainer

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Boasting five bedrooms in total with two main bedrooms having their own ensuite, four generous bathrooms and a modern timber kitchen with stainless steel appliances, this home is ready to move into, relax and enjoy. Spacious living areas adorn the property over two levels with many hidden surprises. Complimented with a double drive through garage, sparkling in ground pool and covered entertaining area, it truly is the family entertainer. Features include:

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734sqm

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Two main bedrooms with ensuites 20 Watson Drive Double lock up garage with internal access PENRITH Offers Over $699,950 Combustion fireplace Timber kitchen with stainless steel appliances Natural Gas and Solar to keep those bills low Sparkling in ground pool with water fountain Four large separate living areas

Jim Aitken & Partners Real Estate

Listing ID PEN11316

Jim Aitken + Partners Penrith 02 4722 5000 http://www.jimaitken.com.au/show?rd=1&ref=PEN11316

326384

WEB ID: PEN11337

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WERRINGTON

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OFFERS OVER $299,950

Gold Rush Investment Trying to get into the investment market or looking for that first home? Then this three bedroom townhouse might be your answer. The neat and tidy property is waiting to be snapped up by as astute investor or first home buyer.

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Three bedrooms Built-in robes to all Modern bathroom Downstairs toilet Single lock up garage Veranda views from upstairs Tidy private courtyard

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14/48-50 Victoria Street WERRINGTON Offers Over $299,950 Listing ID CRA10548

Jim Aitken + Partners Penrith 02 4722 5000 http://www.jimaitken.com.au/show?rd=1&ref=CRA10548

327051

WEB ID: CRA10548

Glenmore Park

30 Mulgoa Road Glenmore Park NSW 2745

91 Great Western Hwy Emu Plains NSW 2750

Emu Plains

Blaxland

Glenbrook

5 Wascoe Street Glenbrook NSW 2773

Shop 9, Borrowdale Way Cranebrook NSW 2749

7 Great Western Hwy Springwood NSW 2777

Springwood

Emu Plains

Penrith

4733 6999

4735 8888

4739 8800

4739 1111

4730 1122

4751 8888

4735 2121

4722 5000

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nepean

134d Great Western Hwy Blaxland NSW 2774

Cranebrook

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Shop 31, Lennox Centre Emu Plains NSW 2750

429 High Street Penrith NSW 2750

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OFFERS OVER $699,950

Masterton Masterpiece

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Sitting pride of place at the end of a cul-de-sac, this magnificent family home awaits. Less than seven years old, this quality built Masterton home boasts five bedrooms, ensuite and gorgeous kitchen. With expansive living areas adorning the home it has all the modern features plus more. Imagine yourself entertaining your friends and relaxing on the large deck while the kids play in the ample backyard. With ducted air conditioning and double garage this package is complete.

• Five bedrooms with built in robes • Caesar stone benches and splashback • Ducted Air Conditioning • Double garage with internal access • Large entertaining deck • Less than seven years old • Colour bond roof

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748sqm

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6 Exley Place SOUTH PENRITH Listing ID PEN11342

Jim Aitken + Partners Penrith 02 4722 5000 http://www.jimaitken.com.au/show?rd=1&ref=PEN11342

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OFFERS OVER $269,950

Investment Opportunity

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If you are looking to get into the investment market then this two bedroom unit is ideal. Situated in a security complex, this unit will suit the first time or astute investor. Open plan in design with good size main bedroom with built in ward robe and a lock up storage shed it has all that you would expect in a nicely presented unit. Adding to this is the convenient location so you will need to be quick.

• Internal laundry • Large balcony • Single carport • Split system air conditioning • Ideal investment opportunity • Close to Penrith CBD • Open plan

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325884

WEB ID: PEN11333

Glenmore Park

30 Mulgoa Road Glenmore Park NSW 2745

91 Great Western Hwy Emu Plains NSW 2750

Emu Plains

Blaxland

Glenbrook

5 Wascoe Street Glenbrook NSW 2773

Shop 9, Borrowdale Way Cranebrook NSW 2749

7 Great Western Hwy Springwood NSW 2777

Springwood

Emu Plains

Penrith

4733 6999

4735 8888

4739 8800

4739 1111

4730 1122

4751 8888

4735 2121

4722 5000

134d Great Western Hwy Blaxland NSW 2774

Cranebrook

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Shop 31, Lennox Centre Emu Plains NSW 2750

429 High Street Penrith NSW 2750

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OFFERS OVER $830,000

OFFERS OVER $449,000

Luxury Elegance & Sophistication

Just Move In....Hard Work Is Done

If you are looking for a piece of paradise and you're ready to sit back, relax & enjoy life then this property has the lot. The moment you step through the door this home exudes style and sophistication, being well appointed with modern fittings and ample space for the whole family. This luxury home features a galley style kitchen, formal lounge & dining room, large family room, four generous bedrooms with ensuite to main and walk in robes. Vehicles access the property via a double width driveway with 2.5 car accomodation in the lock up garage. The home is situated on a generous 720sqm block. Outside you are presented with a stunning alfresco entertaining area overlooking the sculptured in ground salt water pool. There is side access for those with grown up toys all surrounded by manicured gardens & lawns. If you can see yourself living in luxury, sitting by the pool on those warm balmy evenings entertaining friends & family then this property is right for you.

This 3 bedroom home with built in wardrobes to two bedrooms has been nicely renovated by current owners. The lounge/dining area is tiled throughout and kitchen and bathroom is very modern and tastefully renovated. The covered carport with locked gates doubles as an entertainment area with rear yard access. 2 Split System air conditioners and ceiling fans. There is an additional pergola area at the back of the home. It is a fully fenced level block and pet friendly. There is a garden shed, new Hot Water System and solar panels which generate approximately half the energy through the panels. A must to see! Properties like this do not last long!

Ring 4731 2899 to inspect

Ring 4731 2899 to inspect

CAMBRIDGE GARDENS

OFFERS OVER $460,000

PENRITH

OFFERS OVER $380,000

Picture Perfect

Space, Serenity & Security

Immaculately presented home situated in a superb precinct. A home which is perfect for the growing family as it features include but are not limited to: Three double sized bedrooms with built in wardrobes, wellappointed kitchen with plenty of cupboard space and large breakfast bar opening onto dining room, spacious lounge room and formal dining, three way bathroom with fully tiled walls, 2nd toilet in laundry and single lock up garage. The home is fitted with plantation shutters, down lights and ducted air conditioning. The main feature of this home is a massive sundrenched sunroom with split system a/c ideal for entertaining, kids rumpus room or watching the State of Origin with a bunch of mates. There is a solar heated in- ground sparkling swimming pool, fully fenced pool area and yard and outdoor pergola area. Land size is 658m2. This list is endless, so book an appointment before it is too late!!!

This townhouse is the pick of the best complex in the area, being only one of two detached rear units offering such peace and seclusion. The large sundrenched garden and pergola provides a delightful indoor / outdoor flow. Terrific design (with master bedroom suite on the ground floor) and great location 1.2km to the train and close to Nepean Hospital make it a highly desirable and convenient abode or a sure investment win providing excellent returns and the best chance of a quality tenant.

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GREG GREG TAYLOR TAYLOR TAYLOR

02 4731 28992899 02 4731 2899 02 4731

RODANDREW ANDREW MCIVOR BASSBASS

04330406 189 0406 715 625 475 475 625

371 371 High High Street Street Penrith Penrith 54

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JOSEPHRODROD VELLA MCIVOR MCIVOR

MARK JOSEPH JOSEPHTINA CLISSOLD VELLA VELLA O’TOOLE

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• 3 double size bedrooms all with built – ins • Ground floor master suite with ensuite • Modern galley kitchen and large living area • 2 x split system reverse cycle a/c (1 up/1 down) • Block out shutters over large picture windows • Large drive through automatic garage to carport • Expected rental return $390.00 - $410.00 pw (approx.) • Strata $400 PQ Council $287 PQ (approx.)

JUSTIN MARK MARK COHEN CLISSOLD CLISSOLD

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MICHAEL MICHAEL MICHAEL TAYLOR TAYLOR TAYLOR

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OFFERS OVER $619,950

CAMBRIDGE GARDENS

A Slice Of Paradise This home provides style and sophistication and offers the lot for the discerning buyer. With outstanding features including 3 large bedrooms plus study/guest bedroom, 2 elegant bathrooms including ensuite to main, modern granite/timber kitchen and cathedral ceilings to name a few. With plenty of space inside and out there is room for everyone. A corner block with front and rear entry providing easy access while maintaining privacy in an oasis setting. Featuring: • Large Yard with rear access • Spa Room

Granny Flat Site – 803M2 Block • In ground Salt Water Pool • Double rear Carport • Work Shop • Entertaining Undercover Area • Ducted Air Conditioning • Alarm System • Rain water tank With nothing to do but relax and enjoy, this home would suit a growing family, tradesperson, investor or those with grown up toys (Boat, Caravan or Motorhome). 878m2 (approx) land size

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LONDONDERRY

OFFERS OVER $460,000

Immaculately presented four bedroom home situated on an 803m2 block.The land is zoned R2 Residential (low density). The home features include but are not limited to: Four bedrooms, open plan kitchen, spacious living room with air-conditioner and wood fire combustion heater, bathroom with separate toilet, office area, large pergola ideal for entertaining and carport. This property also features a massive fully fenced rear yard ideal for a second dwelling (i.e Granny Flat). Conveniently located opposite reserve and near Coles Shopping Centre. Register your interest before it’s too late!!

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OFFERS OVER $850,000

KINGSWOOD

OFFERS OVER $370,000

Private, Secluded, Acreage

A Slice Of Heaven

• Three bedroom home situated on six (6) arable cleared areas located a short distance from Richmond town centre. • Flood free acres. • Town water plus dam. • Zoning RU4 primary production small lots • Three stables & round yard, Fully fenced cleared land • Home features three good size bedrooms,

This unique and truly delightful villa is only a stone’s throw from Nepean Hospital and a short walk to shops, train and schools. Being the only one fully detached and at the rear of the complex it offers a peaceful, secluded and secure position as well as the largest internal and external areas in this lovely complex of four villas. The paved pergola provides a natural flow from the indoor to the outdoor living areas. Generous proportions, large garden area and the contemporary look and feel make for a lovely home and equally attractive investment opportunity sure to attract the best of tenants and

built in robes to two, timber kitchen, spacious living room with split system air conditioning and Veranda. • Easy access to Richmond shopping village, Hospital, University, Train and all other amenities. • Ideal property to build your dream home. • 2.479 hectares

Ring 4731 2899 to inspect GREG GREG TAYLOR TAYLOR TAYLOR

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RODANDREW ANDREW MCIVOR BASSBASS

04330406 189 0406 715 625 475 475 625

371 371 High High Street Street Penrith Penrith GREG

generate a great return. • Unbeatable location in upwardly mobile area • 500m to hospital and 1.2 km to station (approx.) • 3 generous bedrooms all with built-ins • Reverse cycle split system air-conditioning • Light open plan with contemporary look and feel • Paved pergola provides indoor/outdoor flow • Large garden area with plenty of lawn and shed • Generous lock up garage with automatic door • Strata $496.55 PQ Council $287 PQ (Approx.)

JOSEPHRODROD VELLA MCIVOR MCIVOR

MARK JOSEPH JOSEPHTINA CLISSOLD VELLA VELLA O’TOOLE

0403 183 0433 638 0433 189 715 183 638 189 715 0418 620 036 0403 0403 183 0416 638 043 814

stantonandtaylor.com.au stantonandtaylor.com.au ANDREW

www.homesguide.com.au JOSEPH ROD

JUSTIN MARK MARK COHEN CLISSOLD CLISSOLD

0418 0418 6200481 036 620 147 036 841

MICHAEL MICHAEL MICHAEL TAYLOR TAYLOR TAYLOR

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4731 47312899 2899 MARK

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penrith corner-riffic!!!

Come and inspect this fantastic corner block with Granny flat potential (STCA). In a handy location close to local shops and only a 5 minute drive to Penrith CBD makes this a fantastic investment opportunity Features include: • 3 Bedrooms, large main with built-in robe • Kitchen with gas cooking and dishwasher

3 • Combined lounge and dining with A/C and meals area off kitchen • Updated bathroom with spa bath and separate toilet • Side access with tandem carport or possible undercover entertaining area • Solar panels on roof and solar hot water system • 670m2 block with possible rent return of between $400 and $420 per week

werrington county you’re not dreaming!!!

Located in the sought after Werrington County, this large family home is close to everything and walking distance to the local shops. With excellent street appeal this property should be at the top of your list! Features include: • 4 Bedrooms with large main with built-in robe and two bathrooms

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Penrith Ph 4731 6733

4 • Kitchen with gas cooking , plenty of cupboard space • Huge family room and split system air conditioning • Single garage , double carport and extra double garage / workshop with power out the back ideal for trades person • Side access to a great size outside undercover decking alfresco area overlooking the spacious grassy backyard • Possible rent return of between $480and $520 per week

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Penrith Ph 4731 6733

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high & mighty!!! Welcome to this private home on the high side of the street in a great neighbourhood. Close to local parks, shops and schools, you can’t go wrong with this home. Features include: • 4 Bedrooms main with built in and a renovated ensuite • Large kitchen with plenty of cupboard space and dishwasher • Formal lounge with large bay windows and separate formal dining • Family room with french doors leading to grassy yard • Updated bathroom with bath • Renovated internal laundry and separate extra toilet • Roller shutters on bedroom windows and ducted A/C throughout • Double garage • 562m2 block with possible rental return between $560 and $600 per week.

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Penrith Ph 4731 6733 nepean

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R&H Penrith 4732 1000

56 Nepean Street, Emu PLains FAMILY ENTERTAINER - NOTHING TO SPEND

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Looking for the perfect owner built home in a leafy locale – within walking distance to the river, shopping centre and parks?... well look no further. This property has so much to offer including grand entry foyer, 9 foot ceilings and decorative cornices throughout, ducted air, down lights, en-suite and walk-in robe to master bedroom, floor to ceiling arch window feature in the master room and formal living area allowing natural light to filter in. The elegant dining room leads to a large open plan American Oak kitchen with quality stainless steel appliances and copious cupboard space. With freshly painted interior, timber flooring in all double size bedrooms, many living areas including a covered paved al-fresco area complete with wet area, the layout for this stunning home is ideal for entertaining. On a lovingly landscaped 676sqm block, this residence also features an extra bathroom in the laundry, a remote double garage with extra storage area, vegie garden and tool shed. To view this desirable home and be the envy of friends & family, please contact Marie Barclay on 0418103952. Auction on site Saturday 5th July 2.00pm (if not sold prior)

aturday 1pm - 1.45pm S Saturday 5th July 2014 2pm on site Marie Barclay 0418 103 952 marie@rhpenrith.com.au

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From $409,950

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174 Canberra Street, St Marys Off the Plan New Townhouses

View Agent

• Small block of 5 • All with Garage ( 3 with double garage) • 3 toilets , 2 bathrooms (includes ensuite) • Air Conditioning, Alarm, Remote control garage • Kitchen with ceasar stone bench top & Dishwasher • Completion expected 2015 • Top location in quiet street. For more details contact Gary Rossetto on 0414 321 000

y Appointment B Gary Rossetto 0414 321 000 gary@rhpenrith.com.au

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Walk To Station BLACKTOWN 38 Blue Hills Cres

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BLACKTOWN 4/16 Oxford St

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Calling all Investors and First Home Buyers to inspect this Freshly Painted 2 Bedroom Unit on the Prime location of Blacktown CBD. In close vicinity to Blacktown Railway station, Westpoint Shopping Centre, Blacktown Hospital, Shops, Schools, T-way, Aquatic Centre, Fitness Centre, Library, Council, TAFE and Centre link. Offering Large Living and Dining area, Spacious Master En-suite Bedroom with Mirrored Built-in, Huge Separate Full Bathroom with Toilet, Second Bedroom with Built-in, Big Size Balcony for Entertainment/Barbecue Area with lot of Privacy, Internal Laundry with Dryer inside, Modern kitchen having Dish-washer, New Cook top & Oven, Rental Potential $380 to $390 a week. Additional Features: Security Grills on Windows and Doors, Video Intercom Facility, Remote Access Controlled Garage, Communal Area, Inspection A Must.

This luxurious 4 bedroom home is located in a quiet street. Featuring formal lounge, dining, walk in robes, ensuite, granite kitchen bench top with gas cooking, stainless steel appliances, ducted air AGENT conditioning, alfresco for bbq area, remote control Simon Tan gate and double garage. Within walking distance to 0412 609 093 schools, shops and station.

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RIVERSTONE 4/73 Piccadilly St

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• Bottom Level featuring a Brand New Kitchen, Family & Dining Room Combined, Living Room, Laundry and Patio. • Top level features; 3 Bedrooms with built ins, Ensuite, Sitting Room, Bathroom and a Balcony INSPECT NOW SO YOU DON’T MISS OUT!

PRICE $565,000 VIEW By Appointment AGENT Eddy Tan 0412 469 863

Location, Location, Location BLACKTOWN 9 Drake Pl

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If location counts! This 3 bedroom cladding home is located in quiet cul de sac. Offering lounge, dining, kitchen, side access, big block and need bit of T.L.C. Close to school, shops and transport. Be Quick!

PRICE Expression of Interest VIEW By Appointment AGENT Simon Tan 0412 609 093

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OAKHURST 2 Speers Cres

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Presenting this beautiful 3 bedroom brick veneer house in a quiet street. Offering formal lounge, dining, modern kitchen, enclosed sunroom, carpet throughout, single garage and carport. Close to schools and shopping centre. Be quick to inspect before it disappears!

SALES PERSON WANTED Century 21 Tan Brothers are looking for a new sales person to join their staff! Applicants must have current certificate of registration and drivers license. Some experience required.

PRICE Expression Of Interest VIEW By Appointment AGENT Eddy Tan 0412 469 863

Please send all resumes to admin@c21tanbrothers.com

CENTURY 21 TAN BROTHERS PHONE 02 9831 3333 3/32 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown, NSW 2148

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McManus

4571 3000

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Saturday 3:30pm 45 Southee Road

PERFECT FOR LARGE FAMILY OR INVESTOR • Good sized secure yard with shed and large covered entertaining area. • Long driveway with gates and carport at the rear. • Ideally suited for a large family or investor.

• Ideally located family home comprising 5 bedrooms all with built-ins • Lounge room, separate dining, kitchen, bathroom, separate toilet and laundry.

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• Large 4 bedroom executive style townhouse • Spacious open plan dining, kitchen and separate lounge • Ducted air conditioning, 16 KW solar panels and alarm system • 2 Bathrooms plus powder room • Secure and private backyard • Quiet cul-de-sac in prestige location close to shops, schools and all amenities

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THE OLD HOMESTEAD

PEACE, PRIVACY AND RELAXATION ON 120 BUSH ACRES

• Beautiful 11.09 Hectares (27.4 acres) of pasture improved undulated land with 360 degree views. • Renovate the original charming home stead or live in whilst building your dream home • 3 bedrooms, home office, sun room, sewing room, 2 separate lounge rooms and Tassy Oak kitchen • Double garage with workshop and a shed previously used as a milking shed • Magnificent land with endless opportunities

• Wonderful double brick home set in the peaceful location of Colo Heights • 2 large bedrooms with built in robes and 2 bathrooms • Open plan lounge and dining with large open fireplace and kitchen with fuel stove • Wrap around verandah making it easy to enjoy the views • Well sized lock up garage with 2 large water tanks on 120 acres!

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• Well presented, large 3 bedroom villa • Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area • All bedrooms with built in wardrobes, the master features an ensuite and walk in-robe. • Paved courtyard, pergola with down lights • Conveniently located within walking distance to all local amenities

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4577 4699 10 Acres

$1,199,990

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“RIDGE CREEK” – ALL USABLE LAND NORTH RICHMOND In a whisper quiet, private setting, this appealing country haven presents an outstanding lifestyle opportunity, with a beautifully presented home featuring a study/4th bedroom, large formal lounge and separate formal dining room, country styled timber kitchen and a comfortable family room. Carefully tendered gardens border a fabulous covered outdoor leisure area and there is a large shed for your machinery, a workshop or other uses. All on 10 all usable acres, bounded by a creek and only a few minutes from schools and shops. “Ridge Creek” may be the property you have sought but not found – arrange your private viewing today.

DHA Lease

$469,950 each LEASED TO DEFENCE HOUSING SOUTH WINDSOR

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FREE STANDING – NO COMMON WALLS SOUTH WINDSOR

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An opportunity to purchase two adjoining townhouses, each with 4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious living areas, ducted air, covered outdoor area and double garage which are leased to DHA until June 2016. Current rent is $450pw and reviewed annually. Rent is paid monthly in advance and DHA are responsible for maintenance. 327107

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In a private setting of lovely gardens and tranquil water features, this country haven is an outstanding sensational lifestyle opportunity. The warm and inviting family home presents timeless appeal with a spacious, light-filled interior designed to embrace soothing garden views from every room. On 25 acres with rich, fertile pasture divided into 7 paddocks plus 5 dams and town water, the property will suit an array of rural activities. Abundant shedding includes a large workshop with bathroom facilities plus separate 9 x 18m storage shed, both with 3 phase power.

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Beautifully redecorated, this spacious villa offers an opportunity for busy people or a keen investor to secure a nicely presented villa in a small complex of 5. 3 bedrooms with built-ins, an open living area with high cathedral ceilings, a modern kitchen, ducted air and a double garage with internal access plus a fully secured and private garden courtyard. Approx 100m to bus and within walking distance of schools. 389950

$619,000 INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY BLACKTOWN

Inspect: By appointment View @ speechley.com.au

An opportunity to add to, or start, your property investment portfolio. With a neat 3 bedroom home with excellent long term tenants and a separate 1 bedroom flat, this property has a potential rental return of $680 per week. There are schools nearby, bus at the door and Blacktown CBD and station are only a few minutes drive. 325695

517 George Street, South Windsor, 2756

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FREEMANS REACH

OFFERS OVER $595,000

“POSTCARD VIEWS” • • • •

Stunning river view with rural outlook Beautifully kept 3 bedroom home Set on two titles is a rare find Deck overlooking the river, lowlands

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Slow combustion fireplace Storage under the house Double car garage / workshop Town water and has additional tank water

CONTACT ROBBIE DUNN TO ARRANGE AN INSPECTION

FREEMANS REACH

NEGOTIATIONS FROM $1,400,000

TRADITIONAL STYLE, MODERN LIVING • • • •

4 Bedroom, 50 Square Victorian style residence 4 Bathrooms, Billiard room, study 10 foot ceilings, custom cedar windows & doors Floodlit clay based synthetic grass tennis court

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12 metre salt water pool Approx 4 acres, 2 road frontages, Town water Circa 1800’s barn with teenage retreat Hand carved carpets & spotted gum timber floors

CONTACT MATT WILBOW & MITCH HURST TO ARRANGE AN INSPECTION

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KURRAJONG

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BLUEBERRY HILL – MUST BE SOLD!! • • • •

Stunning dbl brick residence 5 dbl bedrooms with B.I.R’s Multiple huge living, dining, rumpus “Tassie Oak” Kitchen, 3 Bathrooms

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Polished timber floors in living areas Just over 12 arable acres, 2 dams, windmill DLUG, Machinery shed, Solar power, Solar HWS Gorgeous Easterly views from high set position!

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CONTACT MAGGIE ZORLU TO ARRANGE AN INSPECTION

GROSE VALE

HIGH $600’S

SPECTACULAR NORTHERLY ASPECT & VIEWS !!!! Stunning homely property with AMAZING northerly VIEWS!! Pack your bags and simply move in, superbly presented 3 bedroom home, offering open plan living / dining and high end kitchen, pristine modern bathroom with claw foot bath, stunning polished spotted gum floors throughout, French doors, gorgeous shutters, incredibly private and peaceful, the perfect escape property to relax, unwind and enjoy the stunning outlook with a glass of red!

DO NOT MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO INSPECT THIS ONE!

326911

CONTACT MAGGIE ZORLU TO ARRANGE AN INSPECTION

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Glossodia

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PERFECT FAMILY HOME • • • •

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5 bedroom 2 storey home plus study (or 6th bedroom) Walk-in robe to main, built-ins to all others Open plan lounge and dining area Updated kitchen with dishwasher

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$499,000

OPEN HOME

Kurrajong

OUTSTANDING PROPERTY • • • • • •

PRICE REDUCED

Outstanding designer constructed home 6 superb acres Four double bedrooms with built in's Stunning master bedroom with ensuite Modern kitchen with dining 2 family areas

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Formal lounge & large office Huge sun room. Ducted and split system air conditioning Slow combustion fire place. Magnificent gardens Separate paddocks, dam and large shedding

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Outdoor entertaining Tennis court Private location only minutes from Richmond This gorgeous property is one you must inspect Value @ $1,350,000.

Saturday, 1:00-1:30pm 404 Slopes Road

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$1,260,000

OPEN HOME

Kurrajong

BREATHTAKING IS ONE WORD • • •

Stunning 4 bedroom split level home on a corner block Fabulous timber kitchen with spacious open plan living and dining Stunning second living room

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OPEN HOME

South Windsor

View: Saturday, 10.00-10.30am 12 Hale Crescent

Verandahs adorning the front of the home to embrace the gorgeous views Studio featuring kitchenette Slow combustion fireplaces and spit system air conditioning throughout

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OPEN HOME

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YOUR SEARCH IS OVER • Impressive 3 bedroom home in perfect location • Recently renovated bathroom with separate toilet and laundry • Modern kitchen with natural gas and open plan dining area • Spacious living with reverse cycle air conditioner

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$445,000

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Double lock up garage plus carport Outdoor entertaining area with spa and beautiful gardens surrounding the property Ideal location on a quiet street only a short stroll to Kurrajong Village

Price: $670,000 OPEN HOME

Richmond

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CHARMING COUNTRY COTTAGE IN THE CENTRE OF TOWN • Lock up garage, work shop and storage with side access • Fantastic outdoor entertaining with great backyard and gardens • Ideally located in a quiet street close to schools, shops and transport

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• Charming cottage in prime location • Two bedrooms with built-in robe to main and comfortable living • Timber kitchen with dining and gas cooking • Heating and split system air conditioner • Elegant bathroom and separate toilet accommodation the historical charm

View: Saturday, 12.00-12.30am 122 Lennox Street

• Sunroom leading out to the huge backyard to enjoy, extend or add a second dwelling • Curb side appeal with gorgeous gardens and heritage character • Primarily located with everything Richmond has to offer at your doorstep

Price:

$575,000

Bowen Mountain

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PERFECT FAMILY TIMBER HOME

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Stunning timber pole home 3 bedrooms Toilet & walk-in robe to main Ceiling fans Split system air conditioning Striking cedar kitchen with brush box bench tops

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View: Saturday, 2.00-2.30am 229 Lieutenant Bowen Drive

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Walk-in pantry Gorgeous bathroom with spa bath & shower Beautiful sunken timber lounge room Studio/sun room Self contained garage with workshop Call today

Price:

$429,000

Thompsons

306 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW 2753 t: (02) 4578 3933 e: thompsons@wiseberry.com.au

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East Kurrajong

MAGNIFICENT PROPERTY HAS IT ALL • •

Stunning 4 Bedroom + study home Ensuite and walk-in robe to main, built-ins to others Spacious open plan family and dining room Gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry and dishwasher

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Large games room with bar and theatre/ formal lounge Ducted air conditioning throughout and slow combustion fireplace Indoor heated pool with entertaining area including kitchenette

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Double remote lock up garage Two huge sheds totalling 100m2 perfect for machine work shop and trucks Situated on 25 acres with access to water, landscaped gardens and only 10 minutes to Windsor

Price: $1,690,000

Richmond

COMMERCIAL Richmond

HASSLE FREE COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT • • • • •

Set in the main street of town 76m2 lock up strata title shop Currently rented until 31/1/15 with a 1 yr option @ $22,440 per annum Long term tenant who will most likely stay on for many years to come The shop is located in “Paul’s Plaza”

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Front and rear access and its own toilets Fully air conditioned and a partition for kitchenette at rear Looking for a hassle free investment Call today for an inspection

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Set in the busiest end of town 55m2 first floor office suite Office, reception/waiting area Larger office/work station area Own kitchen and storage area

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$255,000 + GST

Agnes Banks

COMMERCIAL

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• With a total of 14 acres approximately (6ha) • Located approximately 20 minutes from Penrith • 10 minutes from Richmond • 3 parcels of fertile land • Purchase separately or all as one

Split system air conditioner Off Street parking at rear Currently vacant Could rent at $250pw inc GST Suit owner, occupier or investor

Price:

LAND

FARM, AGIST, MONEY MAKER CLOSE TO MAIN ROADS

$99,000 + GST

Ideal for market garden Access to lagoon and pumping license Fence the land and use for agistment Or build a shed and begin your own farm! This is an opportunity not to be missed! Call today

Price:

Kurrajong

3 COUNTRY COTTAGE ON PARK LIKE ACRE • • • •

3 bed weatherboard/timber home Separate study Lounge with air conditioner Tasmanian oak kitchen with dishwasher • Updated bathroom • 2 rooms with built-ins, main with

air con • Sunny covered deck across front • 4268sqm block • Established gardens and a small dam • Large paved entertaining area • Tandem lock up carport with

$575,000

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remote access • Fully self contained studio/ teenage retreat • Only 5 min to the Village and 15 min to Richmond •

Price:

$699,000

PRICE REDUCED

Richmond

UPDATED HOME- 2 LIVING AREAS • 4 bedroom plus study (or 5 bedrooms) • Lounge and dining areas • Updated kitchen with dishwasher • Renovated bathroom

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Price:

$467,000

Thompsons

306 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW 2753 t: (02) 4578 3933 e: thompsons@wiseberry.com.au

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