Suburb Profiles


BUNGENDORE


Bungendore is a popular tourist village with the most amenities found in country village so close to Canberra.  These amenities include  Bendigo Bank, doctors, chemist, primary school, pre-school, child-care facilities, hardware supplies, newsagency, police station, petrol station, swimming pool, solicitors, real estate agents, many cafes/restaurants, tourist shops, the woodworks gallery, B&B's, pubs etc   Any property in Bungendore will be a good investment with Defence Headquarters located with 15 minute drive and Canberra only half an hour away   Elmslea Estate (located within a 5-10 minute walk of the main village) A modern development that is highly sought after with its family friendly environment where the kids can walk or ride their bikes to school and enjoy the open space with a beautifully landscaped park.  

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BINALONG


- One of the first settlements West of Yass  first seen by Hamilton Hume in 1821 and squatters soon followed- Early on small gold and silver mines resulted in bushrangers including Ben Hall, Johnny Gilbert and Frank Gardiner frequenting the area. Gilbert buried nearby.- Home of the young Banjo Patterson from his fifth year- Town has a lot of history, historic buildings and tourist attractions including the Historic Car Museum and Glassworks- Located 37 Km from Yass on Burley Griffin Way, just under an hour from Belconnen. - Situated on Burley Griffin Way, the main road to Temora and Griffith- Has a primary school, several pubs including the well known Black Swan, and several motels and restaurants.- Has won a number of awards indicating civic pride among the about 250 residents.- With its excellent location and quiet village atmosphere, thought of as an excellent "tree change" location

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BORO


Located 15 minutes from Tarago village, an hour to Canberra and just over half an hour to the major services of Goulburn. Boro is a secluded rural community made up of farmlets.

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BRAIDWOOD


This is a gorgeous historical village situated between Bungendore and the South Coast and is a popular tourist area.  Many people from Braidwood commute to Canberra with approx 11/2 hour drive to Canberra City and only 50 minutes (approx) to the Coast.   Offering the best of country towns - facilities include:-   Catholic primary school, central school covering Kindergarten to Year 12 , child care facilities, swimming pool, many restaurants and cafes, pubs  hotel accommodation, supermarkets, tourist shops, doctors, hospital, tennis courts, squash courts, golf course, lawn bowl, function facilities.   Plenty of bike and horse trails surround the village.   What an idyllic lifestyle!  

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BURRA


Burra is a long established farming areas that opened up in the 1900s  and is now a quiet beautiful rural valley with a mixture of grazing or bush blocks and a range of acreages. Located approximately 30 minutes drive South East from Canberra via the Monaro Highway, Burra can be accessed through Queanbeyan within 15-20 minutes.

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BYWONG


 Historic Bywong is an old Gold mining town of yesteryear and is now a hub for the successful cold climate wineries. The Bywong residents experience the feel of tranquility and peace amongst natural bushland and animals yet are conveniently located approx 20 minutes drive,  north of Canberra making it a sought after area for those working in Canberra's city centre & is just as close to the airport and Defence Headquarters. 

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