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Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

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FNBB-39Kingsley-403Fully Renovated Home in Byron Bay's Golden Grid

39 Kingsley Street, Byron Bay


• Set in the beautiful, established and leafy “old part” of town in sought after Kingsley Street.
• This lovingly restored single level home sits on a sunny 500m2 block.
• Contemporary style with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, whilst retaining the original charm and features such as high ceilings and timber floors.
• Short walk to the Top Shop for a coffee and minutes to Clarkes Beach.
• A highly sought after address and an opportunity that rarely comes up to secure your future in the heart of Byron Bay.

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Open: Saturday, 18 January 2014 11.00-11.30am
Details: Interest Over $1,200,000
Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698



FNBB-16LilliPilli-403Pavilion Home on 739m²

16 Lilli Pilli Drive, Byron Bay


• Unique and stylish architectural designed, pavilion home set on 739m2 and surrounded by landscaped gardens.
• DA approved plans for guest retreat, dual living, or maximize income potential in this quiet pocket of Byron.
• Main house and living area features timber floors, modern open plan timber kitchen, 2 large bedrooms and 1 bathroom.
• A studio with ensuite, is connected by a covered timber deck and offers a large bedroom, living area and second bathroom.
• Walking distance to Tallow beach and 3km to the centre of town.

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Open: Saturday, 18 January 2014 10.00-10.30am
Details: Forthcoming Auction

Enquiries: Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698



RW-21Figtree-403Ridgetop Location - Ocean & Mountain Views

21 Figtree Lane, Myocum


This 3.91HA (10 acre) property captures magnificent mountain views to the Nightcap Ranges, including Mount Warning, and ocean and lighthouse views to Byron Bay coastline and Julian Rocks. Located high on the ridge in a Blue Ribbon estate, this master built home offers privacy, seclusion and total serenity.

• 2 street frontage with possible approval for 2 dwellings (STCA)
• 110,000lt wet edge pool with decks and spa bath
• Mini 3 hole golf course
• Old dairy with studio accommodation

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Details: Forthcoming Auction
Contact agent: Kaye Wilkie 0412 856 208 [email protected]



RW-76Butler-403Original 1930'S Whaler's Cottage

76 Butler Street, Byron Bay


This successfully operated Guesthouse/B&B is situated on a quiet street so close to the town centre and Main Beach, yet discreetly hidden in a beautiful tropical setting. A 1930's worker's cottage, now cleverly refurbished with an Asian influence, while retaining its original period features.

• Approved 3 bedroom B&B with private Balinese studio
• Well established since 1999 with strong repeat business
• Situated in a central location on 737sqm block
• 3 street frontages, 5 car spaces, plus plans in place for a rear garage
• Three minute walk to the buzz of Byron

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Details: For Sale $1,395,000
Enquiries: Kaye Wilkie 0412 856 208 [email protected]



exotic-organics-350Create your own community or sustainable family haven in the Tweed Valley

Unique rainforest ‘village’ on 300 north facing acres.

• 4 renovated homes plus community/visitor centre
•  Sweeping views across Caldera, Mt Doughboy and Mt Warning
•  Elevated acres comprising pristine rainforest and plateau paddocks
•  Mountain springs, waterfalls and swimming holes, abundant wildlife
•  Equipped nursery, vegetable gardens and fruit/bush orchards
•  School bus at gate, 15 mins Mt Burrell, 5 mins Clarrie Hall Dam

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Open: Viewings by appointment only
Details: Offers over $1,500,000
Enquiries: Andrew Hall 0414 996 490


North Coast Festival of Flavour

Organisers of the North Coast Festival of Flavour on 3–5 June 2022 say it’s not to be missed, as the producers, farmers, restauranteurs, brewers,...

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to the Organic Avocado stall, my...

Frida’s Field: nose-to-tail lunch

On Saturday 4 June, Frida’s Field will pay homage to their holistically-reared Angus-Wagyu cattle by hosting a special five-course nose-to-tail long lunch featuring all...

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.