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May 21, 2022

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Property in Focus

 FNBB-618-120LagoonDrStunning Lifestyle Property In Sought After Location

120 Lagoon Drive, Myocum


This beautiful elevated lifestyle property in sought after Myocum is an absolute must see!

Set on 9615m2 (over 2 acres) with landscaped gardens, you can enjoy total peace and privacy whilst only being minutes’ drive to Mullumbimby and Byron’s beaches.

The lovingly restored circa 1910 Queenslander boasts stunning views from Mt Chincogan to the rolling hinterland hills. The large, covered balconies are ideal to entertain family and friends.

Separate guest rooms and bathroom downstairs open to an enormous undercover area ideal for indoor /outdoor living or creative pursuits.

This is country living with all the comforts - NBN, ample water and 40 minutes’ drive to Gold Coast International airport.

Features include;
• North aspect
• Hoop pine flooring, high ceilings, stained glass and ornate fretwork
• Family lounge with new combustion stove and ceiling fan
• Kitchen with 5 burner stainless steel gas stove and DW
• 4 bedrooms plus study or 5 bedrooms
• 2kw solar feed in system producing ~9 kw/h a day
• 2 bay horse stable
• Planted more than 1000 trees – mainly bird attracting and natives local to the area
• Excellent variety of fruit trees
• 140m2 organic vegetable garden with 40m2 shadehouse

View Property

Open: Thursday 5 May 4.00 – 4.30pm, Saturday 7 May 10.00 – 10.30am
Auction: 14th May 2.00pm Onsite
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


FNBB-618-12NewCityRdAuction 28th May Unless Sold Prior

12 New City Road, Mullumbimby


A great investment opportunity with two dwellings!

Fully restored cottage in Central Mullumbimby.

This charming double fronted timber cottage circa 1910 has been beautifully restored throughout and features high ceilings and timber floors.

Light, modern and air-conditioned, the open plan kitchen, meals and living seamlessly connects to the covered outdoor entertaining deck and north facing backyard.

The 3 bedrooms all have built in robes and the bathroom has enjoyed a stylish renovation.

Separate to the home is an existing large studio with ensuite + DA approved plans to convert to a Secondary Dwelling.

The 475m2 block is fully fenced with rear lane access and private gate. Professionally landscaped gardens complement the home beautifully.

A family orientated street situated a short, level walk to shops and the heart of buzzing Mullumbimby.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming open homes, or please call Su Reynolds today on 0428 888 660 to arrange your private viewing.

Agent declares interest.

View Property

Open: Thursday 5 May 3.00 – 3.30pm, Saturday 7 May 9.00 – 9.30am
Details: 28th May 2.30pm Onsite
Enquiries: Su Reynolds 0428 888 660, Tara Torkkola 0423 519 698


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