Get out of town: Check out these homes in Merimbula, Bangalow, Newcastle and Thredbo

5 Patrick Court, Merimbula has great views. Photo: Kit Goldsworthy 1 Rifle Range Road, Bangalow has undergone extensive renovations. Photo: domain上海夜网m.au
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41 Corlette Street, Newcastle is at the end of a row of terraces. Photo: Karly Silvello

3 Crackenback Drive, Thredbo is close to the skifields. Photo: domain上海夜网m.au

Merimbula 5 Patrick Court

$950,000

4 bed 2 bath 3 car

Views over Merimbula Lake, Bar Beach and as far south as Pambula Beach are the drawcard of this contemporary, architect-designed house. Glass walls in the living space and master bedroom maximise the water views by day and Merimbula below twinkles at night. Open-plan living, a gourmet kitchen, spotted gum floors and double glazing complete the picture, along with low-maintenance gardens and a 5000L rainwater tank.

Agent Merimbula Realty, 0409 139 546

Bangalow

1 Rifle Range Road

$2.85 million

5 bed 3 bath 2 car

This stylish home has come a long way from its 1903 beginnings and still retains character. A major rebuild has turned it into a light-filled modern house with a multiple-use open living space, large entertaining deck, swimming pool and a self-contained studio. The marble-wrapped kitchen has a walk-in pantry and the main bedroom has a buiIt-in four-poster bed, en suite and dressing room.

Agent Unique Estates, 0411 144 877

Newcastle

41 Corlette Street

$570,000 +

2 bed 1 bath 0 car

Sitting at the end of a row of terraces, this renovated c1900 house is close to cafes, shops and within walking distance of beaches. Set over two levels, the living and dining rooms (both with working fireplaces) are downstairs with the kitchen and a powder room, while the bedrooms and bathroom are upstairs. A rear courtyard has shed and pedestrian access.

Agent PRDnationwide Newcastle, 4926 0600

Auction August 12

Thredbo

3 Crackenback Drive

$1.59 million

3 bed 3 bath 2 car

Lightning is the name of this three-level duplex, and possibly the speed at which you’ll hit the slopes from here. It has a dual-key studio with kitchen, three living areas, a designer kitchen, living room terrace and four covered balconies. All-important drying/laundry space is in the double garage, and it’s a short level walk to the nearest run to the Valley Terminal.

Agent Mountain High RE, 0408 273 958