Yass (and Murrumbateman) are calling with these five divine properties

Yass (and Murrumbateman) are calling with these five divine properties

Yass. It’s not just Gen Z’s way of responding enthusiastically to something online. Yass is a little piece of our nation’s history: established in 1837 and located in prime cattle-raising country in south-east NSW.

With the Barton Highway undergoing major transformation as we speak, the commute from Canberra to the quaint village (population 6500) is expected to be around 40 minutes. So if you’re thinking Yass might be an amazing place for you and your family in future, here are five properties to inspire you.

30 Yeo Crescent, Yass

A Yass property with a pool. This double brick rendered home has been refurbished, with nothing to do but move in and relax.


The home has uninterrupted views from the front and back, while exposed bricks, glossy white tiles, charcoal carpets and neutral surfaces give the property a modern edge. Featuring three large bedrooms, two bathrooms plus a downstairs rumpus and sitting room, this home is perfect for a big family with teenagers.


The pool features an in-built spa, and Walker Park, Yass Golf Club and the Yass CBD are a short walk away.

677 Good Hope Road, Good Hope


Located just 14 minutes from the Yass township, this classic homestead offers the ultimate in country living, city benefits. The four-bedroom bedroom property has beautiful bushland views overlooking 7.55 hectares.


Terracotta tiles and leadlight windows give a cosy country farmhouse feel. The covered entertaining deck at the rear of the home provides unmatched rural views of the Murrumbidgee River and Brindabella Ranges. Pastures comprise mainly native perennial grass and sub-clover, suitable for sheep or horses.

88 Merryville Drive, Murrumbateman

The attention to detail in the craftsmanship of this home can be seen in every feature - from the brickwork to polished timber flooring and double hung Hamptons style windows.


Outside, a huge 54sqm of covered alfresco is perfect for brunching on bagels and coffee. The architecturally-designed pool has its own cabana and is adjacent to a large lush lawn, perfect for hosting a Gatsby-themed party.


About 20 minutes drive from Canberra and less than five minutes' drive to Murrumbateman, the home is close to amenities and - most importantly - local wineries.

12 Marquess Place, Murrumbateman


This exclusive home brings the Aussie shed and house together to create one ultimate dream home. Clad in Colorbond Monument corrugated steel sheets, the 167sqm home has a fully segregated master suite with ensuite and walk-in-robe.


The sleek kitchen perfectly combines stunning stone with waterfall edge Blackbutt timber benches. Lofty 3.3m raked ceilings in the central living areas create the perfect contrast to the burnished concrete floors. Large glass doors lead out to a beautiful timber deck and magnificent sauna. Innovative and energy-saving technology has been used in the design of the home with double glazed thermally broken airtight windows, a 5kW reverse cycle air-conditioning unit in the main living area and insulated concrete slabs.

38 Castor Street, Yass

This cute cottage has been carefully renovated, with a modern burst of fresh whites and sunshine. The heritage green, yellow and cream facade is reminiscent of the history of the Yass Shire.


Inside, large cream floor tiles and the bright white kitchen open up the homely space.The updated kitchen features gas cooking and all new appliances, while the modernised bathroom is open and airy boasting two large windows and neutral tones.


The centrepiece of the home is a slow combustion wood fireplace to keep you warm through the Yass winters. Throughout the home you’ll find exposed timber floorboards in the bedrooms and the large original timber sash framed windows, letting in sunlight from every angle. Outside, a large covered timber deck overlooks low maintenance gardens. Located just one turn off the main road, Castor Street is within walking distance of local parks, shops and schools.

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