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Our House Is For Sale!

15 September 2009 8 Comments

We’ll be putting our house here in Kiama on the market very soon Our house is now on the market! If you know someone looking for a house in Kiama, please let them know!

We’ll be listing with Dougmal Kiama.

Our house has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living areas, double garage, rear entertaining area and a huge front deck, sitting on a 600 m2 block. It’s only about 400 m from the beach, with sports fields and a native garden reserve within 200 m. Kiama high school is within walking distance as well.

Sustainability features include a northerly aspect with passive solar design, ceiling insulation, new solar hot water system, established vegie garden and chook pen, and plenty of fruit trees. The rear and side fences are brand new, and both front and back yards are fully landscaped. Stainless steel security flyscreens on all external doors mean you can let the air flow through without allowing bugs or strangers into the house. They also mean small children or pets won’t push out all your flyscreens :-).

If you’re interested in more information, please email me at darren@pool-room.com.

Here are some photos taken this week:

Organic food growing for beginners manual.


  • Gavin said:

    Hi Darren,

    Where are you moving to if that is not too much of a personal question?


  • Darren (author) said:

    We’re only moving a short distance to Jamberoo – 10 minutes or so from where we are now! The new house is a little smaller, but it’s on an acre so we’ll have plenty of space to do all the things we’ve been wanting to. Fruit trees, lots of vegies, more animals, native gardens and maybe even bees are on the cards. I’ll post more when we’ve exchanged contracts (hopefully tomorrow!).

  • Happyearth said:

    Yeah, it would be sad to see you leave the Illawarra – you’re one of our sustainability leaders now!

    Hope you are moving onto greener pastures…


    Ally and Rich http://www.happyearth.com.au

  • Chrissy said:

    Hi Darren

    Sounds fantastic! Good luck with the exchange!

    Warm Regards, Chrissy

  • Happyearth said:

    Congratulations to you and Megan on your new place! Sounds wonderful, and great to hear you’ll have plenty more space for your creative food growing adventures! Very exciting! Best wishes for a smooth transition to your new place!


    Ally and Rich http://www.happyearth.com.au

  • Tim said:

    I don’t envy your current situation of dealing with real estate agents and solicitors. They always seem to make things more complicated and stressful.

    Hopefully things will go smoothly for you.

    When we originally planned to move to Young we had the possibility of an acreage close to town, but with only one driver in the family we realistically had to opt for a place in town on a 1/4 acre block. Our place now seems far too small for what I’d like to do – but it’s probably a very good size for what my abilities will allow me to do.

    I’m sure you’ll continue to blog to share your progress in your new home with the new and different challeneges you face.

    I enjoy, need and appreciate the encouragement given through blogs such as yours.

  • Wilson Pon said:

    Darren, as long as you’re happy with the new location, then it’s great. I can’t wait to see the your new house’s environment…

  • Darren (author) said:

    Thanks for the well-wishes, everyone! I’ll definitely have a lot to blog about once we get through the chaos of the move.