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INTERWAR MODERNE / P&O 1915 – 1940

Written by Jacinta Gosper, sales agent at McGrath Orange McGrath Orange has presented 68 Autumn Street to the market, receiving great interest due to its unique architecture, with an auction taking place on Thursday 18 August at midday. Meticulously restored to preserve its unique architectural elements, this stunning home showcases all the hallmarks of its inter-war Art Deco, modernist and P&O pedigree. It's ideally positioned in the sought-after East Orange precinct opposite Newman Park. Discover more interesting facts about this architecture below. Heritage Significance Modernism developed in Australia after the Great Depression of 1932. Designers sought a new architecture to express the changing lifestyle... View article »
Posted in Buy, Uncategorized on 27th July, 2022

WIN a $200 pamper pack

WIN a $200 Cosmedic Collective voucher to pamper your mum this Mother's Day! Pamper your mum this Mother's Day with a gift voucher valued at $200 from Orange's premium skin care and beauty spa, Cosmedic Collective. For your chance to win this incredible prize, simply: 1. Follow @mcgrathorange on Instagram 2. Tag 2 friends in the comments section of this post and include the emojis that sum up your mum 3. Share this post to your Instagram stories The winner will be announced on Friday 6 May. Terms and conditions apply. Ts&CsEntry is open to Australian residents only.Only one (1) entry per individual will... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 28th April, 2022

Fitzgerald clan celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day

Generations of local families are coming together to celebrate the origins of their names in Orange this Saint Patrick's Day. Descendants of the Fitzgerald, O'Brien, Walsh, and other common Irish surnames, such as siblings Josh and Rebecca Fitzgerald, feel a sense of pride on this special day. "Our family has lived in the Central West for several generations," McGrath Orange director Josh Fitzgerald said. "While we have several family members still living and working in the region, it's a day when we feel a little bit closer to our relatives all over the world. "I'm keen to take my family to Ireland to discover... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 16th March, 2022

Eco home a record sale for Millthorpe village

The hype around Millthorpe continues to flourish as this historical village hits another record sale thanks to McGrath Orange and Molong agent Scott Petersen, and the previous owners of 11a George Street, Millthorpe. Smashing the most recent property record of $1.35million for the former Baptist Church residence, sold in November 2021, the George Street residence secured a sale of $1.6million. "The owners presented the home beautifully," Scott said. "It's an incredible offering of five bedrooms, two bathrooms and four car garage on a 2170 square metre block of land that is unique to the village so I wasn't surprised with the... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 11th March, 2022

Suburb market update – Wentworth, Poplars and Ploughman Estates

The past year will go down in history, redefining how we live and work and, in a year of changes, real estate also saw a dramatic shift in the local market. With Orange already a tourism hot spot in recent years, the development in infrastructure and addition of government departments has made Orange an enticing place to live. The general property market has exploded with buyer demand and in 2021 we saw property increases on average over 30%. A massive rise and one of the biggest Orange has seen in any calendar year. West Orange is still showing excellent results... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 8th March, 2022

Dogs of Orange Day a grrrreat success

The team at McGrath Orange welcomed Orange’s furriest residents, their family and friends to a special outdoor event on Sunday 20 February to raise money for the RSPCA Orange Supporter Group at Heifer Station Wines.   McGrath Orange director Josh Fitzgerald heralded the event as a success raising approximately $2500 including a generous donation from the Orange Vietnam Veterans. “It was great to see so many Orange locals make the most of awesome weather and to spend time with their families and pets on the day," Josh said. "We were really happy with the results of the day, raising funds for a... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 22nd February, 2022

Josh and Scott play for a good cause

McGrath Orange agent Josh Fitzgerald and McGrath Molong agent Scott Petersen took to the rugby field on the weekend as part of the Cauliflower Club Orange Tour. The Cauliflower Club mission is to enable those with disabilities and sports related injuries to regain access to life experiences. "It was a fantastic opportunity to support locals who have suffered from sporting injuries," said Josh. Josh and Scott joined former Wallabies and Orange locals for for a weekend of rugby shenanigans and a game against the Emus Old Boys XV.   Former Wallabies included Peter FitzSimons, Nick Farr-Jones, Mark Hartill, Tony Daly, Geoff Didier, Jeremy Paul,... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 2nd February, 2022

Every Orange Dog to Have Its Day

Dogs of Orange Day will take place on Sunday 20 February 2022 at Heifer Station As passionate dog owners, the team at McGrath Orange invite Orange’s furriest residents, their family and friends to a special outdoor event to raise money for the RSPCA Orange Supporter Group on Sunday 20 February at Heifer Station Wines.   Along with the RSPCA Orange Supporter Group, McGrath Orange is planning a lunchtime event to highlight the important work by the RSPCA Orange Supporter Group, rescue dog adoption and pet welfare with Orange Vet Hospital staff offering training tips.   “Between us, the McGrath Orange and Molong team has 16... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 28th January, 2022

Tenant Holiday Checklist

What do to before you leave your rental property to take holidays by Janeen Toner-Wasil, McGrath Orange Property Management To ensure you enjoy your holiday, we recommend you consider the following tips as part of your planning. • Let your property manager know that you will be away, and your expected date of return - you can call us on 02 7903 0753 • Depending on the length of your holiday, temporarily stop mail and newspaper delivery • Make plans for care of pets, or kennelling pets. We can recommend some places to consider if you call our office • Prepay rent and other bills that... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 11th January, 2022

Orange raising the roof with the rest of NSW

Article from  Builders in Orange and across NSW will stop constructing homes with dark-coloured roofs and will raise energy efficiency standards for houses, under plans outlined by Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes.  In an address that moved the focus of achieving net zero carbon emissions away from new technology and on to changes in existing behaviour, Mr Stokes said the 10-star Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) rating requirements for new residential dwellings would rise from 5.5 stars to 7 stars.  Under a separate Net Zero Cities Action Plan being developed by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, all new housing would be... View article »
Posted in Uncategorized on 24th November, 2021