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Sustainable House Tour – booklets now on sale

Saturday, 8 Nov 10:00 amtoSunday, 9 Nov 5:00 pm

Illawarra Flame - close upBooklets are now on sale that will give you access to the eleven local houses that will be open on the weekend of 8th and 9th November.

Five households in Armidale and six in Invergowrie have agreed to open up their houses and let people see a range of features that make their homes sustainable, and reduce their environmental impact.

They range from an original 1890s cottage, renovated in the mid-1990s, to a low-cost, handmade, not-yet-finished house; from an off-grid mudbrick house that’s grown since 1979, to a just-completed house with the latest materials.

“It’s a wonderful opportunity for people interested in living more sustainably to see actual examples in our community, and talk to homeowners about the details of their houses,” says Robyn Newberry, from SLA.

SLA invites you to purchase a booklet with map and detailed descriptions of the houses, and opening times, which will help you plan your visits, and give you entry to the houses.

This is a self-transporting tour. The Tour Booklet is on sale at  Knight’s Store, corner of Marsh & Mann; the Invergowrie General Store (both of which are  open 7 days and will be open for refreshments during the Tour), and also at Armidale Outdoors on Rusden Street.

Cost of the booklet is $25 ($20 conc), and one booklet will give entry to all the houses for people travelling in a car together.

4 comments to Sustainable House Tour – booklets now on sale

  • Pigott

    Please we are not into computers but would like to have a phone number or a place to buy tickets from for the tour

  • Pigott

    OK just read we are able to get tickets at Knights………..hope it is not a wasted trip:-)))))

  • editor

    Definitely not a wasted trip 🙂 booklets are on sale at Knights

  • Gayle Burey

    we are coming down from Guyra today with great enthusiasm to learn more about sustainable living from these open houses.