Want to access HomeBuilder? Here’s where to buy in Canberra

Want to access HomeBuilder? Here’s where to buy in Canberra

When you’re trying to save for a house, a free $25,000 injection to your deposit is certainly nothing to sneeze at. So if you’re in the market, now is a great time to buy and take advantage of the federal government’s HomeBuilder grant, giving eligible buyers $25,000 towards their new home. But only certain properties are eligible. To qualify for the grant: you must be purchasing a brand new property which will be your primary place of residence, construction on the property must commence between June 4 - December 31, 2020, and the property value can’t exceed $750,000.

Keen to make the most of the grant? Here are some properties in Canberra which fit the criteria and make the cut. And don’t forget - while these properties may be eligible, individuals still need to pass their own eligibility test to secure the grant. Click here to see the full requirements.

Symmetry Denman Prospect

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Sustainably designed to blend liveability with the expanding Denman Prospect surrounds, The Symmetry community offers a convenient lifestyle with well-considered open space areas, and everything you need close by. The development has 1 + study, 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes available, which all fit under the $750,000 cap. The energy efficient, spacious dual level designs include modern kitchens with ample storage, quality fittings and fixtures, impressive northerly view, and private outdoor entertaining areas.

Kiara - Narrabundah

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Sitting within walking distance to the Manuka shops, Kiara is a collection of 19 townhouses and 158 apartments connected by a central village green. Despite the premium location, some of Kiara’s offerings still sit within the HomeBuilder budget, with one bedroom apartments ranging from $383,000-$415,000, and two bedrooms from $480,000-$650,000. Apartments include full size kitchens with Bosch appliances, generous bedrooms with plenty of storage, plus floor to ceiling double glazed windows.

Otto - Denman Prospect

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One of the few developments in Denman Prospect offering only townhouses, Otto has a range of stylish homes, with two bedroom, three bedroom and four bedroom options all coming under the $750,000 limit. All townhouses include a modern kitchen with ILVE appliances, expansive open plan living space opening out to private outdoor entertaining areas, and sunlit bedrooms with built-in robes.

Elio - Denman Prospect


Another brand new development of townhouses in Denman Prospect, Elio is a stylish, affordable precinct with sweeping panoramic views of Molonglo Valley, the Arboretum and Mount Stromlo. There are two and three bedroom options available, each with two large outdoor living areas and private basement garages, while the precinct has plenty of communal garden areas and open green space.

The Savoy Collection, Queanbeyan

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The Savoy Collection in Queanbeyan has a range of sophisticated townhouses just a two minute stroll from the centre of town. The boutique complex only has 18 townhouses, with two and three bedroom options, plus a three storey loft-style design. They all include a private courtyard, plus flowing living areas with plenty of space to cook, dine, entertain and lounge.

The Griffin

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If you want to live right on the edge of the city, luxury development The Griffin will rise above the expansive lawns and leafy trees of Commonwealth Park. You can find one bedroom apartments starting from $430,000 and some two bedrooms apartments from $720,000. Even in the one bedroom apartments, you’ll find exactly the same luxury fittings and fixtures as the penthouse apartments. The development also includes a wellness centre with a 25m indoor lap pool, steam room, sauna and weights and cardio gym, plus a Concierge Service exclusively for residents.

Kingsland, Casey

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Sitting right in the heart of Casey, Kingsland is a brand new development with one, two and three bedroom townhouses, each with a modern and distinctive design by Cox Architects. They all include double glazing, Fisher and Paykel appliances, stone benchtops, and instant hot water, with three colour schemes to choose from and an extensive list of available upgrades.

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