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2/14 Canning Street
Auction 26/09/20

2/14 Canning Street AINSLIE, ACT 2602

Auction 26/09/20Calculate Repayments
Bed Icon4 Bedrooms
Bath Icon2 Bathrooms
Car Icon2 Parking
Block size:610
Bed Icon4 Bedrooms
Bath Icon2 Bathrooms
Car Icon2 Parking

Discovered! A secluded retreat in Ainslie!

Auction Location: On Site.

Designed by architect Peter Byfield and constructed by respected builders Sutton and Horsley Homes, this versatile home could suit either upsizers or downsizers! At the city end of Ainslie, tucked away in an attractive setting, Mount Ainslie is your extended back yard. Three houses are inconspicuously accommodated on one of Ainslie's biggest blocks, offering neighbourly support whilst preserving individual privacy. Your private gate opens directly onto the nature and trails of Mt Ainslie reserve.

Step inside the front door to a generous-sized entry, where the green of the atrium and the warmth of timber floors both welcome and surprise. You're in a single level home, where the first impression of light and space is only reinforced as your exploration continues. The house feels roomier than its comfortable 233m2 (195m2 of living, plus double garage). As it has been built on one of Ainslie's largest blocks, this still allows residence 2 a generous 610sqm of land (approximate).

This is a special property, amply displaying the trademarks of its creators, and with many features rarely seen in the Canberra housing market. In its first year, recognition came in the form of an ACT Region "Best of" building award. With time, the gardens have matured, while the home is still striking. Built around a soothing central atrium, the home is filled with natural light. Both living areas are truly spacious, face north and give onto a relaxing courtyard. Perhaps sipping a coffee with a friend in morning sun, whilst the waterfall wall acts as meeting place and drinking point for native birds, this restful place is your own inner-city sanctum.

All four bedrooms are a good size and have built in storage - the generous main bedroom looks out towards the reserve; the walk-in robe is totally separate from the roomy ensuite, with its spa bath, Tastic and heated towel rail waiting. There is ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling for year-round comfort, and a double lock up garage with automatic doors and internal access for peace of mind. Timber floors evoke a feeling of warmth, complemented by carpet in the main living and bedrooms. Whilst the water feature is the centrepiece of the gardens, there are raised vegetable beds and enough to keep a gardener happy, without tying them down. The location means you are close to everything: 12 minutes' drive to the airport; 12 minutes' walk to Canberra Centre or the buzz of Braddon. You're on the fringe of the city but immersed in nature, which is a perfect way to be! The advanced security system lets you tell the Postie where to park a parcel or see what's happening at home, night or day, from anywhere in the world where your phone has reception.

The current owners are moving North after 16 happy years and are reluctant but willing sellers.

At a glance:
- Approximately 610sqm of land
- Home designed by Peter Byfield and built by Sutton and Horsley
- 195m2 of living, plus 38m2 of double lock up garage (with auto door and internal access)
- Individual design - built around a central atrium. Elevated ceilings.
- 4 bedrooms, including large main with walk-in robe and spacious ensuite
- 2 large, north facing living areas
- Very functional kitchen – polished black granite bench tops
- Ducted, reverse cycle heating/cooling
- Polished timber floors
- Private gardens with waterfall feature
- Quiet location close to the CBD and Braddon yet surrounded by nature
- Direct access onto Mt Ainslie nature reserve
- Security system
- Annual rates only approx. $2,875

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  • Listed on
  • Last updated
  • Property typeHouse
  • Block size610m² (approx)
  • Building size233m² (approx)
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Parking spaces2
  • EER4.0

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Local Neighbourhood

2/14 Canning Street AINSLIE, ACT 2602 has 26 schools within 5 kilometres, with the closest being Campbell High.

0.47 kmCampbell HighTreloar Crescent, Campbell Pin Icon
0.65 kmAinslie SchoolDonaldson Street, Braddon Pin Icon
1.21 kmMerici CollegeWise Street, Braddon Pin Icon

About Ainslie

2/14 Canning Street is located within the suburb of Ainslie, which has a population of 5,189, a median age of 41 and an average household density of 2.4 people.

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  • 41Median Age
  • 2.4Avg. Household Size
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