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6 Downes Place HUGHES, ACT 2605

Sold - Saturday 21 October 2023, price undisclosed
Bed Icon4 Bedrooms
Bath Icon2 Bathrooms
Car Icon3 Parking
Unimproved value:A$1,393,000 (2023-2024)Block size:1030
Bed Icon4 Bedrooms
Bath Icon2 Bathrooms
Car Icon3 Parking


Auction Location: On-Site

Set on one of Hughes' most sought after, quiet and elevated cul-de-sacs, this outstanding family home is perfectly poised to showcase the rolling hills that surround it. An abundance of space is on offer, this unique residence providing four bedrooms, open plan living and dining embracing the views and a large under house storage room. Ideally located with nearby access to the Federal Golf Club and Red Hill Nature Reserve, this home offers a fantastic lifestyle opportunity and a clean slate, ready for a lucky buyer to make their own.

Set back from the road and poised to embrace the views, you enter the home via the charming front porch, the perfect area to sit and enjoy your ever changing aspect, either a morning coffee or afternoon drink. Stepping inside, the expansive living and dining area features large windows and gorgeous French doors, filling the room with light and providing the perfect backdrop of the Brindabellas for relaxing with the family or hosting family and friends. For ease of entertaining, the kitchen flows off this space, offering a generous footprint, with an abundance of bench and storage space with electric appliances as well as its own meals area.

The home itself offers 170m2 of living with a versatile floorplan on offer. The main bedroom boasts phenomenal space, large built-in robes, luscious green outlook & is serviced by a ensuite. The remaining bedroom accommodation is well catered for, three generous bedrooms all offer built in robes. Servicing these bedrooms is the main bathroom that features separate bath, shower & separate WC.

Ideal for the home hobbyist or offering the storage space every family needs, there is a large storage room under the house, additional storage cupboard, both with access to the single garage with workshop space, perfect to secure your car without sacrificing space. There is also a double carport for additional vehicles.

Outdoors, there is an outdoor covered entertaining area plus paved areas and lots of grass, surrounded by established greenery offering privacy while the children play and pets run around. This large block offers unlimited potential and is awaiting the new owner to transform it and bring it to life.

This fantastic location does not come as a compromise to convenience, renowned for its popularity, enjoy fabulous proximity to a wide range of lifestyle conveniences. St Peter and Paul Primary, Canberra College, Hughes Primary and Hughes Pre School are nearby whilst the suburb is well serviced by parkland, local shops and public transport. In addition, The Canberra Hospital and Westfield Woden are nearby as well as easy access to major transport corridors delivering you to both the north and south sides with ease.

- Elevated block with incomparable views over the Brindabellas
- Quiet cul-de-sac
- Open plan living and dining embracing the views
- 4 bedrooms with in-built wardrobes segregated from living areas
- Large master bedroom with ensuite
- Front porch with amazing panoramic views
- Rear covered entertaining area
- Spacious main bathroom with bath, shower and separate WC
- Separate laundry
- Generous under house storage
- Kitchen with extensive bench and storage space and electric appliances with meals area
- Air conditioning unit to the kitchen, reverse cycle heating and cooling units to two bedrooms
- Single garage with workshop space and access to two storage rooms plus double carport
- Close to Red Hill Nature Reserve and Federal Golf Club
- Close proximity to Canberra Hospital, Woden Town Centre, St Peter and Paul Primary, Hughes Primary School, Hughes Pre School and Alfred Deakin High School

Land size: 1030m2 (approx.)
Living size: 170m2 living (approx.)
UV: $1,393,000 (2022)
Rates: $6,179 (approx.)
Land tax: $11,728 (approx.)
Construction: 1966
EER: 1 star

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Information about this House

  • Listed on
  • Last updated
  • Property typeHouse
  • Block6
  • Section5
  • Block size1030m² (approx)
  • Building size170m² (approx)
  • Land / Dev PurposeSuburban Zone (RZ1)
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Parking spaces3
  • EER1.0
  • Land valueA$1,393,000 (2023)
  • RatesA$7,221
  • Land taxA$12,189 if rented
* Figures quoted above are approximate values based on available information.

Sales History for 6 Downes Place HUGHES, ACT 2605

The House at 6 Downes Place HUGHES, ACT 2605 has been sold 1 time before, with the most recent sale being for $1,050,000 on 28 November 2019.

Sold DatePriceSale Type
A$1,050,000Full Property Transfer, Land & Improvements
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Sale TypeFull Property Transfer, Land & Improvements

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Local Neighbourhood

6 Downes Place HUGHES, ACT 2605 has 40 schools within 5 kilometres, with the closest being Hughes Primary.

0.76 kmSouthside Primary Introductory English Centre (at Hughes Primary School)Kent Street, Hughes Pin Icon
0.76 kmHughes PrimaryKent Street, Hughes Pin Icon
0.97 kmWoden School (The)Denison Street, Deakin Pin Icon

About Hughes

6 Downes Place is located within the suburb of Hughes, which has a population of 2,990, a median age of 44 and an average household density of 2.5 people.

  • 2990Population
  • 44Median Age
  • 2.5Avg. Household Size
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Established Families
Single Parent Families
Group Household

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Not Stated

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Owned w/ Mortgage
Owned Outright
Rented Privately

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