This beautifully renovated three-bedroom plus study home, rests on a quiet road, within the coveted suburb of Macquarie. The front garden is exquisitely planted with a mix of textured grasses, camelia and tree ferns and slopes to shady veranda. As you enter the house the cascading, soft greenery, conjures a dreamy atmosphere of tranquillity and tropical ease.
Lovingly tended by the one family for thirty-two years, the home is enveloped by verdant tropical gardens to the front and enjoys views to the rear, across to Black Mountain. The leafy backyard is a private oasis and features a spa-house and vegetable garden. Excellently positioned, the home is close to the Jamison centre, Belconnen precinct and just a short stroll to the local shops and pub.
Gorgeous ash floorboards stretch underfoot, and lush charcoal carpeting softens the bedrooms and living area. A neutral palette enhances the feel of calm retreat while cleverly designed storage maximises utility. Large windows throughout, frame garden and flood the home with light.
The generous, galley style kitchen has been fully renovated with luxe features – 900mm Smeg combo oven and dishwasher, ample soft touch cabinetry and plumbed fridge. The adjacent dining space opens via double glazed French doors to expansive deck.
Ceiling heating and shade blinds, make the deck a fabulous additional sociable space for all year-round connection. This sun-drenched arena is perfect for morning coffee, watching the sunrise. Or think, cook-outs on the custom fitted barbecue, easy flow inside to out, kids playing in the verdant gardens below.
A generous office space, ideal for working from home, with custom built-in-cabinetry opens onto the deluxe master wing. Underfloor heating, ensuite with spa bath and walk-in-wardrobe are standout features. Extending to north-west facing courtyard the room is brightened by daylight, while ferns and curved courtyard wall, shade and shelter.
A couplet of children’s bedrooms centre around a family bathroom and separate toilet with sink. There is also a stunning laundry with ample storage and Florentine floor tiling.
The rear grounds, bordered by mature hedging, are home to garage with workshop and dedicated vegetable and herb gardens. A spa sits within gazebo, with wall hung television and open vista – imagine, the steaming water a salve, a glass in hand… star gazing as the calm washes over you.
Macquarie is surrounded by parkland, close to the walking trails of Mt Painter reserve and The Pinnacle and just ten minutes’ drive to the Arboretum. The home is walking distance to Cook shops, Jamison Plaza and close to the Belconnen precinct. The local shops are home to the popular café, Cosy T’s, Kinh Do Vietnamese and an excellent pharmacy. Aranda shops are close by, with the famous, Two Before Ten, coffee shop, a popular gathering spot on Saturday mornings. It is a nice walk to Lake Ginninderra and the Lighthouse Pub. Transport and schools are close to hand and the AIS, Bruce Stadium and the UC are in easy reach. It is a mere eleven minutes’ drive to the CBD and the ANU.
.Beautifully presented three bedroom plus study family home in popular Macquarie
.Street appeal with lush tropical low maintenance garden at the front
.Renovated kitchen featuring 900mm SMEG combo gas cook top and electric oven, SMEG dishwasher, SMEG range hood, plumbed fridge and soft close drawers
.Highlight master bedroom with ensuite, walk in robe, private garden courtyard
.Built in office/study great for work from home or studying
.In slab heating in master bedroom and ensuite
.Infinity gas hot water to ensuite
.Ducted gas heating throughout
.Inviting rear deck entertaining area with electric ceiling heater, fans and Watson blinds
.Stylish renovated laundry
.Gorgeous, freshly sanded Ash floorboards
.Massive linen press and copious amounts of internal storage
.Private backyard boasting a hydrotherapy 3 person spa with shade structure
.Large vegetable garden ready for planting
.New windows throughout
.Security alarm and camera
.Crimsafe security screen door
.Split system air conditioner in lounge and kitchen
.Quality window fittings throughout house
.LED lighting and fans throughout
.Single lock up garage plus additional off street parking
.Massive workshop at back of garage
Living size: 139m2
Rates: $5,185.15 per annum (approx)
Land size: 725m2
Year built: 1969
12 Castlereagh Crescent