Cook occupies a leafy corner within the Belconnen district, surrounded by parkland, reserves, it has an enviable mix of bohemian cafes, family friendly values and easy proximity to larger metropolitan centres. Set back from the road, nestled within bushy, garden surrounds, this separate title, low-slung family home, champions modernist design – with exposed brick feature walls and large picture windows. Renovated for modern, family life while still retaining the wonderful period features the dugdale.home, has lots of light, space, character and gorgeous flow, from indoor to out.
The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, internal laundry and an open plan kitchen, dining, living area. The interior aesthetic is honest, simple, paired-back, with a soft palette, and easy union of new and vintage – striking renovated, modern kitchen and impeccable original bathrooms.
The north facing living room has plenty of windows to let in the light, capture winter sun and frame the garden views. Easily the central hub, perfect for entertaining, connection and privacy, this cosy space can play host to family dinners, gatherings, parties…merging happily into the generous, open kitchen and out to the alfresco area.
The rear, leafy courtyard capitalises on views of established trees, sky, ample bird life, with the peaceful bush aesthetic, continuing throughout the home. There is a lovely quietness here, a feeling of being immersed in nature, a felt sense of serenity that calms the soul.
Double glazing to windows and external shutters, maximises the home’s energy efficiency, and contributes to sustainability. Reverse cycle heating and cooling, make it a comfortable home, for all seasons.
There is a single lock-up garage, extra off-street parking and automatic irrigation to the garden, augmenting the easy-care lifestyle.
Cook is a wonderful place to live, boasting thriving community gardens, parkland, Mt Painter reserve, walking and biking trails and just 8 minutes’ drive to the Arboretum. The home is walking distance to Jamison Plaza and close to the Belconnen precinct. The local shops are home to the popular cafés – Little Oink and To All My Friends. Aranda shops are close by, with the famous, Two Before Ten, coffee shop, a popular gathering spot on Saturday mornings. The home is also close to transport, schools, the AIS, Bruce Stadium and the UC. And only ten minute’s drive to the CBD and the ANU.
.separate title, single level courtyard home
.three bedrooms, 2 with built in robes
.large main bathroom with separate toilet
.ensuite services the main bedroom
.spacious, north facing living room
.fully renovated kitchen, induction cooktop
.separate laundry with space for storage
.double glazed windows
.paved alfresco with pergola
.beautiful established gardens front and rear
.enclosed backyard, perfect for pets
.irrigation system for garden
.external roller shutters
.reverse cycle heating/cooling in dining
.abundant birdlife – Rosellas, Gang Gangs, King Parrots
.desirable location, Cook community, bus into the city
.large single garage
– land: 383m2
– living: 119m2
– EER: 4
– rates: $2920.78 per annum (approx)
16 Dugdale Street