The urban dictionary defines family as a group of people, usually of the same blood (but do not have to be), who genuinely love, trust, care about and look out of each other.
In the world we live, the context of family is changing. Family configurations are co-exisiting, often with extended family members living together. Diane Barwick is a home that is not only architecturally beautiful but is also practical on so many levels to cater to the modern day family. It is a home that has been built by a family for a family.
This remarkable residence was designed by Veronica and Dom to capture a unique contemporary home optimising light, privacy and an abundance of beautiful spaces. The home was constructed by a tight network of highly skilled builders and tradesman (mostly in the family) and has been finished with the highest quality materials to an exceptional standard. Dom’s father, a well regarded stonemason, took the upmost care in building unique rock walls, ensuring this house is truly one of a kind.
Positioned in a premium location in Franklin, a quiet, elevated street across from the Gubur Dhaura Heritage Park, this substantial residence of 321m2 delivers a highly sought after blend of indoor and outdoor living and entertaining. With superb detailing and attention to every aspect, the property includes a central gourmet kitchen boasting stainless steel appliances, induction cooktop, stone benchtops, walk in pantry and generous well designed storage. The kitchen is surrounded by light filled open plan living spaces which flow through glass doors and integrate effortlessly with the alfresco areas. The living areas flow seamlessly from formal to informal spaces perfect for entertaining friends and family, and ideal to enjoy the beautiful garden surrounds. Landscaped grounds with established gardens and lush lawn are waiting for children to play.
Accommodation on the upper level comprises of four light filled spacious bedrooms, main bathroom and children’s play room or study nook. The main bedroom retreat, with direct access to the balcony, enjoys a beautiful and generous ensuite and stand out walk in robe.This meticulous home presents unrivalled quality and design which is further enhanced by an incredible sub floor area fully equipped with kitchen, bathroom and external access.
Luxuriously appointed, the home boasts abundant features including; stainless steel appliances, zoned under floor heating, ducted reverse cycle air-conditioning, fireplace, gas hot water system, double glazed windows, separate laundry with generous storage and ample offstreet parking with double garage with auto door and secure carport to park a third car, boat or trailer.
Gungahlin is one of Canberra’s newest thriving town centres, providing families with ultra convenient lifestyle, wide open parkland and a strong sense of community with it’s unique ‘town within a town’ atmosphere.
.spectacular position on an elevated, quiet street, opposite reserve
.wonderful family home within minutes walk to local schools and parkland
.block size 788m2
.living 321m2, 52m2 garage plus subfloor
.spacious entertainers kitchen with electrolux oven, induction cooktop, miele dishwasher, stone bench tops and walk-in pantry
.five bedrooms all with built-ins
.double garage with internal access plus secure carport with roller door
.spacious study nook
.formal lounge with beautiful spotted gum flooring
.appealing log-fire place for Canberra winter nights
.spotted gum staircase with designer glass and stainless steel balustrade featuring David Trubridge coral pendant
.high end italian porcelain tiles
.CAT 5e networking and HDMI cabling
.reverse cycle airconditioning throughout
.zoned electric in-slab heating (zoned)
.all cavity walls insulted
.double glazing on all living areas
.outdoor entertaining with gas barbeque
.expansive, fully equipped subfloor area including kitchen bathroom, built in storage and external access
.electric in slab heating
.fully landscaped private gardens with lawn for childrens play, sandpit, vegetable garden, fruit trees and feature rock walls
.two 5,000 litre water tanks with pump
.secure under house storage plus utilities area
.minutes walk to future light rail stop along Flemington Road
.5 minutes drive to Gungahlin Marketplace
Land Size: 788m2
Land Value: $530,000
Land Rates: $3,212pa (approx.)
20 Diane Barwick Street