238 Duffy Street
Auction at 6:00 pm on Wed, 29 Nov 2017 On Site

  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms1
  • Parking2
  • TypeHouse
the beauty of life

#soldbyholly $1 200 000

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful – William Morris author, designer and craftsmen

The words of William Morris resonate deeply as you reflect on the simplicity and beauty of this special Ainslie home.

A delicate palatte of white on white, filtered light, organic materials and simple design have created a most inviting and intimate home.

When you understand the home belongs to a highly regarded and recognised Canberra artist, a painter of flowers and gardens, the organic interplay in the beautiful neutral interiors speak to the subtle variations and allow for crisp contrasts.

The home employs its carefully contained palette to arrive at striking compositions and luxurious impressions. Set against the intricacy and abundance of nature and the outdoors, the understated elegance of this design sets it a notch above and apart.

Just as the art brings beauty and sophistication to the interiors, the carefully curated and thoughtfully designed gardens encourages intellectual and emotional reflection.

The home provides comfortable and warm accomodation, three generous bedrooms, fully insulated with double glazing throughout and thoughtful connectedness to the beautiful gardens and bush reserve.

One may consider the timing of this home most appropriate. In the month of November when the Design Canberra Festival celebrates canberra as a global city of design, the words of William Morris aptly conjure an image and deeper understanding of this very special home in Ainslie.


privately built three bedroom brick home
elevated front facade overlooking Duffy Street
original timber floors
white on white palette
EER 5.5 double glazing throughout with fitted sealed blinds, fully insulated with rock wool in wall cavity
three large bedrooms, two with built in robes
white and timber kitchen with geometric white/black tiled splash back, stainless steel appliances, Bosch gas hob,stove and fan, Meile dishwasher
front lounge with high efficiency gas log fire in fireplace
separate laundry and toilet
crimsafe doors and window screens, alarm system
elevated side of Duffy Street directly backing reserve
beautiful kitchen gardens with planned cottage style gardens, vegetable plots, rose gardens, fruit trees
double original garage for storage
ample off street parking, colour bond fencing, secure yard
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, socialist and Marxist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement.

238 Duffy Street


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