48 Duffy Street

  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Parking2
  • TypeHouse


Iconic Duffy Street celebrates the community, history and city on which Ainslie has been built.

It is in the simple things that the most joy is found.

A simple footprint, a home privately built in 1958 by Heinrich Aur, Esq., an Austrian builder. 48 Duffy Street Ainslie is an example of mid-century architecture in Canberra with a fusion of European craftsmanship with art deco detailing.

A home characterised by simple shapes, geometric forms, pops of colour, and clean lines, the mid-century modern style of the home is joyful.

The moody interiors are beautiful in their ‘updated originality’, preserving their timeless quality condition. The craftsmanship is evident in the detailing, with custom built timber cabinetry throughout and bespoke interior design features.

Modern style and convenience is characterised by simplicity and democratic design. Timber panelling and custom joinery feature in the front lounge with open fireplace and timber mantle. Geometric elements are found in patterned glass tiles and a play on light in the textured glass front door.

Expansive windows afford views to both the city and Mt Ainslie behind, the elevated position and beautiful established gardens provide a sanctuary of privacy.

Visually compelling, a birds eye view of Duffy Street captures the striking position of the city to bush. Backing the reserve, you can not help but be influenced by nature living in one of the most coveted positions in Canberra.


.premium Duffy Street position, elevated block on the high side of the street size 809m2 and living area 124m2 (approx.)

.1958 privately built home by owner-builder

.art deco style and mid-century influences

.large main bedroom with built-in robes

.open fire place in lounge room with timber mantle

.large lounge and dining room with custom-built joinery

.original kitchen style with recent side-by-side electric oven and Robinhood rangehood, checker plate vinyl floor

.black and pink bathroom with separate toilet

.separate laundry access to rear gardens and reserve

.custom built joinery and display units, hallway cupboards

.separate outdoor storage or studio room

.single under-house garage with extensive storage plus carport

.beautiful terraced gardens, established plantings

.spectacular elevated position with views to Black Mountain, the City and beyond

.Intruda Guard security screen doors

.recently painted exteriors, excellent condition

.recent gas ducted thermostat heating

.electric hot water

.recent new Colorbond roof

.3 phase power

.bespoke interior detailing with ornate cornices, Art Deco influences, beautiful decorative front door and decorative metalwork

EER 1.5
Land Size 809m2
Land Value $808 000
Land Rates $4 808pa

48 Duffy Street


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