,arise to acquire a timelessly beautiful Canberra red brick with an impressive front facade and high-pitched terracotta roof. This classic Ainslie gem is positioned on a magnificent garden allotment in the highly sought-after city end of Ainslie at 51 Foveaux Street. The house has been intuitively crafted to blend the original, classically elegant heritage features and materials of early Canberra, with a vibrant contemporary update.
Fall in love with the character, the charm of yesteryear, the spectacular position and of course the original Rayburn wood fuel stove.
Because the house is quintessentially old Canberra, it provides an Ainslie lifestyle and a home with the character and texture of the original 1940’s brick cottage. The original style has been enhanced and sympathetically extended to provide comfortable modern living.
This much-loved and impeccably maintained property showcases exquisite character details and modern finishes in generously proportioned spaces. The beautiful original facade and front porch lead to a wide entrance hall which adjoins the front lounge room and dining room. The generous floor plan of three large bedrooms, flexible fourth bedroom/study, separate front lounge and dining room, and modern kitchen provide functional spaces for easy living.
This home exudes a feeling of warmth and liveability. The interiors are charming and the gardens a delight. This is the chance to embrace the privilege of acquiring a truly special house.
classic Canberra red brick 1940’s home
generous living floor area 146m2 and block size 948m2 (approx.)
modernised and extended home with light filled interiors
front lounge and dining room
updated kitchen with granite bench tops, dishwasher, stand alone electric oven, generous storage, original brick hearth with Rayburn wood fuel stove
Rayburn wood fuel stove – two ovens and hotplates, beautiful working condition
light filled interiors, large windows, 11 ft high ceilings
beautiful new South Coast hardwood floors, insulated with original floorboards underneath
accommodation consists of three bedrooms all with built in wardrobes and fourth walk through bedroom/study/dressing room
large main bedroom with feature corner window
kitchen spilling to covered decking overlooking the gardens
separate laundry room
beautiful character features remain, picture rails, timber mantle, original doors with antique glass, bread box, horsehair plaster ceilings/cornices, terracotta roof tiles
single carport and large lockable storage shed
ducted gas heating, electric hot water, slow combustion firebox with fan
elevated position Foveaux Street, beautiful and quiet street location, elevated aspect towards the city
close to the bush reserve, direct access at the top of the street, most desirable City location
Land Size 948m2 (approx.)
Land Value $737 000
Land Rates $4 144pa
51 Foveaux Street