95 Wakefield Gardens

  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2
  • Parking1
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Located in the Wakefield Gardens Precinct close to the Ainslie shops, the location and block surpasses the humility of the home. The front facade with timber sash windows captures the imagination whilst the texture of the Stucco and prominent red brick chimney are charming heritage details. The simplicity of the front facade does not deter from the precious yet surprisingly large footprint and original features that are within; double brick construction, timber detailing, large bedrooms with 11ft ceilings and original functional wood fuel stove.

Adelaide has lived here for 71 years, first moving in May 1948, her Ainslie home holds a lifetime of stories. An early resident of the Wakefield Gardens, her twice extended duplex and level north facing kitchen gardens speak to a time when community ties and self sufficiency was part of the early Canberra garden plan. Although the landscape has changed dramatically since then, the community spirit hasn’t. Back to bare bones and ready for the next chapter, the wakefield.home is a special opportunity to start your own Ainslie story.

Advisory Service: Free heritage and architectural advice is available for heritage owners and purchasers. The Heritage Advisory Service provides guidance on renovating or extending a heritage home. The service is provided by Philip Leeson Architects Pty Ltd. Call Philip Leeson or David Hobbes on (02) 6295 3311 for one free appointment. This is an independent service supported by the ACT Government.

.fantastic level block
.opportunity for extension
.charming duplex home
.character filled home with timber details
.lovely extended front living room
.updated kitchen with original features including wood fuel stove and skylight
.Original bathroom
.master with walk-in robe and en-suite
.two additional bedrooms plus study
.extra large multipurpose room
.timber sash windows and timber floors in the original part of the home
.original timber doors with textured glass inserts and skeleton locks
.daikin split system in the living room
.ducted gas heating
.enclosed entry with geometric earth toned tiles and coat cupboard
.high ceilings throughout
.instantaneous hot water
.electric security roller shutters
.laundry and separate toilet
.covered outdoor room
.established gardens and level yard
.raised vegetable gardens and hills hoist
.original brick garage with storage
.fantastic location close to Ainslie shops, the City and Mount Ainslie

EER 0.5
living size:137 m2 (approx.)
land size: 840 m2
land rates: $4119 pa (approx.)
Land value: $649 000
Built 1936

95 Wakefield Gardens


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