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3 Tennyson Crescent
Forrest ACT 2603



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Residence of Distinction

We are proud to offer a cherished residential addresses in Canberra; 3 Tennyson Crescent. Originally designed by Kenneth Oliphant in 1934, 3 Tennyson was home to the Secretary of Department of External Affairs, before becoming a residence for the Japanese Embassy in the 1940s. It is now home to Guinness World Records for the Most Christmas Lights on a Residential Property in 2011 and 2013.

Gated and set within 2296m2 (approx.) of private gardens, the home has been designed for executive family living on generously scaled proportions. Boasting formal reception rooms; a huge family room and master kitchen overlooking a sparkling pool; five large bedrooms with built ins, incl master suite, four bathrooms, rumpus, and ample study/ library boasting majestic garden views. Three-car garaging accessed by a sweeping semi-circular driveway.

A spectacular, high-end property in a coveted location. A true must see. Inspect now strictly by appointments Saturday and Tuesday.

Features include:
- Approximately 50 meter street frontage with large mature Hedge
- Automated gated entry and exit, with private semi-circular driveway with red brick edge
- Beautifully maintained original formal gardens, formal hedges with mature trees and plantings
- Automated 24V garden lighting to driveway and entertainment areas
- Seperate large grassed entertainment and formal garden area
- Walled private entertainment and BBQ area with access through concertina doors opening from the lounge and kitchen
- Six meter motorised exterior retractable awning over the alfresco dining area
- Solar heated concrete salt-water pool with children's wading area
- Oversized three car automated garage with shelving to three sides
- Internal Intercom system including internal automatic entry gate control
- Eight HD external security cameras with time lapse recording
- Internal timber lined Sauna with shower
- Segregated internal and external spaces and sitting area
- Hardwood timber floors to kitchen, living and entry areas
- Open plan kitchen, meals and family room leading to the outdoor entertainment area
- Stainless steel appliances, gas cook top and elevated benches
- Oversized formal piano and lounge room with dado rail
- Large office library with dado rail and reading area
- Large formal dining room with original 1930's fireplace and built in display cupboards
- Large marble open fireplace in Formal lounge
- Third fireplace in family room
5 4 3
Property Type: House
Unimproved Value: $1,948,000

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Vital Statistics

Block: 11
Section: 47
EER: 0.5
UV*: 2015 - $1,948,000
Stamp Duty: $189,603
Rates: Approx. $11,295 pa (Assuming residential)
Land Tax: Approx. $23,098 pa (If rented out)
* (UV is for entire block at 3 Tennyson Crescent)


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What's Nearby

Name Type Distance
Manuka Post Office Post Office 1.2 km
Woden Plaza Major Shopping Centre 4.4 km
The Canberra Hospital Hospital 3.5 km
Forrest Primary Primary School 0.6 km
Telopea High School, Barton High School 1.3 km
Aust. Federal Police Coll College 1.7 km
Australian National University University 4.3 km
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