$1,350,000+
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125 Knox Street, Watson ACT 2602

House
422223.5
Block size: 726 m² approx.UV: $804,000 (2023)
Can I afford this property?

two for one - house and brand new one-bedroom self-contained unit!

Combination of a wonderful home and brand new one bedroom self-contained unit!

Nestled in picture perfect gardens, with established natives that are flourishing within the afternoon sunlight, this delightful home welcomes to a quaint vine draped front porch. It is the perfect secret spot for a morning cuppa, or perhaps an evening vino or two, taking in the comings and goings of the street with cheeky privacy.

This sweet 1960s, three-bedroom family home with a separate brand new large fully self-contained one bedroom unit, is ideally located moments from the local shops and the famous Knox café and offers a wide range of options for those looking for plenty of space and privacy within a thriving community.

The home itself features a large window in the sunny front living area, perfectly framing views of blue skies and the green foliage that envelopes the home. The sunny living space flows to a sweet galley kitchen and meals area. White cabinets meet black countertops in a sleek monochromatic scheme. There is direct flow to an internal laundry, combined walk-in-pantry, and a lovely open servery window straight onto the second living/family area.

Glass sliders open to alfresco dining within the second living/dining/rumpus which is an ideal and robust family arena. This a generous space that captures views of the newly landscaped gardens. The sliders can be flung open to breezes and there is an easy drift to the expansive covered area. Think a long table set for plenty, kids playing on the lawn, throwing a few hoops and endless hours of fun no matter what the weather offers up. This space will cater for the largest of gatherings, whether it be for kids parties, teens hanging out, barbecues or just relaxing with family and friends, you won't be disappointed.

At the opposing end of the home, three peaceful bedrooms centre around a family bathroom with a tub and there is the convenience of a separate toilet. Large windows capture leafy views and built-in-robes take care of storage. The master bedroom, with its wall of built-in-cabinetry is a cheery haven, owing to the vast picture windows that receive a bounty of light and pleasant aspect.

A gated side lane, edged with plantings, ushers to the free-standing new one-bedroom self-contained unit, that floats privately at the end of the generous block. The one-bedroom dwelling, with kitchenette and jack-and-jill ensuite bathroom, is so perfectly screened and invisible from the original home and garden, that you would never guess it was there.

Within it is all intriguing architectural lines, with soaring ceilings and clerestory windows. A modern kitchen is perfectly placed along one wall within the large living and combined dining. A double bedroom, with excellent storage, flows to the ensuite combined laundry, which can also be accessed from the living area. This perfect arrangement is finished in contemporary hues of soft grey, midnight black, crisp white with pops of warm timber.

Watson is a vibrant, inner-north suburb with great community and family vibes, fabulous local shops, plenty of playgrounds and parks and is surrounded by natural reserves. The home is a few steps from Watson shops and local primary schools and a nice stroll down to EPIC and the farmers markets.

Enjoy great coffee, fabulous pizza at The Knox, or dine out at the Filipino eatery, Lola and Lola. It is not far to Dickson shops, host to an array of international cuisines. Majura Nature Reserve is nearby. The home is a short drive or ride from the Braddon precinct, ANU and the CBD. The home is also convenient to a mix of private and public schools, the Australian Catholic University and transport, including the light rail, linking you to the metro city station and the whole of Canberra.

features.

Two dwellings comprising a total of four bedrooms and two bathrooms

Front three-bedroom home:

.gorgeous three-bedroom home in coveted Watson
.updated and extended with a lovely mix of old and new
.light and airy with a great feel
.private front veranda overlooking the street and enclosed by native gardens
.sunny front living with expansive window capturing sky and garden
.lovely flow to the kitchen/combined meals area
.galley style kitchen in fresh black and white with ample storage, including a full-height pantry, freestanding electric oven and Westinghouse dishwasher
.adjacent internal laundry/walk-in-pantry
.servery window from kitchen to second living/dining area
.open ingress to the large second living/dining/rumpus that flows directly to the alfresco covered deck and garden
.three peaceful bedrooms with robes
.master bedroom with ceiling fan
.family bathroom and separate toilet
.linen closet
.newly landscaped rear garden with soft lawn and magnolias
.long private driveway ushering to auto-gated huge double carport and double garage
.provides sheltered parking for up to 4 cars
.off-street parking for two cars
.over-sized double garage/workshop with loads of storage and electrical outlets
.double glazing to most windows
.combo of terracotta floor tiles and new grey carpet
.electric panel heater
.reverse cycle AC to the living
.Roman blinds
.original external sun awnings
.outdoor sensor lights

Rear separate granny flat:

.additional free-standing contemporary dwelling with gated entry from the street
.generous living area with soaring ceiling heights and clerestory windows
.modern open kitchen with banks of storage and stainless-steel appliances
.large bedroom with glass sliders to outside and built-in-robe, plus jack-and-jill entry to ensuite bathroom combined laundry
.easy stroll to Watson shops and the local primary schools
.handy to transport, a variety of schools, the local pre-school and the Farmer's Markets at EPIC
.walk to parks, transport, Dickson College and the Australian Catholic University
.close to the Dickson and Braddon Precincts and the CBD

EER; 3.5 stars
Rates: $4,179 approx. per annum
Land Value: $804,000
Land Size: 726m2 approx.
Features
  • Allocated Car Spaces
nbn® Fibre to the Node (FTTN) is available in this property
Max wholesale speed tier available: nbn® Home Fast

Inspections

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Key details

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
2
Parking:
2
Garage Spaces:
2
Carport spaces:
2
Property type:
House
Block Size:
726 *
EER:
3.5
Unimproved Value:
$804,000 (2023)

Other Details

Block:
32
Section:
43
Rates (Residential):
$4,179*
Rates (Commercial):
$33,576*
Rates (Rural):
$1,163*
Land Tax (Residential):
$7,544*
Legal description:
CANB/WATS/43/32
nbn® availability:
nbn® Fibre to the Node (FTTN)
*These are approximate values based on available information.
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Block information
Block 32 Section 43 Watson
Block size: 726 (approx)
Unimproved value: $804,000 (2023)
Legal description: CANB/WATS/43/32
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Nearby sales

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What's nearby

Majura PrimaryPrimary School
0.3km
Lyneham HighHigh School
2.8km
Calvary Private HospitalHospital
6.3km
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
4.9km
Australian National UniversityUniversity
5.6km
Dickson CollegeCollege
0.9km
Watson Post OfficePost Office
0.4km
Aust. Defence AcademyTafe
5.3km

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Property history

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Property History
11 Jul 2013
Sold
Independent Belconnen
$539,950
Contract: 30/05/2013
Transfer: 11/07/2013
Listed: 22/04/2013
Days on market: 38
Block size: 727m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
24 Nov 1998
Sold
$135,000
Contract: 20/10/1998
Transfer: 24/11/1998
Block size: 727m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling

Watson suburb information

A little bit about who lives locally, as provided by government census data
SummaryMedian salesUnimproved value
Average Age
36 years
Population
6,727
Unimproved value for Watson
$804,000
Listing ID: 182299510. This listing has been viewed 1392 times. It was first displayed on 15/02/2024 and last updated on 26/02/2024.
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