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18 Canning Street, Ainslie ACT 2602

Block size: 900 m² approx.House size: 295 m² approx.UV: $1,349,000 (2023)

Unparalleled Views and a Lifestyle of Unmatched Convenience!

Nestled in the embrace of nature while offering breathtaking views, 18 Canning Street, Ainslie offers tranquillity while placing you conveniently close to the Canberra CBD. Extended, renovated and backing directly onto Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve, this is a fantastic family home with more than meets the eye.

Adorned with iconic Canberra Red bricks, the exterior exudes timeless charm and street appeal. Inside, picture rails, and timber sash windows evoke a sense of heritage, seamlessly blending with the modern renovations. Double French doors lead you through the original part of the home, creating a sense of space and amplifying the timeless charm.

The kitchen, renovated in 2021, boasts stone countertops and top-of-the-line appliances, while multiple living areas ensure ample space for relaxation and entertainment. The spacious main bedroom features an ensuite and walk-in-robe while the other two bedrooms on this level have built-in-robes.

Upstairs, you will be delighted to discover a spacious retreat with soaring ceilings and sweeping views to the city and beyond, showcasing the iconic Captain Cook fountain. The balcony from this level offers the perfect viewpoint for New Years Eve fireworks.

Offering an expansive 295sqm of living space, this residence offers not just a home, but a lifestyle. The allure of this property is not just in its charm, location and sweeping city views, but in its versatility. A thoughtfully designed self-contained 2-bedroom flat opens doors to endless possibilities - from accommodating multi-generational living to generating additional income streams.

Outside, you will discover a north-facing hardwood deck, welcoming you to soak in the sun, while a paved entertaining area and two balconies offer idyllic settings for outdoor enjoyment. Beyond lies a beautiful garden, extending over a generous 900sqm block that seamlessly merges with the untouched beauty of the nature reserve.

Situated in the coveted enclave of Canning Street - Ainslie's best kept secret, with easy access to the Nature Reserve, Braddon, and the CBD, this property represents the epitome of Canberra living. This isn't just a house - it's a testament to character and charm, unparalleled views, and a lifestyle of unmatched convenience.

At a glance;
- Backing Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve, with direct access through a rear gate
- Views to the city and the iconic Captain Cook fountain
- Picture rails and timber sash windows
- Iconic Canberra Red bricks
- Extended and renovated in 2005 and again in 2016
- Kitchen renovated in 2021
- Self-contained, 2-bedroom studio (72sqm)
- North facing hardwood deck
- Reverse-cycle air-conditioning
- LED downlights
- Solar (34 panels)
- Rainwater tanks
nbn® Fibre to the Node (FTTN) is available in this property
Max wholesale speed tier available: nbn® Home Fast


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Key details

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Block Size:
900 *
House Size:
295 *
Unimproved Value:
$1,349,000 (2023)

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Block information
Block 16 Section 61 Ainslie
Block size: 900 (approx)
Unimproved value: $1,349,000 (2023)
Legal description: CANB/AINS/61/16
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What's nearby

Ainslie Primary SchoolPrimary School
Campbell High SchoolHigh School
Calvary Private HospitalHospital
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
Merici CollegeCollege
Braddon Newsagency & Post OfficePost Office
Aust. Defence AcademyTafe

Property history

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Property History
05 Jan 2000
Contract: 03/01/2000
Transfer: 05/01/2000
Block size: 900m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
10 Jan 1995
Contract: 02/12/1994
Transfer: 10/01/1995
Block size: 900m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling

Ainslie suburb information

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SummaryMedian salesUnimproved value
Average Age
44 years
Unimproved value for Ainslie
Listing ID: 182281573. This listing has been viewed 6176 times. It was first displayed on 08/02/2024 and last updated on 15/04/2024.
Allhomes acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, traditional custodians of the lands where Allhomes is situated. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region. We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose lands we work.
"With open hearts and minds, together we grow." artwork by David Williams of Gilimbaa.