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20 Molesworth Street, Watson ACT 2602

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Block size: 764 m² approx.House size: 120 m² approx.UV: $623,000 (2021)
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Throughout the interior there is the continuous thread of simplicity and character details - fresh white tones, timber framed windows, warm floorboards, glass panelled doors, high ceilings - creating a modern space with a soft, open-hearted, vintage charm. The balanced floor-plan divides the house into entertaining and sleeping zones, the easy flow, contributing to the paired-back interiors, the airy, spacious feel.

Resting on a quiet, tree-lined street, in the coveted suburb of Watson, famous for its fast evolving, urban growth, inner-north locale, quiet streets and community vibes, this three-bedroom family home, opens to rear terrace, gentle lawns. Large windows welcome the outside in, and a lovely simplicity of design and palette extends serenity, promoting easy, considered living.

With its combo of light and dark grey, picture windows, clean low, roof line, the façade, extends an under-stated yet assured architectural presence. Centrally positioned, enclosed within mature and expansive grounds, molesworth.home is wonderfully private. A welcoming and spacious entry porch completes the entry sequence, ushering, inviting, into open, light filled, living, dining, kitchen.

The living, dining, kitchen is a lovely family arena - double windows frame landscape, welcoming a continuity of northern light.

The bright, white kitchen has been modernised with stainless steel appliances and striking black counter tops, while still retaining the charm of the original curved cabinetry.

Three bedrooms, all with built-in-robes, centre around a family bathroom, separate toilet and internal laundry. The crisp white bathroom, simply updated, retains the wonderful strawberry blush of the original bathtub and mosaic floors.

The back yard, flanked by free-standing garage and shed/studio, both with low roof lines, continuous with the home - brim with potential for conversion to studio/apartment spaces. Flat easy-lawns allow for imaginative landscaping projects or just for letting the kids play - think spontaneous games of cricket, soccer, trampoline, cubby house. There is enough room here for gathering with the whole family, friends, dining alfresco beneath the trees, watching the day fade.

Watson is a vibrant, inner-north suburb with great community vibes, fabulous local shops, plenty of playgrounds and parks and surrounded by natural reserves. The home is close to Exhibition Park, The Farmer's Market, Majura Nature Reserve, Dickson precinct, and just a stone's throw from Braddon and the CBD and ANU. It is also close to transport and a mix of public and private schools.


features.

.3 bedroom privately built home located in the sought after suburb of Watson, in a
.walking distance to the Watson shops, public transport and Mount Majura walking trails
.east facing living area with beautiful folding glass doors
.updated kitchen with white cabinetry, 4x burner gas cooktop, Bosch appliances (oven & dishwasher)
.dining room connecting the kitchen and living areas
.carpeted and bright master bedroom with triple door, mirrored built-in wardrobe
.two additional carpet bedrooms with built-in wardrobes
.light-filled with windows throughout, central light well in hallway
.bathroom with unique pink bathtub, seperate shower and mirrored medicine cabinet
.reverse cycle air-conditioning (living room)
.polished timber floors in central living areas
.large and level backyard perfect for backyard cricket
.seperate two-room studio
.ducted gas heating
.single lock up garage


EER: 1.0
Land size: 764 m2 (approx.)
Living size: 120 m2 (approx.)
Land value: $623,000 (2021, approx.)
Land rates: $4,058 pa (approx.).
Year built: 1963 (approx.).

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Key details

Property Type:House
Block:5
Section:4
Block Size:764 *
House Size:120 *
Unimproved Value:$623,000 (2021)
Rates (Residential):$4,058*
Rates (Commercial):$27,800*
Rates (Rural):$1,422*
Land Tax (Residential):$6,217*
*These are approximate values based on available information.
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Block 5 Section 4 Watson
Block size: 764 (approx)
Unimproved value: $623,000 (2021)
Legal description: CANB/WATS/4/5
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What's nearby

Majura PrimaryPrimary School
0.8km
Lyneham HighHigh School
2.8km
Calvary Private HospitalHospital
5.9km
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
5.4km
University Of CanberraUniversity
5.9km
Dickson CollegeCollege
1.7km
Watson Post OfficePost Office
0.7km
Aust. Defence AcademyTafe
6.2km

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Property history

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Property History
15 Jun 2022
Sold
home.byholly
$1,200,000
Contract: 15/06/2022
Listed: 13/04/2022
Days on market: 63
Block size: 764m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
25 Jul 2018
Sold at auction
Independent Inner North & City
$790,000
Contract: 23/05/2018
Transfer: 25/07/2018
Listed: 02/05/2018
Days on market: 21
Block size: 764m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
23 May 2016
Sold at auction
LJ Hooker Dickson
$657,500
Contract: 06/04/2016
Transfer: 23/05/2016
Listed: 11/03/2016
Days on market: 26
Block size: 764m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
05 Aug 2004
Sold
Contract: 27/05/2004
Transfer: 05/08/2004
Block size: 764m²
Transfer type: Partical transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
27 Aug 1999
Sold
$157,000
Contract: 10/08/1999
Transfer: 27/08/1999
Block size: 764m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
31 May 1993
Sold
$149,500
Contract: 31/05/1993
Transfer: 31/05/1993
Block size: 764m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling

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About Watson

The two Canberra suburbs where house prices skyrocketed by 50 per cent
Rural
Median salesUnimproved value for 20 Molesworth Street
Median Sale Price For Watson
$775,000
Average Age
35 years
Population
5,862
Watson's Property Profile
Watson's Occupancy

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