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Marian @ Manuka - 29/55 Franklin Street, Forrest ACT 2603

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Block size: 5040 m² approx.Retirement Village size: 182 m² approx.UV: $2,465,000 (2020)
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Put the Focus on You

Downsizing will be made easier when you move into this generous 120m2 apartment that offers a further 62m2 external courtyard and private gardens.

This ground floor apartment overlooking the tree-lined Franklin Street features open plan living, double glazed windows and doors, a large kitchen complete with quality SMEG appliances, stone bench tops, three bedrooms all with sizeable built in robes, two bathrooms with the ensuite being an adaptable bathroom and a large separate laundry complete with Electrolux washer and dryer, wool carpets and block out blinds.

So put the focus completely on you as Marian Manuka offers you the best possible canvas which to create a new and exciting lifestyle.

Located in the vibrant heart of Manuka village, you'll have unlimited access to some of Canberra's best restaurants, cafes, boutique shops and day to day amenities. A little further afield you have the scenic Telopea Park and cosmopolitan hub of Kingston Foreshore, with the nation's finest cultural institutions just a short drive or bus ride away.

When you want to escape from the hustle and bustle you can retreat into the soundproof sanctuary of your luxuriously appointed and spacious apartment.

Marian Manuka is an exclusive apartment complex to residents 55 years and over and you'll have the peace of mind that comes from knowing you are living in a community of like-minded people who aspire to the same quality of life as you.

So why settle for second best, when everything you could ever want is right here at Marian in Manuka.

  • 120m2 of internal living space with a 62m2 courtyard
  • 3 generous sized bedrooms
  • Luxuriously appointed kitchen with stone benches, premium SMEG appliances, soft closing drawers and ample storage
  • Deluxe tiles, wool carpet, blockout blinds and curtain tracks are included in this high quality fitout
  • Electrolux washer and dryer provided
  • Quality block out blinds and curtain tracks come fitted with the apartment
  • NBN connection and wired for Foxtel
  • The apartment comes with two secure carpark spaces and oversized storage cage
  • One pet is allowed per property and more than one will need further approval
  • The development is exclusively to over 55's
  • These apartments are classed as Independent Living Units
  • Proudly built by Hindmarsh Construction - one of Canberra's best construction companies for building apartments which will offer peace of mind for high quality build and fit out
  • Located in the vibrant heart of Manuka village, you'll have unlimited access to some of Canberra's best restaurants, cafes, boutique shops and day to day amenities;
  • Doctors, dentists, eye specialists, physiotherapists and pharmacies within walking distance
  • All your internal maintenance in the apartment will be looked after by a Facility Services Manager - you will never have to change another light bulb ever!
  • No Stamp Duty payable;
  • No Strata or Body Corporate fees payable;
  • No ACT Office Revenue Annual General Rates payable;
  • No ICON Water & Sewerage Account payable;
  • Just pay one monthly Management fee of $400.00
  • Share the Capital Gain with the operator 50:50

  • Allocated Car Spaces
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Disability Friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Glazed Windows
  • Family Room
  • Intercom
  • Network Cabling
  • Outdoor Entertaining Area
  • Over 55s
  • Plans Approved
  • Reverse Cycle a/c


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Key details

Property Type:Retirement Village
Block Size:5040 *
Retirement Village Size:182 *
Unimproved Value:$2,465,000 (2020)
Rates (Residential):$16,303*
Rates (Commercial):$128,380*
Rates (Rural):$4,285*
Land Tax (Residential):$27,623*
*These are approximate values based on available information.

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Marian @ Manuka

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Block 1 Section 25 Forrest
Block size: 5040 (approx)
Unimproved value: $2,465,000 (2020)
Legal description: CANB/FORR/25/1
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Telopea Primary SchoolPrimary School
Telopea High SchoolHigh School
The Canberra HospitalHospital
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
Aust. Federal Police CollCollege
Manuka Post OfficePost Office
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Forrest home designed by The Lodge architect sells for $5.06 million
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