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57 Forsythe Street, Banks ACT 2906

House41124.5
Block size: 892 m² approx.UV: $367,000 (2020)

Outstanding family entertainer on an exclusive corner setting

On a corner block in a highly regarded pocket of Banks, this elegant and enviable property awaits its new owners. Sporting an intelligent design that separates the four-bedroom accommodation wing from multiple formal and communal living areas whilst being orientated around the spectacular central outdoor entertaining precinct, this superb lifestyle property effortlessly balances lavish entertaining with functional everyday living.  

Floating laminate lines the floors of the entrance foyer and with one sweeping glance you can take in the grand, split-level floorplan that encompasses soaring ceilings and large windows that allow the natural light to burst through every room.

Defined by warm, open and unified living areas, the home perfectly accommodates the growing family. The three open living areas (formal lounge/dining, family/meals zone and rumpus) cascade over split levels and are connected by a stylish kitchen which has ample bench and cupboards and stainless steel Blanco appliances including a gas cooktop, an electric oven and dishwasher.

All four bedrooms and a fully-tiled family bathroom with a spa bath are zoned within a private accommodation wing. The sumptuous master intrigues with its calming feel boasting a series of windows allowing natural light to flood the interior as well as providing a sliding door leading out to a gated front courtyard where the tree canopy views are simply beautiful. The master also features a walk-in robe, split system air-conditioning and an essential ensuite. Bedrooms two, three and four comprise of double mirrored door built-in robes.

Sliding doors open from the family/meals and rumpus to provide seamless access to the backyard, enhanced by an undercover alfresco zone and plenty of room for the kids.

Additional highlights include; a laundry with cupboard and bench space, powder room with vanity and toilet, ducted gas heating and two Daikin reverse cycle air conditioning units (one in the family room and one in the main bedroom), storage/linen cupboards, continuous flow gas hot water, multiple gated access points from the front of the home to the back garden and a remote double garage with internal access.

An inspection to appreciate all the inclusions this property has to offer and feel the privacy and ambiance enjoyed by the current owners is essential.

EER 4.5

Why you'll love this home:

* Vast split level family home on a practical allotment displaying incredible style and space throughout

* House size (approximately): Residence - 209.41m2; Garage - 44.43m2

* Soaring ceiling with feature chandelier enhances the grand entrance to this home

* The alluring formal lounge is carpeted, complemented by high ceilings and receives abundant light from a bank of windows

* A casual meals area and generous family room, provide two further sitting spaces with a charming and relaxing atmosphere to enjoy with family and friends

* Budding chefs will be in paradise with the practical and well-appointed kitchen with stainless steel Blanco appliances including a gas cooktop, an electric oven, a dishwasher, 20mm stone bench tops, a breakfast bar and generous storage

* Generous rumpus room opens up to the garden and is the perfect place for the kids to have their own space

* Four well-arranged and robed bedrooms

* The master bedroom has sliding door access to its own pebblecrete and gated courtyard, a large walk-in robe and a well maintained ensuite which complements the main bathroom

* Immaculate main bathroom with floor-to-ceiling tiling, a good sized vanity, a mirrored medicine cabinet, a spa bath, and a separate toilet

* Powder room with vanity and toilet located near the rumpus room

* Spacious laundry with sink, ample storage and bench space and access to the rear yard

* Cozy winter warmth comes from the Brivis ducted gas heating system (replaced in 2018) and two Daikin reverse cycle air conditioning units (one in the family room and one in the main bedroom) take care of summer comfort

* Rheem Integrity 24 continuous flow gas hot water system

* High ceilings throughout accentuate the space

* Warm neutral colour scheme

* The kitchen/family/meals integrates perfectly, through a wide sliding door, with the amazing outdoor entertaining area with a curved Laserlite pergola overlooking the backyard garden

* The garden offers generous grassed areas providing children and/or pets with space to play, and are surrounded by gorgeous established plants and hedges creating a private haven, an uncovered gazebo on the top level of the garden, a garden shed, and multiple gated access points from the front of the home

* Car accommodation is by way of a double garage with an automatic door and internal access

* Ample off-street parking

* Well regarded street with bus stops providing links to major interchanges, and minutes from reserve, walking trails, shops, cafes and schools

Features
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Key details

Property Type:House
Block:27
Section:52
Block Size:892 *
Unimproved Value:$367,000 (2020)
Rates (Residential):$2,732*
Rates (Commercial):$16,018*
Rates (Rural):$1,081*
Land Tax (Residential):$3,753*
*These are approximate values based on available information.

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Block 27 Section 52 Banks
Block size: 892 (approx)
Unimproved value: $367,000 (2020)
Legal description: TUGG/BANK/52/27/
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What's nearby

Charles Conder PrimaryPrimary School
1.3km
Lanyon High SchoolHigh School
1.7km
The Canberra HospitalHospital
14.5km
Lanyon MarketplaceMajor Shopping Centre
2.2km
Mackillop CollegeCollege
5.8km
Lanyon Post OfficePost Office
2.2km
Canberra Institute Of TechnologyTafe
14.3km

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Property History
20 Nov 2018
Sold
McIntyre Property
$770,000
Contract: 20/09/2018
Transfer: 20/11/2018
Listed: 05/07/2018
Days on market: 77
Block size: 892m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
02 Jun 2014
Sold
The Real Estate Shop
$650,000
Contract: 30/04/2014
Transfer: 02/06/2014
Listed: 01/10/2013
Days on market: 211
Block size: 892m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
31 Mar 2006
Sold
$480,000
Contract: 15/02/2006
Transfer: 31/03/2006
Block size: 892m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling
13 Nov 2003
Sold
$125,000
Contract: 11/10/2002
Transfer: 13/11/2003
Listed: 06/05/2005
Block size: 892m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling

Suburb and property insights

Median salesMedian salesUnimproved value for 57 Forsythe StreetUnimproved value for 57 Forsythe Street
Median Sale Price For Banks
$685,000
Average Age
35 years
Population
4,967
Banks's Property Profile
Banks's Occupancy
Average Age
35 years
Population
4,967
Banks's Property Profile
Banks's Occupancy

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