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8 A'Beckett Street, Watson ACT 2602

Block size: 934 m² approx.UV: $645,000 (2021)
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#soldbymcreynolds $1,620,000

Expansive home on a superb established block, the complete package!

Position perfect in the heart of this wonderful suburb just a short stroll from everything that this thriving area has to offer. The car can stay put as you walk to all that you need and enjoy the delights of the surrounds and the friendliness of the locals that is immediately evident as you meander through the streets.

Tucked away behind the established plantings is this 25-year-old expansive four-bedroom, ensuite plus study home that offers so much for families and those looking for an abundant amount of space both inside and out. With a welcoming feel, northerly aspect, terrific floor plan and 218m2 approx. of wonderful living you will never be short of a lovely place to chill out. There is a huge living and dining area to the front and a massive open plan kitchen and family room to the back, it is just fabulous, providing abundant space for entertaining, big family gatherings and so much more.

As you move throughout the home you will appreciate the excellent inclusions, fresh interiors, functionality of the home and generous sized bedrooms all which boast built-in robes and the master an exquisite ensuite and walk-in robe. With zoned ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling, a heat recovery ventilation system, plantation shutters plus heavy curtains and pelmets you are assured to be in absolute comfort all year round. You also have the benefit of two solar panel systems that help keep the costs to a minimum.

Outdoors offers lovely entertaining areas on either side of the home and gardens that have been a labour of love. The owners have created their own haven with a virtual orchard and market garden that include an abundance of fruit trees, natives, berries, herbs and so much more – no need to go to the Saturday farmer's markets.

The double brick garage boasts internal access and remote control doors and provides excellent accommodation and a workshop area. Enjoy the benefits of being able to walk to parkland, the micro-forest, buzzing local shopping centre, cafes, a great choice of schools, the Australian Catholic University, the off-leash dog area, Mount Majura Nature reserve and public transport including the light rail. You will be just a short drive from the evolving Dickson shopping centre, Braddon the CBD, sporting facilities and Universities.

Come and find out why everyone loves Watson!


.expansive four bedroom, ensuite plus study home (could be utilised as a five bedroom)
.northerly aspect to the rear
.refreshed with new internal and external paint
.expansive living areas with living, dining and family areas with 218m2 approx. of living
.spacious kitchen with a dishwasher, gas cooktop and abundant storage overlooking the huge family room
.master bedroom with a walk-in robe lovely renovated ensuite with full height tiling
.three remaining bedrooms with built-in robes
.three way bathroom
.delightful outdoor entertaining areas either side of the home
.wonderful use of plantation shutters throughout most of the home
.heavy curtains and pelmets to most windows
.crimsafe screen doors and window screens to the main living area
.ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling (3 zones) with wireless sensors
.heat recovery ventilation system
.led lights throughout most of the home
.two solar panel systems
.alarm system
.fibre internet to the home with a point in the study and two other to the living
.superb established gardens with abundant plantings that include numerous fruit trees, mixed berries, spices and veggie gardens
.two water tanks - one with a pump
.double garage with internal access, remote control door and workshop space
.ample off street parking
.fabulous inner north location within an easy walk of the local shopping centre, the light rail, bus routes, bike paths, the Australian Catholic University and an excellent choice of schools
.walk to the off-leash dog area, Majura Pond, Watson arts centre and potters society, EPIC, the farmers markets and Mount Majura walking trails
.very easy drive to the CBD, Universities and sporting facilities
.come and discover the delights of Watson and a wonderful community where the locals are friendly and supportive

EER: 5
Land size: 934m2 approx.
UV: $645,000
Internal living area: 218m2 (approx.)
Garage: 42m2 (approx.)
Rates: $4,182 approx. per annum
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Key details

Property Type:House
Block Size:934 *
Unimproved Value:$645,000 (2021)
Rates (Residential):$4,182*
Rates (Commercial):$28,833*
Rates (Rural):$1,451*
Land Tax (Residential):$6,434*
*These are approximate values based on available information.

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Block 16 Section 6 Watson
Block size: 934 (approx)
Unimproved value: $645,000 (2021)
Legal description: CANB/WATS/6/16
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What's nearby

Majura PrimaryPrimary School
Lyneham HighHigh School
Calvary Private HospitalHospital
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
Australian National UniversityUniversity
Dickson CollegeCollege
Watson Post OfficePost Office
Aust. Defence AcademyTafe

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Property History
04 Jun 2022
Sold at auction
Contract: 04/06/2022
Listed: 12/05/2022
Days on market: 23
Block size: 934m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
26 Jun 2006
Luton Properties Dickson
Contract: 06/06/2006
Transfer: 26/06/2006
Listed: 27/04/2006
Days on market: 40
Block size: 934m²
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
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Average Age
35 years
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