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87 Schlich Street, Yarralumla ACT 2600

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Block size: 733 m² approx.House size: 182 m² approx.UV: $999,000 (2020)

Yarralumla Island of Tranquility and Delight

Visually spectacular and a delight to the senses, this unique and remarkable property has come to the market and presents a wonderful opportunity to buy an iconic home in an exceptional Inner South location. Expansive nearby parkland offers an amazing outlook over Lake Burley Griffin to Black Mountain Tower and walking and cycling paths abound. It is just a 5-minute stroll to a lakeside beach! Schlich Street, Yarralumla epitomises what 'The Bush Capital' promises.  

The romantic, fairy-tale gardens in which the residence nestles are the results of the current owners' meticulous and considered work over 30 years and are a credit to them. They have been professionally described as one of the best examples of a cottage garden in the ACT and are now relatively low-maintenance. The gardens are home to an abundance of tree plant varieties – some of which are rare - as well as multiple bird species and some friendly lizards.

The comfortable and appealing 1957 residence comprises 3 bedrooms and a delightful sunroom which could be a fourth bedroom. There is a large studio and multiple outdoor entertaining areas. The kitchen and the bathrooms have been updated over time and the home has been beautifully maintained throughout its interesting life. The kitchen boasts a recently installed induction cooktop and a relatively new dishwasher. The family bathroom features a spa bath. Floor coverings are slate tiles in the kitchen, high quality deep pile carpet laid on thick underlay in the bedrooms and living areas, ceramic tiles in the wet areas and polished hardwood in the studio. Hot water is via a gas continuous flow service.
The internal climate is controlled by ducted gas heating, effective insulation, ceiling fans and the significant benefit of the surrounding gardens.

Land: 733m2, Living: 130m2, Studio: 52m2, Accommodation for 2 cars, Original House: 1957
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Auction

Saturday 19 December, 10:00am
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Key details

Property Type:House
Block:17
Section:21
Block Size:733 *
House Size:182 *
Unimproved Value:$999,000 (2020)
Rates (Residential):$6,233*
Rates (Commercial):$47,360*
Rates (Rural):$1,995*
Land Tax (Residential):$10,383*
*These are approximate values based on available information.

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Block 17 Section 21 Yarralumla
Block size: 733 (approx)
Unimproved value: $999,000 (2020)
Legal description: CANB/YARR/21/17/
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What's nearby

Yarralumla PrimaryPrimary School
0.4km
Alfred Deakin High SchoolHigh School
2.4km
The Canberra HospitalHospital
4.7km
Canberra CentreMajor Shopping Centre
3.7km
Australian National UniversityUniversity
2.9km
Royal College Of NursingCollege
2.1km
Yarralumla Post OfficePost Office
0.8km
Canberra Institute Of TechnologyTafe
5km

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19 Dec 2020
Sold at auction
LJ Hooker Gungahlin
$1,610,000
Contract: 19/12/2020
Listed: 01/12/2020
Days on market: 18
Block size: 733m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
17 Jun 1997
Sold
$227,000
Contract: 04/05/1997
Transfer: 17/06/1997
Block size: 733m²
Transfer type: Full transfer
Purpose: Single residential dwelling

Suburb and property insights

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Median Sale Price For Yarralumla
$385,000
Average Age
50 years
Population
2,890
Yarralumla's Property Profile
Yarralumla's Occupancy
Average Age
50 years
Population
2,890
Yarralumla's Property Profile
Yarralumla's Occupancy

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